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BARBADOS, Landmine Monitor Report 2000
LM Report 2000 Full Report   Executive Summary   Key Findings   Key Developments   Translated Country Reports


Barbados signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 3 December 1997 and ratified on 26 January 1999. The treaty entered into force for Barbados on 1 July 1999. It is not believed to have enacted domestic implementation legislation. Barbados has not yet submitted its Article 7 transparency report, due 27 December 1999. Barbados did not attend the First Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty in Maputo in May 1999 and has not participated in the intersessional meetings of the ban treaty. It voted in favor of UN General Assembly Resolution 54/54B in support of the Mine Ban Treaty in December 1999. Barbados has stated that it has never produced, imported, stockpiled or used antipersonnel landmines, and is not mine-affected.[1]


[1] 1999 Landmine Monitor Questionnaire, completed by the Government of Barbados, 29 January 1999. See also the UN country report: http://www.un.org/Depts/Landmine/country/barbados.htm.