2008 Convention on cluster munitions – Factsheet

31 March 2014

Factsheet explaining the provisions of the Convention on Cluster Munitions. In particular, the following questions/topics are addressed: what are cluster munitions? Why ban cluster munitions? The basic obligations of the Convention; Measures and mechanisms to promote implementation and ensure compliance; relations with States not party to the Convention; what practical impact will the Convention have? What must a country do to sign and ratify the treaty?

2008 Convention on cluster munitions - Factsheet