Participant Action Date of Notification/Deposit Date of Effect
Albania Declaration 08/11/2007
Albania Signature 06/02/2007
Albania Declaration 08/11/2007
Albania Ratification 08/11/2007 23/12/2010
Algeria Signature 06/02/2007
Angola Signature 24/09/2014
Argentina Declaration 11/06/2008
Argentina Signature 06/02/2007
Argentina Declaration 11/06/2008
Argentina Ratification 14/12/2007 23/12/2010
Armenia Signature 10/04/2007
Armenia Ratification 24/01/2011 23/02/2011
Austria Declaration 07/06/2012
Austria Signature 06/02/2007
Austria Declaration 07/06/2012
Austria Ratification 07/06/2012 07/07/2012
Azerbaijan Signature 06/02/2007
Belgium Declaration 02/06/2011
Belgium Declaration 02/06/2011
Belgium Signature 06/02/2007
Belgium Ratification 02/06/2011 02/07/2011
Belize Accession 14/08/2015 13/09/2015
Benin Signature 19/03/2010
Benin Ratification 02/11/2017 02/12/2017
Bolivia Signature 06/02/2007
Bolivia Ratification 17/12/2008 23/12/2010
Bosnia and Herzegovina Signature 06/02/2007
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration 13/12/2012
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration 13/12/2012 13/12/2012
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ratification 30/03/2012 29/04/2012
Brazil Signature 06/02/2007
Brazil Ratification 29/11/2010 29/12/2010
Bulgaria Signature 24/09/2008
Burkina Faso Signature 06/02/2007
Burkina Faso Ratification 03/12/2009 23/12/2010
Burundi Signature 06/02/2007
Cambodia Accession 27/06/2013 27/07/2013
Cameroon Signature 06/02/2007
Cape Verde Signature 06/02/2007
Central African Republic Accession 11/10/2016 10/11/2016
Chad Signature 06/02/2007
Chile Declaration 08/12/2009
Chile Signature 06/02/2007
Chile Declaration 08/12/2009
Chile Ratification 08/12/2009 23/12/2010
Colombia Signature 27/09/2007
Colombia Ratification 11/07/2012 10/08/2012
Comoros Signature 06/02/2007
Congo Signature 06/02/2007
Costa Rica Signature 06/02/2007
Costa Rica Ratification 16/02/2012 17/03/2012
Croatia Signature 06/02/2007
Cuba Signature 06/02/2007
Cuba Ratification 02/02/2009 23/12/2010
Cyprus Signature 06/02/2007
Czech Republic Declaration 08/02/2017
Czech Republic Signature 19/07/2016
Czech Republic Declaration 08/02/2017
Czech Republic Ratification 08/02/2017 10/03/2017
Denmark Signature 25/09/2007
Dominica Accession 13/05/2019 12/06/2019
Dominican Republic Signature 26/09/2018
Ecuador Declaration 15/07/2011
Ecuador Signature 24/05/2007
Ecuador Declaration 15/07/2011
Ecuador Ratification 20/10/2009 23/12/2010
Fiji Accession 19/08/2019 18/09/2019
Finland Signature 06/02/2007
France Declaration 09/12/2008
France Declaration 09/12/2008
France Signature 06/02/2007
France Ratification 23/09/2008 23/12/2010
Gabon Signature 25/09/2007
Gabon Ratification 19/01/2011 18/02/2011
Gambia Signature 20/09/2017
Gambia Ratification 28/09/2018 28/10/2018
Germany Objection 13/01/2021
Germany Signature 26/09/2007
Germany Notification 21/06/2012
Germany Notification 21/06/2012
Germany Ratification 24/09/2009 23/12/2010
Ghana Signature 06/02/2007
Greece Signature 01/10/2008
Greece Ratification 09/07/2015 08/08/2015
Grenada Signature 06/02/2007
Guatemala Signature 06/02/2007
Guinea-Bissau Signature 24/09/2013
Haiti Signature 06/02/2007
Honduras Signature 06/02/2007
Honduras Ratification 01/04/2008 23/12/2010
Iceland Signature 01/10/2008
India Signature 06/02/2007
Indonesia Signature 27/09/2010
Iraq Accession 23/11/2010 23/12/2010
Ireland Signature 29/03/2007
Italy Signature 03/07/2007
Italy Ratification 08/10/2015 07/11/2015
Japan Declaration 23/07/2009
Japan Signature 06/02/2007
Japan Ratification 23/07/2009 23/12/2010
Kazakhstan Accession 27/02/2009 23/12/2010
Kenya Signature 06/02/2007
Lao People's Democratic Republic Signature 29/09/2008
Lebanon Signature 06/02/2007
Lesotho Signature 22/09/2010
Lesotho Ratification 06/12/2013 05/01/2014
Liechtenstein Signature 01/10/2007
Lithuania Declaration 14/08/2013
Lithuania Signature 06/02/2007
Lithuania Declaration 14/08/2013
Lithuania Ratification 14/08/2013 13/09/2013
Luxembourg Signature 06/02/2007
Madagascar Signature 06/02/2007
Malawi Accession 14/07/2017 13/08/2017
Maldives Signature 06/02/2007
Mali Signature 06/02/2007
Mali Declaration 02/02/2010
Mali Ratification 01/07/2009 23/12/2010
Malta Signature 06/02/2007
Malta Ratification 27/03/2015 26/04/2015
Mauritania Signature 27/09/2011
Mauritania Ratification 03/10/2012 02/11/2012
Mexico Signature 06/02/2007
Mexico Declaration 02/10/2020
Mexico Ratification 18/03/2008 23/12/2010
Moldova Signature 06/02/2007
Monaco Signature 06/02/2007
Mongolia Signature 06/02/2007
Mongolia Ratification 12/02/2015 14/03/2015
Montenegro Declaration 20/09/2011
Montenegro Signature 06/02/2007
Montenegro Declaration 20/09/2011
Montenegro Ratification 20/09/2011 20/10/2011
Morocco Signature 06/02/2007
Morocco Ratification 14/05/2013 13/06/2013
Mozambique Signature 24/12/2008
Netherlands Declaration 23/03/2011
Netherlands Declaration 23/03/2011
Netherlands Signature 29/04/2008
Netherlands Territorial application 21/12/2017
Netherlands Ratification 23/03/2011 22/04/2011
Niger Signature 06/02/2007
Niger Ratification 24/07/2015 23/08/2015
Nigeria Accession 27/07/2009 23/12/2010
None Issuance of certified true copies 18/01/2007
None Opening for signature 06/02/2007
Norway Signature 21/12/2007
Norway Ratification 22/08/2019 21/09/2019
Oman Accession 12/06/2020 12/07/2020
Palau Signature 20/09/2011
Panama Signature 25/09/2007
Panama Ratification 24/06/2011 24/07/2011
Paraguay Signature 06/02/2007
Paraguay Ratification 03/08/2010 23/12/2010
Peru Declaration 22/07/2016
Peru Accession 26/09/2012 26/10/2012
Poland Signature 25/06/2013
Portugal Declaration 27/01/2014
Portugal Declaration 27/01/2014
Portugal Signature 06/02/2007
Portugal Ratification 27/01/2014 26/02/2014
Romania Signature 03/12/2008
Samoa Signature 06/02/2007
Samoa Ratification 27/11/2012 27/12/2012
Senegal Signature 06/02/2007
Senegal Ratification 11/12/2008 23/12/2010
Serbia Declaration 18/05/2011
Serbia Signature 06/02/2007
Serbia Declaration 18/05/2011
Serbia Ratification 18/05/2011 17/06/2011
Seychelles Accession 18/01/2017 17/02/2017
Sierra Leone Signature 06/02/2007
Slovakia Declaration 15/12/2014
Slovakia Signature 26/09/2007
Slovakia Declaration 15/12/2014
Slovakia Ratification 15/12/2014 14/01/2015
Slovenia Signature 26/09/2007
Spain Declaration 05/01/2011
Spain Declaration 05/01/2011
Spain Declaration
Spain Signature 27/09/2007
Spain Ratification 24/09/2009 23/12/2010
Sri Lanka Signature 10/12/2015
Sri Lanka Declaration 25/05/2016
Sri Lanka Ratification 25/05/2016 24/06/2016
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Signature 29/03/2010
Swaziland Signature 25/09/2007
Sweden Signature 06/02/2007
Switzerland Declaration 02/12/2016
Switzerland Declaration 02/12/2016
Switzerland Signature 19/01/2011
Switzerland Ratification 02/12/2016 01/01/2017
Thailand Signature 09/01/2012
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Signature 06/02/2007
Togo Signature 27/10/2010
Togo Ratification 21/07/2014 20/08/2014
Tunisia Signature 06/02/2007
Tunisia Ratification 29/06/2011 29/07/2011
Uganda Signature 06/02/2007
Ukraine Declaration 14/08/2015
Ukraine Declaration 14/08/2015
Ukraine Accession 14/08/2015 13/09/2015
United Republic of Tanzania Signature 29/09/2008
Uruguay Signature 06/02/2007
Uruguay Declaration 04/03/2009
Uruguay Declaration 04/03/2009
Uruguay Ratification 04/03/2009 23/12/2010
Vanuatu Signature 06/02/2007
Venezuela Signature 21/10/2008
Zambia Signature 27/09/2010
Zambia Ratification 04/04/2011 04/05/2011

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