Strong resistance to US-led effort to permit cluster bomb use
In the opening exchanges of the Fourth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, there has been resolute opposition to a US-led effort to push through a new protocol to the Convention that would allow the use of... Read more
Under-Secretary General, John Holmes highlights threat of explosive weapons in popula...
Action on Armed Violence welcomed the UN’s recent call for action on the problem of explosive weapon use in populated areas. In his statement to the Security Council debate on the protection of civilians on 7 July 2010, the UN... Read more
Data as the focus of policy
In June, 2010, Richard Moyes gave a presentation in Geneva on the implications of the Oslo Commitments for thinking about further policy or legal controls in relation to explosive weapons. The emphasis here is on data-gathering, and the obligation of... Read more