Contracting Parties > Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions > Azerbaijan
|Accession||February 15, 2010|
|Entry into force||May 15, 2010|
Declarations, Reservations etc.Declarations made upon accession:
"The Republic of Azerbaijan declares that in accordance with Article 25, paragraph 4 of the Convention, it does not recognize the conciliation procedure set out in Article 25, paragraph 3 of the Convention."
"The Republic of Azerbaijan declares that it is unable to guarantee implementation of the provisions of the Convention in its territories occupied by the Republic of Armenia (the Nagorno Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan and its seven districts surrounding that region), until the liberation of those territories from the occupation and complete elimination of the consequences of that occupation (the schematic map of the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan is enclosed).
The occupying power – the Republic of Armenia shall bear all responsibility for destroying cultural expressions in the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan as from the date of the occupation until the liberation of those territories from the occupation and complete elimination of the consequences of that occupation."