Support to the 8th Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Convention, Jordan

Contract partner: GICHD - Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining Country: Entwicklungsländer, unspezifisch Funding amount: € 15.000,00 Project start: 01.01.2007 End: 31.12.2007

Short Description:

Overall goal

On November 18 - 22, 2007 Jordan will host the Eight Meeting of the States Parties of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction. This project contributes to the preparatory work, realisation and follow-up of the Meeting.

The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) with its Implementation Support Unit (ISU) provide the States Parties with advice and service to fulfill their responsibilities to implement the Convention. In this case, the ISU provide assistance to host and to the President of the Eight Meeting of the States Parties. The Jordanian National Committee for Demining and Rehabilitation will be the project implementor in Jordan.

The following ourcomes of the Eigth Meeting are forseen:

+ High standards set by previous presidencies is met by Jordan

+ Number of Arab States acceding to the Convention increased

+ Number of Arab States participating in the Eith Meeting increased

+ Common ground on a shared development and peacebuilding issue established

project number 2083-03/2007
source of funding OEZA
sector Frieden und Sicherheit
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