Syria is contaminated with anti-personnel mines and cluster munition remnants

Cluster Munition Remnants

Anti-Personnel Mines
  • Performance

    Not Applicable

Recommendations for Action

  • Syria should accede to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) as a matter of priority.
  • Syria should comply with its obligations under international human rights law to clear cluster munition remnants (CMR) on territory under its jurisdiction or control as soon as possible.
  • Syria should establish a national mine action authority.
  • Syria should develop a mine action programme enabling Syrian and international organizations to undertake systematic survey and clearance of explosive remnants of war (ERW).

Download the full 2019 report for Syria

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