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
Afghanistan 2 May 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
Antigua and Barbuda 23 Sep 2016Accession16 Aug 2017 
Argentina10 Oct 201325 Sep 2017Ratification24 Dec 2017 
Austria10 Oct 201312 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Benin10 Oct 20137 Nov 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)10 Oct 201326 Jan 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Botswana 3 Jun 2016Accession16 Aug 2017 
Brazil10 Oct 20138 Aug 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Bulgaria10 Oct 201318 May 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Burkina Faso10 Oct 201310 Apr 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Canada10 Oct 20137 Apr 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Chad25 Sep 201424 Sep 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
China10 Oct 201331 Aug 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Costa Rica10 Oct 201319 Jan 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Croatia24 Sep 201425 Sep 2017Ratification24 Dec 2017 
Czechia10 Oct 201319 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Denmark10 Oct 201318 May 2017Approval16 Aug 2017 
Djibouti10 Oct 201323 Sep 2014Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Ecuador10 Oct 201329 Jul 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
El Salvador 20 Jun 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
Estonia 21 Jun 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
European Union10 Oct 201318 May 2017Approval16 Aug 2017 
Finland10 Oct 20131 Jun 2017Acceptance16 Aug 2017 
France10 Oct 201315 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Gabon30 Jun 201424 Sep 2014Acceptance16 Aug 2017 
Germany10 Oct 201315 Sep 2017Ratification14 Dec 2017 
Ghana24 Sep 201423 Mar 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Guinea25 Nov 201321 Oct 2014Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Guyana10 Oct 201324 Sep 2014Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Honduras24 Sep 201422 Mar 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Hungary10 Oct 201318 May 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Indonesia10 Oct 201322 Sep 2017Ratification21 Dec 2017 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)10 Oct 201316 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Jamaica10 Oct 201319 Jul 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Japan10 Oct 20132 Feb 2016Acceptance16 Aug 2017 
Jordan10 Oct 201312 Nov 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Kiribati 28 Jul 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
Kuwait10 Oct 20133 Dec 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 21 Sep 2017Accession20 Dec 2017 
Latvia24 Sep 201420 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Lebanon 13 Oct 2017Accession11 Jan 2018 
Lesotho 12 Nov 2014Accession16 Aug 2017 
Liechtenstein 1 Feb 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
Luxembourg10 Oct 201321 Sep 2017Ratification20 Dec 2017 
Madagascar10 Oct 201313 May 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Mali10 Oct 201327 May 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Malta8 Oct 201418 May 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Mauritania11 Oct 201318 Aug 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Mauritius10 Oct 201321 Sep 2017Ratification20 Dec 2017 
Mexico10 Oct 201329 Sep 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Republic of Moldova10 Oct 201320 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Monaco24 Sep 201424 Sep 2014Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Mongolia10 Oct 201328 Sep 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Namibia 6 Sep 2017Accession5 Dec 2017 
Netherlands10 Oct 201318 May 2017Acceptance16 Aug 2017 
Nicaragua10 Oct 201329 Oct 2014Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Niger10 Oct 20139 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Norway10 Oct 201312 May 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Palau9 Oct 201421 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Panama10 Oct 201329 Sep 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Peru10 Oct 201321 Jan 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Romania10 Oct 201318 May 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Rwanda 29 Jun 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
Saint Kitts and Nevis 24 May 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
Samoa10 Oct 201324 Sep 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Senegal11 Oct 20133 Mar 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Seychelles27 May 201413 Jan 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Sierra Leone12 Aug 20141 Nov 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Singapore10 Oct 201322 Sep 2017Ratification21 Dec 2017 
Slovakia10 Oct 201331 May 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Slovenia10 Oct 201323 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Sri Lanka8 Oct 201419 Jun 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Swaziland 21 Sep 2016Accession16 Aug 2017 
Sweden10 Oct 201318 May 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Switzerland10 Oct 201325 May 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Syrian Arab Republic24 Sep 201426 Jul 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Thailand 22 Jun 2017Accession16 Aug 2017 
The Gambia10 Oct 20137 Nov 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Togo10 Oct 20133 Feb 2017Ratification16 Aug 2017 
United Arab Emirates10 Oct 201327 Apr 2015Ratification16 Aug 2017 
United States of America6 Nov 20136 Nov 2013Acceptance16 Aug 2017 
Uruguay10 Oct 201324 Sep 2014Ratification16 Aug 2017 
Viet Nam11 Oct 201323 Jun 2017Approval16 Aug 2017 
Zambia10 Oct 201311 Mar 2016Ratification16 Aug 2017 

Non-Parties

PartySignatureRatificationStatusPartyFocal points
Albania9 Oct 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Angola11 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Armenia10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Australia10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Bangladesh10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Belarus23 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Belgium10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Burundi14 Feb 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Cambodia10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Cameroon24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Central African Republic10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Chile10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Colombia10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Comoros10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Congo (Brazzaville)8 Oct 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Côte D'Ivoire10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Cyprus24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Dominican Republic10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Ethiopia10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Georgia10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Greece10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Guatemala10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Guinea-Bissau24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
India30 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Iraq10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Ireland10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Israel10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Italy10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Kenya10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Liberia24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Libya10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Lithuania10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia25 Jul 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Malawi10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Malaysia24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Montenegro24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Morocco6 Jun 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Mozambique10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Nepal10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
New Zealand10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Nigeria10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Pakistan10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Paraguay10 Feb 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Philippines10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Poland24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Russian Federation24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Serbia9 Oct 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
South Africa10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Republic of Korea24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Spain10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Sudan24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
United Republic of Tanzania10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Tunisia10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Turkey24 Sep 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Uganda10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)10 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Yemen21 Mar 2014 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
Zimbabwe11 Oct 2013 Signatory16 Aug 2017 
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