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Monaco , Landmine Monitor Report 2003


The Principality of Monaco signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 4 December 1997, ratified on 17 November 1998, and became a State Party on 1 May 1999. National implementation legislation was passed on 30 August 1999.[1] Monaco submitted an Article 7 report in May 2003.[2] This was the country’s third report.[3]

Monaco attended the Fourth Meeting of States Parties in September 2002, and intersessional Standing Committee meetings in February and May 2003. On 22 November 2002, Monaco voted in favor of UN General Assembly Resolution 57/74, which calls for universalization and implementation of the Mine Ban Treaty.

Monaco is party to the Convention on Conventional Weapons and its Amended Protocol II, and attended the Fourth Annual Conference of States Parties to the Protocol in December 2002. It submitted an annual report as required by Article 13 of the Protocol on 12 August 2002.[4]

In 2002, Monaco contributed $15,000 to the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action.[5]

[1] See Landmine Monitor Report 2002, p. 351.
[2] As of 23 July, the report had not been posted to the UN website.
[3] Article 7 Report, 14 March 2002; Article 7 Report, 10 May 2001. The reporting period is not specified in either report.
[4] Article 13 Report, 12 August 2002, p. 4.
[5] Ibid, p. 5.