Chad ratified the Convention on 6 May 1999, and the Convention entered into force for Chad on 1 November 1999.
Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)
In its initial transparency report submitted on 29 April 2002, Chad reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control.
In its transparency report submitted in 1 September 2006, Chad reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines. In total, Chad reported having destroyed 6,885 mines.
Mine Clearance (Article 5)
In its initial transparency report submitted on 29 April 2002, Chad reported areas known or suspected to contain anti-personnel mines under its control.
In accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, Chad undertook to destroy or ensure the destruction of all anti-personnel mines in these areas as soon as possible but not later than 1 November 2009.
In 2008 and 2010, Chad submitted requests to extend its mine clearance deadline, both requests were granted. At the Tenth Meeting of the States Parties a new mine clearance deadline set for 1 January 2014.
On 2 May 2013, Chad submitted an extension request to extend this deadline. The request was granted at the Thirteenth Meeting of the States Parties and a new deadline set for 1 January 2020.
In this regard, the Thirteenth Meeting of the States Parties requested that Chad submit to the President of the Thirteenth Meeting of the States Parties, by the Third Review Conference, a clear and detailed national survey and clearance plan leading to completion with this plan addressing information discrepancies in the extension request. Chad’s plan 2014-2019 French PDF 5.4MB
Chad is one of 30 States Parties that have indicated having significant numbers – hundreds or thousands – of landmine survivors. Chad is also a signatory o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Article 5 Extension Requests
2013 Extension Request
Chad's Extension Request Received 2 May 2013 Compiled French PDF 6MB
Chad's Extension Request Executive Summary French PDF 250KB
Chad's Extension Request Analysis PDF 92KB
Chad's Extension Request Decision PDF 68KB
2010 Extension Request
Chad's Extension Request Received 20 September 2010 French PDF 0.9MB
Chad's Extension Request Executive Summary French PDF 117KB
Chad's Extension Request Analysis PDF 69KB
Chad's Extension Request Decision PDF 14KB
2008 Extension Request
Chad's Extension Request Received 29 July 2008 French PDF 3.7MB
Additional Information Received 23 September 2008 PDF 179KB
Chad's Extension Request Decision PDF 73KB