To ensure that no one ever uses antipersonnel mines or cluster munitions and that the consequences of past use of these weapons are addressed, the treaties contain a series of prohibitions and obligations related to disarmament and humanitarian action. The ICBL advocates to make sure these prohibitions are respected and these obligations are fulfilled.
Mine Ban Treaty
The use, stockpiling, production and transfer of antipersonnel mines are prohibited. Stockpiles of mines must be destroyed within four years.
All antipersonnel mines in all mined areas under the jurisdiction or control of a State Party must be cleared within 10 years.
Assistance must be provided for the care, rehabilitation, and social and economic reintegration of victims.
States Parties must: submit annual transparency reports, adopt national implementation measures such as legislation, and address cases of non-compliance.