Countries urged to commit to a world free of cluster bombs at landmark meeting on Convention on Cluster Munitions
(Geneva) June 27, 2011 — At least 60 countries will meet this week at the first four-day “inter-sessional” meeting on the Convention on Cluster Munitions to advance their commitments to a world free of cluster bombs.
It is deemed an inter-sessional meeting because it takes place in between the required annual meetings of States Parties.
“This is the first meeting of its kind. Nearly one year since we celebrated the entry into force of this lifesaving ban, states must now report on progress they have made to implement the ban, and outline the steps they plan to take in the future,” said CMC Director Laura Cheeseman. Read the rest of this entry »