Conference on Disarmament: High-level week in the CD
From 2-9 March the CD held its annual high-level segment, during which dignitaries from the Russian Federation, Algeria, Sweden, the Netherlands, Argentina, Ukraine, Lebanon, Morocco, Qatar, Turkey, DPRK, Germany, Austria, Spain, UK, Cuba, Japan, Georgia, Myanmar, Mexico, Kazakhstan, Costa Rica, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Ireland, Italy, Chile, Mongolia, Iraq, Colombia, and Finland addressed the conference. The President of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, Ambassador Bertrand De Crombrugghe of Belgium, addressed the CD to mark the sixteenth anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention. The United States, United Kingdom, Russian Federation, Canada, DPRK, Japan, Germany, Republic of Korea, and Ukraine participated in some of the ensuing debates.
[source: Reaching Critical Will]