Convention text

The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) prohibits all use, stockpiling, production and transfer of cluster munitions. Separate articles in the Convention concern destruction of stockpiles, clearance of contaminated areas, assistance to victims, submission of transparency reports, and adoption of domestic legislation.

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Article 1: General obligations and scope of application
Article 2: Definitions
Article 3: Storage and stockpile destruction
Article 4: Clearance and destruction of cluster munition remnants and risk reduction education
Article 5: Victim assistance
Article 6: International cooperation and assistance
Article 7: Transparency measures
Article 8: Facilitation and clarification of compliance
Article 9: National implementation measures
Article 10: Settlement of disputes
Article 11: Meetings of States Parties
Article 12: Review Conferences
Article 13: Amendments
Article 14: Costs and administrative tasks
Article 15: Signature
Article 16: Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession
Article 17: Entry into force
Article 18: Provisional application
Article 19: Reservations
Article 20: Duration and withdrawal
Article 21: Relations with States not party to this Convention
Article 22: Depositary
Article 23: Authentic texts