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On 27 February 2018, Afghanistan as President of the Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties, held the Third International Pledging Conference for the Implementation of the Convention.
The Conference was chaired by H.E. Suraya Dalil, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Switzerland and the UN in Geneva. The Chief Executive of Afghanistan H.E. Abdullah Abdullah inaugurated the Conference.
The Pledging Conference sought to commit resources to the ISU 2018 work plan, the Convention's Sponsorship Programme, and towards costs of the Meetings of the States Parties.
A total of 41 delegations attended the Conference including 33 States Parties, 1 State not party, and 7 international and non-governmental organisations.
Implementation Support Unit Work Plan and Budget 2018
UN support to the Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties