2018 UNGA resolution on the implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Resolution texts Text of draft resolution
Text of adopted resolution
Submission process The draft resolution was submitted by Sri Lanka with the support of the other sponsors
Sponsors Lead sponsors: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Switzerland
First Committee vote Voting results:-

Preambular paragraph 14 of the Resolution:

  • In favour: 152
  • Against: 0
  • Abstaining: 17

Resolution as a whole:

  • In favour: 139
  • Against: 1
  • Abstaining: 39
General Assembly vote Voting results:-

Preambular paragraph 14 of the Resolution:

  • In favour: 153
  • Against: 0
  • Abstaining: 18

Resolution as a whole:

  • In favour: 144
  • Against: 1
  • Abstaining: 38
Statements made on the Resolution First Committee report

General statement: Sri Lanka
Explanation of vote: Egypt, Argentina, Singapore, Brazil, Poland (also on behalf of Greece, Estonia, Finland, and Romania), Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Cyprus, United States, and Iran

Civil society presentation: Cluster Munition Coalition