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Victim Assistance- Cluster Munition Monitor 2014

August 27, 2014


Cluster Munition Monitor 2014 reviews the progress made on the Convention on Cluster Munitions. It provides information on cluster munition contamination and casualties as well as victim assistance. Casualties and Victim Assistance* Since 1999, the Monitor has tracked casualties from landmine and explosive remnants of war (ERW) as well as the provision of victim assistance […]

Cluster Munition Victim Assistance—4MSP

September 24, 2013


At the Fourth Meeting of States Parties (4MSP) to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, 10-13 September 2013, states rededicated themselves to fulfilling their victim assistance obligations under the convention. Also, in the margins and lunch breaks of the meeting, victim assistance stood out as a hot topic of discussion and interest. States and civil society […]

Victim Assistance & the CCM—April Update

April 22, 2013


The third Intersessional Meeting to the CCM was held  in Geneva on 15, & 16-18 April 2013. According to recent reporting: of at least 30 states that have responsibility for cluster munition victims, 11 are States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions: Afghanistan, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Chad,  Guinea-Bissau, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Montenegro, […]

CCM Intersessional Meeting—April 2013

March 11, 2013


The third Intersessional Meeting to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 15 to 18 April 2013. Technical Workshops Technical workshops will be organised on 15:00, 15 April 2013, in Geneva at the WMO. The objectives of the victim assistance workshop are as follows: To understand victim assistance in […]

CCM Meeting of States Parties 2012 – Victim Assistance

September 7, 2012


 The Third Meeting of States Parties (3MSP) to the CCM takes place in Oslo, Norway, from 11 September 2012. Victim assistance will be discussed on Wednesday 12 September. Update [15/9/12]: Statements from the victim assistance session are now available here States Parties with victim assistance obligations under Article 5 of the CCM (and other states […]

Cluster Munition Monitor 2012 – Victim Assistance

September 6, 2012


Cluster Munition Monitor 2012 was launched in advance of the Convention on Cluster Munitions’ Third Meeting of States Parties, in Oslo, 11 September 2012. The Monitor found that in the two years since the convention entered into force on 1 August 2010, States Parties have reported making more efforts than ever before to improve the […]

Victim Assistance in CCW Protocol VI: No step forward, two steps back

November 16, 2011

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Victim Assistance in the CCW: No step forward, two steps back By Nerina Cevra, Action on Armed Violence November 2011 In over a decade since the victim assistance was introduced in the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, states have consistently interpreted victim assistance as an obligatory standard, with clear and mandatory implementation measures. This standard has […]