UNAMID Mandate Extended, Cluster Bomb Treaty to Enter into Force, Asia MDGS Review Meeting, and more from the UN
Convention on Cluster Munitions: on Sunday, August 1 the Convention on Cluster Munitions will enter into force, a development welcomed by the SG. The First Meeting of States Parties will be held in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, a country which has suffered from cluster munitions, in November 2010.
UNAMID: today the Security Council unanimously extended the mandate of UNAMID by 12 months, until July 31, 2011. On Sunday, Russia assumes the rotating presidency of the Council from Nigeria.