Posts tagged “Cluster Munition Coalition”

CMC: Global Conference on Cluster Bomb Ban Ends With Even More States Pledging to Join the Treaty

Posted: Sep 20, 2011

GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON CLUSTER BOMB BAN ENDS WITH EVEN MORE STATES PLEDGING TO JOIN THE TREATY (Beirut, 16 September 2011): The Second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions ended in Beirut today with a strong international declaration to rid the world of cluster munitions. The 90 States Parties and signatories to […]

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CMC: 2MSP Summary

Posted: Sep 14, 2011

Second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions Beirut, Lebanon Tuesday 13 September 2011 Summary Opening The Second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions opened on Tuesday 13 September with a statement made on behalf of the UN Secretary‐General, as well as statements from the Lebanese Handicapped Welfare Association representing […]

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August 1: Join the Team!

Posted: Jul 28, 2011

Join Legacies of War in celebrating the first anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, which became international law one year ago today on August 1, 2010. Some History The Convention on Cluster Munitions is a groundbreaking agreement between 109 states to prohibit the use, production and stockpiling of cluster bombs. It was adopted on […]

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Cluster Munition Coalition: Landmark conference on convention ends with hope for future progress

Posted: Jul 7, 2011

(Geneva, 1 July 2011) Grenada became the first country to accede to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, a highlight of an unprecedented four-day diplomatic meeting on the treaty. “The first accession to the Convention is an important milestone, and is all the more significant given that Grenada is one of the countries where cluster bombs […]

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Cluster Munition Coalition: “Countries urged to commit to a world free of cluster bombs at landmark meeting on Convention on Cluster Munitions”

Posted: Jun 28, 2011

Cluster Munition Coalition press release at the the start of meeting on progress of Convention on Cluster Munitions. Calls for countries to commit to a world free of cluster bombs and for signatory countries to develop concrete plans to meet its treaty obligations for clearance, destruction of stockpiles, support of victims assistance and to encourage all countries to join the Convention.

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Cluster Munition Coalition: “CMC condemns Thai use of cluster munitions in Cambodia”

Posted: Apr 5, 2011

CMC condemns Thai use of cluster munitions in Cambodia Thailand and Cambodia should join global treaty banning cluster munitions (Geneva, 6 April 2011) – Based on two separate on-site investigations, the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC) has concluded that Thailand used cluster munitions on Cambodian territory during the February 2011 border conflict. Thai officials confirmed the […]

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Vote for “Clearing cluster bombs on the Ho Chi Minh Trail” on CNN iReport Awards

Posted: Feb 23, 2011

The Cluster Munition Coalition report, “Clearing cluster bombs on the Ho Chi Minh Trail”, produced during 1MSP, is in the running for Best Original Reporting at the CNN iReport Awards. Take a minute to watch and vote for this video. Voting ends March 7, 2011! Click here to watch and vote! CNN iReport The first-ever […]

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Cluster Munition Coalition: “Campaign urges governments to get on board cluster bomb ban”

Posted: Oct 19, 2010

Lao PDR to host historic meeting of the Convention on Cluster Munitions (New York, 19 October 2010) – Governments that have not yet joined the international treaty banning cluster bombs should get on board without delay and participate in next month’s historic meeting of the convention, said the Cluster Munition Coalition today at a special […]

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