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PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Malta 20 May 2016Accession18 Aug 2016 
Albania21 May 20032 Dec 2005Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Armenia21 May 200324 Jan 2011Ratification24 Apr 2011 
Austria21 May 200323 Mar 2010Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Bosnia and Herzegovina21 May 200320 Jul 2017Ratification18 Oct 2017 
Bulgaria21 May 200325 Jan 2007Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Croatia23 May 20036 Oct 2009Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Cyprus21 May 200315 Feb 2017Ratification16 May 2017 
Czechia21 May 200319 Jul 2005Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Denmark21 May 20034 Jun 2012Approval2 Sep 2012 
Estonia21 May 200312 Apr 2010Ratification11 Jul 2010 
European Union21 May 200312 Nov 2008Approval11 Jul 2010 
Finland21 May 200318 Apr 2005Acceptance11 Jul 2010 
Germany21 May 200322 Feb 2007Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Hungary21 May 200326 Nov 2010Approval24 Feb 2011 
Italy21 May 200318 Jul 2016Ratification16 Oct 2016 
Latvia21 May 200323 Mar 2016Ratification21 Jun 2016 
Lithuania21 May 200322 Mar 2011Ratification20 Jun 2011 
Luxembourg21 May 20032 Jul 2008Ratification11 Jul 2010 
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia21 May 200313 Sep 2013Ratification12 Dec 2013 
Montenegro23 Oct 20062 Nov 2009Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Netherlands21 May 20038 Dec 2009Acceptance11 Jul 2010 
Norway21 May 200311 Oct 2007Approval11 Jul 2010 
Poland21 May 200321 Jun 2011Ratification19 Sep 2011 
Portugal21 May 20034 Sep 2012Approval3 Dec 2012 
Romania21 May 20038 Mar 2010Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Serbia21 May 20038 Jul 2010Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Slovakia19 Dec 200329 May 2008Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Slovenia22 May 200323 Apr 2010Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Spain21 May 200324 Sep 2009Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Sweden21 May 200330 Mar 2006Ratification11 Jul 2010 
Ukraine21 May 20032 Dec 2015Ratification1 Mar 2016 

Non-Parties

PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Belgium21 May 2003 Signatory11 Jul 2010 
France21 May 2003 Signatory11 Jul 2010 
Georgia21 May 2003 Signatory11 Jul 2010 
Greece21 May 2003 Signatory11 Jul 2010 
Ireland21 May 2003 Signatory11 Jul 2010 
Republic of Moldova21 May 2003 Signatory11 Jul 2010 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland21 May 2003 Signatory11 Jul 2010