The United Kingdom has started to remove anti-personnel mines from the Falkland/Malvinas Islands in order to meet its obligations under Article 5 of the Ottawa Convention. A pilot phase was completed in June 2010 to clear four suspected hazardous areas—a critical first step to inform future projects following the conclusion of the Joint U.K.-Argentine Feasibility Study.
"Falkland Islands Demining Pilot Project: Completion of Phase 1,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 14
, Article 19.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss3/19