2016 UNGA Resolution on the Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Resolution texts

Submission process

The draft resolution was submitted by the Netherlands with the support of the other sponsors


Angola, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, and Switzerland


Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Iraq, Monaco, San Marino, Slovenia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Trinidad and Tobago, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

First Committee vote

Voting results

  • In favour: 134
  • Against: 2
  • Abstaining: 40

General Assembly vote

Voting results

  • In favour: 141
  • Against: 2
  • Abstaining: 39

Statements made on the Resolution

First Committee report

Cuba, United States, Poland (also on behalf of Greece, Estonia, Finland, and Romania), Latvia, Republic of Korea, Cyprus, Brazil, Pakistan, and Singapore