This section of the site is aimed at members of the media interested in issues related to cluster munitions.
A central goal of the CMC is to raise public awareness about the importance of embracing the ban on cluster bombs. In collaboration with our CMC members in over 100 countries, we provide up to date and relevant information to journalists covering related topics.
07 August 2020
Niue accedes to the Convention on Cluster Munitions!
Niue deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on Cluster Munitions on 6 August. Congratulations to Niue on becoming the 109th State Party! With the Second Review Conference just a few m…
01 August 2020
CMC Calls for Universal Adoption of Convention on Cluster Munitions and End to All Use on 10th Anniversary
Ten years ago, on 1 August, the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) became international law, paving the way for clearance of contaminated communities, destruction of stockpiles, and establishing t…
31 July 2020
Croatia Announces Completion of Cluster Munitions Clearance
Croatia announced today, 31 July, that the country has completed clearance of its cluster munition contaminated territory, fulfilling its relevant obligations as a State Party to the Convention on Cl…
29 May 2020
Join Treaty Now! Says CMC Ambassador on the 12th Anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
May 30th is the twelfth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) and activists around the world join 121 States Parties and signatories to the Convention in calling on…
14 April 2020
Importance of Considering Persons with Disabilities Including Mine Survivors in COVID -19 Responses
People with disabilities, including survivors, are often excluded from the various spheres of state activity and support. In the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we need to reflect on how sta…
03 April 2020
ICBL-CMC Actions on Mine Awareness Day 2020
As we prepare to mark the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action this year, the world is shuddering under the terrible weight of the COVID-19 Pandemic, which by its nature i…
29 January 2020
São Tomé and Principe Becomes 108th States Party to CCM
Congratulations to SãoTomé and Principe on becoming the 108th State Party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions! In ratifying, São Tomé also becomes the 34th country in Africa to join the life-savi…