States Parties

State Party Signed Ratified or acceded Entered into force
Afghanistan11 September 20021 March 2003
Albania8 September 199829 February 20001 August 2000
Algeria3 December 19979 October 20011 April 2002
Andorra3 December 199729 June 19981 March 1999
Angola4 December 19975 July 20021 January 2003
Antigua and Barbuda3 December 19973 May 19991 November 1999
Argentina4 December 199714 September 19991 March 2000
Australia3 December 199714 January 19991 July 1999
Austria3 December 199729 June 19981 March 1999
Bahamas3 December 199731 July 19981 March 1999
Bangladesh7 May 19986 September 20001 March 2001
Barbados3 December 199726 January 19991 July 1999
Belarus3 September 20031 March 2004
Belgium3 December 19974 September 19981 March 1999
Belize27 February 199823 April 19981 March 1999
Benin3 December 199723 April 19981 March 1999
Bhutan18 August 20051 February 2006
Bolivia3 December 19979 June 19981 March 1999
Bosnia and Herzegovina3 December 19978 September 19981 March 1999
Botswana3 December 19971 March 20001 September 2000
Brazil3 December 199730 April 19991 October 1999
Brunei Darussalam4 December 199724 April 20061 October 2006
Bulgaria3 December 19974 September 19981 March 1999
Burkina Faso3 December 199716 September 19981 March 1999
Burundi3 December 199722 October 20031 April 2004
Cabo Verde4 December 199714 May 20011 November 2001
Cambodia3 December 199728 July 19991 January 2000
Cameroon3 December 199719 September 20021 March 2003
Canada3 December 19973 December 19971 March 1999
Central African Republic8 November 20021 May 2003
Chad6 July 19986 May 19991 November 1999
Chile3 December 199710 September 20011 March 2002
Colombia3 December 19976 September 20001 March 2001
Comoros19 September 20021 March 2003
Congo, Republic of4 May 20011 November 2001
Cook Islands3 December 199715 March 20061 September 2006
Costa Rica3 December 199717 March 19991 September 1999
Côte d'Ivoire3 December 199730 June 20001 December 2000
Croatia4 December 199720 May 19981 March 1999
Cyprus4 December 199717 January 20031 July 2003
Czech Republic3 December 199726 October 19991 April 2000
Democratic Republic of the Congo2 May 20021 November 2002
Denmark4 December 19978 June 19981 March 1999
Djibouti3 December 199718 May 19981 March 1999
Dominica3 December 199726 March 19991 September 1999
Dominican Republic3 December 199730 June 20001 December 2000
Ecuador4 December 199729 April 19991 October 1999
El Salvador4 December 199727 January 19991 July 1999
Equatorial Guinea16 September 19981 March 1999
Eritrea27 August 20011 February 2002
Estonia12 May 20041 November 2004
Ethiopia17 December 20041 June 2005
Guinea-Bissau3 December 199722 May 20011 November 2001
Turkey25 September 20031 March 2004