cluster munitions

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Response to The Economist on cluster munitions

December 2, 2011  No comments
Response to The Economist on cluster munitions

The Economist print edition of 3 December contains an article entitled: “Dead munitions: talks on curbing cluster weapons fizzle and fail.” The article, which comments on the negotiations on cluster munitions at the Review Conference of the Convention on Certain... Read more

We are all Costa Ricans today

November 26, 2011  No comments
CCW Talks

Thomas Nash 26 November 2011 I tend to scowl when I hear people say that we can’t influence world affairs for the better because there are forces at play that are much too powerful. We can only tinker at the... Read more

CCW Review Conference ends with rejection of US-backed proposal for Protocol that wou...

November 25, 2011  3 comments
CCW Review Conference ends with rejection of US-backed proposal for Protocol that would allow cluster bomb use

The CCW Review Conference in Geneva has closed with a resounding rejection of a US-back proposal for  Protocol that would allow continued cluster munition use.  Furthermore, the CCW did not adopt a mandate for any further work on cluster munitions,... Read more

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 ‘licen...

November 22, 2011

Anti-cluster bomb norm shows strength at UN talks

November 17, 2011

Strong resistance to US-led effort to permit cluster...

November 16, 2011

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
Cluster bomb promotion at DSEi reveals serious short...
September 16, 2011
Royal Bank of Scotland policy U-turn on cluster bomb...
September 3, 2011
UK government should stop banks financing cluster bo...
May 25, 2011
A Step Backward for the Prohibition of Bioweapons
May 3, 2011
Reactions to cluster munition use show global stigma
April 16, 2011
Has the UK looked at the legal status of Starstreak?
April 4, 2011
3 years ago cluster bombs were banned outright – s...
March 16, 2011
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