Global Conference on Assistance to Victims of Anti-Personnel Mines and Other Explosive Remnants of War, and Disability Rights

Intercontinental Hotel, Amman, Jordan - 10-12 September 2019

Draft programme (*As of 6 August 2019)


08:00 – 09:00 Arrival of participants; registration 

High Level Opening Ceremony

Realising the Rights of Victims of Anti-Personnel Mines and other Explosive Remnants of War (ERW)

  • Chair: His Royal Highness Prince Mired Raad Zeid Al-Hussein
  • Chair: Head of the European Union Delegation to Jordan

Plenary Session One

Where Have We Come from; Where Are We Going? The State of Play of Victim Assistance

Identifying key remaining challenges to better address the rights and needs of mine and other ERW survivors, and other persons with disabilities are some of the most critical steps for the Convention community following the Oslo Review Conference.

Discussions will include how international human rights law has altered the landscape in which victim assistance commitments are being carried out.

Lessons Learnt - Common Challenges and Best Practice

A series of regional south-south cooperation sessions scheduled over lunch. Delegates are encouraged to attend one or various sessions according to region, language and/or areas of interest.

Welcome Reception and Dinner

The European Union and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan welcome global participants to Amman with refreshments and dinner.

Location: The Intercontinental Hotel, Amman