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Czech Republic

Czech Republic ratified the Convention on 26 October 1999, and the Convention entered into force for Czech Republic on 1 April 2000.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 15 August 2000, Czech Republic reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession. 

In its transparency report submitted on 30 June 2001, Czech Republic reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines.

In total, Czech Republic reported having destroyed 324,412 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 2018, the Czech Republic has reported having retained 2,206 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes. These mines are used to train and or educate EOD personnel in mine detection, mine clearance and destruction techniques and for additional courses within the framework of preparation to NATO standards for ISAF operations in Afghanistan.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

Czech Republic reported that there were no mined areas under its jurisdiction or control.

 

 



Czech Republic's 2017 Article 7 transparency report



Snapshots of the Czech Republic at Convention-related meetings on Flickr