Mine Ban Policy

Last updated: 18 December 2019


The Togolese Republic signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 4 December 1997 and ratified it on 9 March 2000, becoming a State Party on 1 September 2000. Legislation to enforce the antipersonnel mine prohibition domestically took effect in 2009.

Togo has not attended any recent meetings of the treaty. It did not attend the Third Review Conference in Maputo in June 2014. Togo submitted its second Mine Ban Treaty Article 7 report on 1 March 2004 but has not submitted subsequent annual reports.

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

Use, production, transfer, and stockpile

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