Diplomatic conference for adoption of a convention on
Cluster Munitions, Dublin:
conference held during the period 19th –
May, 2008. About (800) participants were
participated. They represented governments and the
International civil society. The opening session
addressed by H.E. Ireland Foreign Affairs Minister
and H.E. the UN General Secretary through a
televised word. The main out comes of the treaty
are, the prohibiting the use, transfer, and
production of cluster munitions. It asked the state
parties to destroy its stockpile within 8 years, and
to clear the contaminated areas with (10) years.
Also the treaty stated clearly an article for Victim
Assistance. On the other hand, it dedicated a
separate article to the relation between state
parties and that are not. The treaty approved by the
all participants, it will be presented for signing
conference CMC organized on regular basis, morning briefing
and evening debriefing for all campaigners for follow up,
coordination and information sharing.
Mr. Abu Osama
Abdalla from JASMAR participated representing SCBL. Sudan
government delegation stated Sudan support to the treaty.