13 January 2009

Tunisia signs Convention on Cluster Munitions

Photo: Paul Weissleder(New York, 12 January 2009) - Tunisia has signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This is the first signature to the treaty at the UN headquarters, after 94 countries signed the Convention at the Oslo Signing Conference on 3-4 December 2008.The CMC welcomes Tunisia's signature which brings the total to 95 signatures and 4 ratifications. Tunisia is the second country in the MENA region to sign the Convention.