Contracting Parties in order of their accession

26/06/2013

Date of entry into force (dd/mm/yy) follows each Party's name. In most circumstances, entry into force follows four months after accession to the Convention.

01
Australia
21/12/75
85
Malaysia
10/03/95
02
Finland
21/12/75
86
Comoros
09/06/95
03
Norway
21/12/75
87
The FYR of Macedonia
08/09/95
04
Sweden
21/12/75
88
Paraguay
07/10/95
05
South Africa
21/12/75
89
Togo
04/11/95
06
Iran, Islamic Republic of
21/12/75
90
Latvia
25/11/95
07
Greece
21/12/75
91
Namibia
23/12/95
08
Bulgaria
24/01/76
92
Albania
29/03/96
09
United Kingdom
05/05/76
93
Congo, Democratic Rep. of
18/05/96
10
Switzerland
16/05/76
94
Cote d'Ivoire
27/06/96
11
Germany
26/06/76
95
Gambia
16/01/97
12
Pakistan
23/11/76
96
Israel
12/03/97
13
New Zealand
13/12/76
97
Malawi
14/03/97
14
Russian Federation
11/02/77
98
Botswana
09/04/97
15
Italy
14/04/77
99
Bahamas
07/06/97
16
Jordan
10/05/77
100
Georgia
07/06/97
17
Serbia (succ. SFR/Yugoslavia)
27/04/92
101
Republic of Korea
28/07/97
18
Senegal
11/11/77
102
Nicaragua
30/11/97
19
Denmark
02/01/78
103
Monaco
20/12/97
20
Poland
22/03/78
104
Jamaica
07/02/98
21
Iceland
02/04/78
105
Bahrain
27/02/98
22
Hungary
11/08/79
106
Mongolia
08/04/98
23
Netherlands
23/09/80
107
Syria
05/07/98
24
Japan
17/10/80
108
Luxembourg
15/08/98
25
Morocco
20/10/80
109
Belize
22/08/98
26
Portugal
24/03/81
110
Thailand
13/09/98
27
Tunisia
24/03/81
111
Congo
18/10/98
28
Canada
15/05/81
112
Colombia
18/10/98
29
Chile
27/11/81
113
Madagascar
25/01/99
30
India
01/02/82
114
El Salvador
22/05/99
31
Spain
04/09/82
115
Lebanon
16/08/99
32
Mauritania
22/02/83
116
Cambodia
23/10/99
33
Austria
16/04/83
117
Belarus (succeeded)
25/08/91
34
Algeria
04/03/84
118
Sierra Leone
13/04/00
35
Uruguay
22/09/84
119
Benin
24/05/00
36
Ireland
15/03/85
120
United Republic of Tanzania
13/08/00
37
Suriname
22/11/85
121
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
05/08/00
38
Belgium
04/07/86
122
Moldova
20/10/00
39
Mexico
04/11/86
123
Nigeria
02/02/01
40
France
01/12/86
124
Cuba
12/08/01
41
USA
18/04/87
125
Azerbaijan
21/09/01
42
Gabon
30/04/87
126
Cyprus
11/11/01
43
Niger
30/08/87
127
Tajikistan
18/11/01
44
Mali
25/09/87
128
Mauritius
30/09/01
45
Nepal
17/04/88
129
Bosnia and Herzegovina (succeeded)
01/03/92
46
Ghana
22/06/88
130
Uzbekistan
08/02/02
47
Uganda
04/07/88
131
Saint Lucia
19/06/02
48
Egypt
09/09/88
132
Dominican Republic
15/09/02
49
Venezuela
23/11/88
133
Burundi
05/10/02
50
Viet Nam
20/01/89
134
Kyrgyz Republic
12/03/03
51
Malta
30/01/89
135
Palau
18/02/03
52
Guinea-Bissau
14/05/90
136
Djibouti
22/03/03
53
Kenya
05/10/90
137
Liberia
02/11/03
54
Chad
13/10/90
138
Equatorial Guinea
02/10/03
55
Sri Lanka
15/10/90
139
Lesotho
01/11/04
56
Guatemala
26/10/90
140
Marshall Islands
13/11/04
57
Bolivia
27/10/90
141
Mozambique
03/12/04
58
Burkina Faso
27/10/90
142
Samoa
06/02/05
59
Panama
26/11/90
143
Myanmar
17/03/05
60
Ecuador
07/01/91
144
Seychelles
22/03/05
61
Croatia
25/06/91
145
Sudan
07/05/05
62
Slovenia
25/06/91
146
Antigua and Barbuda
02/10/05
63
Romania
21/09/91
147
Cape Verde
18/11/05
64
Ukraine
01/12/91
148
Rwanda
01/04/06
65
Liechtenstein
06/12/91
149
Central African Republic
05/04/06
66
Zambia
28/12/91
150
Barbados
12/04/06
67
Peru
30/03/92
151
Cameroon
20/07/06
68
Costa Rica
27/04/92
152
Fiji
11/08/06
69
China
31/07/92
153
Sao Tome and Principe
21/12/06
70
Indonesia
08/08/92
154
Kazakhstan
02/05/07
71
Argentina
04/09/92
155
Montenegro (succeeded)
03/06/06
72
Bangladesh
21/09/92
156
United Arab Emirates
29/12/07
73
Czech Republic
01/01/93
157
Iraq
17/02/08
74
Slovakia
01/01/93
158
Yemen
08/02/08
75
Guinea
18/03/93
159
Turkmenistan
03/07/09
76
Trinidad and Tobago
21/04/93
160
Lao People's Democratic Republic
28/09/10
77
Papua New Guinea
16/07/93
161
Bhutan
07/09/12
78
Brazil
24/09/93
162
Grenada
22/09/12
79
Honduras
23/10/93
163
Andorra
23/11/12
80
Armenia
06/11/93
164
Zimbabwe
03/05/13
81
Lithuania
20/12/93
165Swaziland15/06/13
82
Estonia
29/07/94
166Kiribati03/08/13
83
Philippines
08/11/94
 
167
Oman19/08/13
84
Turkey
13/11/94
168
South Sudan
10/10/13
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