Africa and the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor Fact Sheet March 2010

Report
from International Campaign to Ban Landmines
Published on 31 Mar 2010 View Original
Burkina Faso, Burundi, Malawi, Niger, Sierra Leone, and Zambia have signed and ratified the CCM. African states made up 20% of the first 30 ratifications to trigger the entry into force of the CCM.

Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Libya, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe have yet to sign the CCM.

Mauritania, Morocco, Seychelles, Sudan, and Swaziland adopted the CCM at the end of negotiations in Dublin, but have not yet signed.

Algeria, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Mauritania, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe have signed the Mine Ban Treaty (MBT) but have yet to sign the CCM.

Egypt, Libya, and Morocco have not signed either the MBT or the CCM.