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Day 5 | Friday 27 June

13. High level segment (continued)

The following States Parties addressed the conference during the continuation of the high level segment: Austria, France, Indonesia, Germany, Italy, Turkey, South Africa, Mexico, Sweden, Namibia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Slovenia, Finland, Spain, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, Belarus, Congo, Croatia, Iraq, Ireland, Senegal, Serbia, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, Colombia, Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso. In addition, Costa Rica submitted a written statement.

The following States not party to the Convention addressed the conference during the continuation of the high level segment: the USA, China, Oman, and India. The following other observer delegations also addressed the conference: the United Nations Advisory Board on Human Security, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Disability, the ICBL, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the GICHD. As well, video messages were delivered by United Nations Messenger of Peace, Michael Douglas, and by ICBL youth activists.

In addition, the following delegations signed, or witnessed the signing of the Maputo +15 Declaration, but did not address the conference: Costa Rica, Cleared Ground Demining, Yemen, Seychelles, Peru, South Sudan, UNMAS, Mauritius, Venezuela, and the OSCE.



7.e, 7.f, 7.g., 7.h Cooperation and assistance, transparency, measures to ensure compliance, implementation support

Following the high level segment, the Conference returned to the list of speakers who wished to share views on the remaining thematic items under the review of the operation and status of the Convention. The following delegations shared views: the Netherlands, Algeria, Japan, Argentina, UNMAS and the ICBL.

14. Any other business

No delegation took the floor to raise any other business.

15. Adoption of the final document

The Conference adopted its final report and related documents, which would had been recommended for adoption during the morning session on Thursday 26 June.

  • Final report of the Third Review Conference PDF 204KB

16. Closure of the Review Conference

The President of the Third Review Conference, His Excellency Henrique Banze of Mozambique, closed the Third Review Conference.