Status of the Convention as of April 15, 2003

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Entry into force: April 10, 2002, in accordance with Article 26 (1). 0

Registration: April 10, 2002, No. 38349.

Status: Signatories: 132, Parties: 79.

Text: Resolution A/RES/54/109; depositary notifications C.N.327.2000.TREATIES-12 of May 30, 2000 (rectification of the original text of the Convention); and C.N.3.2002.TREATIES-1 of January 2, 2002 [proposal for corrections to the original text of the Convention (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish authentic texts)] and C.N.86.2002.TREATIES-4 of February 1, 2002 [Rectification of the original of the Convention (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish authentic texts)]; C.N.312.2002.TREATIES-14 of April 4, 2002 [proposal of a correction to the original of the Convention (Spanish authentic text)] and C.N.420.2002.TREATIES-20 of May 3, 2002 [rectification of the original of the Convention (Spanish authentic text)].0

Note: The Convention was adopted by Resolution 54/109 of December 9, 1999 at the fourth session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. In accordance with its article 25 (1), the Convention will be open for signature by all States at United Nations Headquarters from January 10, 2000 to December 31, 2001.

Participant Signature Ratification, Acceptance (A), Approval (AA), Accession (a)
Albania 18 Dec 2001 10 Apr 2002
Algeria 18 Jan 2000 8 Nov 2001
Andorra 11 Nov 2001
Antigua and Barbuda 11 Mar 2002 a
Argentina 28 Mar 2001
Armenia 15 Nov 2001
Australia 15 Oct 2001 26 Sep 2002
?Austria 24 Sep 2001 15 Apr 2002
Azerbaijan 4 Oct 2001 26 Oct 2001
Bahamas 2 Oct 2001
Bahrain 14 Nov 2001
Barbados 13 Nov 2001 18 Sep 2002
Belarus 12 Nov 2001
Belgium 27 Sep 2001
Belize 14 Nov 2001
Benin 16 Nov 2001
Bhutan 14 Nov 2001
Bolivia 10 Nov 2001 7 Jan 2002
Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 Nov 2001
Botswana 8 Sep 2000 8 Sep 2000
Brazil 10 Nov 2001
Brunei Darussalam 4 Dec 2002 a
Bulgaria 19 Mar 2001 15 Apr 2002
Burundi 13 Nov 2001
Cambodia 11 Nov 2001
Canada 10 Feb 2000 19 Feb 2002
Cape Verde 13 Nov 2001 10 May 2002
Central African Republic 19 Dec 2001
Chile 2 May 2001 10 Nov 2001
China 13 Nov 2001
Colombia 30 Oct 2001
Comoros 14 Jan 2000
Congo 14 Nov 2001
Cook Islands 24 Dec 2001
Costa Rica 14 Jun 2000 24 Jan 2003
Côte d'Ivoire 13 Mar 2002 a
Croatia 11 Nov 2001
Cuba 19 Oct 2001 15 Nov 2001
Cyprus 1 Mar 2001 30 Nov 2001
Czech Republic 6 Sep 2000
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 12 Nov 2001
Democratic Republic of the Congo 11 Nov 2001
Denmark1 25 Sep 2001 27 Aug 2002
Djibouti 15 Nov 2001
Dominican Republic 15 Nov 2001
Ecuador 6 Sep 2000
Egypt 6 Sep 2000
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