Guatemala acceded to the Convention on 26 March 1999, and the Convention entered into force for Guatemala on 1 September 1999.
Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)
In its initial transparency report submitted on 2 March 2001, Guatemala indicated it did not have any stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control.
Mine Clearance (Article 5)
In its initial transparency report, Guatemala indicated that there were areas under its jurisdiction or control in which anti-personnel mines were known or suspected to be emplaced.
In accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, Guatemala undertook to destroy or ensure the destruction of all anti-personnel mines in these areas as soon as possible but not later than 1 September 2009.
On 29 November 2005, Guatemala reported to the Sixth Meeting of the States Parties gathered in Zagreb, that it had fulfilled its obligation under Article 5 of the Convention, more than three years ahead of its deadline.