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UK fails to condemn use of cluster bombs in Yemen

September 3, 2015  Comments are off
UK fails to condemn use of cluster bombs in Yemen

UK fails to condemn use of cluster bombs in Yemen New report says UK seeking to weaken global condemnation of cluster bombs (London, 3 September 2015) Ahead of a major international conference on cluster bombs in Dubrovnik next week, the... Read more

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Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate the Scourge of Cluster Bombs, Sy...

September 4, 2013  No comments
Record-breaking Progress as States Race to Eliminate the Scourge of Cluster Bombs, Syria’s use of the banned weapon strongly condemned

Governments are making record-breaking progress as they race to fulfill the 2008 treaty banning cluster munitions, while Syria’s use of this banned weapon has been widely condemned, according to Cluster Munition Monitor 2013, a global report released today in Geneva.

Three years after global ban, UK to complete destruction of all cluster bombs

August 1, 2013  No comments
Three years after global ban, UK to complete destruction of all cluster bombs

On the third anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, the UK is on track to become the first major past user of the weapons to destroy its entire stockpile. The UK has already destroyed... Read more

Five-year anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

May 30, 2013  No comments
Five-year anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Five years ago on 30 May 2008, the Convention on Cluster Munitions was formally adopted by 107 states, following two intensive weeks of diplomatic negotiations in Dublin. The treaty bans an entire category of weapons, bringing about the most significant... Read more