Bangladesh ratified the Convention on 6 September 2000, and the Convention entered into force for Bangladesh on 1 March 2001.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 28 August 2002, Bangladesh reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control.  

In its transparency report submitted on 24 March 2006, Bangladesh reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines in 2005.

In total, Bangladesh reported having destroyed 189,227 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 2017, Bangladesh has reported having retained 12,050 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

Bangladesh reported no anti-personnel mines in areas under its jurisdiction or control.





Bangladesh's 2016 Article 7 transparency report submitted in 2017



Snapshots of Bangladesh at Convention-related activities on Flickr.