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


Samoa signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 3 December 1997 and ratified on 23 July 1998. Samoa’s Article 7 transparency report was due on 27 August 1999, but has not been submitted yet. Samoa is not believed to have enacted domestic implementing legislation. Samoa did not attend the First Meeting of States Parties in Maputo, and has not participated in intersessional meetings.

Samoa voted in favor of UNGA Resolution 54/54B in support of the ban treaty in December 1999. It also supported the 1996, 1997 and 1998 UNGA landmine resolutions.

It is believed that Samoa has never produced, transferred stockpiled, or used AP mines. It is not believed to provide assistance to humanitarian mine action programs.