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U.S. Statement at Conference of High Contracting Parties to CCW Protocol V

The United States greatly values Protocol V as an instrument that brings together States with the common goal of minimizing the risk and effects of Explosive Remnants of War.  Full implementation of Protocol V assists in our collective efforts to reduce the post-conflict humanitarian problems caused by ERW. 
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CCW: U.S. Statement on Consideration of the GGE Report on LAWS

The United States places great value in the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) as an international humanitarian law (IHL) treaty framework that brings together States with diverse security interests to discuss issues related to weapons that may be deemed to be excessively injurious or to have indiscriminate effects.
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