Saint Lucia

Mine Ban Policy

Last updated: 18 December 2019


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.