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First Pledging Conference




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On 2 March 2016, Chile, in its capacity as President of the Fifteenth Meeting of the States Parties, held the first International Pledging Conference for the Implementation of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention with the aim of renewing and strengthening commitment to the principles of the Convention and to commit resources for implementation including through pledges of financial support to mine action at an international level as well as pledges for the ISU’s work plan and Sponsorship Programme.

A total of 69 delegations were present at the Pledging Conference including 52 States Parties, 2 States not party, 7 non-governmental organisations and 8 international organisations.

High-level Panel

  • Mr. Michael Møller, Director-General, UNOG PDF 139KB
  • H.E. Heraldo Muñoz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile Spanish PDF 152KB
  • Mr. Kofi Annan, Founder and Chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation and former UNSG PDF 245KB
  • H.E. María Ángela Holguín, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia Spanish PDF 576KB
  • H.E. Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada PDF 45KB
  • Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Mrs. Tammy Hall, Head of Danish Demining Group PDF 275KB
  • Firoz Alizada, Campaigns and Communications Manager at International Campaign to Ban Landmines PDF 157KB

Pledges and Statements