Other IP Treaties

IP-related Multilateral Treaties > Contracting Parties/Signatories > United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (Total Contracting Parties : 196)

Contracting Parties/SignatoriesSignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Afghanistan Accession: November 1, 1995December 26, 1996 
Albania Accession: April 27, 2000July 26, 2000 
AlgeriaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: May 22, 1996December 26, 1996Details
Andorra Accession: July 15, 2002October 13, 2002 
AngolaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 30, 1997September 28, 1997 
Antigua and BarbudaApril 4, 1995Ratification: June 6, 1997September 4, 1997 
ArgentinaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: January 6, 1997April 6, 1997 
ArmeniaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: July 2, 1997September 30, 1997 
AustraliaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: May 15, 2000August 13, 2000 
Austria Accession: June 2, 1997August 31, 1997Details
Azerbaijan Accession: August 10, 1998November 8, 1998 
Bahamas Accession: November 10, 2000February 8, 2001 
Bahrain Accession: July 14, 1997October 12, 1997 
BangladeshOctober 14, 1994Ratification: January 26, 1996December 26, 1996 
Barbados Accession: May 14, 1997August 12, 1997 
Belarus Accession: August 29, 2001November 27, 2001 
Belgium Accession: June 30, 1997September 28, 1997 
Belize Accession: July 23, 1998October 21, 1998 
BeninOctober 14, 1994Ratification: August 29, 1996December 26, 1996 
Bhutan Accession: August 20, 2003November 18, 2003 
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)October 14, 1994Ratification: August 1, 1996December 26, 1996 
Bosnia and Herzegovina Accession: August 26, 2002November 24, 2002 
BotswanaOctober 12, 1995Ratification: September 11, 1996December 26, 1996 
BrazilOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 25, 1997September 23, 1997 
Brunei Darussalam Accession: December 4, 2002March 4, 2003 
Bulgaria Accession: February 21, 2001May 21, 2001 
Burkina FasoOctober 14, 1994Ratification: January 26, 1996December 26, 1996 
BurundiOctober 14, 1996Ratification: January 6, 1997April 6, 1997 
Cabo VerdeOctober 14, 1994Ratification: May 8, 1995December 26, 1996 
CambodiaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: August 18, 1997November 16, 1997 
CameroonOctober 14, 1994Ratification: May 29, 1997August 27, 1997 
Canada Accession: December 21, 2016March 21, 2017Details
Central African RepublicOctober 14, 1994Ratification: September 5, 1996December 26, 1996 
ChadOctober 14, 1994Ratification: September 27, 1996December 26, 1996 
ChileMarch 3, 1995Ratification: November 11, 1997February 9, 1998 
ChinaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: February 18, 1997May 19, 1997 
ColombiaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 8, 1999September 6, 1999 
ComorosOctober 14, 1994Ratification: March 3, 1998June 1, 1998 
CongoOctober 15, 1994Ratification: July 12, 1999October 10, 1999 
Cook Islands Accession: August 21, 1998November 19, 1998 
Costa RicaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: January 5, 1998April 5, 1998 
CroatiaOctober 15, 1994Acceptance: October 6, 2000January 4, 2001 
CubaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: March 13, 1997June 11, 1997 
Cyprus Accession: March 29, 2000June 27, 2000 
Czech Republic Accession: January 25, 2000April 24, 2000 
Côte d'IvoireOctober 15, 1994Ratification: March 4, 1997June 2, 1997 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Accession: December 29, 2003March 28, 2004 
Democratic Republic of the CongoOctober 14, 1994Ratification: September 12, 1997December 11, 1997 
DenmarkOctober 15, 1994Ratification: December 22, 1995December 26, 1996 
DjiboutiOctober 15, 1994Ratification: June 12, 1997September 10, 1997 
Dominica Accession: December 8, 1997March 8, 1998 
Dominican Republic Accession: June 26, 1997September 24, 1997 
EcuadorJanuary 19, 1995Ratification: September 6, 1995December 26, 1996 
EgyptOctober 14, 1994Ratification: July 7, 1995December 26, 1996 
El Salvador Accession: June 27, 1997September 25, 1997 
Equatorial GuineaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 27, 1997September 25, 1997 
EritreaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: August 14, 1996December 26, 1996 
Estonia Accession: February 8, 2012May 8, 2012Details
EthiopiaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: June 27, 1997September 25, 1997 
European Union (EU)October 14, 1994Ratification: March 26, 1998June 24, 1998 
Fiji Accession: August 26, 1998November 24, 1998 
FinlandOctober 15, 1994Acceptance: September 20, 1995December 26, 1996 
FranceOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 12, 1997September 10, 1997 
Gabon Accession: September 6, 1996December 26, 1996 
GambiaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 11, 1996December 26, 1996 
GeorgiaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: July 23, 1999October 21, 1999 
GermanyOctober 14, 1994Ratification: July 10, 1996December 26, 1996 
GhanaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: December 27, 1996March 27, 1997 
GreeceOctober 14, 1994Ratification: May 5, 1997August 3, 1997 
Grenada Accession: May 28, 1997August 26, 1997 
Guatemala Accession: September 10, 1998December 9, 1998Details
GuineaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 23, 1997September 21, 1997 
Guinea-BissauOctober 15, 1994Ratification: October 27, 1995December 26, 1996 
Guyana Accession: June 26, 1997September 24, 1997 
HaitiOctober 15, 1994Ratification: September 25, 1996December 26, 1996 
HondurasFebruary 22, 1995Ratification: June 25, 1997September 23, 1997 
Hungary Accession: July 13, 1999October 11, 1999 
Iceland Accession: June 3, 1997September 1, 1997 
IndiaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: December 17, 1996March 17, 1997 
IndonesiaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: August 31, 1998November 29, 1998 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)October 14, 1994Ratification: April 29, 1997July 28, 1997 
Iraq Accession: May 28, 2010August 26, 2010 
IrelandOctober 15, 1994Ratification: July 31, 1997October 29, 1997 
IsraelOctober 14, 1994Ratification: March 26, 1996December 26, 1996 
ItalyOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 23, 1997September 21, 1997 
Jamaica Accession: November 12, 1997February 10, 1998 
JapanOctober 14, 1994Acceptance: September 11, 1998December 10, 1998 
JordanApril 13, 1995Ratification: October 21, 1996January 19, 1997 
KazakhstanOctober 14, 1994Ratification: July 9, 1997October 7, 1997 
KenyaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 24, 1997September 22, 1997 
Kiribati Accession: September 8, 1998December 7, 1998 
KuwaitSeptember 22, 1995Ratification: June 27, 1997September 25, 1997Details
Kyrgyzstan Accession: September 19, 1997December 18, 1997 
Lao People's Democratic RepublicAugust 30, 1995Acceptance: September 20, 1996December 26, 1996 
Latvia Accession: October 21, 2002January 19, 2003 
LebanonOctober 14, 1994Ratification: May 16, 1996December 26, 1996 
LesothoOctober 15, 1994Ratification: September 12, 1995December 26, 1996 
Liberia Accession: March 2, 1998May 31, 1998 
LibyaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: July 22, 1996December 26, 1996 
Liechtenstein Accession: December 29, 1999March 28, 2000 
Lithuania Accession: July 25, 2003October 23, 2003 
LuxembourgOctober 14, 1994Ratification: February 4, 1997May 5, 1997 
MadagascarOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 25, 1997September 23, 1997 
MalawiJanuary 17, 1995Ratification: June 13, 1996December 26, 1996 
MalaysiaOctober 6, 1995Ratification: June 25, 1997September 23, 1997 
Maldives Accession: September 3, 2002December 2, 2002 
MaliOctober 15, 1994Ratification: October 31, 1995December 26, 1996 
MaltaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: January 30, 1998April 30, 1998 
Marshall Islands Accession: June 2, 1998August 31, 1998 
MauritaniaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: August 7, 1996December 26, 1996 
MauritiusMarch 17, 1995Ratification: January 23, 1996December 26, 1996 
MexicoOctober 15, 1994Ratification: April 3, 1995December 26, 1996 
Micronesia (Federated States of)December 12, 1994Ratification: March 25, 1996December 26, 1996 
Monaco Accession: March 5, 1999June 3, 1999 
MongoliaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: September 3, 1996December 26, 1996 
Montenegro Accession: June 4, 2007September 2, 2007 
MoroccoOctober 15, 1994Ratification: November 7, 1996February 5, 1997 
MozambiqueSeptember 28, 1995Ratification: March 13, 1997June 11, 1997 
Myanmar Accession: January 2, 1997April 2, 1997 
NamibiaOctober 24, 1994Ratification: May 16, 1997August 14, 1997 
Nauru Accession: September 22, 1998December 21, 1998 
NepalOctober 12, 1995Ratification: October 15, 1996January 13, 1997 
NetherlandsOctober 15, 1994Acceptance: June 27, 1995December 26, 1996Details
New Zealand Accession: September 7, 2000December 6, 2000Details
NicaraguaNovember 21, 1994Ratification: February 17, 1998May 18, 1998 
NigerOctober 14, 1994Ratification: January 19, 1996December 26, 1996 
NigeriaOctober 31, 1994Ratification: July 8, 1997October 6, 1997 
Niue Accession: August 14, 1998November 12, 1998 
NorwayOctober 15, 1994Ratification: August 30, 1996December 26, 1996 
Oman Accession: July 23, 1996December 26, 1996 
PakistanOctober 15, 1994Ratification: February 24, 1997May 25, 1997 
Palau Accession: June 15, 1999September 13, 1999 
PanamaFebruary 22, 1995Ratification: April 4, 1996December 26, 1996 
Papua New Guinea Accession: December 6, 2000March 6, 2001 
ParaguayDecember 1, 1994Ratification: January 15, 1997April 15, 1997 
PeruOctober 15, 1994Ratification: November 9, 1995December 26, 1996 
PhilippinesDecember 8, 1994Ratification: February 10, 2000May 10, 2000 
Poland Accession: November 14, 2001February 12, 2002 
PortugalOctober 14, 1994Ratification: April 1, 1996December 26, 1996 
Qatar Accession: March 15, 1999June 13, 1999 
Republic of KoreaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: August 17, 1999November 15, 1999 
Republic of Moldova Accession: March 10, 1999June 8, 1999 
Romania Accession: August 19, 1998November 17, 1998 
Russian Federation Accession: May 29, 2003August 27, 2003 
RwandaJune 22, 1995Ratification: October 22, 1998January 20, 1999 
Saint Kitts and Nevis Accession: June 30, 1997September 28, 1997 
Saint Lucia Accession: July 2, 1997September 30, 1997 
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesOctober 15, 1994Ratification: March 16, 1998June 14, 1998 
Samoa Accession: August 21, 1998November 19, 1998 
San Marino Accession: July 23, 1999October 21, 1999 
Sao Tome and PrincipeOctober 4, 1995Ratification: July 8, 1998October 6, 1998 
Saudi Arabia Accession: June 25, 1997September 23, 1997 
SenegalOctober 14, 1994Ratification: July 26, 1995December 26, 1996 
Serbia Accession: December 18, 2007March 17, 2008 
SeychellesOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 26, 1997September 24, 1997 
Sierra LeoneNovember 11, 1994Ratification: September 25, 1997December 24, 1997 
Singapore Accession: April 26, 1999July 25, 1999 
Slovakia Accession: January 7, 2002April 7, 2002 
Slovenia Accession: June 28, 2001September 26, 2001 
Solomon Islands Accession: April 16, 1999July 15, 1999 
Somalia Accession: July 24, 2002October 22, 2002 
South AfricaJanuary 9, 1995Ratification: September 30, 1997December 29, 1997 
South Sudan Accession: February 17, 2014May 18, 2014 
SpainOctober 14, 1994Ratification: January 30, 1996December 26, 1996 
Sri Lanka Accession: December 9, 1998March 9, 1999 
SudanOctober 15, 1994Ratification: November 24, 1995December 26, 1996 
Suriname Accession: June 1, 2000August 30, 2000 
SwazilandJuly 27, 1995Ratification: October 7, 1996January 5, 1997 
SwedenOctober 15, 1994Ratification: December 12, 1995December 26, 1996 
SwitzerlandOctober 14, 1994Ratification: January 19, 1996December 26, 1996 
Syrian Arab RepublicOctober 15, 1994Ratification: June 10, 1997September 8, 1997 
Tajikistan Accession: July 16, 1997October 14, 1997 
Thailand Accession: March 7, 2001June 5, 2001 
Timor-Leste Accession: August 20, 2003November 18, 2003 
TogoOctober 15, 1994Acceptance: October 4, 1995December 26, 1996 
Tonga Accession: September 25, 1998December 24, 1998 
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: June 8, 2000September 6, 2000 
TunisiaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: October 11, 1995December 26, 1996 
TurkeyOctober 14, 1994Ratification: March 31, 1998June 29, 1998 
TurkmenistanMarch 27, 1995Ratification: September 18, 1996December 26, 1996 
Tuvalu Accession: September 14, 1998December 13, 1998 
UgandaNovember 21, 1994Ratification: June 25, 1997September 23, 1997 
Ukraine Accession: August 27, 2002November 25, 2002 
United Arab Emirates Accession: October 21, 1998January 19, 1999 
United KingdomOctober 14, 1994Ratification: October 18, 1996January 16, 1997Details
United Republic of TanzaniaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: June 19, 1997September 17, 1997 
United States of AmericaOctober 14, 1994Ratification: November 17, 2000February 15, 2001Details
Uruguay Accession: February 17, 1999May 18, 1999 
UzbekistanDecember 7, 1994Ratification: October 31, 1995December 26, 1996 
VanuatuSeptember 28, 1995Ratification: August 10, 1999November 8, 1999 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Accession: June 29, 1998September 27, 1998 
Viet Nam Accession: August 25, 1998November 23, 1998 
Yemen Accession: January 14, 1997April 14, 1997 
ZambiaOctober 15, 1994Ratification: September 19, 1996December 26, 1996 
ZimbabweOctober 15, 1994Ratification: September 23, 1997December 22, 1997 
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Accession: March 6, 2002June 4, 2002