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Activists Aim For Cluster Munitions Free World By 2030

A three-day conference on strengthening the treaty banning the use of cluster munitions has ended on a high note. More than 100 state parties have agreed to set a target date of 2030 for the clearance of these weapons from contaminated states.   Twenty-four countries are contaminated by cluster munitions, a type of bomb that scatters little bombs over an area, killing and maiming people indiscriminately. Unexploded bombs remain a threat to life long after a conflict is...

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