Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction

Opened for signature at Ottawa: 3-4 December 1997 
 
Depositary: Secretary-General of the United Nations 
 
Entered into force on 1 March 1999. 
 
State Signature Deposit Deposit Type
Afghanistan 11 September 2002  
Accession
Albania 8 September 1998  
29 February 2000  
Ratification
Algeria 3 December 1997  
9 October 2001  
Ratification
Andorra 3 December 1997  
29 June 1998  
Ratification
Angola 4 December 1997  
5 July 2002  
Ratification
Antigua and Barbuda 3 December 1997  
3 May 1999  
Ratification
Argentina 4 December 1997  
14 September 1999 *
Ratification
Australia 3 December 1997  
14 January 1999 *
Ratification
Austria 3 December 1997  
29 June 1998 *
Ratification
Bahamas 3 December 1997  
31 July 1998  
Ratification
Bangladesh 7 May 1998  
6 September 2000  
Ratification
Barbados 3 December 1997  
26 January 1999  
Ratification
Belarus 3 September 2003  
Accession
Belgium 3 December 1997  
4 September 1998  
Ratification
Belize 27 February 1998  
23 April 1998  
Ratification
Benin 3 December 1997  
25 September 1998  
Ratification
Bhutan 18 August 2005  
Accession
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 3 December 1997  
9 June 1998  
Ratification
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 December 1997  
8 September 1998  
Ratification
Botswana 3 December 1997  
1 March 2000  
Ratification
Brazil 3 December 1997  
30 April 1999  
Ratification
Brunei Darussalam 4 December 1997  
24 April 2006  
Ratification
Bulgaria 3 December 1997  
4 September 1998  
Ratification
Burkina Faso 3 December 1997  
16 September 1998  
Ratification
Burundi 3 December 1997  
22 October 2003  
Ratification
Cambodia 3 December 1997  
28 July 1999  
Ratification
Cameroon 3 December 1997  
19 September 2002  
Ratification
Canada 3 December 1997  
3 December 1997 *
Ratification
Cape Verde 4 December 1997  
14 May 2001  
Ratification
Central African Republic 8 November 2002  
Accession
Chad 6 July 1998  
6 May 1999  
Ratification
Chile 3 December 1997  
10 September 2001 *
Ratification
Colombia 3 December 1997  
6 September 2000  
Ratification
Comoros 19 September 2002  
Accession
Congo 4 May 2001  
Accession
Cook Islands 3 December 1997  
15 March 2006  
Ratification
Costa Rica 3 December 1997  
17 March 1999  
Ratification
Côte d'Ivoire 3 December 1997  
30 June 2000  
Ratification
Croatia 4 December 1997  
20 May 1998  
Ratification
Cyprus 4 December 1997  
17 January 2003  
Ratification
Czech Republic 3 December 1997  
26 October 1999 *
Ratification
Democratic Republic of the Congo 2 May 2002  
Accession
Denmark 4 December 1997  
8 June 1998  
Ratification
Djibouti 3 December 1997  
18 May 1998  
Ratification
Dominica 3 December 1997  
26 March 1999  
Ratification
Dominican Republic 3 December 1997  
30 June 2000  
Ratification
Ecuador 4 December 1997  
29 April 1999  
Ratification
El Salvador 4 December 1997  
27 January 1999  
Ratification
Equatorial Guinea 16 September 1998  
Accession
Eritrea 27 August 2001  
Accession
Estonia 12 May 2004  
Accession
Ethiopia 3 December 1997  
17 December 2004  
Ratification
Fiji 3 December 1997  
10 June 1998  
Ratification
Finland 9 January 2012  
Accession
France 3 December 1997  
23 July 1998  
Ratification
Gabon 3 December 1997  
8 September 2000  
Ratification
Gambia 4 December 1997  
23 September 2002  
Ratification
Germany 3 December 1997  
23 July 1998  
Ratification
Ghana 4 December 1997  
30 June 2000  
Ratification
Greece 3 December 1997 *
25 September 2003  
Ratification
Grenada 3 December 1997  
19 August 1998  
Ratification
Guatemala 3 December 1997  
26 March 1999  
Ratification
Guinea 4 December 1997  
8 October 1998  
Ratification
Guinea-Bissau 3 December 1997  
22 May 2001  
Ratification
Guyana 4 December 1997  
5 August 2003  
Ratification
Haiti 3 December 1997  
15 February 2006  
Ratification
Holy See 4 December 1997  
17 February 1998  
Ratification
Honduras 3 December 1997  
24 September 1998  
Ratification
Hungary 3 December 1997  
6 April 1998  
Ratification
Iceland 4 December 1997  
5 May 1999  
Ratification
Indonesia 4 December 1997  
16 February 2007  
Ratification
Iraq 15 August 2007  
Accession
Ireland 3 December 1997  
3 December 1997  
Ratification
Italy 3 December 1997  
23 April 1999  
Ratification
Jamaica 3 December 1997  
17 July 1998  
Ratification
Japan 3 December 1997  
30 September 1998  
Acceptance
Jordan 11 August 1998  
13 November 1998  
Ratification
Kenya 5 December 1997  
23 January 2001  
Ratification
Kiribati 7 September 2000  
Accession
Kuwait 30 July 2007  
Accession
Latvia 1 July 2005  
Accession
Lesotho 4 December 1997  
2 December 1998  
Ratification
Liberia 23 December 1999  
Accession
Liechtenstein 3 December 1997  
5 October 1999  
Ratification
Lithuania 26 February 1999 *
12 May 2003  
Ratification
Luxembourg 4 December 1997  
14 June 1999  
Ratification
Madagascar 4 December 1997  
16 September 1999  
Ratification
Malawi 4 December 1997  
13 August 1998  
Ratification
Malaysia 3 December 1997  
22 April 1999  
Ratification
Maldives 1 October 1998  
7 September 2000  
Ratification
Mali 3 December 1997  
2 June 1998  
Ratification
Malta 4 December 1997  
7 May 2001  
Ratification
Marshall Islands 4 December 1997  
Mauritania 3 December 1997  
21 July 2000  
Ratification
Mauritius 3 December 1997  
3 December 1997 *
Ratification
Mexico 3 December 1997  
9 June 1998  
Ratification
Monaco 4 December 1997  
17 November 1998  
Ratification
Montenegro 23 October 2006 *
Succession
Mozambique 3 December 1997  
25 August 1998  
Ratification
Namibia 3 December 1997  
21 September 1998  
Ratification
Nauru 7 August 2000  
Accession
Netherlands 3 December 1997  
12 April 1999 *
Acceptance
New Zealand 3 December 1997  
27 January 1999  
Ratification
Nicaragua 4 December 1997  
30 November 1998  
Ratification
Niger 4 December 1997  
23 March 1999  
Ratification
Nigeria 27 September 2001  
Accession
Niue 3 December 1997  
15 April 1998  
Ratification
Norway 3 December 1997  
9 July 1998  
Ratification
Oman 20 August 2014  
Accession
Palau 19 November 2007  
Accession
Panama 4 December 1997  
7 October 1998  
Ratification
Papua New Guinea 28 June 2004  
Accession
Paraguay 3 December 1997  
13 November 1998  
Ratification
Peru 3 December 1997  
17 June 1998  
Ratification
Philippines 3 December 1997  
15 February 2000  
Ratification
Poland 4 December 1997  
27 December 2012  
Ratification
Portugal 3 December 1997  
19 February 1999  
Ratification
Qatar 4 December 1997  
13 October 1998  
Ratification
Republic of Moldova 3 December 1997  
8 September 2000  
Ratification
Romania 3 December 1997  
30 November 2000  
Ratification
Rwanda 3 December 1997  
8 June 2000  
Ratification
Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 December 1997  
2 December 1998  
Ratification
Saint Lucia 3 December 1997  
13 April 1999  
Ratification
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3 December 1997  
1 August 2001  
Ratification
Samoa 3 December 1997  
23 July 1998  
Ratification
San Marino 3 December 1997  
18 March 1998  
Ratification
Sao Tome and Principe 30 April 1998  
31 March 2003  
Ratification
Senegal 3 December 1997  
24 September 1998  
Ratification
Serbia 18 September 2003 *
Accession
Seychelles 4 December 1997  
2 June 2000  
Ratification
Sierra Leone 29 July 1998  
25 April 2001  
Ratification
Slovakia 3 December 1997  
25 February 1999  
Approval
Slovenia 3 December 1997  
27 October 1998  
Ratification
Solomon Islands 4 December 1997  
26 January 1999  
Ratification
Somalia 16 April 2012  
Accession
South Africa 3 December 1997  
26 June 1998 *
Ratification
South Sudan 11 November 2011  
Succession
Spain 3 December 1997  
19 January 1999  
Ratification
Sudan 4 December 1997  
13 October 2003  
Ratification
Suriname 4 December 1997  
23 May 2002  
Ratification
Swaziland 4 December 1997  
22 December 1998  
Ratification
Sweden 4 December 1997  
30 November 1998 *
Ratification
Switzerland 3 December 1997  
24 March 1998 *
Ratification
Tajikistan 12 October 1999  
Accession
Thailand 3 December 1997  
27 November 1998  
Ratification
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 9 September 1998  
Accession
Timor-Leste 7 May 2003  
Accession
Togo 4 December 1997  
9 March 2000  
Ratification
Trinidad and Tobago 4 December 1997  
27 April 1998  
Ratification
Tunisia 4 December 1997  
9 July 1999  
Ratification
Turkey 25 September 2003  
Accession
Turkmenistan 3 December 1997  
19 January 1998  
Ratification
Tuvalu 13 September 2011  
Accession
Uganda 3 December 1997  
25 February 1999  
Ratification
Ukraine 24 February 1999  
27 December 2005  
Ratification
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 3 December 1997  
31 July 1998 *
Ratification
United Republic of Tanzania 3 December 1997  
13 November 2000  
Ratification
Uruguay 3 December 1997  
7 June 2001  
Ratification
Vanuatu 4 December 1997  
16 September 2005  
Ratification
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3 December 1997  
14 April 1999  
Ratification
Yemen 4 December 1997  
1 September 1998  
Ratification
Zambia 12 December 1997  
23 February 2001  
Ratification
Zimbabwe 3 December 1997  
18 June 1998  
Ratification

* A note, statement, declaration, or reservation, is attached to the signature or depository action. Click on the action date to view the details.

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Number of Signatory States: 133
Number of States Parties: 162