August 30, 2022

10th Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions – General Exchange of Views

The Holy See wishes to seize the occasion of this Meeting of States Parties to make a strong appeal to States which are not yet party to this Convention, to adhere to it and readily implement the Convention in its letter and spirit. Let us earnestly place girls, boys, women and men, at the center of our efforts for disarmament. Let us also promote a holistic and integrated approach in victims’ assistance, that is firmly centered on human dignity and towards integral development. Finally, let us also ask, what is the meaning of peace, security and stability, if our societies, our communities and our families live in constant fear?

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