In accordance with Article 7 of the Convention, each State party is under obligation to report to the Secretary-General of the United Nations as soon as practicable, and in any event not later than 180 days after the entry into force of this Convention for that State party on various aspects of implementation.
The reports shall contain information on:
(a) national implementation measures;
(b) stockpiled anti-personnel mines;
(c) location of mined areas;
(d) types and quantities of mines retained for development and training purposes;
(e) status of programmes for conversion of mine production facilities;
(f) status of programmes for destruction of anti-personnel mines;
(g) types and quantities of destroyed mines;
(h) technical characteristics of all produced anti-personnel mines;
(I) measures to provide effective warning to the population in relation to mined areas.
The information provided under Article 7 must be updated by the States parties annually, covering the last calendar year (i.e. 1 January through 31 December), and reported to the Secretary-General of the United Nations not later than 30 April of each year, in care of the following address:
Office for Disarmament Affairs (Geneva Branch)
Palais des Nations, room C-113.1
Avenue de la Paix 8-14
1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland
Pursuant to the established practice a letter of reminder of the reporting obligation was sent by the Coordinator of the Article 7 Contact Group.
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