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Contracting Parties > Berne Convention (Total Contracting Parties : 167)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Albania Accession: December 2, 1993March 6, 1994Details
Algeria Accession: January 19, 1998April 19, 1998Details
Andorra Accession: March 2, 2004June 2, 2004Details
Antigua and Barbuda Accession: December 17, 1999March 17, 2000Details
Argentina Accession: May 5, 1967June 10, 1967Details
Armenia Accession: July 19, 2000October 19, 2000Details
Australia Declaration of Continued Application: April 14, 1928April 14, 1928Details
Austria Accession: September 11, 1920October 1, 1920Details
Azerbaijan Accession: March 4, 1999June 4, 1999Details
Bahamas Declaration of Continued Application: July 5, 1976July 10, 1973Details
Bahrain Accession: November 29, 1996March 2, 1997Details
Bangladesh Accession: February 4, 1999May 4, 1999Details
Barbados Accession: March 16, 1983July 30, 1983Details
Belarus Accession: September 12, 1997December 12, 1997Details
BelgiumSeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
Belize Accession: March 17, 2000June 17, 2000Details
Benin Declaration of Continued Application: January 3, 1961August 1, 1960Details
Bhutan Accession: August 25, 2004November 25, 2004Details
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Accession: August 4, 1993November 4, 1993Details
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration of Continued Application: June 2, 1993March 1, 1992Details
Botswana Accession: January 15, 1998April 15, 1998Details
Brazil Accession: February 6, 1922February 9, 1922Details
Brunei Darussalam Accession: May 30, 2006August 30, 2006Details
Bulgaria Accession: December 5, 1921December 5, 1921Details
Burkina Faso Accession: April 26, 1963August 19, 1963Details
Cabo Verde Accession: April 7, 1997July 7, 1997Details
Cameroon Declaration of Continued Application: September 21, 1964January 1, 1960Details
Canada Declaration of Continued Application: April 10, 1928April 10, 1928Details
Central African Republic Accession: May 31, 1977September 3, 1977Details
Chad Accession: August 4, 1971November 25, 1971Details
Chile Accession: April 9, 1970June 5, 1970Details
China Accession: July 10, 1992October 15, 1992Details
Colombia Accession: December 4, 1987March 7, 1988Details
Comoros Accession: January 17, 2005April 17, 2005Details
Congo Declaration of Continued Application: May 8, 1962August 15, 1960Details
Costa Rica Accession: March 3, 1978June 10, 1978Details
Côte d'Ivoire Accession: July 8, 1961January 1, 1962Details
Croatia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 28, 1992October 8, 1991Details
Cuba Accession: November 20, 1996February 20, 1997Details
Cyprus Declaration of Continued Application: February 24, 1964August 16, 1960Details
Czech Republic Declaration of Continued Application: December 18, 1992January 1, 1993Details
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Accession: January 28, 2003April 28, 2003Details
Democratic Republic of the Congo Declaration of Continued Application: October 8, 1963June 30, 1960Details
Denmark Accession: June 13, 1903July 1, 1903Details
Djibouti Accession: February 13, 2002May 13, 2002Details
Dominica Accession: May 7, 1999August 7, 1999Details
Dominican Republic Accession: September 24, 1997December 24, 1997Details
Ecuador Accession: July 8, 1991October 9, 1991Details
Egypt Accession: March 2, 1977June 7, 1977Details
El Salvador Accession: November 18, 1993February 19, 1994Details
Equatorial Guinea Accession: March 26, 1997June 26, 1997Details
Estonia Accession: July 26, 1994October 26, 1994Details
Fiji Declaration of Continued Application: December 1, 1971October 10, 1970Details
Finland Accession: March 23, 1928April 1, 1928Details
FranceSeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
Gabon Accession: December 19, 1961March 26, 1962Details
Gambia Accession: December 7, 1992March 7, 1993Details
Georgia Accession: February 16, 1995May 16, 1995Details
GermanySeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
Ghana Accession: July 11, 1991October 11, 1991Details
Greece Accession: November 9, 1920November 9, 1920Details
Grenada Accession: June 22, 1998September 22, 1998Details
Guatemala Accession: April 28, 1997July 28, 1997Details
Guinea Accession: August 13, 1980November 20, 1980Details
Guinea-Bissau Accession: April 18, 1991July 22, 1991Details
Guyana Accession: July 25, 1994October 25, 1994Details
Haiti Accession: October 11, 1995January 11, 1996Details
Holy See Accession: July 19, 1935September 12, 1935Details
Honduras Accession: October 24, 1989January 25, 1990Details
Hungary Accession: February 14, 1922February 14, 1922Details
Iceland Accession: June 30, 1947September 7, 1947Details
India Declaration of Continued Application: April 23, 1928April 1, 1928Details
Indonesia Accession: June 5, 1997September 5, 1997Details
Ireland Accession: October 5, 1927October 5, 1927Details
Israel Accession: December 14, 1949March 24, 1950Details
ItalySeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
Jamaica Accession: September 28, 1993January 1, 1994Details
Japan Accession: April 18, 1899July 15, 1899Details
Jordan Accession: April 28, 1999July 28, 1999Details
Kazakhstan Accession: January 12, 1999April 12, 1999Details
Kenya Accession: March 11, 1993June 11, 1993Details
Kyrgyzstan Accession: April 8, 1999July 8, 1999Details
Lao People's Democratic Republic Accession: December 14, 2011March 14, 2012Details
Latvia Accession: May 11, 1995August 11, 1995Details
Lebanon Accession: February 19, 1946September 30, 1947Details
Lesotho Accession: June 27, 1989September 28, 1989Details
Liberia Accession: December 8, 1988March 8, 1989Details
Libya Accession: June 28, 1976September 28, 1976Details
Liechtenstein Accession: July 20, 1931July 30, 1931Details
Lithuania Accession: September 14, 1994December 14, 1994Details
Luxembourg Accession: June 20, 1888June 20, 1888Details
Madagascar Declaration of Continued Application: February 11, 1966January 1, 1966Details
Malawi Accession: July 12, 1991October 12, 1991Details
Malaysia Accession: June 28, 1990October 1, 1990Details
Mali Declaration of Continued Application: March 19, 1962April 4, 1960Details
Malta Declaration of Continued Application: May 29, 1968September 21, 1964Details
Mauritania Accession: October 16, 1972February 6, 1973Details
Mauritius Accession: February 9, 1989May 10, 1989Details
Mexico Accession: May 9, 1967June 11, 1967Details
Micronesia (Federated States of) Accession: July 7, 2003October 7, 2003Details
Monaco Accession: May 30, 1889May 30, 1889Details
Mongolia Accession: December 12, 1997March 12, 1998Details
Montenegro Declaration of Continued Application: December 4, 2006June 3, 2006Details
Morocco Accession: June 16, 1917June 16, 1917Details
Mozambique Accession: August 22, 2013November 22, 2013Details
Namibia Declaration of Continued Application: September 21, 1993March 21, 1990Details
Nepal Accession: October 11, 2005January 11, 2006Details
Netherlands Accession: October 9, 1912November 1, 1912Details
New Zealand Declaration of Continued Application: April 26, 1928April 24, 1928Details
Nicaragua Accession: May 23, 2000August 23, 2000Details
Niger Declaration of Continued Application: May 2, 1962August 3, 1960Details
Nigeria Accession: June 10, 1993September 14, 1993Details
Norway Accession: April 13, 1896April 13, 1896Details
Oman Accession: April 14, 1999July 14, 1999Details
Pakistan Accession: June 4, 1948July 5, 1948Details
Panama Accession: March 8, 1996June 8, 1996Details
Paraguay Accession: September 9, 1991January 2, 1992Details
Peru Accession: May 20, 1988August 20, 1988Details
Philippines Accession: June 29, 1950August 1, 1951Details
Poland Accession: January 28, 1920January 28, 1920Details
Portugal Accession: March 29, 1911March 29, 1911Details
Qatar Accession: April 5, 2000July 5, 2000Details
Republic of Korea Accession: May 21, 1996August 21, 1996Details
Republic of Moldova Accession: August 1, 1995November 2, 1995Details
Romania Accession: August 28, 1926January 1, 1927Details
Russian Federation Accession: December 9, 1994March 13, 1995Details
Rwanda Accession: November 3, 1983March 1, 1984Details
Saint Kitts and Nevis Accession: January 3, 1995April 9, 1995Details
Saint Lucia Accession: May 21, 1993August 24, 1993Details
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Accession: May 29, 1995August 29, 1995Details
Samoa Accession: April 21, 2006July 21, 2006Details
Saudi Arabia Accession: December 11, 2003March 11, 2004Details
Senegal Accession: June 30, 1962August 25, 1962Details
Serbia Declaration of Continued Application: September 19, 2006April 27, 1992Details
Singapore Accession: September 21, 1998December 21, 1998Details
Slovakia Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992January 1, 1993Details
Slovenia Declaration of Continued Application: June 12, 1992June 25, 1991Details
South Africa Declaration of Continued Application: October 3, 1928October 3, 1928Details
SpainSeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
Sri Lanka Declaration of Continued Application: July 20, 1959February 4, 1948Details
Sudan Accession: September 28, 2000December 28, 2000Details
Suriname Accession: November 16, 1976February 23, 1977Details
Swaziland Accession: September 14, 1998December 14, 1998Details
Sweden Accession: July 8, 1904August 1, 1904Details
SwitzerlandSeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
Syrian Arab Republic Accession: March 11, 2004June 11, 2004Details
Tajikistan Accession: December 9, 1999March 9, 2000Details
Thailand Accession: June 17, 1931July 17, 1931Details
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 23, 1993September 8, 1991Details
Togo Accession: January 28, 1975April 30, 1975Details
Tonga Accession: March 14, 2001June 14, 2001Details
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: May 16, 1988August 16, 1988Details
TunisiaSeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
Turkey Accession: October 27, 1951January 1, 1952Details
Ukraine Accession: July 25, 1995October 25, 1995Details
United Arab Emirates Accession: April 14, 2004July 14, 2004Details
United KingdomSeptember 9, 1886Ratification: September 5, 1887December 5, 1887Details
United Republic of Tanzania Accession: April 25, 1994July 25, 1994Details
United States of America Accession: November 16, 1988March 1, 1989Details
Uruguay Accession: June 7, 1967July 10, 1967Details
Uzbekistan Accession: January 19, 2005April 19, 2005Details
Vanuatu Accession: September 27, 2012December 27, 2012Details
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Accession: September 20, 1982December 30, 1982Details
Viet Nam Accession: July 26, 2004October 26, 2004Details
Yemen Accession: April 14, 2008July 14, 2008Details
Zambia Accession: September 13, 1991January 2, 1992Details
Zimbabwe Declaration / Notification of Succession: September 18, 1981April 18, 1980Details

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