The Accra Regional Conference on the Universalization of the CCM took place in Accra, Ghana, from 28 to 29 May 2012. Technical and policy expert representatives of 34 African States and civil society organizations met to deal with issues related to cluster munitions in Sub-Saharan African States. Following the meeting, a workshop took place on 30 May specifically dealing with implementation challenges experienced by States Parties working with the implementation of Treaty obligations.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana organized this event in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of Cooperation of the Republic of Togo, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia and supported by the UNDP and with financial support from the Government of Norway.
The Accra Regional Meeting concluded on the Accra Universalization Action Plan (English / Francais) with the objective “to attain a cluster munition free Africa with universal adherence to the CCM”.
Sessions and statements
Official opening session
Session 1: Overview and current status of the CCM
Session 2: Universalization of the CCM
Session 3: National implementation measures
Session 4: International cooperation and assistance
30 May: Technical workshop