Cluster Munition Ban Policy
Saint Lucia acceded to the Convention on Cluster Munitions on 15 September 2020, becoming the 110th State Party. It has never attended a meeting of the convention. Saint Lucia voted in favor of a key United Nations (UN) resolution promoting the convention in December 2021.
Saint Lucia provided an Article 7 transparency report in September 2021, which confirmed that it has never produced, transferred, or used cluster munitions and does not possess any stocks, including for research and training purposes.
Saint Lucia acceded to the Convention on Cluster Munitions on 15 September 2020. The convention entered into force for the country on 1 March 2021.
Saint Lucia provided its initial Article 7 transparency report for the convention on 1 September 2021. According to the report, Saint Lucia has not undertaken any national implementation measures, such as legislation to enforce implementation of the convention.
Saint Lucia did not participate in the Oslo Process that created the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
Saint Lucia has never participated in a meeting of the convention, even as an observer. However, it has attended regional workshops on the convention, such as one hosted in St. George’s, Grenada in March 2020.
In December 2021, Saint Lucia voted in favor of a key United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution urging states outside the Convention on Cluster Munitions to “join as soon as possible.” Saint Lucia has voted in favor of this annual UNGA resolution promoting the convention since it was first introduced in 2015.
Saint Lucia has also voted in favor of UNGA resolutions expressing outrage at use of cluster munitions in Syria.
Saint Lucia is a party to the Mine Ban Treaty. It is not party to the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW).
Use, production, transfer, and stockpiling
Saint Lucia has reported that it has never produced, transferred, or stockpiled cluster munitions, including for research and training purposes. Saint Lucia has never used cluster munitions.
 The period covered by the transparency report is not specified.
 Form A on national implementation measures contains a “nil” response, indicating that no such measures have been undertaken. Saint Lucia Convention on Cluster Munitions Article 7 Report, Form A, 1 September 2021. See, Convention on Cluster Munitions Article 7 Database.
 Saint Lucia also attended a regional workshop on cluster munitions in Santiago, Chile in December 2013 and endorsed the workshop’s declaration calling for the “early establishment” of a cluster munition-free zone in Latin America and the Caribbean. See, “Santiago Declaration: Toward the early establishment of a Cluster Munitions Free Zone in Latin America and the Caribbean,” presented to the conference by Christian Guillermet, Deputy Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the UN in Geneva, 13 December 2013.
 “Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions,” UNGA Resolution 76/47, 6 December 2021.
 “Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic,” UNGA Resolution 75/193, 16 December 2020. Saint Lucia voted in favor of similar UNGA resolutions in 2017–2019.
Mine Ban Policy
Saint Lucia signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 3 December 1997 and ratified it on 13 April 1999, becoming a State Party on 1 October 1999. It has not enacted new legislation specifically to implement the Mine Ban Treaty.
Saint Lucia has not attended any recent meetings of the treaty. It did not attend the Third Review Conference in Maputo in June 2014. As of October 2019, Saint Lucia had not submitted its initial Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 report, due 29 March 2000.
Saint Lucia is not party to the Convention on Conventional Weapons, nor is it party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
Use, production, transfer, and stockpile
Saint Lucia has never used, produced, exported, or imported antipersonnel mines, including for training purposes.