Browsing All posts tagged under »Cluster Munition Monitor«

Dubrovnik Review Conference & Cluster Munition Monitor 2015 on Victim Assistance

September 7, 2015

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The First Review Conference 7-11 September 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia, comes 5 years since the First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions took place in Vientiane, Lao PDR in November 2010. It will evaluate the progress made by states so far to meet the lifesaving obligations they have consented to be bound […]

Victim Assistance- Cluster Munition Monitor 2014

August 27, 2014

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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 […]

Frameworks for Victim Assistance: Monitor Findings

December 5, 2013

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The Monitor Victim Assistance Team launches a new report: http://www.stopclustermunitions.org/media/131747/Frameworks_VA-December-2013.pdf. The ICBL-CMC has also released recommendations that accompany the report. With review conferences for both the Mine Ban Treaty and the Convention on Cluster Munitions fast approaching, the time has come to take stock of victim assistance achievements to date in order to determine how […]

Cluster Munition Victim Assistance—4MSP

September 24, 2013

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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 […]

The Monitor: Landmines and Refugees

June 19, 2013

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The Monitor briefing paper Landmines and Refugees: The Risks and the Responsibilities to Protect and Assist Victims was released today, on World Refugee Day, 20 June 2013. The Nobel Peace Prize winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) and the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC) call on states to eliminate the harrowing risks that refugees and […]

UNICEF: Children with Disabilities

June 4, 2013

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The State of the World’s Children 2013: Children with disabilities, UNICEF With a contribution by the-Monitor Victim Assistance editorial team, the 2013 State of the World’s Children publication includes a focus on explosive remnants of war (ERW) and landmines. Each year, UNICEF’s flagship publication, The State of the World’s Children, closely examines a key issue […]

Courts and Cluster Munition Victims’ Rights

May 8, 2013

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“Accountability mechanisms for failures, as regards to [cluster munition] clearance and victim assistance activities, by states acting individually or as troop contributing Nations to international organisations, must be clarified and addressed.” The Council of Europe Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population  noted in an opinion on the ban on cluster munitions. The Committee observed: “In […]