What we do

The Cluster Munition Coalition is a global civil society coalition of hundreds of organizations working for a world without cluster munitions, where the suffering caused by these weapons has ended, and where the rights of victims are upheld and realized.

The CMC's Strategy is joint with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines's. Our joint strategic priorities  are the following.*

Goal #1. No more use of cluster munitions or antipersonnel landmines

Objective 1a) At least 130 States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions by 2020

Objective 1b) Strengthened norm against cluster munitions and landmines

Goal #2. Decrease in land contaminated by cluster munitions or landmines

Objective 2a) Convention on Cluster Munitions States Parties complete clearance as soon as possible, by their respective Article 4 deadlines

Objective 2b) Mine Ban Treaty States Parties complete clearance as soon as possible, by their respective Article 5 deadlines or by 2025 at the latest

Objective 2c) Sufficient national and international funding for landmine and cluster munition clearance

Goal #3. Measurable progress in the quality of life for victims of mines and cluster munitions

Objective 3a) States Parties act to address the needs of victims and other people with similar needs as a matter of national priority

Objective 3b) Increase in the meaningful and sustained participation of victims in decision-making at the international and national levels

Objective 3c) Sufficient funding to meet treaty commitments and obligations towards landmine and cluster munition victims

* The ICBL-CMC Governance Board has taken the decision to extend the current Strategic Plan for one year in view of the extraordinary circumstances presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. ICBL-CMC operations and near-term planning will continue to be based on the 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, while the new Strategic Plan is being developed.