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The humanitarian impact of cluster munitions.
|Contributions||United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.|
|LC Classifications||UG1282.C45 H85 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 69 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||69|
|LC Control Number||2008395855|
analysis of cluster munitions are supported by various strategies employed by ministers and supportive MPs in response to humanitarian concerns. Through a process of disregarding questions, downplaying humanitarian impact, deﬂecting responsibility and demanding information of others, UK ofﬁcials have managed to divert attention away from the. ABV/COM_EDUC FROM TO TODAY First Geneva Convention Declaration of St. Petersbourg The Hague Conventions Review of the First Geneva Convention The Hague Conventions Geneva Protocol on chemical weapons "First" and "Third" Geneva Conventions First, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Geneva Conventions + Common Art. 3 .
This article examines how and why cluster munitions became widely reframed as unacceptable weapons, and the nature and significance of functional similarities with contemporary efforts of civil society activists to instigate humanitarian reframing of nuclear weapons and promote the logic of a ban treaty in view of its norm-setting value among Cited by: However, despite historical successes on issues such as antipersonnel mines and cluster munitions, and despite the success of humanitarian security regimes in Norway on the nuclear issue, humanitarian security regimes have yet to have a positive impact on the American government towards true nuclear disarmament (Private Meeting I ).
Therefore, a CCW treaty regulating cluster munitions will have a more immediate and pronounced impact on the humanitarian concerns raised by clusters, given that over 90 percent of the world’s cluster munitions stocks are in the hands of . This book analyses the politics, dynamics, and impact of the humanitarian disarmament community, which has successfully achieved international treaties banning landmines, cluster munitions and nuclear weapons, as well as restricting the global arms trade.
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Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. OCLC Number: Description: x, 69 pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction --The humanitarian impact of cluster munitions --Cluster munition contamination in southern Lebanon --Cluster munition contamination in Cambodia --Conclusion.
During the Vietnam War, the United States introduced The humanitarian impact of cluster munitions. book munitions in their modern form with devastating results.3 Cluster munitions proved to have a two-fold humanitarian impact; from Laos to Lebanon, they have caused civilian casualties both at.
It approaches weapons negotiations with a humanitarian lens, which I believe many actors in this area could use as inspiration. There’s an important upcoming event in March: a conference in Oslo on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons.
Everybody who attends the meeting in Oslo or is interested in it should for sure read the book. Incluster munitions were deployed in Iraq, Israel and Lebanon, and are thought to have been used in Afghanistan.
Apart from intermittent international protest, the issue of cluster munitions and the humanitarian impact just like the items themselves lay largely dormant until the Lebanon conflict. A cluster munition is a form of air-dropped or ground-launched explosive weapon that releases or ejects smaller ly, this is a cluster bomb that ejects explosive bomblets that are designed to kill personnel and destroy vehicles.
Other cluster munitions are designed to destroy runways or electric power transmission lines, disperse chemical or biological weapons. Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), A Guide to Cluster Munitions, Geneva, GICHD, 2nd ed.,pp.
HERTHEL Thomas J., “On the Chopping Block: Cluster Munitions and the Law of War”, in Air Force Law Review, Vol. 59,pp. humanitarian impact of cluster munitions.”13 Negotiations took place in andbut the parties have not reached agreement on a new proposal. The. Get this from a library. Cluster munitions in Albania and Lao PDR: the humanitarian and socio-economic impact.
[Rosy Cave; Anthea Lawson; Andrew Sherriff; United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research.]. Cluster munitions kill and injure large numbers of civilians and cause long lasting socio-economic problems.
The Convention on Cluster Munitions prohibits the use, production, stockpiling and transfer of cluster munitions and requires States to ensure that they claim no further more. Summary. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) issued a short statement on Decemon the results of an internal inquiry into its controversial use of.
White Paper: Putting the Impact of Cluster Munitions In Context with the Effects of All Explosive Remnants of War. The United States shares the humanitarian concerns expressed by many other countries with regard to the use of cluster munitions.
The states-parties to the CCW, which regulates weapons judged to be indiscriminate or inhumane, declared their new negotiating goal to be a “proposal to address urgently the humanitarian impact of cluster munitions, while striking a balance between military and humanitarian considerations.”.
existing international humanitarian law sufficiently regulates the use of cluster munitions because of the negative, even unacceptable, impact they have on the lives and livelihoods of civilians. Cluster munitions have had a severe impact on civilians, killing and injuring large numbers and causing long lasting socio-economic problems.
Ingovernments negotiated and adopted the Convention on Cluster Munitions. This important international humanitarian law treaty prohibits the use, production, stockpiling and transfer of cluster munitions and requires. Convention on Cluster Munitions - Political Science bibliographies - in Harvard style.
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The use of cluster munitions as a means or method of warfare is regulated by the rules of international humanitarian law govering the conduct of hostilities, such as the rule of distinction, including the prohibition on indiscriminate attacks, the rule of proportionality, and the rule of precautions in rules are customary norms of international humanitarian law and.
The book undertakes an interdisciplinary legal analysis of restraints and prohibitions on the use of cluster munitions under international humanitarian law, human rights law, and international criminal law, as well as in relation to the recently adopted Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM).
The book goes on to offer an in-depth substantive and Format: Paperback. This book is the culmination of a decade of research by Human Rights Watch.
It details the humanitarian toll of cluster munitions, analyzes the. However, backers of the new Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) did not include those holding the majority of the world’s cluster munition stockpiles, who are opting to instead address the humanitarian impact of the munitions within the.
U.S. Cluster Munitions Policy I would just say at the beginning that the United States is deeply concerned about the humanitarian impact not only of just cluster munitions but really the whole range of munitions that are used in war. agreement from everybody in the body for a negotiating mandate to negotiate a new protocol to regulate.
Convention on Cluster Munitions. Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE International) Cooperazione e Sviluppo. Humanitarian Policy Group Overseas Development Institute Blackfriars Road London SE1 8NJ United Kingdom.
Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) Independent consultant.To put it directly, if this rule is adopted, it would prohibit more cluster munitions for the United States alone, than the Oslo Convention has prohibited for all of its member states combined. And we think that this is a very significant humanitarian impact and should be supported.
It’s true for other countries as well.This report was drafted in and highlights the status of convention on cluster munitions. It covers the following topics: Major findings; Cluster munition ban policy; Contamination and clearance; Casualties and victim assistance; Status of the convention.