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PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Albania25 Jun 199827 Jun 2001Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Armenia25 Jun 19981 Aug 2001Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Austria25 Jun 199817 Jan 2005Ratification17 Apr 2005 
Azerbaijan 23 Mar 2000Accession30 Oct 2001 
Belarus16 Dec 19989 Mar 2000Approval30 Oct 2001 
Belgium25 Jun 199821 Jan 2003Ratification21 Apr 2003 
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 Oct 2008Accession30 Dec 2008 
Bulgaria25 Jun 199817 Dec 2003Ratification16 Mar 2004 
Croatia25 Jun 199827 Mar 2007Ratification25 Jun 2007 
Cyprus25 Jun 199819 Sep 2003Ratification18 Dec 2003 
Czechia25 Jun 19986 Jul 2004Ratification4 Oct 2004 
Denmark25 Jun 199829 Sep 2000Approval30 Oct 2001 
Estonia 2 Aug 2001Ratification30 Oct 2001 
European Union25 Jun 199817 Feb 2005Approval18 May 2005 
Finland25 Jun 19981 Sep 2004Acceptance30 Nov 2004 
France25 Jun 19988 Jul 2002Approval6 Oct 2002 
Georgia25 Jun 199811 Apr 2000Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Germany21 Dec 199815 Jan 2007Ratification15 Apr 2007 
Greece25 Jun 199827 Jan 2006Ratification27 Apr 2006 
Hungary18 Dec 19983 Jul 2001Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Iceland25 Jun 199820 Oct 2011Ratification18 Jan 2012 
Ireland25 Jun 199820 Jun 2012Ratification18 Sep 2012 
Italy25 Jun 199813 Jun 2001Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Kazakhstan25 Jun 199811 Jan 2001Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Kyrgyzstan 1 May 2001Accession30 Oct 2001 
Latvia25 Jun 199814 Jun 2002Ratification12 Sep 2002 
Lithuania25 Jun 199828 Jan 2002Ratification28 Apr 2002 
Luxembourg25 Jun 199825 Oct 2005Ratification23 Jan 2006 
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 22 Jul 1999Accession30 Oct 2001 
Malta18 Dec 199823 Apr 2002Ratification22 Jul 2002 
Republic of Moldova25 Jun 19989 Aug 1999Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Montenegro 2 Nov 2009Accession31 Jan 2010 
Netherlands25 Jun 199829 Dec 2004Acceptance29 Mar 2005 
Norway25 Jun 19982 May 2003Ratification31 Jul 2003 
Poland25 Jun 199815 Feb 2002Ratification16 May 2002 
Portugal25 Jun 19989 Jun 2003Ratification7 Sep 2003 
Romania25 Jun 199811 Jul 2000Ratification30 Oct 2001 
Serbia 31 Jul 2009Accession29 Oct 2009 
Slovakia 5 Dec 2005Accession5 Mar 2006 
Slovenia25 Jun 199829 Jul 2004Ratification27 Oct 2004 
Spain25 Jun 199829 Dec 2004Ratification29 Mar 2005 
Sweden25 Jun 199820 May 2005Ratification18 Aug 2005 
Switzerland25 Jun 19983 Mar 2014Ratification1 Jun 2014 
Tajikistan 17 Jul 2001Accession30 Oct 2001 
Turkmenistan 25 Jun 1999Accession30 Oct 2001 
Ukraine25 Jun 199818 Nov 1999Ratification30 Oct 2001 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland25 Jun 199823 Feb 2005Ratification24 May 2005 

Non-Parties

PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Liechtenstein25 Jun 1998 Signatory30 Oct 2001 
Monaco25 Jun 1998 Signatory30 Oct 2001