Cape Verde ratified the Convention on 14 May 2001, and the Convention entered into force for Cape Verde on 1 November 2001.
Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)
In its initial transparency report submitted on 31 March 2009, Cape Verde reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines in 2006.
In total, Cape Verde reported having destroyed 1,516 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. Cape Verde has reported having retained 120 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes.
Mine Clearance (Article 5)
Cape Verde reported there were no anti-personnel mines in areas under its jurisdiction or control.
Article 7 transparency report submitted in 2009