27 October 2011

CMC statement at First Committee

Alicia Pierro delivers a statement at the United Nations' First Committee on Disarmament and International SecurityOn 26 October 2011 the Cluster Munition Coalition addressed the United Nations’ First Committee on Disarmament and International Security. Alicia Pierro, CMC representative delivered a statement on the Universalisation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, raising concerns about the upcoming 4th Review Conference of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) in November. CMC is calling on the 76 countries that have joined both the Convention on Cluster Munitions and CCW to attend negotiations at the 4th Review Conference ready to voice their concerns at the current draft text and to uphold the standards established by the Convention on Cluster Munitions.Click here to download the statement in PDF