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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Last Updated: 28 October 2011

Mine Ban Policy

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 3 December 1997 and ratified it on 1 August 2001, becoming a State Party on 1 February 2002. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has never used, produced, exported, or imported antipersonnel mines, including for training purposes. Legislation to enforce the antipersonnel mine prohibition domestically was enacted on 24 December 2002. It submitted an initial Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 report in September 2004 but none subsequently.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines did not attend any Mine Ban Treaty meetings in 2010 or the first half of 2011.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Convention on Conventional Weapons on 6 December 2010, including Amended Protocol II on landmines and Protocol V on explosive remnants of war.