Cambodia ratified the Convention on 28 July 1999, and the Convention entered into force for Cambodia on 1 January 2000.

Stockpile Destruction (Article 4)

In its initial transparency report submitted on 28 June 2000, Cambodia reported stockpiled anti-personnel mines under its ownership or possession.

In its 2007 transparency report submitted in 2008, Cambodia reported that it had completed the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines. 

In total, Cambodia reported having destroyed 203,671 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.

As of 2019, Cambodia reported having 1,235 anti-personnel mines retained for these permitted purposes.

Victim Assistance

Cambodia is one of 30 States Parties that have indicated having significant numbers – hundreds or thousands – of landmine survivors. Cambodia is also a State Party to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Mine Clearance (Article 5)

In its initial transparency report, Cambodia reported areas under Cambodia’s jurisdiction or control in which anti-personnel mines are known or suspected to be emplaced. 

In accordance with Article 5 of the Convention, Cambodia undertook to destroy or ensure the destruction of all anti-personnel mines in these areas as soon as possible but not later than 1 January 2010.

On 11 May 2009, Cambodia submitted a request to extend its mine clearance deadline.The request was granted at the Cartagena Summit and a new deadline was set for 1 January 2020.

On 27 March 2019, Cambodia submitted a second request to extend its mine clearance deadline. The request was granted at the Fourth Review Conference of the States Parties, Oslo, Norway, and a new deadline set for 31 December 2025.


Extension Requests

2019 Extension Request

Cambodia's Extension Request Received 27 March 2019 PDF 5.6 MB

Additional Information received 8 August 2019 PDF 147KB

Annexes to additional information

Annex 18 PDF 33KB l Annex 19 PDF 116KB

Annex 20 PDF 67KB

Cambodia's Extension Request Decision English PDF 118KB

2009 Extension Request

Cambodia's Extension Request Received 11 May 2009 PDF 8.6MB

Cambodia's Revised Extension Request Received 24 August 2009 PDF 5.9MB

Cambodia's Response to the Draft Analysis of its Revised Extension Request PDF 490KB

Cambodia's Extension Request Executive Summary
Chinese PDF 352KB | English PDF 62KB
French PDF 40KB | Russian PDF 104KB
Spanish PDF 99KB

Cambodia's Extension Request Analysis
Arabic PDF 102KB | Chinese PDF 396KB
English PDF 84KB | French PDF 48KB
Russian PDF 118KB | Spanish PDF 107KB

Cambodia's Extension Request Decision PDF 87KB




Update on Article 5 implementation, June 2018 and November 2018

Update on Victim Assistance, November 2019

Update on Victim Assistance, June 2018 and November 2018

Update on Cooperation and Assistance, November 2019

Mine Action and Victim Assistance Strategy 2018-2025 and Implementation Plan 2018-2020

Cambodia's 2019 Article 7 transparency report

Cambodia's 2018 Article 7 transparency report

National Law on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Press Release | Cambodian officials finalise details for global landmine meeting |English | French | Spanish

H.E. PRAK Sokhonn, Vice Minister attached to the Prime Minister of Cambodia and 11MSP Chair in 2011.

Press Release | Convention banning landmines to return to its roots | English | French | Spanish

Find all press releases from Cambodia's 11MSP Presidency here.

Cambodia is one of 29 States Parties with significant numbers of landmine survivors.

Snapshots of Cambodia at Convention-related activities on Flickr.

Cambodia's Individualised Approach event was held on the margins of the 2019 Fourth Review Conference, 25 – 29 November 2019, Oslo, Norway.

Cambodia's presentation for the Individualised Approach

Final Report of Cambodia's Individualised Approach Event