Tagged: cluster munitions

Norwegian stockpiles of cluster munitions are history

On Friday the 16th of July at 2 p.m., the State Secretary for the Norwegian Ministry of Defence, Roger Ingebrigtsen, pushed the button to destroy Norway’s last batch of cluster munitions. The destruction took...

Ban on cluster munitions to enter into force

“At last it is clear that the convention banning cluster munitions will enter into force. With this convention, we have helped to make the world a safer place, strengthened humanitarian law and, not least,...

Norway Pension Fund Reinstates Thales and DRD Gold

On the basis of the Council on Ethics’ recommendation, the Norwegian Ministry of Finance decided Sept. 3 to reverse its previous decisions to exclude the companies Thales SA and DRD Gold Limited from the...

Norwegian cluster munitions soon to be history

  “We wish to follow up our international efforts with practical action here at home, and we have wanted to make a start on the destruction of these weapons as quickly as possible but...