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IP-related Multilateral Treaties > Contracting Parties/Signatories > First Protocol of 1949 Geneva Conventions (Total Contracting Parties : 174)

Contracting Parties/SignatoriesSignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Afghanistan Accession: November 10, 2009May 10, 2010 
Albania Accession: July 16, 1993January 16, 1994 
Algeria Accession: August 16, 1989February 16, 1990Details
Angola Accession: September 20, 1984March 20, 1985Details
Antigua and Barbuda Accession: October 6, 1986April 6, 1987 
Argentina Accession: November 26, 1986May 26, 1987Details
Armenia Accession: June 7, 1993December 7, 1993 
AustraliaDecember 7, 1978Ratification: June 21, 1991December 21, 1991Details
AustriaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: August 13, 1982February 13, 1983Details
Bahamas Accession: April 10, 1980October 10, 1980 
Bahrain Accession: October 30, 1986April 30, 1987 
Bangladesh Accession: September 8, 1980March 8, 1981 
Barbados Accession: February 19, 1990August 19, 1990 
BelarusDecember 12, 1977Ratification: October 23, 1989April 23, 1990Details
BelgiumDecember 12, 1977Ratification: May 20, 1986November 20, 1986Details
Belize Accession: June 29, 1984December 29, 1984 
Benin Accession: May 28, 1986November 28, 1986 
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Accession: December 8, 1983June 8, 1984 
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration / Notification of Succession: December 31, 1992March 6, 1992 
Botswana Accession: May 23, 1979November 23, 1979 
Brazil Accession: May 5, 1992November 5, 1992 
Brunei Darussalam Accession: October 14, 1991April 14, 1992 
BulgariaDecember 11, 1978Ratification: September 26, 1989March 26, 1990 
Burkina FasoJanuary 11, 1978Ratification: October 20, 1987April 20, 1988Details
Burundi Accession: June 10, 1993December 10, 1993 
Cabo Verde Accession: March 16, 1995September 16, 1995 
Cambodia Accession: January 14, 1998July 14, 1998 
Cameroon Accession: March 16, 1984September 16, 1984 
CanadaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: November 20, 1990May 20, 1991Details
Central African Republic Accession: July 17, 1984January 17, 1985 
Chad Accession: January 17, 1997July 17, 1997 
ChileDecember 12, 1977Ratification: April 24, 1991October 24, 1991 
China Accession: September 14, 1983March 14, 1984Details
Colombia Accession: September 1, 1993March 1, 1994 
Comoros Accession: November 21, 1985May 21, 1986 
Congo Accession: November 10, 1983May 10, 1984 
Cook Islands Accession: May 7, 2002November 7, 2002 
Costa Rica Accession: December 15, 1983June 15, 1984 
Côte d'IvoireDecember 12, 1977Ratification: September 20, 1989March 20, 1990 
Croatia Declaration / Notification of Succession: May 11, 1992October 8, 1991 
Cuba Accession: November 25, 1982May 25, 1983 
CyprusJuly 12, 1978Ratification: June 1, 1979December 1, 1979 
Czech Republic Declaration / Notification of Succession: February 5, 1993January 1, 1993 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Accession: March 9, 1988September 9, 1988 
Democratic Republic of the Congo Accession: June 3, 1982December 3, 1982Details
DenmarkDecember 12, 1977Ratification: June 17, 1982December 17, 1982Details
Djibouti Accession: April 8, 1991October 8, 1991 
Dominica Accession: April 25, 1996October 25, 1996 
Dominican Republic Accession: May 26, 1994November 26, 1994 
EcuadorDecember 12, 1977Ratification: April 10, 1979October 10, 1979 
EgyptDecember 12, 1977Ratification: October 9, 1992April 9, 1993Details
El SalvadorDecember 12, 1977Ratification: November 23, 1978May 23, 1979 
Equatorial Guinea Accession: July 24, 1986January 24, 1987 
Estonia Accession: January 18, 1993July 18, 1993 
Ethiopia Accession: April 8, 1994October 8, 1994 
Fiji Accession: July 30, 2008January 30, 2009 
FinlandDecember 12, 1977Ratification: August 7, 1980February 7, 1981Details
France Accession: April 11, 2001October 11, 2001 
Gabon Accession: April 8, 1980October 8, 1980 
Gambia Accession: January 12, 1989July 12, 1989 
Georgia Accession: September 14, 1993March 14, 1994 
GermanyDecember 23, 1977Ratification: February 14, 1991August 14, 1991Details
GhanaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: February 28, 1978December 7, 1978 
GreeceMarch 22, 1978Ratification: March 31, 1989September 30, 1989Details
Grenada Accession: September 23, 1998March 23, 1999 
GuatemalaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: October 19, 1987April 19, 1988 
Guinea Accession: July 11, 1984January 11, 1985 
Guinea-Bissau Accession: October 21, 1986April 21, 1987 
Guyana Accession: January 18, 1988July 18, 1988 
Haiti Accession: December 20, 2006June 20, 2007 
Holy SeeDecember 12, 1977Ratification: November 21, 1985May 21, 1986Details
HondurasDecember 12, 1977Ratification: February 16, 1995August 16, 1995 
HungaryDecember 12, 1977Ratification: April 12, 1989October 12, 1989 
IcelandDecember 12, 1977Ratification: April 10, 1987October 10, 1987Details
Iran (Islamic Republic of)December 12, 1977   
Iraq Accession: April 1, 2010October 1, 2010 
IrelandDecember 12, 1977Ratification: May 19, 1999November 19, 1999Details
ItalyDecember 12, 1977Ratification: February 27, 1986August 27, 1986Details
Jamaica Accession: July 29, 1986January 29, 1987 
Japan Accession: August 31, 2004February 28, 2005Details
JordanDecember 12, 1977Ratification: May 1, 1979November 1, 1979 
Kazakhstan Declaration / Notification of Succession: May 5, 1992December 21, 1991 
Kenya Accession: February 23, 1999August 23, 1999 
Kuwait Accession: January 17, 1985July 17, 1985Details
Kyrgyzstan Declaration / Notification of Succession: September 18, 1992December 21, 1991 
Lao People's Democratic RepublicApril 18, 1978Ratification: November 18, 1980May 18, 1981 
Latvia Accession: December 24, 1991June 24, 1992 
Lebanon Accession: July 23, 1997January 23, 1998 
Lesotho Accession: May 20, 1994November 20, 1994 
Liberia Accession: June 30, 1988December 30, 1988 
Libya Accession: June 7, 1978December 7, 1978 
LiechtensteinDecember 12, 1977Ratification: August 10, 1989February 10, 1990Details
Lithuania Accession: July 13, 2000January 13, 2001 
LuxembourgDecember 12, 1977Ratification: August 29, 1989February 28, 1990 
MadagascarOctober 13, 1978Ratification: May 8, 1992November 8, 1992 
Malawi Accession: October 7, 1991April 7, 1992Details
Maldives Accession: September 3, 1991March 3, 1992 
Mali Accession: February 8, 1989August 8, 1989 
Malta Accession: April 17, 1989October 17, 1989Details
Mauritania Accession: March 14, 1980September 14, 1980 
Mauritius Accession: March 22, 1982September 22, 1982Details
Mexico Accession: March 10, 1983September 10, 1983 
Micronesia (Federated States of) Accession: September 19, 1995March 19, 1996 
Monaco Accession: January 7, 2000July 7, 2000 
MongoliaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: December 6, 1995June 6, 1996Details
Montenegro Accession: August 2, 2006February 2, 2007 
MoroccoDecember 12, 1977Ratification: June 3, 2011December 3, 2011 
Mozambique Accession: March 14, 1983September 14, 1983 
Namibia Accession: October 18, 1983April 18, 1984Details
Nauru Accession: June 27, 2006December 27, 2006 
NetherlandsDecember 12, 1977Ratification: June 26, 1987December 26, 1987Details
New ZealandNovember 27, 1978Ratification: February 8, 1988August 8, 1988Details
NicaraguaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: July 19, 1999January 19, 2000 
NigerJune 16, 1978Ratification: June 8, 1979December 8, 1979 
Nigeria Accession: October 10, 1988April 10, 1989 
NorwayDecember 12, 1977Ratification: December 14, 1981June 14, 1982 
Oman Accession: March 29, 1984September 29, 1984Details
PakistanDecember 12, 1977   
Palau Accession: June 25, 1996December 25, 1996 
Palestine Accession: April 2, 2014October 2, 2014Details
PanamaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: September 18, 1995March 18, 1996 
Paraguay Accession: November 30, 1990May 30, 1991 
PeruDecember 12, 1977Ratification: July 14, 1989January 14, 1990 
PhilippinesDecember 12, 1977Ratification: March 30, 2012September 30, 2012Details
PolandDecember 12, 1977Ratification: October 23, 1991April 23, 1992 
PortugalDecember 12, 1977Ratification: May 27, 1992November 27, 1992Details
Qatar Accession: April 5, 1988October 5, 1988Details
Republic of KoreaDecember 7, 1977Ratification: January 15, 1982July 15, 1982Details
Republic of Moldova Accession: May 24, 1993November 24, 1993 
RomaniaMarch 28, 1978Ratification: June 21, 1990December 21, 1990 
Russian FederationDecember 12, 1977Ratification: September 29, 1989March 29, 1990Details
Rwanda Accession: November 19, 1984May 19, 1985 
Saint Kitts and Nevis Accession: February 14, 1986September 14, 1986Details
Saint Lucia Accession: October 7, 1982April 7, 1983 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Accession: April 8, 1983October 8, 1983 
Samoa Accession: August 23, 1984February 23, 1985 
San MarinoJune 22, 1978Ratification: April 5, 1994October 5, 1994 
Sao Tome and Principe Accession: July 5, 1996January 5, 1997 
Saudi Arabia Accession: August 21, 1987February 21, 1988Details
SenegalDecember 12, 1977Ratification: May 7, 1985November 7, 1985 
Serbia Declaration / Notification of Succession: October 16, 2001April 27, 1992 
Seychelles Accession: November 8, 1984May 8, 1985 
Sierra Leone Accession: October 21, 1986April 21, 1987 
Slovakia Declaration / Notification of Succession: April 2, 1993January 1, 1993 
Slovenia Declaration / Notification of Succession: March 26, 1992June 25, 1991 
Solomon Islands Accession: September 19, 1988March 19, 1989 
South Africa Accession: November 21, 1995May 21, 1996 
South Sudan Accession: January 25, 2013July 25, 2013 
SpainNovember 7, 1978Ratification: April 21, 1989October 21, 1989Details
Sudan Accession: March 7, 2006September 7, 2006 
Suriname Accession: December 16, 1985June 16, 1986 
Swaziland Accession: November 2, 1995May 2, 1996 
SwedenDecember 12, 1977Ratification: August 31, 1979February 29, 1980Details
SwitzerlandDecember 12, 1977Ratification: February 17, 1982August 17, 1982 
Syrian Arab Republic Accession: November 14, 1983May 14, 1984Details
Tajikistan Declaration / Notification of Succession: January 13, 1993December 21, 1991 
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Declaration / Notification of Succession: September 1, 1993September 8, 1991Details
Timor-Leste Accession: April 12, 2005October 12, 2005 
TogoDecember 12, 1977Ratification: June 21, 1984December 21, 1984 
Tonga Accession: January 20, 2003July 20, 2003 
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: July 20, 2001January 20, 2002 
TunisiaDecember 12, 1977Ratification: August 9, 1979February 9, 1980 
Turkmenistan Declaration / Notification of Succession: April 10, 1992December 26, 1991 
Uganda Accession: March 13, 1991September 13, 1991 
UkraineDecember 12, 1977Ratification: January 25, 1990July 25, 1990Details
United Arab Emirates Accession: March 9, 1983September 9, 1983Details
United KingdomDecember 12, 1977Ratification: January 28, 1998July 28, 1998Details
United Republic of Tanzania Accession: February 15, 1983August 15, 1983 
United States of AmericaDecember 12, 1977   
Uruguay Accession: December 13, 1985June 13, 1986 
Uzbekistan Accession: October 8, 1993April 8, 1994 
Vanuatu Accession: February 28, 1985August 28, 1985 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Accession: July 23, 1998January 23, 1999 
Viet NamDecember 12, 1977Ratification: October 19, 1981April 19, 1982 
YemenFebruary 14, 1978Ratification: April 17, 1990October 17, 1990Details
Zambia Accession: May 4, 1995November 4, 1995 
Zimbabwe Accession: October 19, 1992April 19, 1993 

 

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