Contracting Parties > United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification > Canada
|Accession||December 21, 2016|
|Entry into force||March 21, 2017|
Additional InformationCanada had signed the Convention on 14 October 1994 and had ratified it subsequently on 1 December 1995. Thereafter, on 28 March 2013, in accordance with its article 38 (2), the Government of Canada had notified the Secretary-General of its decision to withdraw from the Convention. The withdrawal took effect on 28 March 2014.
On 21 December 2016, Canada deposited with the Secretary-General an instrument of accession to the Convention.