BURKINA FASO

Region   Western Africa
UN membership date   20-Sep-60
Population (000, 2018)  19 752a
Surface area (km2)  272 967b
Capital city   Ouagadougou
National currency  CFA Franc, BCEAO (XOF)c


Weapons of Mass Destruction

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
CTBT: Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty  

 27/09/1996 17/04/2002  
Convention on Nuclear Safety  

     
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  12/02/2004
 

 13/01/2004
Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques        

Biological Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction

     17/04/1991
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction 07/08/1997  14/01/1993  08/07/1997  
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  
 
21/09/2005
   
1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare       03/03/1971
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water        
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

 11/08/1969  03/03/1970  
Sea-bed Treaty: Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floorand in the Subsoil Thereof        
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare  

     
         
Regional Instruments
Entry into force
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
         
 Treaty of Pelindaba: African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty    11/04/1996  27/08/1998  

         

 

Conventional weapons

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) 24/12/2014  03/06/2013 03/06/2014   
Convention on Cluster Munitions   03/12/2008

 16/02/2008  
CCW: Convention On Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or To Have Indiscriminate Effects (With Protocols I, Ii And Iii)        26/11/2003
CCW Protocol II: Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, BoobyTraps and Other Devices    

   26/11/2003
CCW Protocol V: Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects        10/10/2016
Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction  01/03/1999  03/12/1997  16/09/1998  
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    
17/10/2001

 15/05/2002  
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

   
         
Regional Instruments
Entry into force
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
ECOWAS Convention: ECOWAS Convention on the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Their Munitions and Other Related Materials  05/08/2009 14/06/2006 19/10/2007  

 

Transparency InstrumentsMore Details
   
United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA) http://www.poa-iss.org/Poa13/CountryProfiles/CountryProfileInfo.aspx?CoI=31&pos=1000
International Tracing Instrument: International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons http://www.poa-iss.org/InternationalTracing/InternationalTraicingInfo.aspx?CoI=31&pos=1000
UN Register of Conventional Arms http://www.un-register.org/HeavyWeapons/Index.aspx
Military Expenditures Database http://www.un-arm.org/MilEx/CountryProfile.aspx?CountryId=31
UNSCR 1540- National Reports http://www.un.org/en/sc/1540/national-implementation/national-reports.shtml
UNSCR 1540- National Implementation Action Plans  
   
   

 

Statements First Committee UN General Assembly (Disarmament and International Security)

 Session  Statements
 68e Session(2013)  

https://papersmart.unmeetings.org/media2/432932/burkinafaso.pdf

 69e Session (2014)

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/4652815/burkina-faso.pdf

 70eSession(2015)  

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7652782/burkina-faso-14th-fr.pdf

 71e Session(2016)

http ://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7661377/burkina-faso.pdf

http ://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7662962/burkina-faso.pdf

 72e Session(2017)

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/16153221/burkina-faso.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/16154168/burkina-faso.pdf

 73e Session(2018)

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/19408849/burkina-faso.pdf

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