Day 3: Clearance and risk reduction

Friend: Australia

The President called on the distinguished delegate of Australia in its capacity as Friend of the Chair to report back on the status and activities with regards to clearance and the destruction of cluster munitions remnants and risk education.

States Parties and observer States that are affected by cluster munition remnants were encouraged to provide an update on their plans, priorities and progress towards clearance and risk education.

Delegations also highlighted the resource requirements and possible gaps and the challenges they may face in meeting their obligations under Article 4. Furthermore, delegations were invited to provide views on the implementation of Article 4 and to raise points concerning the development of new technologies in the field of cluster munitions clearance.


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