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Government must continue to champion ban on cluster bombs

Monday, 19 December 2011, 3:44 pm | Cluster Munitions Coalition

Press Release : Aotearoa New Zealand Cluster Munition Coalition New Zealand government must continue to champion ban on cluster bombs Disappointment at loss of the Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control More >>

Govt urged to rein in financial investments in cluster bombs

Friday, 2 September 2011, 10:40 am | Cluster Munitions Coalition

(Wellington, 2 September 2011): The New Zealand government must take measures to ensure compliance with the 2009 law prohibiting investment in the development and production of cluster bombs, said the Aotearoa New Zealand Cluster Munition Coalition ... More >>

New Zealand Urged To Ratify Cluster Bomb Ban

Friday, 29 May 2009, 9:53 am | Cluster Munitions Coalition

New report details New Zealand’s role in creation of the new treaty 29 May 2009 More >>

NZ One Of First Countries To Sign Global Treaty

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 2:38 pm | Cluster Munitions Coalition

Aotearoa New Zealand Cluster Munition Coalition (ANZCMC) * NZ One Of The First Countries To Sign Global Treaty Banning Cluster Bombs New Zealand was one of the first countries to sign the Convention on Cluster Munitions at a high-level signing conference in ... More >>

NZ Coalition Condemns New U.S. Cluster Bomb Policy

Friday, 25 July 2008, 2:43 pm | Cluster Munitions Coalition

In a letter delivered to U.S. Ambassador William McCormick, ahead of the New Zealand visit by U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice, the Aotearoa New Zealand Cluster Munition Coalition has condemned new US policy on cluster bombs and called on the ... More >>

U.S. Cluster Bomb Policy Undercuts New Treaty

Friday, 11 July 2008, 10:20 am | Cluster Munitions Coalition

A month after 111 nations including major US allies agreed to ban cluster bombs, the United States has announced its new policy on the weapon by stating its intent to continue to use its huge cluster bomb stockpile for another decade. More >>

Groundbreaking Treaty Banning Cluster Bombs Agreed

Friday, 30 May 2008, 9:10 am | Cluster Munitions Coalition

"I lost my arms and legs because of cluster bombs but this visionary treaty will make a real difference to people like me. Dublin's legacy will save lives. I am proud that countries have prioritised people over weapons." -- Cluster Munition Survivor More >>

Next Stage of Negotiations to Ban Cluster Bombs

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 11:15 am | Cluster Munitions Coalition

On the opening of the negotiations of the cluster munition treaty, the Aotearoa New Zealand Cluster Munition Coalition today challenged New Zealand and more than 120 other governments in attendance to create a strong and effective prohibition on the ... More >>

Historic step forward for cluster bomb ban

Friday, 22 February 2008, 1:41 pm | Cluster Munitions Coalition

After a week of tough diplomatic talks, the voice of survivors and committed states has prevailed and a draft treaty to ban cluster munitions has been endorsed for formal negotiation. The so called “Wellington Declaration” provides the draft treaty ... More >>

Cluster Bomb Victims: Real-life stories

Friday, 22 February 2008, 11:40 am | Cluster Munitions Coalition

Images and personal stories of victims of cluster munitions More >>

Kiwis Show Support for Treaty to Ban Cluster Bombs

Thursday, 21 February 2008, 9:46 am | Cluster Munitions Coalition

Today the New Zealand public have shown their support for a cluster munitions conference taking place in Wellington to negotiate a legally-binding treaty on cluster munitions by the end of 2008. More >>

Cluster Bomb Survivor Speaks

Monday, 18 February 2008, 2:32 pm | Cluster Munitions Coalition

I would like to greet you all and to express my great pleasure to see so many of you attending this important meeting. More >>

Global Push To Ban Cluster Bombs At Crossroads

Monday, 18 February 2008, 2:29 pm | Cluster Munitions Coalition

Wellington, 18 February 2008 – At the opening of a five-day conference to develop a historic treaty banning cluster munitions, the Cluster Munition Coalition (CMC) called on governments to keep humanitarian concerns at the top of the agenda More >>

Global Day of Action Against Cluster Bombs

Saturday, 3 November 2007, 3:13 pm | Cluster Munitions Coalition

The newly-formed New Zealand Cluster Munitions Coalition (CMC) will kick off a chain of events across the world on Monday, 5 November with a “bombing” stunt in Wellington. More >>