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IP-related Multilateral Treaties > Contracting Parties/Signatories > International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (Total Contracting Parties : 162)

Contracting Parties/SignatoriesSignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Afghanistan Accession: January 24, 1983April 24, 1983Details
Albania Accession: October 4, 1991January 4, 1992 
AlgeriaDecember 10, 1968Ratification: September 12, 1989December 12, 1989Details
Angola Accession: January 10, 1992April 10, 1992 
ArgentinaFebruary 19, 1968Ratification: August 8, 1986November 8, 1986Details
Armenia Accession: September 13, 1993December 13, 1993 
AustraliaDecember 18, 1972Ratification: December 10, 1975March 10, 1976 
AustriaJanuary 3, 1976Ratification: September 10, 1978December 10, 1978 
Azerbaijan Accession: August 13, 1992November 13, 1992 
BahamasDecember 4, 2008Ratification: December 23, 2008March 23, 2009Details
Bahrain Accession: September 27, 2007December 27, 2007 
Bangladesh Accession: October 5, 1998January 5, 1999Details
Barbados Accession: January 3, 1976January 3, 1976Details
BelarusMarch 19, 1968Ratification: November 12, 1973January 3, 1976Details
BelgiumDecember 10, 1968Ratification: April 21, 1983July 21, 1983Details
BelizeSeptember 6, 2000   
Benin Accession: March 12, 1992June 12, 1992 
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Accession: August 12, 1982November 12, 1982 
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration / Notification of Succession: September 1, 1993March 6, 1992 
Brazil Accession: January 24, 1992April 24, 1992 
BulgariaOctober 8, 1968Ratification: September 21, 1970January 3, 1976Details
Burkina Faso Accession: January 4, 1999April 4, 1999 
Burundi Accession: May 9, 1990August 9, 1990 
Cabo Verde Accession: August 6, 1993November 6, 1993 
CambodiaOctober 17, 1980Accession: May 26, 1992August 26, 1992Details
Cameroon Accession: June 27, 1984September 27, 1984 
Canada Accession: May 19, 1976August 19, 1976 
Central African Republic Accession: May 8, 1981August 8, 1981 
Chad Accession: June 9, 1995September 9, 1995 
ChileSeptember 16, 1969Ratification: February 10, 1972January 3, 1976 
ChinaOctober 27, 1997Ratification: March 27, 2001June 27, 2001Details
ColombiaDecember 21, 1966Ratification: October 29, 1969January 3, 1976 
ComorosSeptember 25, 2008   
Congo Accession: October 5, 1983January 5, 1984 
Costa RicaDecember 19, 1966Ratification: November 29, 1968June 3, 1976 
Côte d'Ivoire Accession: March 26, 1992June 26, 1992 
Croatia Declaration / Notification of Succession: October 12, 1992October 8, 1991 
CubaFebruary 28, 2008  Details
CyprusJanuary 9, 1967Ratification: April 2, 1969January 3, 1976Details
Czech Republic Declaration / Notification of Succession: February 22, 1993January 1, 1993Details
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Accession: September 14, 1981December 14, 1981 
Democratic Republic of the Congo Accession: November 1, 1976February 1, 1977 
DenmarkMarch 20, 1968Ratification: January 6, 1972January 3, 1976Details
Djibouti Accession: November 5, 2002February 5, 2003 
Dominica Accession: June 17, 1993September 17, 1993 
Dominican Republic Accession: January 4, 1978April 4, 1978 
EcuadorSeptember 29, 1967Ratification: March 6, 1969January 3, 1976 
EgyptAugust 4, 1967Ratification: January 14, 1982April 14, 1982Details
El SalvadorSeptember 21, 1967Ratification: November 30, 1979February 29, 1980 
Equatorial Guinea Accession: September 25, 1987December 25, 1987 
Eritrea Accession: April 17, 2001July 17, 2001 
Estonia Accession: October 21, 1991January 21, 1992 
Ethiopia Accession: June 11, 1993September 11, 1993 
FinlandOctober 11, 1967Ratification: August 19, 1975January 3, 1976Details
France Accession: November 4, 1980February 4, 1981Details
Gabon Accession: January 21, 1983April 21, 1983 
Gambia Accession: December 29, 1978March 29, 1979 
Georgia Accession: May 3, 1994August 3, 1994 
GermanyOctober 9, 1968Ratification: December 17, 1973January 3, 1976Details
GhanaSeptember 7, 2000Ratification: September 7, 2000December 7, 2000 
Greece Accession: May 16, 1985August 16, 1985Details
Grenada Accession: September 6, 1991December 6, 1991 
Guatemala Accession: May 19, 1988August 19, 1988 
GuineaFebruary 28, 1967Ratification: January 24, 1978April 24, 1978Details
Guinea-Bissau Accession: July 2, 1992October 2, 1992 
GuyanaAugust 22, 1968Ratification: February 15, 1977May 15, 1977 
Haiti Accession: October 8, 2013January 8, 2014 
HondurasDecember 19, 1966Ratification: February 17, 1981May 17, 1981 
HungaryMarch 25, 1969Ratification: January 17, 1974January 3, 1976Details
IcelandDecember 30, 1968Ratification: August 22, 1979November 22, 1979 
India Accession: April 10, 1979July 10, 1979Details
Indonesia Accession: February 23, 2006May 23, 2006Details
Iran (Islamic Republic of)April 4, 1968Ratification: June 24, 1975January 3, 1976 
IraqFebruary 18, 1968Ratification: January 25, 1971January 3, 1976Details
IrelandOctober 1, 1973Ratification: December 8, 1989March 8, 1990Details
IsraelDecember 19, 1966Ratification: October 3, 1991January 3, 1992Details
ItalyJanuary 18, 1967Ratification: September 15, 1978December 15, 1978Details
JamaicaDecember 19, 1966Ratification: October 3, 1975January 3, 1976 
JapanMay 30, 1978Ratification: June 21, 1979September 21, 1979Details
JordanJune 30, 1972Ratification: May 28, 1975January 3, 1976 
KazakhstanDecember 2, 2003Ratification: January 24, 2006April 24, 2006 
Kenya Accession: May 1, 1972January 3, 1976Details
Kuwait Accession: May 21, 1996August 21, 1996 
Kyrgyzstan Accession: October 7, 1994January 7, 1995 
Lao People's Democratic RepublicDecember 7, 2000Ratification: February 13, 2007May 13, 2007 
Latvia Accession: April 14, 1992July 14, 1992Details
Lebanon Accession: November 3, 1972January 3, 1976 
Lesotho Accession: September 9, 1992December 9, 1992 
LiberiaApril 18, 1967Ratification: September 22, 2004December 22, 2004 
Libya Accession: May 15, 1970January 3, 1976Details
Liechtenstein Accession: December 10, 1998March 10, 1999 
Lithuania Accession: November 20, 1991February 20, 1992 
LuxembourgNovember 26, 1974Ratification: August 18, 1983November 18, 1983 
MadagascarApril 14, 1970Ratification: September 22, 1971January 3, 1976Details
Malawi Accession: December 22, 1993March 22, 1994 
Maldives Accession: September 19, 2006December 19, 2006 
Mali Accession: July 16, 1974January 3, 1976 
MaltaOctober 22, 1968Ratification: September 13, 1990December 13, 1990Details
Mauritania Accession: November 17, 2004February 17, 2005 
Mauritius Accession: December 12, 1973January 3, 1976 
Mexico Accession: March 23, 1981June 23, 1981Details
MonacoJune 26, 1997Ratification: August 28, 1997November 28, 1997Details
MongoliaJune 5, 1968Ratification: November 18, 1974January 3, 1976Details
Montenegro Declaration / Notification of Succession: October 23, 2006June 3, 2006 
MoroccoJanuary 19, 1977Ratification: May 3, 1979August 3, 1979 
Namibia Accession: November 28, 1994February 28, 1995 
Nepal Accession: May 14, 1991August 14, 1991 
NetherlandsJune 25, 1969Ratification: December 11, 1978March 11, 1979Details
New ZealandNovember 12, 1968Ratification: December 28, 1978March 28, 1979Details
Nicaragua Accession: March 12, 1980June 12, 1980 
Niger Accession: March 7, 1986June 7, 1986 
Nigeria Accession: July 29, 1993October 29, 1993 
NorwayMarch 20, 1968Ratification: September 13, 1972January 3, 1976Details
PakistanNovember 3, 2004Ratification: April 17, 2008July 17, 2008Details
PalauSeptember 20, 2011   
Palestine Accession: April 2, 2014July 2, 2014 
PanamaJuly 27, 1976Ratification: March 8, 1977June 8, 1977 
Papua New Guinea Accession: July 21, 2008October 21, 2008 
Paraguay Accession: June 10, 1992September 10, 1992 
PeruAugust 11, 1977Ratification: April 28, 1978July 28, 1978 
PhilippinesDecember 19, 1966Ratification: June 7, 1974January 3, 1976 
PolandMarch 2, 1967Ratification: March 18, 1977June 18, 1977 
PortugalOctober 7, 1976Ratification: July 31, 1978October 31, 1978Details
Republic of Korea Accession: April 10, 1990July 10, 1990 
Republic of Moldova Accession: January 26, 1993April 26, 1993 
RomaniaJune 27, 1968Ratification: December 9, 1974January 3, 1976Details
Russian FederationMarch 18, 1968Ratification: October 16, 1973January 3, 1976Details
Rwanda Accession: April 16, 1975January 3, 1976 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Accession: November 9, 1981February 9, 1982 
San Marino Accession: October 18, 1985January 18, 1986 
Sao Tome and PrincipeOctober 31, 1995   
SenegalJuly 6, 1970Ratification: February 13, 1978May 13, 1978 
Serbia Declaration / Notification of Succession: March 12, 2001April 27, 1992 
Seychelles Accession: May 5, 1992August 5, 1992 
Sierra Leone Accession: August 23, 1996November 23, 1996 
Slovakia Declaration / Notification of Succession: May 28, 1993January 1, 1993Details
Slovenia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 6, 1992June 25, 1991 
Solomon Islands Declaration / Notification of Succession: March 17, 1982July 7, 1978 
Somalia Accession: January 24, 1990April 24, 1990 
South AfricaOctober 3, 1994   
SpainSeptember 28, 1976Ratification: April 27, 1977July 27, 1977Details
Sri Lanka Accession: June 11, 1980September 11, 1980 
Sudan Accession: March 18, 1986June 18, 1986 
Suriname Accession: December 28, 1976March 28, 1977 
Swaziland Accession: March 26, 2004June 26, 2004 
SwedenSeptember 29, 1967Ratification: December 6, 1971January 3, 1976Details
Switzerland Accession: June 18, 1992September 18, 1992 
Syrian Arab Republic Accession: April 21, 1969January 3, 1976Details
Tajikistan Accession: January 4, 1999April 4, 1999 
Thailand Accession: September 5, 1999December 5, 1999Details
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Declaration / Notification of Succession: January 18, 1994November 17, 1991 
Timor-Leste Accession: April 16, 2003July 16, 2003 
Togo Accession: May 24, 1984August 24, 1984 
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: December 8, 1978March 8, 1979Details
TunisiaApril 30, 1968Ratification: March 18, 1969January 3, 1976 
TurkeyAugust 15, 2000Ratification: September 23, 2003December 23, 2003Details
Turkmenistan Accession: May 1, 1997August 1, 1997 
Uganda Accession: January 21, 1987April 21, 1987 
UkraineMarch 20, 1968Ratification: November 12, 1973January 3, 1976Details
United KingdomSeptember 16, 1968Ratification: May 20, 1976August 20, 1976Details
United Republic of Tanzania Accession: June 11, 1976September 11, 1976 
United States of AmericaOctober 5, 1977   
UruguayFebruary 21, 1967Ratification: April 1, 1970January 3, 1976 
Uzbekistan Accession: September 28, 1995December 28, 1995 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)June 24, 1969Ratification: May 10, 1978August 10, 1978 
Viet Nam Accession: September 24, 1982December 24, 1982Details
Yemen Accession: February 9, 1987May 9, 1987Details
Zambia Accession: April 10, 1984August 10, 1984Details
Zimbabwe Accession: May 13, 1991August 13, 1991 

 

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