Title Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
Publisher United Nations
Publication Date 18 September 1997
Topics Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations
Reference Entry into force: 1 March 1999
Other Languages / Attachments Greek
Cite as United Nations, Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction, 18 September 1997, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b3ad0.html [accessed 23 April 2017]
Comments The Convention was concluded by the Diplomatic Conference on an International Total Ban on Anti-Personnel Land Mines at Oslo on 18 September 1997. In accordance with its Article 15, the Convention was opened for signature at Ottawa, Canada, by all States as of 3 December 1997. By resolution 52/38/A, the General Assembly of the United Nations welcomed the conclusion of the Convention at Oslo and requested the Secretary-General of the United Nations to render the necessary assistance and to provide such services as may be necessary to fulfil the tasks entrusted to him.
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