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United States announces new landmine policy
Today, the United States announced a new landmine policy rejecting the use of banned antipersonnel mines everywhere except in the Korean peninsula, saying the action "underscored its commitment to the spirit and humanitarian aims of the Ottawa Convention." See related statement, factsheet, as well as response by the US Campaign to Ban Landmines.
23/09/2014 - Read more »

Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 now online: report and press release
Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 is now online. To view the full report, including Major Findings in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic click here. Press release also available in Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Arabic. ..***PRESS RELEASE ***Strong Progress on Cluster Bomb Eradication Shocking civilian victim rise reported in Syria as states rally to decry use of banned bombs (Washington DC, 27 August 2014): Countries are destroying tens of millions of explosive submunitions fr...
27/08/2014 - Read more »

Oman accedes to Mine Ban Treaty
Today, Oman deposited its instrument of accession, becoming the 162nd State Party to the Mine Ban Treaty. Click here for more details.
20/08/2014 - Read more »

Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 - Virtual Launch - 27 August
Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 will be launched at a virtual briefing open to reporters in person and through a global web interface, hosted in Washington DC, 27 August. The report will be available online globally after the event. Details below: Event: Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 Report LaunchWhere: Online, and Human Rights Watch office, Washington DCWhen: Wednesday, 27 August, 10:00 AM (US Eastern Daylight Time) – RSVP required for online access, contact media@icblcmc.org. Experts
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18/08/2014 - Read more »

August 2014 Newsletter now available
The August 2014 Monitor newsletter is now online, featuring information about Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 launch on 27 August, materials from the Third Review Conference, future launch of Landmine Monitor 2014, Monitor in the news, and more.Read the newsletter here.
13/08/2014 - Read more »

Revised: Cluster Munition Monitor Launch - 27 August
Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 will be launched 27 August via virtual briefings for media and will be available online afterwards.A separate briefing will occur on 2 September for delegates to the Fifth Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions in San Jose, Costa Rica. This latest Monitor publication provides an overview of global efforts to eliminate cluster munitions, focusing on developments that occurred in 2013 and the first half of 2014. Embargoed copies of the r...
08/08/2014 - Read more »

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