A GUIDE TO - THE OSLO ACTION PLAN
6 November 2023
Oslo Action Plan Section V: Survey and Clearance of Mined Areas In their introduction to Section V of the Oslo Action Plan, on Survey and Clearance of Mined, States Parties acknowledged the “considerable progress” made by affected States in addressing mined areas, but called for an increase in the pace of survey and clearance so that all Parties may meet their Article 8 5 obligations as soon as po. [...] A Plan for Completion Action #19 Develop evidence-based and costed national work plans, including projections of the number of areas and the amount of mined area to be addressed annually to achieve completion as soon as possible, and no later than their Article 5 deadline, to be presented at the Eighteenth Meeting of the States Parties in 2020. [...] In the context of Article 5, a SHA is an area where there is reasonable suspicion of contamination on the basis of indirect evidence of the presence of anti-personnel mines; and a CHA refers to an area where the presence of contamination has been confirmed on the basis of direct evidence of the presence of anti- personnel mines. [...] Accurate and Timely Extension Requests Action #23 States Parties submitting requests for extensions will ensure that these requests contain detailed, costed and multi-year work plans for the extension period and are developed through an inclusive process, in line with the decisions of the Seventh Meeting of the States Parties7 and the recommendations endorsed by the Twelfth Meeting of the States P. [...] ➢ Indicator #2: The percentage of affected States Parties that report having put in place sustainable national capacities to address the discovery of previously unknown mined areas ➢ Indicator #3: The percentage of States Parties that discover previously unknown mined areas, including newly mined areas, that apply the decision of the Twelfth Meeting of the States Parties.