Canada’s Bill C-6 needs amending

Tasneem Jamal Conventional Weapons

Author Ploughshares staff Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 35 Issue 1 Spring 2014 Canada’s Bill C-6 needs amending to fully implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) is “an international treaty that addresses the unacceptable harm to civilians caused by cluster munitions, through a categorical prohibition of the weapon and a framework for action” (UNDP 2014). Adopted on …

Bill C-6: An Act to Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Ploughshares Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Earl Turcotte Comments submitted to the House of Commons Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on November 13, 2013 by Earl Turcotte, (Former) Senior Coordinator for Mine Action at DFAIT and Head of Delegation for the Negotiation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions For PDF of full text, please click here Foreword I am grateful for this opportunity …

Long-Term Menace: The ban on cluster munitions is under threat

Tasneem Jamal Conventional Weapons

Author Earl Turcotte The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2011 Volume 32 Issue 3 Earl Turcotte was the Senior Coordinator for Mine Action at the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) from 2005 to early 2011. He led the Canadian delegation throughout the negotiation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions. In February 2011, he resigned on principle from DFAIT …