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The Third Continental Conference of African Experts on Landmines | 9-11 September 2009

The African Union, in collaboration with the government of the Republic of South Africa, hosted the 3rd Continental Conference of African Experts on Landmines, which was held in Pretoria from 9 to 11 September 2009. The Conference was financially supported by the European Union through the European Union’s Joint Action, a project aiming at enhancing the universalisation and implementation of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention. The 3rd Continental Conference was the fourth of up to 5 regional meetings that are organized in advance of the Second Review Conference of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction.