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.



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