oa Arms Control : Africa - Africa continues to actively promote the Convention on Cluster Munitions
|Article Title||Africa continues to actively promote the Convention on Cluster Munitions|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||Arms Control : Africa|
|Publication Date||Feb 2010|
Africa accounts for nearly a third of the countries affected by cluster munitions - Uganda, Angola, Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and the area known as Western Sahara are all affected. The damage caused by cluster munitions that were used in past conflicts further contribute to human insecurity and hinder development on the continent.
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