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PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Albania26 Feb 19914 Oct 1991Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Armenia 21 Feb 1997Accession10 Sep 1997 
Austria26 Feb 199127 Jul 1994Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Azerbaijan 25 Mar 1999Accession23 Jun 1999 
Belarus26 Feb 199110 Nov 2005Acceptance8 Feb 2006 
Belgium26 Feb 19912 Jul 1999Ratification30 Sep 1999 
Bosnia and Herzegovina 14 Dec 2009Accession14 Mar 2010 
Bulgaria26 Feb 199112 May 1995Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Canada26 Feb 199113 May 1998Ratification11 Aug 1998 
Croatia 8 Jul 1996Accession10 Sep 1997 
Cyprus 20 Jul 2000Accession18 Oct 2000 
Czechia30 Sep 199326 Feb 2001Ratification27 May 2001 
Denmark26 Feb 199114 Mar 1997Approval10 Sep 1997 
Estonia 25 Apr 2001Accession24 Jul 2001 
European Union26 Feb 199124 Jun 1997Approval10 Sep 1997 
Finland26 Feb 199110 Aug 1995Acceptance10 Sep 1997 
France26 Feb 199115 Jun 2001Approval13 Sep 2001 
Germany26 Feb 19918 Aug 2002Ratification6 Nov 2002 
Greece26 Feb 199124 Feb 1998Ratification25 May 1998 
Hungary26 Feb 199111 Jul 1997Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Ireland27 Feb 199125 Jul 2002Ratification23 Oct 2002 
Italy26 Feb 199119 Jan 1995Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Kazakhstan 11 Jan 2001Accession11 Apr 2001 
Kyrgyzstan 1 May 2001Accession30 Jul 2001 
Latvia 31 Aug 1998Accession29 Nov 1998 
Liechtenstein 9 Jul 1998Accession7 Oct 1998 
Lithuania 11 Jan 2001Accession11 Apr 2001 
Luxembourg26 Feb 199129 Aug 1995Ratification10 Sep 1997 
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 31 Aug 1999Accession29 Nov 1999 
Malta 20 Oct 2010Accession18 Jan 2011 
Republic of Moldova 4 Jan 1994Accession10 Sep 1997 
Montenegro 9 Jul 2009Accession7 Oct 2009 
Netherlands25 Feb 199128 Feb 1995Acceptance10 Sep 1997 
Norway25 Feb 199123 Jun 1993Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Poland26 Feb 199112 Jun 1997Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Portugal26 Feb 19916 Apr 2000Ratification5 Jul 2000 
Romania26 Feb 199129 Mar 2001Ratification27 Jun 2001 
Serbia 18 Dec 2007Accession17 Mar 2008 
Slovakia28 May 199319 Nov 1999Ratification17 Feb 2000 
Slovenia 5 Aug 1998Accession3 Nov 1998 
Spain26 Feb 199110 Sep 1992Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Sweden26 Feb 199124 Jan 1992Ratification10 Sep 1997 
Switzerland 16 Sep 1996Accession10 Sep 1997 
Ukraine26 Feb 199120 Jul 1999Ratification18 Oct 1999 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland26 Feb 199110 Oct 1997Ratification8 Jan 1998 

Non-Parties

PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Iceland26 Feb 1991 Signatory10 Sep 1997 
Russian Federation6 Jun 1991 Signatory10 Sep 1997 
United States of America26 Feb 1991 Signatory10 Sep 1997