Day 1: Opening Session

Opening Session (chaired by Lao PDR, President of the 1MSP)

The representative of the President of the First Meeting of States Parties made opening remarks outlining his expectations for the Meeting and a short review of the work since the First Meeting of States Parties.

The President presented the programme for the Intersessional Meeting of the Convention on Cluster Munitions. The President briefly introduced draft outcome documents and recommendations for draft decisions suggested for consideration at the 2MSP.

Speech by Dr. Adnan Mansour, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Republic of Lebanon

Statement by Austria
Statement by Canada
Statement by Mexico
Statement by Norway
Statement by New Zealand
Statement by Cluster Munition Coalition
Statement by European Union
Statement by UNMAT
Statement by Argentina
Statement by Belgium
Statement by France
Statement by Lebanon
Statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross