Cluster Munition Remnants

Anti-Personnel Mines

  • Article 5 deadline

    1 March 2023

  • Performance


Performance Indicator Score
Problem understood 8
Target date for completion of mine clearance 6
Targeted clearance 7
Efficient clearance 7
National funding of programme 5
Timely clearance 7
Land release system in place 8
National mine action standards 6
Reporting on progress 7
Improving performance 5
Performance score 6.6

Performance Commentary

Afghanistan’s mine action programme performance dipped in 2015 with the amount of land released plunging by almost one half compared to 2014, reflecting a sharp downward trend in mine action funding.

Recommendations for Action

  • The Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA) should present revised milestones for clearance reflecting reduced levels of donor funding and clarify the implications for fulfilling its extended Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC) Article 5 deadline.
  • After a decade of discussion, Afghanistan should finalise and adopt the national mine action law.

Download the Full 2016 Report for Afghanistan

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