Posts tagged “Convention on Cluster Munitions”

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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ICRC: “Laos: launching the global ban on cluster munitions”

Posted: Nov 9, 2010

The first meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions is taking place from 9 to 12 November in Laos, the country worst affected by cluster munitions, to convert the Convention’s lifesaving obligations into action.

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Human Rights Watch: “Cluster Munitions Ban and Legacy”

Posted: Nov 3, 2010

Countries that have signed on to a new international treaty banning cluster munitions are meeting in Laos this week. But many producers of these dangerous weapons haven’t signed on to the ban.

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First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (1MSP)

Event Dates: Nov 9, 2010 - Nov 12, 2010

Legacies of War is attending the First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (1MSP) in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Leading up to the meeting, we will be traveling around Laos and attending other events. We will be documenting our entire trip and experiences with a microsite: Legacies of War @ 1MSP. Check […]

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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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Cluster Munition Coalition: “States must act now to end the cluster bomb threat and assist victims”

Posted: Sep 6, 2010

States should act urgently to meet their obligations under a new international treaty banning cluster bombs, the Cluster Munition Coalition said today, as nations gathered in Geneva to plan the Convention’s upcoming First Meeting of States Parties.

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