Practice Relating to the Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
In 1995, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, Kenya declared its support for a ban on anti-personnel landmines.
Kenya participated in the preparatory meeting for the adoption of a treaty banning anti-personnel landmines held in Vienna, Austria, in February 1997. Subsequently, it attended as a full participant the Oslo negotiations in September 1997 which led to the adoption of a treaty banning anti-personnel landmines. It also voted in favour of the UN General Assembly resolutions in support of a ban on anti-personnel landmines in 1996, 1997 and 1998.