International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL)
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States Parties

1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (1997 Mine Ban Treaty).

Latest Ratifications: Poland (27 Dec 12) , Indonesia (20 Feb 07) , Brunei Darussalem (24 Apr 06) , Cook Islands (16 Mar 06) , Haiti (15 Feb 06)

Latest Accessions: Somalia (16 Apr 12) , Finland (9 Jan 12) , South Sudan (11 Nov 11) , Tuvalu (13 Sep 11) , Palau (18 Nov 07)

Under Article 15, the treaty was open for signature from 3 December 1997 until its entry into force, which was 1 March 1999. On the following list, the first date is signature, the second date is ratification. Now that the treaty has entered into force, states may no longer sign it, rather they may become bound without signature through a one step procedure known as accession. According to Article 16 (2), the treaty is open for accession by any State that has not signed.

Dates are for signature/ratification or accession (a)

  1. Afghanistan 11 Sep 02 (a)
  2. Albania 8 Sep 98; 29 Feb 00
  3. Algeria 3 Dec 97; 9 Oct 01
  4. Andorra 3 Dec 97; 29 Jun 98
  5. Angola 4 Dec 97; 5 Jul 02
  6. Antigua and Barbuda 3 Dec 97; 3 May 99
  7. Argentina 4 Dec 97; 14 Sep 99
  8. Australia 3 Dec 97; 14 Jan 99
  9. Austria 3 Dec 97; 29 Jun 98
  10. Bahamas 3 Dec 97; 31 Jul 98
  11. Bangladesh 7 May 98; 6 Sep 00
  12. Barbados 3 Dec 97; 26 Jan 99
  13. Belarus 3 Sep 03 (a)
  14. Belgium 3 Dec 97; 4 Sep 98
  15. Belize 27 Feb 98; 23 Apr 98
  16. Benin 3 Dec 97; 25 Sep 98
  17. Bhutan 18 Aug 05 (a)
  18. Bolivia 3 Dec 97; 9 Jun 98
  19. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 Dec 97; 8 Sep 98
  20. Botswana 3 Dec 97; 1 Mar 00
  21. Brazil 3 Dec 97; 30 Apr 99
  22. Brunei Darussalem 4 Dec 97; 24 Apr 06
  23. Bulgaria 3 Dec 97; 4 Sep 98
  24. Burkina Faso 3 Dec 97; 16 Sep 98
  25. Burundi 3 Dec 97; 22 Oct 03
  26. Cambodia 3 Dec 97; 28 Jul 99
  27. Cameroon 3 Dec 97; 19 Sep 02
  28. Canada 3 Dec 97; 3 Dec 97
  29. Cape Verde 4 Dec 97; 14 May 01
  30. Central African Republic 8 Nov 02 (a)
  31. Chad 6 Jul 98; 6 May 99
  32. Chile 3 Dec 97; 10 Sep 01
  33. Colombia 3 Dec 97; 6 Sep 00
  34. Comoros 9 Sep 02 (a)
  35. Congo (Brazzaville) 4 May 01 (a)
  36. Congo, Democratic Rep. Of 2 May 02 (a)
  37. Cook Islands 3 Dec 97; 16 Mar 06
  38. Costa Rica 3 Dec 97; 17 Mar 99
  39. Cote d Ivoire 3 Dec 97; 30 Jun 00
  40. Croatia 4 Dec 97; 20 May 98
  41. Cyprus 4 Dec 97; 17 Jan 03
  42. Czech Republic 3 Dec 97; 26 Oct 99
  43. Denmark 4 Dec 97; 8 Jun 98
  44. Djibouti 3 Dec 97; 18 May 98
  45. Dominica 3 Dec 97; 26 Mar 99
  46. Dominican Republic 3 Dec 97; 30 Jun 00
  47. Ecuador 4 Dec 97; 29 Apr 99
  48. El Salvador 4 Dec 97; 27 Jan 99
  49. Equatorial Guinea 16 Sep 98 (a)
  50. Eritrea 27 Aug 01 (a)
  51. Estonia 12 May 04 (a)
  52. Ethiopia 3 Dec 97; 17 Dec 04
  53. Fiji 3 Dec 97; 10 Jun 98
  54. Finland 9 Jan 12 (a)
  55. France 3 Dec 97; 23 Jul 98
  56. Gabon 3 Dec 97; 8 Sep 00
  57. Gambia 4 Dec 97; 23 Sep 02
  58. Germany 3 Dec 97; 23 Jul 98
  59. Ghana 4 Dec 97; 30 Jun 00
  60. Greece 3 Dec 97; 25 Sep 03
  61. Grenada 3 Dec 97; 19 Aug 98
  62. Guatemala 3 Dec 97; 26 Mar 99
  63. Guinea 4 Dec 97; 8 Oct 98
  64. Guinea-Bissau 3 Dec 97; 22 May 01
  65. Guyana 4 Dec 97; 5 Aug 03
  66. Haiti 3 Dec 97; 15 Feb 06
  67. Holy See 4 Dec 97; 17 Feb 98
  68. Honduras 3 Dec 97; 24 Sep 98
  69. Hungary 3 Dec 97; 6 Apr 98
  70. Iceland 4 Dec 97; 5 May 99
  71. Indonesia 4 Dec 97; 20 Feb 07
  72. Iraq 15 Aug 07 (a)
  73. Ireland 3 Dec 97; 3 Dec 97
  74. Italy 3 Dec 97; 23 Apr 99
  75. Jamaica 3 Dec 97; 17 Jul 98
  76. Japan 3 Dec 97; 30 Sep 98
  77. Jordan 11 Aug 98; 13 Nov 98
  78. Kenya 5 Dec 97; 23 Jan 01
  79. Kiribati 7 Sep 00 (a)
  80. Kuwait 30 Jul 07 (a)
  81. Latvia 1 Jul 05 (a)
  82. Lesotho 4 Dec 97; 2 Dec 98
  83. Liberia 23 Dec 99 (a)
  84. Liechtenstein 3 Dec 97; 5 Oct 99
  85. Lithuania 26 Feb 99; 12 May 03
  86. Luxembourg 4 Dec 97; 14 Jun 99
  87. Macedonia FYR 9 Sep 98 (a)
  88. Madagascar 4 Dec 97; 16 Sep 99
  89. Malawi 4 Dec 97; 13 Aug 98
  90. Malaysia 3 Dec 97; 22 Apr 99
  91. Maldives 1 Oct 98; 7 Sep 00
  92. Mali 3 Dec 97; 2 Jun 98
  93. Malta 4 Dec 97; 7 May 01
  94. Mauritania 3 Dec 97; 21 Jul 00
  95. Mauritius 3 Dec 97; 3 Dec 97
  96. Mexico 3 Dec 97; 9 Jun 98
  97. Moldova 3 Dec 97; 8 Sep 00
  98. Monaco 4 Dec 97; 17 Nov 98
  99. Montenegro 23 Oct 06 (a)
  100. Mozambique 3 Dec 97; 25 Aug 98
  101. Namibia 3 Dec 97; 21 Sep 98
  102. Nauru 7 Aug 00 (a)
  103. Netherlands 3 Dec 97; 12 Apr 99
  104. New Zealand 3 Dec 97; 27 Jan 99
  105. Nicaragua 4 Dec 97; 30 Nov 98
  106. Niger 4 Dec 97; 23 Mar 99
  107. Nigeria 27 Sep 01 (a)
  108. Niue 3 Dec 97; 15 Apr 98
  109. Norway 3 Dec 97; 9 Jul 98
  110. Palau 18 Nov 07 (a)
  111. Panama 4 Dec 97; 7 Oct 98
  112. Papua New Guinea 28 Jun 04 (a)
  113. Paraguay 3 Dec 97; 13 Nov 98
  114. Peru 3 Dec 97; 17 Jun 98
  115. Philippines 3 Dec 97; 15 Feb 00
  116. Poland 4 Dec 97; 27 Dec 12
  117. Portugal 3 Dec 97; 19 Feb 99
  118. Qatar 4 Dec 97; 13 Oct 98
  119. Romania 3 Dec 97; 30 Nov 00
  120. Rwanda 3 Dec 97; 8 Jun 00
  121. Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 Dec 97; 2 Dec 98
  122. Saint Lucia 3 Dec 97; 13 Apr 99
  123. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3 Dec 97; 1 Aug 01
  124. Samoa 3 Dec 97; 23 Jul 98
  125. San Marino 3 Dec 97; 18 Mar 98
  126. Sao Tome e Principe 30 Apr 98; 31 Mar 03
  127. Senegal 3 Dec 97; 24 Sep 98
  128. Serbia 18 Sep 03 (a)
  129. Seychelles 4 Dec 97; 2 Jun 00
  130. Sierra Leone 29 Jul 98; 25 Apr 01
  131. Slovak Republic 3 Dec 97; 25 Feb 99
  132. Slovenia 3 Dec 97; 27 Oct 98
  133. Solomon Islands 4 Dec 97; 26 Jan 99
  134. Somalia 16 Apr 12 (a)
  135. South Africa 3 Dec 97; 26 Jun 98
  136. South Sudan 11 Nov 11 (a)
  137. Spain 3 Dec 97; 19 Jan 99
  138. Sudan 4 Dec 97; 13 Oct 03
  139. Suriname 4 Dec 97; 23 May 02
  140. Swaziland 4 Dec 97; 22 Dec 98
  141. Sweden 4 Dec 97; 30 Nov 98
  142. Switzerland 3 Dec 97; 24 Mar 98
  143. Tajikistan 12 Oct 99 (a)
  144. Tanzania 3 Dec 97; 13 Nov 00
  145. Thailand 3 Dec 97; 27 Nov 98
  146. Timor-Leste 7 May 03 (a)
  147. Togo 4 Dec 97; 9 Mar 00
  148. Trinidad and Tobago 4 Dec 97; 27 Apr 98
  149. Tunisia 4 Dec 97; 9 Jul 99
  150. Turkey 25 Sep 03 (a)
  151. Turkmenistan 3 Dec 97; 19 Jan 98
  152. Tuvalu 13 Sep 11 (a)
  153. Uganda 3 Dec 97; 25 Feb 99
  154. Ukraine 24 Feb 99; 27 Dec 05
  155. United Kingdom 3 Dec 97; 31 Jul 98
  156. Uruguay 3 Dec 97; 7 Jun 01
  157. Vanuatu 4 Dec 97; 16 Sep 05
  158. Venezuela 3 Dec 97; 14 Apr 99
  159. Yemen 4 Dec 97; 1 Sep 98
  160. Zambia 12 Dec 97; 23 Feb 01
  161. Zimbabwe 3 Dec 97; 18 Jun 98