Research Documentation

Cluster Munition Campaigns

NEW! Cluster Munition Monitor 2011

Cluster Munition Monitor covers cluster munition ban policy, use, production, trade, and stockpiling for every country in the world, and also includes information on cluster munition contamination, casualties, clearance, and victim assistance.

The report focuses on calendar year 2010, with information included up to August 2011 when possible.

Campaign to Prohibit Cluster Munitions that Cause Unacceptable Harm to Civilians


The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) – the most significant disarmament and humanitarian treaty since the 1997 Antipersonnel Mines Ban Convention – the CCM enters into force and becomes fully legally binding on 1 August 2010. From that date forward, states parties must implement all of the treaty’s lifesaving obligations.


This treaty prohibits the use, production, stockpiling, and transfer of cluster munitions and calls on states parties to:


  • *declare and destroy stockpiled cluster munitions within eight years;
  • *identify and clear cluster munition-contaminated areas within 10 years; and
  • assist affected communities and cluster munition survivors so that they can be fully included in society and enjoy their fundamental human rights.


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