Czech Republic

Support for Mine Action

Last updated: 15 December 2023

In 2022, the Czech Republic contributed a total of US$134,836 in mine action funding to two countries—Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Ukraine—representing a decrease of 55% from its contribution in 2021, which totaled $301,228.

Support for BiH went through ITF Enhancing Human Security, while funds were also provided for mine clearance as part of security development assistance. Support for Ukraine in 2022 was provided through the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Contributions by recipient: 2022[1]

Recipient

Sector

Amount (US$)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Clearance

91,936

Ukraine

Clearance, security support

42,900

Total

 -

134,836


Five-year support to mine action

The Czech Republic’s support to mine action has been inconsistent over the past five years. In the period from 2018–2022, its annual contribution reached a high of $351,061 in 2020 after a low of $19,320 in 2019.

Summary of contributions: 2018–2022[2]

Year

Amount (US$)

2022

134,836

2021

301,228

2020

351,061

2019

19,320

2018

65,684

Total

872,129

 


[1] Czech Republic Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 Report, 25 April 2023, Form J. See, Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 Database. Average exchange rate for 2022: €1=US$1.0534. United States (US) Federal Reserve, “List of Exchange Rates (Annual),” 9 January 2023.

[2] See previous Support for Mine Action country profiles. ICBL-CMC, “Country Profiles: Czech Republic,” undated.