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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2021

SIPRI Yearbook 2021

I. Global and regional instruments for conventional arms control

Chapter:
13. Conventional arms control and regulation of new weapon technologies
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2021
Author(s):
Laura Bruun, Ian Davis, Nivedita Raju, Luke Richards, Pieter D. Wezeman, Siemon T. Wezeman

This section reviews the key developments and negotiations that took place in three of the main global instruments for regulating the production, ownership, trade or use of conventional weapons: the 1981 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 Convention); the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti‑Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (APM Convention); and the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM). In each case, events related to the weapons themselves—such as their production, use or destruction—are described, as well as procedural developments within the treaty regime in 2020.

Citation (MLA):
Bruun, Laura, Ian Davis, Nivedita Raju, Luke Richards, Pieter D. Wezeman, and Siemon T. Wezeman. "13. Conventional arms control and regulation of new weapon technologies." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 20 Oct. 2021. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-013-div1-073.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Bruun, L., Davis, I., Raju, N., Richards, L., Wezeman, P., & Wezeman, S. (2016). 13. Conventional arms control and regulation of new weapon technologies. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2021: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 20 Oct. 2021, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-013-div1-073.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Bruun, Laura, Ian Davis, Nivedita Raju, Luke Richards, Pieter D. Wezeman, and Siemon T. Wezeman. "13. Conventional arms control and regulation of new weapon technologies." In SIPRI Yearbook 2021: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 20 Oct. 2021, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-013-div1-073.xml
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