Hungary ratified the Convention on 6 April 1998, and the Convention entered into force for Hungary on 1 March 1999.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 1 October 1999, Hungary reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines in 1998.

In total, Hungary reported having destroyed 356,884 mines.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

In its initial transparency report in 1999, Hungary reported that there were no mined areas under its jurisdiction or control.

In 2011, Hungary informed the Eleventh Meeting of the States Parties (11MSP) that it had discovered a previously unknown area under its jurisdiction suspected to contain anti-personnel mines  along the Hungarian-Croatian border.

In 2012, Hungary submitted updated information as required by Article 7 of the Convention, on the location of all mined areas that contained or were suspected to contain anti-personnel mines under its jurisdiction or control. 

At the Thirteenth Meeting of the States Parties (13MSP), Hungary indicated that it had fulfilled its obligation under Article 5 of the Convention. 

Hungary's Declaration of Mine Clearance Completion, 2013

Hungary's 2019 Article 7 transparency report

Hungary's 2018 Article 7 transparency report


Mine warning signs posted on areas previously suspected to contain anti-personnel mines - Photo Hungary

Press Release ¦ Hungary has become the 26th country to clear its known minefields as required by the Convention 
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