In November 2003, the States Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) met in Geneva and agreed to the creation of a fifth protocol on explosive remnants of war (ERW). This new international humanitarian law is designed to minimise the risks and effects of ERW in the post-conflict period.
"ERW: States Conclude a Protocol,"
Journal of Mine Action
: Vol. 8
, Article 18.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol8/iss1/18