CCW Protocol V & APII 2010 Meeting of Experts – Presentation by Experts

The presentations that were delivered by the experts during the 2010 Amended Protocol II Group of Experts and the Protocol V Meeting of Experts, which have been submitted to the Secretariat, are available below.

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

Monday, 19 April 2010




Tuesday, 20 April 2010

United States of America, Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) – Defeating the IED is a Global Issue

Clearance, Removal or Destruction of ERW (Article 3)

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Topic I – Exchange of national information and experience






Topic II – Guide and Evaluation

Ms. Vera Bohle, GICHD, Senior Expert – Evaluation and achieving results on ERW clearance programs

Mr. Scott Willason, NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA), Chief, Ammunition Support Branch – Clearance, removal and destruction of ERW

Victim Assistance (Article 8 (2))

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Topic I – Implementing the Plan of Action on Victim Assistance

Presentation by the Coordinator – Plan of Action on Victim Assistance

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Topic II – Broader considerations on Victim Assistance

Panel of experts:

Mr. Firoz Alizada, ICBL, Treaty Implementation Officer – Social and Economic Inclusion, a core component of Victim Assistance

Mr. Christian Courtis, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Human Rights and Economic and Social Section – Social and Economic Integration under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Ms. Shukuko Koyama, International Labour Organization (ILO), Crisis and Coordination Knowledge Development Specialist – Persons with Disabilities in the Work Force and Reintegration of War-affected People in Post-Conflict Societies

National presentations:


Recording, Retaining and Transfer of Information (Article 4)

Thursday, 22 April 2010



Maj. Jorn Wiederholz, NATO, Arms Control Coordination Section – NATO and ERW

Presentation by the Coordinator – The relevant UN structure to serve as the focal point for Collecting and transmitting information pursuant to Article 4 (2)

WISP.V (Web-based Information System for Protocol V)

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Presentation by the Coordinator – WISP.V information system outline

Generic Preventive Measures (Article 9 & Technical Annex)

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Topic I – National Experience


Friday, 23 April 2010


Topic II – Terminology and Guide

Mr. Daniel Eriksson, GICHD, Head of Information Management – Defining the terminology for the Article 4 Generic Electronic Template