This is a list of the remaining major international conferences and meetings that are set to discuss Armed Violence reduction around the world (at the time of publication this list is between August and December 2013).
|4th Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions
|This is the Annual Meeting of State Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions. It is a yearly opportunity to discuss successes and challenges in implementing the Convention.
|Explosive weapons experts meeting
|This is a closed meeting that will convene the major experts on the issue of explosive weapons to discuss the humanitarian consequences of the use of explosive weapons in areas where civilians are living, and look at possible ways forward to address this problem.
|United Nations General Assembly 68th Session
|The yearly meeting of the UN Member States will begin on 17 September. From 23 to 26 September a number of high level meetings, usually attended by Ministers, will talk about the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals, specifically focusing on disability and development. On 26 September State Parties will specifically focus on nuclear disarmament.
|UN General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and International Security
|This is the yearly meeting of UN Member States that looks at disarmament. Cluster munitions, landmines, arms trade and other relevant issues are discussed during this month.
|Humanitarian Disarmament Campaign Meeting
|This meeting provides civil society organisations working on disarmament with a forum to share experiences and strategize on how to support each others’ efforts to move disarmament campaigns forward.
|Symposium on recognition of rights and assistance for victims of armed conflict
|This closed meeting will focus on discussing rights of victims of conflict and armed violence. It will bring together a range of experts in this field to move forward the international debate on this issue.
|Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons Meeting of States Parties, Protocol V and Amended Protocol II Meetings of High Contracting Parties
|This is the yearly meeting of the Member States of this Convention. The CCW is the main body of the UN discussing weapon issues. It focuses primarily on implementation of its various protocols on blinding lasers, landmines etc.
|6th Milestones in a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting
|This is the yearly meeting of the Violence Prevention Alliance that includes experts from civil society and international organisations that work to prevent violence through a health perspective.
|International Conference of Crisis Mappers
|This conference is dedicated to field experts that want to improve their knowledge on technologies to monitor violence and conflict.
|13th Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty
|This is the yearly meeting of State Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty. It is an opportunity to discuss challenges and successes in implementing the treaty.
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