MAURITUS

Region   Eastern Africa
UN membership date   24-Apr-68
Population (000, 2018)  1 268a,b
Surface area (km2)  1 969c,d
Capital city   Port Louis
National currency  Mauritius Rupee (MUR)


Weapons of Mass Destruction

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

     
Convention on Nuclear Safety  

     
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  
 

 
Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques        
09/12/1992
Biological Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction   10/04/1972 15/01/1973  
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction 29/04/1997  14/01/1993  09/02/1993  
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  
 14/09/2005

   
1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare       12/03/1968
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water        30/04/1969
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

 01/07/1968  08/04/1969  
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    15/02/1971  18/05/1971  
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  24/04/1996  

         


Conventional weapons

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)  21/10/2015      23/07/2015
Convention on Cluster Munitions  

   01/10/2015
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)        06/05/1996
CCW Protocol II: Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, BoobyTraps and Other Devices    

   02/11/2018
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        02/11/2018
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  03/12/1997  
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    


   24/09/2003
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

   
         
Regional Instruments
 Entry into force
 
 Signed
 
Ratified 
 
Acceded 
SADC Protocol: Protocol on Control of Firearms, Ammunition and Other Related Materials in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Region  08/11/2004 14/08/2001 04/01/2002  

 

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=127&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=127&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=127
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)  N/A
 69e Session (2014)  N/A
 70eSession(2015)  N/A
 71e Session(2016)  N/A
 72e Session(2017)  N/A
 73e Session(2018)  N/A

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