Kenya ratified the Convention on 23 January 2001, and the Convention entered into force for Kenya on 1 July 2001.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 27 December 2001, Kenya reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control. 

In 2003, Kenya reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines.

In total, Kenya reported having destroyed 35,774 mines.

Retained Mines (Article 3)

Notwithstanding the obligation to destroy all stockpiled anti-personnel mines, the Convention permits the retention of the minimum number of anti-personnel mines absolutely necessary for the development of and training in mine detection, mine clearance, or mine destruction techniques. Kenya has reported having retained 1,020 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

Kenya reported that there were no mined areas under its jurisdiction or control.

Article 7 transparency report submitted in 2008 PDF 397KB