Mine Ban Policy

Last updated: 18 December 2019

The Republic of Nauru acceded to the Mine Ban Treaty on 7 August 2000, becoming a State Party on 1 February 2001. It has not enacted new legislation specifically to implement the Mine Ban Treaty.

Nauru has not attended any recent meetings of the treaty. Nauru’s initial Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 report, due 31 July 2001, was submitted on 28 July 2004. Nauru has not submitted subsequent annual reports.

Nauru is party to the Convention on Conventional Weapons and its Amended Protocol II on landmines but not Protocol V on explosive remnants of war. Nauru is party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions.

Nauru has never used, produced, exported, or imported antipersonnel mines, including for training purposes.