Slovenia ratified the Convention on 27 October 1998, and the Convention entered into force for Slovenia on 1 April 1999.
Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)
In its initial transparency report submitted on 7 September 1999, Slovenia reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession or under its jurisdiction or control.
In its transparency report submitted on 30 April 2004, Slovenia reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines.
In total, Slovenia reported having destroyed 168,899 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.
Slovenia has reported having retained 361 anti-personnel mines for these permitted purposes.
Mine Clearance (Article 5)
Slovenia has not reported mined areas under its jurisdiction or control.
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H.E. Matjaz Kovacic, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations in Geneva, was the President of the 12MSP
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