Italy ratified the Convention on 23 April 1999, and the Convention entered into force for Italy on 1 October 1999.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 29 March 2000, Italy reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession. 

In 2002, Italy reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines.

In total, Italy reported having destroyed 7,112,811 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, Italy has reported having retained 620 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

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


Update on Cooperation and Assistance, June 2018 and November 2018


Italy's 2018 Article 7 transparency report

Italy's 2017 Article 7 transparency report


Snapshots of Italy at Convention-related activities on Flickr.