MOTAPM Documents

MOTAPM documents from previous CCW Meetings

Meeting of Experts on MOTAPM, 2-4 April 2012

The Meeting of Experts on mines other than anti-personnel mines (MOTAPM) took place from 2 to 4 April 2012 in Geneva. It was chaired by Colonel Jim Burke of Ireland who served as Friend of the Chair on MOTAPM.

The Fourth Review Conference agreed on the following mandate for the Meeting of Experts:

Decide to convene an open-ended meeting of experts, under the overall responsibility of the Chairperson-designate of the 2012 Meeting of High Contracting Parties to the Convention, of three days in 2012 to discuss further the implementation of international humanitarian law with regard to mines other than anti-personnel mines, and to submit a report to the 2012 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention.

The following documents were prepared for the Meeting of Experts:

The following documents are presentations which were made during the meeting:

On the ‘Current status of international humanitarian law’:

On the ‘Humanitarian impact of MOTAPM use’:

On the ‘Possible measures to address the humanitarian impact of MOTAPM’:

 

Statements
Monday, 2 April 2012 (Morning Session)
Argentina
Australia
Brazil
Cuba
Finland
Germany
Ireland
Israel
Lithuania
Mexico
Pakistan
Republic of Korea
Russian Federation
Switzerland
United States of America
European Union
UNMAT
Monday, 2 April 2012 (Afternoon Session)
Cambodia
Germany
Iraq
Israel
GICHD
ICRC
UNMAS
Tuesday, 3 April 2012 (Morning Session)
Australia
Germany
India
Israel
Italy
Russian Federation (1)
Russian Federation (2)
United States of America
United States of America, Presentation
Tuesday, 3 April 2012 (Afternoon Session)
Argentina
Australia, Presentation
France, Presentation
Wednesday, 4 April 2012 (Morning Session)
Geneva Call, Statement
Geneva Call, Presentation

Fourth Review Conference, 14-25 November 2011

Mines Other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/CONF.IV/MC.I/INF.1)

Third Review Conference, 7-17 November 2006

Procedural Report

Group of Governmental Experts of the States Parties to the Convention on Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Certain Conventional Weapons

Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or

To Have Indiscriminate Effects Fifteenth Session

(Geneva, 28 August – 6 September 2006)

Addendum 2

Report of the Work in 2006 on

MINES OTHER THAN ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES

(CCW/CONF.III/7/Add.2-CCW/GGE/XV/6/Add.2)

European Union Comments on the Report by the

Coordinator and the Chairperson of the Meetings

of Military Experts on the Work in 2006 on MOTAPM

(CCW/CONF.III/WP.5)

European Union Comments on the Report by the

Coordinator and the Chairperson of the Meetings

of Military Experts on the Work in 2006 on MOTAPM

Corrigendum

(CCW/CONF.III/WP.5/Corr.1)

Integrated Approach to the Issues Related to the Increased

Efficiency of the Protection of Civilians From MOTAPM

(CCW/CONF.III/WP.6)

 

Declaration on MOTAPM

(CCW/CONF.III/WP.17)

GGE Fifteenth Session, 28 August-6 September 2006

Procedural Report

Report of the Work in 2006 on Mines other Than

Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/CONF.III/7/Add.2 – CCW/GGE/XV/6/Add.2)

 

Set of Provisions on the Use of MOTAPM/AVM:A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command Consensus

in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE)

(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1)

 

Set of Provisions on the Use of MOTAPM/AVM:A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command Consensus

in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE)

Corrigendum

(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1/Corr.1)

 

Set of Provisions on the Use of MOTAPM/AVM:A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command Consensus

in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE)

Revised Proposal

(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1/Rev.1)

 

Comments on the Set of Provisions on the Use ofMOTAPM/AVM: A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command

Consensus in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE),

Contained in CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1 and Corr.1

(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/WP.1)

GGE Thirteenth Session, 6-10 March 2006

Impact of the Detectability of Mines other Than Anti-Personnel

Mines (MOTAPM) on their Military Effectiveness

(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.1)

 

Practical Experience in the Russian Federation in the Detectionand Deactivation of Improvised Explosive Devices

(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.2)

 

Promising Technologies for the Detection of Explosive Objects(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.3)

 

Principal Approaches to the Development of a Procedure forchecking the Reliability of Anti-Personnel Mine Self-Destruction

Mechanisms and Self-Deactivation Devices

(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.5)

 

Mapping, Fencing and Marking of Minefields:Practice in the Russian Federation

(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.6)

 

Current Restrictions on the Use of Anti-Personnel Mines(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.7)

GGE Twelfth Session, 14-22 November 2005

Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental

Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work

(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/1)

Revised Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental

Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work

(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/1/Rev.1)

(English only)

Revised Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental

Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work:

Set of Recommendations on MOTAPM

(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/1/Rev.2)

Proposal on Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.1)

Proposal on Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.1/Corr.1)

(Spanish only)

Comments on the Paper Prepared by the Coordinator

on Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

on the 12th Meeting of Governmental Experts to the CCW

(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.2)

 

Comments on the Paper Prepared by the Coordinatoron Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

on the 12th Meeting of Governmental Experts to the CCW

(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.2/Corr.1)

GGE Eleventh Session, 2-12 August 2005

Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental

Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work

(CCW/GGE/XI/WG.2/1)

Selected Rules on MOTAPM and Anti-Personnel Mines

in Amended Protocol II to the CCW

(CCW/GGE/XI/WG.2/WP.1)

Package Solution to the Issue of MOTAPM

(CCW/GGE/XI/WG.2/WP.2)

GGE Tenth Session, 7-11 March 2005

Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental

Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work

(CCW/GGE/X/WG.2/1)

Observations on Pertinent Issues Related to

Mines Other than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/X/WG.2/WP.2)

Wrap Up of the Meeting of the Military Experts on MOTAPM

(CCW/GGE/X/WG.2/WP.3)

GGE Ninth Session, 8-16 November 2004

Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental

Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work

(CCW/GGE/IX/WG.2/1)

Sensitive Fuzes in Mines Other than Anti-Personnel Mines

(MOTAPM)

(CCW/GGE/IX/WG.2/WP.1)

GGE Eighth Session, 5-16 July 2004

Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental

Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work

(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/1)

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

Laid Outside Perimeter-Marked Areas

(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.2)

 

Sensitive Fuzes and Sensors for Mines Other ThanAnti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM): Proposal for Best Practice

(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.3)

The Current Detectability Status of Mines Other Than

Anti-Personnel Mines Currently Available to States Parties

to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.4)

 

Responses to Certain Concerns Regarding a MOTAPM Protocol(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.5)

GGE Seventh Session, 8-12 March 2004

Military Experts Meeting: Tentative List of Areas for Discussion

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.1)

Landmine Detection Technology

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.2)

Landmine Detection Technology

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.2/Corr.1)

(English only)

A Common Inter-Agency Coordination Group on Mine Action

(IACG-MA) on Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAP)

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.3)

A Common Inter-Agency Coordination Group on Mine Action

(IACG-MA) on Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAP)

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.3/Corr.1)

Current and Future Technology for MOTAPM

Detection and Clearance

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.4)

 

Two New Articles on International Cooperation andAssistance and on Transparency Measures

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.5)

 

Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use andTransfer of Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/VII/WG.2/WP.6)

GGE Sixth Session, 17-24 November 2003

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.1)

Non-State Actors and the Humanitarian Dangers of

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.2)

Sensitive Fuses for Anti-Vehicle Mines

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.3)

Landmines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

Emplaced Outside Fenced and Marked Areas

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.4)

Detectability of Mines

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.5)

Improvised Explosive Devises

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.6)

Considerations Relating to the Sensitivity of the Fuses

of Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.7)

 

Considerations Relating to the Blowing Up of Motor Vehicles Belonging to Humanitarian Missions

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.8)

 

Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use andTransfer of Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.9)

 

Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use andTransfer of Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.9/Corr.1)

Proposals by the Russian Federation for Further Workby the Group of Governmental Experts on the Issue of

Mines Other Than Anti-Persnnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.10)

 

Field Report on Angola(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.11)

GGE Fifth Session, 16-27 June 2003

Core Questions on

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.1)

Sensitive Fuses for Anti-Vehicle Mines

Overview of Fuzes, Sensors and Recommendations

for Best Practice

(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.2)

‘Food for Thought’ Paper on International Cooperation and

Assistance for Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.3)

Overview of Fuzes, Sensors and Recommendations

for Best Practice

(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.4)

GGE Fourth Session, 10-14 March 2003

Core Questions on

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/GGE/IV/WG.2/WP.1)

Field Report Afghanistan)

(CCW/GGE/IV/WG.2/WP.3)

GGE Third Session, 2-10 December 2002

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM):

Draft Proposal by the Co-ordinator of MOTAPM

(CCW/GGE/III/WP.2)

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM):

Laid Outside Fenced and Marked Areas

(CCW/GGE/III/WP.4)

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM):

Sensitive Fuses for Anti-Vehicle Mines

(Overview of Fuzes, Sensors and

Recommendations for Best Practice)

(CCW/GGE/III/WP.5)

GGE Second Session, 15-26 July 2002

“Food for Thought” on

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

for the Second Meeting of Experts in July 2002

Sensitive Fuzes

(CCW/GGE/II/WP.5)

“Food for Thought” on

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

for the Second Meeting of Experts in July 2002

Sensitive Fuzes

(CCW/GGE/II/WP.5/Add.1)

 

List of Areas for Possible Discussion in the CCW Groupof Governmental Experts, Military Experts Meeting on

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)

(CCW/GGE/II/WP.12)

 

Reflection Paper on Sensitive Fuses of LandMines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/II/WP.16)

GGE First Session, 21-24 May 2002

Draft EU Food-for-Thought Paper on

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines

(CCW/GGE/I/WP.1)