Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW)
Arms Control TodayApril 2, 2013
Responding to a request from the Syrian government, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is preparing to conduct an investigation into claims of chemical weapons use in Syria.
Arms Control TodayDecember 2, 2011
Unable to bridge their differences over a cluster munitions protocol, states-parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) did not adopt the controversial provision and ended their Nov. 14-25 review conference badly divided over it.
Arms Control TodayNovember 2, 2011
It should come as no surprise that participants in the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) failed to agree on a draft protocol on cluster munitions during a recent meeting in Geneva (“Cluster Bomb Protocol’s Status Uncertain,” October 2011).
Arms Control TodaySeptember 30, 2011
States-parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) failed to reconcile disputes over key elements of a draft protocol on cluster munitions during an Aug. 22-26 preparatory session in Geneva, diminishing the likelihood of a final agreement emerging from the CCW’s fourth review conference, scheduled to be held in Geneva Nov. 14-25.
Arms Control TodayApril 4, 2011
Arms Control TodayJanuary 10, 2011
The parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons were unable to reach agreement on a new protocol addressing cluster munitions, but they committed to continue the mandate to do so.
Arms Control TodayMarch 31, 2010
In a rare step, 17 European countries objected in February to conditions the United States put on its decision to be bound by an international arms control protocol.
Arms Control TodayDecember 4, 2009
In what has now become an annual occurrence, delegates to a meeting of states-parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) agreed in November to continue work on proposals specifically addressing cluster munitions after failing to reach consensus during the past year. Meanwhile, a different treaty on the weapons grew closer to the number of ratifying states needed for its entry into force, drawing into question the role of future CCW efforts on the topic.
Arms Control TodayMay 8, 2009
Arms Control TodayDecember 4, 2008
ACA In The NewsAnalysis: Navy May Be Unable to Afford 12 Ballistic Missile Subs
Global Security Newswire
June 11, 2013
Cold War Turning Point: Fifty Years On
June 10, 2013
Historic Arms Trade Treaty Signed at U.N.
Inter Press Service
June 4, 2013
Kerry welcomes US signature of international gun control treaty at U.N.
June 4, 2013
Op Ed | US signature needed to advance global arms trade treaty
June 3, 2013
Op Ed | How to Break the Deadlock on Missile Defense
The Moscow Times
May 28, 2013