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


Dominica signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 3 December 1997 and ratified on 26 March 1999. The treaty entered into force for Dominica on 1 September 1999. It is not believed to have enacted domestic implementing legislation. Dominica has not yet submitted its Article 7 transparency report, due 27 February 2000, but according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the report has been prepared and will be sent to the UN pending final approval by the Permanent Secretary.[1] Dominica was not present at 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 the December 1999 UN General Assembly resolution supporting the Mine Ban Treaty. Dominica is not believed to have ever produced, stockpiled, transferred or used AP mines. It is not mine-affected.


[1] Telephone interview with Mr. Ferrol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Dominica, 8 June 2000.