Summary: Non-signatory Barbados has never made a statement to indicate its policy on accession to the convention or attended a meeting on cluster munitions. It is not known to have used, produced, transferred, or stockpiled cluster munitions.
Barbados has not yet acceded to the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
Barbados did not participate in the Oslo Process that created the convention. It has never made an official statement to elaborate its views on banning cluster munitions or attended a meeting on the topic.
Nonetheless, Barbados voted in favor of key UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolutions in 2016 and 2015 that urge states outside the Convention on Cluster Munitions to “join as soon as possible.”
Barbados has also voted in favor of UNGA resolutions expressing outrage at the use of cluster munitions in Syria, most recently in December 2016.
Barbados is party to the Mine Ban Treaty. It has not joined the Convention on Conventional Weapons.
Use, production, transfer, and stockpiling
Barbados is not known to have used, produced, transferred, or stockpiled cluster munitions.
 See, “Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions,” UNGA Resolution 71/45, 5 December 2016; and “Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions,” UNGA Resolution 70/54, 7 December 2015.
 “Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic,” UNGA Resolution 71/203, 19 December 2016. Barbados voted in favor of similar resolutions in 2013–2015.