Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons – Protocol V Meeting of Experts


The Meeting of Experts for Protocol V was held from Wednesday, 6 April to Friday, 8 April 2011 in Conference Room XVIII, Palais des Nations, United Nations Office at Geneva.

"The Conference decided to establish a mechanism for consultation and cooperation consisting of informal meetings of experts, chaired by Coordinators, on issues such as:

  1. clearance;
  2. cooperation and assistance;
  3. generic preventive measures;
  4. reporting;
  5. requests for assistance with the aim to connect needs with resources. The meeting should aim at fostering cooperation and assistance between those requesting assistance in dealing with the problems posed both by existing and future ERW and those in a position to provide assistance;
  6. universalization;
  7. victim assistance;
  8. any other relevant issue."