Cameroon ratified the Convention on 19 September 2002, and the Convention entered into force for Cameroon on 1 March 2003.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 14 March 2001, Cameroon reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control.  

In 2003, Cameroon reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines.

In total, Cameroon reported having destroyed 500 mines.

Retained Mines (Article 3)

Notwithstanding the obligation to destroy all stockpiled anti-personnel mines, the Convention permits the retention of the minimum number of anti-personnel mines absolutely necessary for the development of and training in mine detection, mine clearance, or mine destruction techniques. As of 2009, Cameroon has reported having retained 1,885 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

Cameroon reported there were no mined areas under its jurisdiction or control.


Article 7 transparency report submitted in 2009
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