Namibia ratified the Convention on 21 September 1998, and the Convention entered into force for Namibia on 1 March 1999.
Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)
In its initial transparency report submitted on 7 July 2004, Namibia reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines in 1998.
In total, Namibia reported having destroyed 4,936 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. Namibia has reported having retained 1,634 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes.
Mine Clearance (Article 5)
Namibia reported that there were no mined areas under its jurisdiction or control.