Co-chairs: Malaysia and Slovakia
Co-rapporteurs: Australia and Croatia


Morning Session: Status of global stockpile destruction, problems and challenges.

09h00 - Coffee served

09h30 - Welcome Remarks by Co-chairs

09h45 - Global overview of stockpile destruction

Moderator: Stephen Goose, Human Rights Watch

States Parties will present report on the status of their national stockpile destruction. Reports will include among others, problems and challenges in meeting the 4 year deadline. States Parties which have decided to retain zero stocks will also highlight the importance of not retaining any stocks.

11h00 - Coffee Break

11h30 - Continuation of discussion

12h45 - Update on Stockpile Destruction Resource Site

Stéphane Vigié, UNMAS

13h00 - Lunch Break

Afternoon Session: Responses to Regional Stockpile Destruction Challenges


- "Managua Challenge" – Progress Report.

William Mc Donough, Organization of American States

- Outcome of the Seminar on the destruction of PFM Mines held in Budapest on 1 – 2 February 2001.

Dr. Laszlo Deak, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hungary Amb. Daniel Livermore, Canada DFAIT

- Results of the first phase of PFM study and overview of the next phase.

Adrian Wilkinson, GICHD

- Outcome of the Bamako stockpile destruction workshop held in Mali on 15 – 16 February 2001.

Lt Col. Jefta Munongwa, MOD Zimbabwe

- Discussion on the topic.

16h30 - Coffee Break


- Topic : Lessons learned in stockpile destruction operations, the case of Albania

William Hunt, NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA)

- Topic: New Initiatives

- Stockpile destruction in Ukraine and Moldova

William Hunt, NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA)

- Discussion on the topic

17h30 - Recommendations and closing remarks

18h00 - Meeting ends.