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Lord Elton addresses cluster bomb talks on behalf of CMC

November 22, 2011  No comments
Lord Elton addresses cluster bomb talks on behalf of CMC

Intervention by Lord Elton on behalf of the Cluster Munition Coalition Fourth Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, discussions on Article 13 (3) b (“endeavour clause”) Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday 22 November 2011 Thank you Mr. Chair, I speak... Read more

Campaigners call on UK to resist US bid for ‘license to kill’ with cluster bombs

November 22, 2011  No comments
Campaigners call on UK to resist US bid for ‘license to kill’ with cluster bombs

Joint press release from Action on Armed Violence, Amnesty International UK, Article 36 and Oxfam. Humanitarian concerns ignored as UN talks continue on cluster munitions (London, 22 November 2011): Campaigners today called on the UK government to forcefully resist attempts... Read more

Anti-cluster bomb norm shows strength at UN talks

November 17, 2011  No comments
Anti-cluster bomb norm shows strength at UN talks

New report documents progress as nations embrace ban and reject alternatives The strength of the global norm rejecting cluster munitions has been clear during negotiations this week in Geneva on a deal to allow use of the banned weapon. The... Read more

Strong resistance to US-led effort to permit cluster bomb use

November 16, 2011  No comments
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

Global public outcry at US plans to allow use of clu...

November 15, 2011

Assessment of UK position in relation to draft Proto...

November 11, 2011

Global outcry against draft protocol on cluster bomb...

November 10, 2011

How far away is ‘a long way away’?

November 10, 2011
Pressure mounts on UK ahead of cluster bomb talks
November 9, 2011
New policy brief on CCW and cluster munitions
November 8, 2011
Press Release: Concerns over UK approach to propose...
November 7, 2011
Cluster munitions and the CCW
November 7, 2011
CCW working to bring cluster munitions out of retire...
November 7, 2011
A Step Backward for the Prohibition of Bioweapons
May 3, 2011