Italy bans investments in cluster bomb producers

February 28th, 2022

Italy has recently implemented a new law that prohibits all companies from funding manufacturers of anti-personnel mines, cluster munitions and submunitions. On 9 December 2021 the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, promulgated the law (original ... Read More

Updated ICRC checklist for CMC implementation

June 5th, 2020

The ICRC has updated its checklist for the implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CMC). It helps States Parties draft national legislation to implement the Convention and complements the ICRC’s model implementation law. Article 9 ... Read More

Elbit Systems confirms cluster munitions exit

January 23rd, 2019

Following pressure from the financial sector, Elbit Systems has confirmed its newly acquired subsidiary IMI Systems will be discontinuing its activities related to cluster munitions. Elbit Systems has also stated to PAX that all Elbit Systems ... Read More

2018 report published

December 3rd, 2018

Widespread rejection of cluster munitions investment marks 10-year success of global weapons ban The global ban on cluster munitions is having an extraordinary impact on limiting investments in these weapons, which indiscriminately kill and maim civilians, ... Read More

Japanese companies divest from cluster bombs

December 2nd, 2017

Four Japanese banks and insurance companies have stopped certain investments in producers making cluster bombs, according to reports today in several Japanese media outlets. The reports say the financial institutions are responding to public outrage generated ... Read More

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