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14 Dec 2017 description

(Washington, DC, le 14 décembre 2017) : Deux décennies après l’ouverture à la signature du traité interdisant les mines antipersonnel, l’utilisation nouvelle de ces armes par des états est extrêmement rare et les pays continuent leurs efforts pour mettre un terme au fléau que représente les mines d’ici 2025.

31 Aug 2017 description

Cluster munition attacks spike casualty toll as world shows steadfast resolve for humanitarian ban

(Geneva, 31 August 2017) – States are continuing to ratify and implement the international treaty prohibiting cluster munitions while new use of these notorious weapons in Syria and Yemen has caused even more civilian casualties, according to the annual monitoring report released today by the Cluster Munition Coalition at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva.

22 May 2017 description

(Tokyo, 23 May 2017) – While 119 nations have joined the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions to rid the world of cluster munitions, in the past four years, 166 financial institutions invested US$31 billion in companies that produce cluster munitions. Investing in cluster munitions is morally unacceptable with devastating consequences when these weapons are used among civilians. Yet, financial institutions turn a blind eye and continue investing in companies that produce them.

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