Landmine Monitor 2004

Appendices - Convention on the Prohibition of Use

The full text of the convention can be found in English as well as other languages at:
http://www.icbl.org/treaty/text

The current status of the Mine Ban Treaty can be found at http://www.icbl.org/treaty/members

1997 Mine Ban Treaty
Country
Position
Entry Into Force Date
Initial Article 7 Report Submitted
2003 UNGA
Resolution 58/53
Fifth Meeting of State Parties
CCW Amended Protocol II – Consent to be Bound
Afghanistan
Acceded
1 March 2003
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Albania
Ratified
1 August 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
28 August 2002
Algeria
Ratified
1 April 2002
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Andorra
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Angola
Ratified
1 January 2003
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Antigua & Barbuda
Ratified
1 November 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Argentina
Ratified
1 March 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
21 October 1998
Armenia
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
 
Australia
Ratified
1 July 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
22 August 1997
Austria
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
27 July 1998
Azerbaijan
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Bahamas
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Bahrain
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
 
Bangladesh
Ratified
1 March 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
6 September 2000
Barbados
Ratified
1 July 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Belarus
Acceded
1 March 2004
Yes
Yes
Yes
2 March 2004
Belgium
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
10 March 1999
Belize
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Benin
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Bhutan
Not Joined
   
Yes
Yes
 
Bolivia
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
21 September 2001
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
7 September 2000
Botswana
Ratified
1 September 2000
Yes
Yes
No
 
Brazil
Ratified
1 October 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
4 October 1999
Brunei Darussalam
Signed
   
Yes
Yes
 
Bulgaria
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
3 December 1998
Burkina Faso
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
26 November 2003
Burma (Myanmar)
Not Joined
   
Abstained
Yes
 
Burundi
Ratified
1 April 2004
No
Yes
Yes
 
Cambodia
Ratified
1 January 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
25 March 1997
Cameroon
Ratified
1 March 2003
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Canada
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 January 1998
Cape Verde
Ratified
1 November 2001
Due 30 April 2002
Yes
No
16 September 1997
Central African Republic
Acceded
1 May 2003
No
Yes
No
 
Chad
Ratified
1 November 1999
Yes
Absent
Yes
 
Chile
Ratified
1 March 2002
Yes
Yes
Yes
15 October 2003
China, P.R.
Not Joined
   
Abstained
Yes
4 November 1998
Colombia
Ratified
1 March 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
6 March 2000
Comoros
Acceded
1 March 2003
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Acceded
1 November 2002
Yes
Absent
Yes
 
Congo, Republic of
Acceded
1 November 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Cook Islands
Signed
     
No
 
Costa Rica
Ratified
1 September 1999
Yes
Yes
No
17 December 1998
Côte D'Ivoire
Ratified
1 December 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Croatia
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
25 April 2002
Cuba
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Cyprus
Ratified
1 July 2003
Yes
Yes
Yes
22 July 2003
Czech Republic
Ratified
1 April 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
10 August 1998
Denmark
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
30 April 1997
Djibouti
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Dominica
Ratified
1 September 1999
Yes
Absent
No
 
Dominican Republic
Ratified
1 December 2000
Yes
Yes
No
 
Ecuador
Ratified
1 October 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
14 August 2000
Egypt
Not Joined
   
Abstained
Yes
 
El Salvador
Ratified
1 July 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
26 January 2000
Equatorial Guinea
Acceded
1 March 1999
Due 28 August 1999
Absent
No
 
Eritrea
Acceded
1 February 2002
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Estonia
Acceded
1 November 2004
Due 30 April 2005
Yes
No
20 April 2000
Ethiopia
Signed
   
Yes
Yes
 
Fiji
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Finland
Not Joined
   
Yes
Yes
3 April 1998
France
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
23 July 1998
Gabon
Ratified
1 March 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
The Gambia
Ratified
1 March 2003
Yes
Yes
No
 
Georgia
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
 
Germany
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
2 May 1997
Ghana
Ratified
1 December 2000
Yes
Yes
No
 
Greece
Ratified
1 March 2004
Yes
Yes
Yes
20 January 1999
Grenada
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Guatemala
Ratified
1 September 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
29 October 2001
Guinea
Ratified
1 April 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Guinea-Bissau
Ratified
1 November 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Guyana
Ratified
1 February 2004
No
Yes
Yes
 
Haiti
Signed
   
Yes
Yes
 
Holy See
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
 
Yes
22 July 1997
Honduras
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
30 October 2003
Hungary
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
30 January 1998
Iceland
Ratified
1 November 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
India
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
2 September 1999
Indonesia
Signed
   
Yes
Yes
 
Iran
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Iraq
Not Joined
     
No
 
Ireland
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
27 March 1997
Israel
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
30 October 2000
Italy
Ratified
1 October 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
13 January 1999
Jamaica
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Japan
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
10 June 1997
Jordan
Ratified
1 May 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
6 September 2000
Kazakhstan
Not Joined
   
Abstained
Yes
 
Kenya
Ratified
1 July 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Kiribati
Acceded
1 March 2001
Yes
Absent
No
 
Korea, Democratic Republic of
Not Joined
   
Absent
No
 
Korea, Republic of
Not Joined
   
Abstain
No
9 May 2001
Kuwait
Not Joined
   
Absent
Yes
 
Kyrgyzstan
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Not Joined
   
Absent
Yes
 
Latvia
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
22 August 2002
Lebanon
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Lesotho
Ratified
1 June 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Liberia
Acceded
1 June 2000
No
 
No
 
Libya
Not Joined
   
Abstained
Yes
 
Liechtenstein
Ratified
1 April 2000
Yes
Yes
No
19 November 1997
Lithuania
Ratified
1 November 2003
Yes
Yes
Yes
3 June 1998
Luxembourg
Ratified
1 December 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 August 1999
Macedonia, FYR
Acceded
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Madagascar
Ratified
1 March 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Malawi
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Malaysia
Ratified
1 October 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Maldives
Ratified
1 March 2001
Yes
Yes
No
7 September 2000
Mali
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
24 October 2001
Malta
Ratified
1 November 2001
Yes
Yes
No
24 September 2004
Marshall Islands
Signed
   
Abstained
No
 
Mauritania
Ratified
1 January 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Mauritius
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
México
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Micronesia, Federated States of
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Moldova
Ratified
1 March 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
16 July 2001
Monaco
Ratified
1 May 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
12 August 1997
Mongolia
Not Joined
   
Yes
Yes
 
Morocco
Not Joined
   
Abstained
Yes
19 March 2002
Mozambique
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Namibia
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Nauru
Acceded
1 February 2001
Yes
Yes
No
12 November 2001
Nepal
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
 
Netherlands
Ratified
1 October 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
25 March 1999
New Zealand
Ratified
1 July 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
8 January 1998
Nicaragua
Ratified
1 May 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 December 2000
Niger
Ratified
1 September 1999
Yes
 
Yes
 
Nigeria
Acceded
1 March 2002
Yes
Yes
No
 
Niue
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
 
No
 
Norway
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
20 April 1998
Oman
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
 
Pakistan
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
9 March 1999
Palau
Not Joined
   
Absent
Yes
 
Panamá
Ratified
1 April 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
3 November 1999
Papua New Guinea
Acceded
1 December 2004
Due 30 May 2005
Yes
No
 
Paraguay
Ratified
1 May 1999
Yes
Yes
No
22 September 2004
Peru
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
3 July 1997
Philippines
Ratified
1 August 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
12 June 1997
Poland
Signed
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
14 October 2003
Portugal
Ratified
1 August 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
31 March 1999
Qatar
Ratified
1 April 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Romania
Ratified
1 May 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
25 August 2003
Russian Federation
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Rwanda
Ratified
1 December 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Samoa
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
San Marino
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
São Tomé e Príncipe
Ratified
1 September 2003
No
Absent
No
 
Saudi Arabia
Not Joined
   
Absent
Yes
 
Senegal
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
29 November 1999
Serbia and Montenegro
Acceded
1 March 2004
No
Yes
Yes
 
Seychelles
Ratified
1 December 2000
Yes
Yes
No
8 June 2000
Sierra Leone
Ratified
1 October 2001
Due 30 March 2002
Yes
No
30 September 2004
Singapore
Not Joined
   
Yes
Yes
 
Slovakia
Ratified
1 August 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
30 November 1999
Slovenia
Ratified
1 April 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
3 December 2002
Solomon Islands
Ratified
1 July 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Somalia
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
 
South Africa
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
26 June 1998
Spain
Ratified
1 July 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
27 January 1998
Sri Lanka
Not Joined
   
Yes
Yes
24 September 2004
St. Kitts & Nevis
Ratified
1 June 1999
Yes
Absent
No
 
St. Lucia
Ratified
1 October 1999
No
Yes
No
 
St. Vincent & Grenadines
Ratified
1 February 2002
No
Yes
No
 
Sudan
Ratified
1 April 2004
No
Yes
Yes
 
Suriname
Ratified
1 November 2002
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Swaziland
Ratified
1 June 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Sweden
Ratified
1 May 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
16 July 1997
Switzerland
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
24 March 1998
Syria
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Tajikistan
Acceded
1 April 2000
Yes
Abstained
Yes
12 October 1999
Tanzania
Ratified
1 May 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Thailand
Ratified
1 May 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Timor-Leste
Acceded
1 November 2003
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Togo
Ratified
1 September 2000
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Tonga
Not Joined
   
Yes
No
 
Trinidad & Tobago
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Tunisia
Ratified
1 January 2000
Yes
Yes
No
 
Turkey
Acceded
1 March 2004
No
Yes
Yes
 
Turkmenistan
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
No
19 March 2004
Tuvalu
Not Joined
   
Absent
No
 
Uganda
Ratified
1 August 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Ukraine
Signed
   
Yes
Yes
15 December 1999
United Arab Emirates
Not Joined
   
Yes
Yes
 
United Kingdom
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
11 February 1999
United States of America
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
24 May 1999
Uruguay
Ratified
1 December 2001
Yes
Yes
No
18 August1998
Uzbekistan
Not Joined
   
Abstained
No
 
Vanuatu
Signed
   
Yes
No
 
Venezuela
Ratified
1 October 1999
Yes
Yes
No
 
Vietnam
Not Joined
   
Abstained
Yes
 
Yemen
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Zambia
Ratified
1 August 2001
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Zimbabwe
Ratified
1 March 1999
Yes
Yes
Yes