Disclaimer: The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Afghanistan22 Apr 201615 Feb 2017Ratification16 May 2017 
Albania22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Algeria22 Apr 201620 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Andorra22 Apr 201624 Mar 2017Ratification22 Jun 2017 
Antigua and Barbuda22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Argentina22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Armenia20 Sep 201623 Mar 2017Ratification21 Jun 2017 
Australia22 Apr 20169 Nov 2016Ratification7 Feb 2017 
Austria22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Azerbaijan22 Apr 20169 Jan 2017Ratification9 Apr 2017 
Bahamas22 Apr 201622 Aug 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Bahrain22 Apr 201623 Dec 2016Ratification23 Mar 2017 
Bangladesh22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Barbados22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Belarus22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Acceptance4 Nov 2016 
Belgium22 Apr 20166 Apr 2017Ratification5 Jul 2017 
Belize22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Benin22 Apr 201631 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Bhutan22 Apr 201619 Sep 2017Ratification18 Dec 2017 
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Bosnia and Herzegovina22 Apr 201616 Mar 2017Ratification14 Jun 2017 
Botswana22 Apr 201611 Nov 2016Ratification9 Feb 2017 
Brazil22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Brunei Darussalam22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Bulgaria22 Apr 201629 Nov 2016Ratification27 Feb 2017 
Burkina Faso22 Apr 201611 Nov 2016Ratification9 Feb 2017 
Cabo Verde22 Apr 201621 Sep 2017Ratification20 Dec 2017 
Cambodia22 Apr 20166 Feb 2017Ratification7 May 2017 
Cameroon22 Apr 201629 Jul 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Canada22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Central African Republic22 Apr 201611 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Chad22 Apr 201612 Jan 2017Ratification12 Apr 2017 
Chile20 Sep 201610 Feb 2017Ratification11 May 2017 
China22 Apr 20163 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Comoros22 Apr 201623 Nov 2016Ratification21 Feb 2017 
Congo (Brazzaville)22 Apr 201621 Apr 2017Ratification20 Jul 2017 
Cook Islands 24 Jun 20161 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Costa Rica22 Apr 201613 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Côte D'Ivoire22 Apr 201625 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Croatia22 Apr 201624 May 2017Ratification22 Aug 2017 
Cuba22 Apr 201628 Dec 2016Ratification28 Mar 2017 
Cyprus22 Apr 20164 Jan 2017Ratification4 Apr 2017 
Czechia22 Apr 20165 Oct 2017Ratification3 Jan 2018 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea22 Apr 20161 Aug 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Democratic Republic of the Congo22 Apr 201613 Dec 2017Ratification13 Mar 2018 
Denmark22 Apr 20161 Nov 2016Approval4 Nov 2016 
Djibouti22 Apr 201611 Nov 2016Ratification9 Feb 2017 
Dominica22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Dominican Republic22 Apr 201621 Sep 2017Ratification20 Dec 2017 
Ecuador26 Jul 201620 Sep 2017Ratification19 Dec 2017 
Egypt22 Apr 201629 Jun 2017Ratification27 Sep 2017 
El Salvador22 Apr 201627 Mar 2017Ratification25 Jun 2017 
Estonia22 Apr 20164 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Ethiopia22 Apr 20169 Mar 2017Ratification7 Jun 2017 
European Union22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Fiji22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Finland22 Apr 201614 Nov 2016Ratification12 Feb 2017 
France22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Gabon22 Apr 20162 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Georgia22 Apr 20168 May 2017Approval6 Aug 2017 
Germany22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Ghana22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Greece22 Apr 201614 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Grenada22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Guatemala22 Apr 201625 Jan 2017Ratification25 Apr 2017 
Guinea22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Guyana22 Apr 201620 May 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Haiti22 Apr 201631 Jul 2017Ratification29 Oct 2017 
Honduras22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Hungary22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Iceland22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Acceptance4 Nov 2016 
India22 Apr 20162 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Indonesia22 Apr 201631 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Ireland22 Apr 20164 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Israel22 Apr 201622 Nov 2016Ratification20 Feb 2017 
Italy22 Apr 201611 Nov 2016Ratification9 Feb 2017 
Jamaica22 Apr 201610 Apr 2017Ratification9 Jul 2017 
Japan22 Apr 20168 Nov 2016Acceptance6 Feb 2017 
Jordan22 Apr 20164 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Kazakhstan2 Aug 20166 Dec 2016Ratification6 Mar 2017 
Kenya22 Apr 201628 Dec 2016Ratification28 Mar 2017 
Kiribati22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Lao People’s Democratic Republic22 Apr 20167 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Latvia22 Apr 201616 Mar 2017Ratification14 Jun 2017 
Lesotho22 Apr 201620 Jan 2017Ratification20 Apr 2017 
Liechtenstein22 Apr 201620 Sep 2017Ratification19 Dec 2017 
Lithuania22 Apr 20162 Feb 2017Ratification3 May 2017 
Luxembourg22 Apr 20164 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Madagascar22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Malawi20 Sep 201629 Jun 2017Ratification27 Sep 2017 
Malaysia22 Apr 201616 Nov 2016Ratification14 Feb 2017 
Maldives22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Mali22 Apr 201623 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Malta22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Marshall Islands22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Mauritania22 Apr 201627 Feb 2017Ratification28 May 2017 
Mauritius22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Mexico22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Micronesia (Federated States of)22 Apr 201615 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Monaco22 Apr 201624 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Mongolia22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Morocco22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Myanmar22 Apr 201619 Sep 2017Ratification18 Dec 2017 
Namibia22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Nauru22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Nepal22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Netherlands22 Apr 201628 Jul 2017Acceptance26 Oct 2017 
New Zealand22 Apr 20164 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Nicaragua 23 Oct 2017Accession21 Jan 2018 
Niger22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Nigeria22 Sep 201616 May 2017Ratification14 Aug 2017 
Niue28 Oct 201628 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Norway22 Apr 201620 Jun 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Pakistan22 Apr 201610 Nov 2016Ratification8 Feb 2017 
Palau22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Palestinian Territory, Occupied22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Panama22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Papua New Guinea22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Paraguay22 Apr 201614 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Peru22 Apr 201625 Jul 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Philippines22 Apr 201623 Mar 2017Ratification21 Jun 2017 
Poland22 Apr 20167 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Portugal22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Qatar22 Apr 201623 Jun 2017Ratification21 Sep 2017 
Republic of Korea22 Apr 20163 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Republic of Moldova21 Sep 201620 Jun 2017Ratification18 Sep 2017 
Romania22 Apr 20161 Jun 2017Ratification30 Aug 2017 
Rwanda22 Apr 20166 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Saint Kitts and Nevis22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Saint Lucia22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines22 Apr 201629 Jun 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Samoa22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Sao Tome and Principe22 Apr 20162 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Saudi Arabia3 Nov 20163 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Senegal22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Serbia22 Apr 201625 Jul 2017Ratification23 Oct 2017 
Seychelles25 Apr 201629 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Sierra Leone22 Sep 20161 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Singapore22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Slovakia22 Apr 20165 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Slovenia22 Apr 201616 Dec 2016Ratification16 Mar 2017 
Solomon Islands22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Somalia22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
South Africa22 Apr 20161 Nov 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Spain22 Apr 201612 Jan 2017Ratification12 Apr 2017 
Sri Lanka22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Sudan22 Apr 20162 Aug 2017Ratification31 Oct 2017 
Swaziland22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Sweden22 Apr 201613 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Switzerland22 Apr 20166 Oct 2017Ratification4 Jan 2018 
Syrian Arab Republic 13 Nov 2017Accession11 Feb 2018 
Tajikistan22 Apr 201622 Mar 2017Ratification20 Jun 2017 
Thailand22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
The Gambia26 Apr 20167 Nov 2016Ratification5 Feb 2017 
Timor-Leste22 Apr 201616 Aug 2017Ratification14 Nov 2017 
Togo19 Sep 201628 Jun 2017Ratification26 Sep 2017 
Tonga22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Tunisia22 Apr 201610 Feb 2017Ratification11 May 2017 
Turkmenistan23 Sep 201620 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Tuvalu22 Apr 201622 Apr 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Uganda22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Ukraine22 Apr 201619 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
United Arab Emirates22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Acceptance4 Nov 2016 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland22 Apr 201618 Nov 2016Ratification16 Feb 2017 
United States of America22 Apr 20163 Sep 2016Acceptance4 Nov 2016 
Uruguay22 Apr 201619 Oct 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Vanuatu22 Apr 201621 Sep 2016Ratification4 Nov 2016 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)22 Apr 201621 Jul 2017Ratification19 Oct 2017 
Viet Nam22 Apr 20163 Nov 2016Approval4 Nov 2016 
Zambia20 Sep 20169 Dec 2016Ratification9 Mar 2017 
Zimbabwe22 Apr 20167 Aug 2017Ratification5 Nov 2017 

Non-Parties

PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Angola22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Burundi22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Colombia22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Equatorial Guinea22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Eritrea22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Guinea-Bissau22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Iraq8 Dec 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Kuwait22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Kyrgyzstan21 Sep 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Lebanon22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Liberia22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Libya22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Montenegro22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Mozambique22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Oman22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Russian Federation22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
San Marino22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
South Sudan22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Suriname22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Trinidad and Tobago22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Turkey22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
United Republic of Tanzania22 Apr 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Uzbekistan19 Apr 2017 Signatory4 Nov 2016 
Yemen23 Sep 2016 Signatory4 Nov 2016