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Contracting Parties  >   Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants > Russian Federation 

 
Date
SignatureMay 22, 2002
RatificationAugust 17, 2011
Entry into forceNovember 15, 2011

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon ratification:
1. The Russian Federation declares that in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 18 of the Convention, with respect to any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of the Convention, it recognizes the means of dispute settlement indicated in subparagraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph 2 of article 18 of the Convention as compulsory in relation to any Party accepting the same obligations;
2. The Russian Federation declares that in accordance with paragraph 4 of article 25 of the Convention any amendment to Annex A, B or C shall enter into force for the Russian Federation only upon the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect thereto.

Additional Information

On 29 December 2016, the Government of the Russian Federation deposited its instrument of accession to the Amendments to Annex A, with regards to decisions SC-4/10, SC-4/11, SC-4/12 and SC-4/15, transmitted by depositary notification C.N.524.2009.TREATIES-4 of 26 August 2009. (C.N.974.2016.TREATIES-XXVII.15)

On 29 December 2016, the Government of the Russian Federation deposited its instrument of accession to an Amendment to Annex A transmitted by depositary notification C.N.703.2011.TREATIES-8 of 27 October 2011. (C.N.975.2016.TREATIES-XXVII.15)