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The Ottawa Treaty, the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or often simply referred to as the Mine Ban Treaty, but officially known as the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, aims at eliminating anti-personnel landmines around the world. To date, there are 161 States Parties to the treaty. One state has signed but not ratified while 35 UN states are non-signatories, making a total of 36 United Nations states not party. (via Freebase)