MONDAY 21 JUNE
1. Opening of the meeting
The meeting was opened by its Co-Chairs, Elmer Schialer of Peru and Selçuk Sancar of Turkey. The Co-Chairs were supported by their Co-Rapporteurs, Philip Kimpton of Australia and Oscar Edule of Uganda.
2. Overview of the status of implementation of victim assistance in the context of the Convention
The Co-Chairs delivered a statement that recalled key principles and understandings adopted at the Cartagena Summit that guide the work of this Standing Committee
3. Updates from relevant States Parties on achieving the aims of the Cartagena Action Plan
The Co-Chairs provided an opportunity for updates from States Parties that have indicated that they hold responsibility to provide for the well-being of significant numbers of landmine survivors on their activities and plans to facilitate progress in achieving the aims of the Cartagena Action Plan at the national level. The following provided updates:
In response to these updates, the following States Parties and others shared their views: