Cluster Munition Monitor 2016 to launch 1 September.
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Cluster Munition Monitor 2016 to launch 1 September

Coming soonThe 2016 edition of Cluster Munition Monitor will launch on 1 September at a press conference in Geneva, featuring the latest analysis on how states are working to implement and adhere to the ban on cluster munitions, ensure clearance of cluster munition remnants, and assist and empower victims of these indiscriminate weapons.

A briefing for delegates to the Sixth Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions will be held the following week.

See previous editions
Country profile updates underway

Monitor country and area
profiles are reviewed each year and revised when important changes occur. The following profiles have been updated in the past two months, with many more coming prior to the launch of Cluster Munition Monitor 2016:

Abkhazia, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Cook Islands, Côte d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Democratic Rep of Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malawi, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Niger, Niue, North Korea, Oman, Palau, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Seychelles, Singapore, Somaliland, South Korea, Suriname, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Western Sahara

Profiles consist of up to five thematic sections: cluster munition ban policy, mine ban policy, mine action, support for mine action, and casualties and victim assistance. Only select thematic sections are updated. When visiting a specific country profile, thematic research is listed on the right side of the screen with the date of most recent update indicated.
here to be notified when specific countries are updated.
Monitor welcomes new intern

Nicholas Hitchens-SpellmanNicholas Hitchens-Spellman (biois interning in Washington DC from June to August 2016, helping to make sure Monitor research is edited and online, among many tasks. 
Recent Resources

Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor published a number of resources in May


Mine Ban Treaty Transparency Reporting (Article 7) [pdf]

Convention on Cluster Munitions Transparency Reporting (Article 7) [pdf]

Fragile states, conflict and victim assistance [pdf]


Destruction of stockpiled antipersonnel mines [pdf]

2015-2016 Mine Ban Treaty Victim Assistance [pdf]
See also


interactive maps

maps in total that present treaty status, stockpiles, contamination, and casualties data on landmines and cluster munitions. Hover over a country for more information, click it to go to full profile.


resource page

Collection of victim assistance research and resources dating back to 1999, on one web page.
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