Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons (second session, Lugano, 28.1-26.2.1976)

report. by Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons (1976 Lugano, Switzerland)

Publisher: International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva

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  • Military weapons -- Law and legislation -- Congresses.,
  • War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.,
  • War (International law) -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX5127 .C66 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2331721M
LC Control Number86219785

25 September to 13 October: The first Review Conference of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) was finally held in Vienna (Austria). The focus was on its Protocol II, as it was the authoritative international instrument governing the responsible use . Discussions of this issue were undertaken at the second session of the ICRC Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons in Lugano in The following essay provides an investigation of whether the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons process is an effective method of banning conventional weapons or StudentShare Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a matter of giving an example of the work to be done. Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects. Status of the Treaty; Text of the Treaty. Adopted in Geneva: 10 October Opened for signature in New York: 10 April

experts said, inter alia, that, in view of its importance and topical interest, this question had been the subject of sustained debate at the Conference meetings. 2. Within the last few years, several governmental and non-governmental bodies have been devoting their attention to an examination of the use of these weapons. These weapons use explosive material based on chemical energy, as opposed to nuclear energy in nuclear weapons. The acceptable use of all types of conventional weapons in war time is governed by the Geneva Conventions. Certain types of conventional weapons are also regulated or prohibited under the United Nations Convention on Certain.   The United States is a High Contracting Party to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and all of its Protocols. We view the CCW as an important instrument that has brought together States with diverse national security concerns. Third Review Conference of the Convention on Conventional Weapons Ronald Bettauer, Deputy Legal Advisor, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Head of Delegation U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva Geneva, Switzerland November 6, Tomorrow we start the Review Conference for the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons or CCW.

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18 July The 19th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, July, At the conferences of government experts convened by the International Committee of the Red Cross in and to prepare the protocols additional to the Geneva Conventions and at the Diplomatic Conference of the opinion prevailed that an agreement on conventional weapons should be attempted, leaving aside weapons of mass destruction.

Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons held in Lucerne in ;8 a second meeting was held in Lugano in At both the Lucerne and Lugano meet-ings, some experts advocated total bans on specific weapons, while other experts considered that total bans were beyond reach, and that.

Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) Prohibits or restricts the use of conventional weapons which are considered excessively injurious or whose effects are indiscriminate. The Convention provides a framework, while its Protocols set out the specific. Inthe Fifth Review Conference of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) established a Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS).

The GEE held its first meeting from 13 to 17 November in Geneva. Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons (second session, Lugano, ). Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

The Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects as amended on 21 December (CCW) is usually referred to as the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons.

It is also known as the Inhumane Weapons Convention. The purpose of the Convention is to ban or restrict the use. Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons ( Lucerne, Switzerland, and Lugano, Switzerland).

Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons (Lucerne, ). Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross, (OCoLC) Material Type. Download PDF English. Overview Armed conflicts are a tragic reality of the world that we live in.

However, as set out in the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW), conventional weapons. Conventional Weapons is an umbrella agreement that provides a framework for elaborating prohibitions or restrictions on the use of certain conventional weapons, in the form of protocols annexed to the Convention.

At present states are parties to the CCW. For humanitarian. Seeking to restrict or outlaw specific types of weapons used in armed conflict, 51 states negotiated the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) in The agreement is formally known as the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have.

Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or Have Indiscriminate Effects, Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (Mine Ban Treaty), Convention on Cluster Munitions.

Fifth Review Conference () The Fifth CCW Review Conference was held from 12 to 16 December in Geneva. It was presided over by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua of Pakistan. The founders call for “morally wrong” lethal autonomous weapons systems to be added to the list of weapons banned under the UN’s convention on certain conventional weapons.

The United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW or CCWC), concluded at Geneva on Octo and entered into force in Decemberseeks to prohibit or restrict the use of certain conventional weapons which are considered excessively injurious or whose effects are indiscriminate.

The full title is Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain. Conference of Government Experts, 2nd Session: Report (OCLC Number ) Volume I (PDF) Volume II (Annexes) (PDF) On the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Weapons that may Cause Unnecessary Suffering or have Indiscriminate Effects Conference of Government Experts on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons.

Twenty-second Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to.

Statement of the ICRC to the Fifth Review Conference of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (CCW), 12 – 16 December For over 30 years, the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) has been a.

The Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects as amended on 21 December (CCW) is usually referred to as the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons.

It is also known as the Inhumane Weapons Convention. The purpose of the Convention is to ban or. The United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW or CCWC), concluded at Geneva on Octoand entered into force in Decemberseeks to prohibit or restrict the use of certain conventional weapons which are considered excessively injurious or whose effects are indiscriminate.

The full title is Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain. The Russian Federation participated in all three informal meetings of experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) held in MayApril and April within the framework of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have.

conventional weapons, at the conclusion of the conference a group of the government experts suggested that the ICRC should arrange a special meeting to consult with legal, military, and medical experts on the question of express or restrictions on the use of specific conventional weapons.

& & & & & & & Use. The list of parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons encompasses the states who have signed and ratified or acceded to the international agreement prohibiting or restricting the use of certain conventional weapons which may be deemed to be excessively injurious or have indiscriminate effects.

On Apthe Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCWC) was opened. At the Fifth CCW Review Conference, presided over by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua of Pakistan, High Contracting Parties decided to establish a Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on LAWS to meet in with a mandate to assess questions related to emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems.

Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons: Protocol V on Explosive Remnants of War U.S. Statement Annual Conference on High Contracting Parties Geneva, Switzerland Novem as delivered by Katherine Baker.

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Geneva, 10 October State parties () - State signatories (4).The 14th Session of the Group of Government Experts of the States Parties to the Convention on Prohibition or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be Deemed to be Excessively injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects (CCW), met in Geneva from 19 to 23 June.

Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, Permanent Observer of. How this Review Conference chooses to further prohibit and regulate certain types of conventional weapons over the next five years will have a significant impact on .