The Mine Ban Treaty is officially titled the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction. It bans antipersonnel mines and stockpiles, and prohibits states from producing or transferring them. It also obligates states to conduct mine risk education, and provide assistance to other state parties and for the care and rehabilitation of survivors. States must ensure the terms of the Treaty are upheld in their territory and provide progress reports.
Opened for Signature: 3 December 1997
Entry into force: 1 March 1999
Official Text: https://www.un.org/Depts/mine/UNDocs/ban_trty.htm
Status and Signatories: http://www.icbl.org/en-gb/the-treaty/treaty-status.aspx
ACA Backgrounder: https://www.armscontrol.org/factsheets/ottawa