Nairobi Notification No. 6
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol

Entry into Force

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify him that the Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol, adopted at Nairobi on September 26, 1981, will enter into force on

September 25, 1982,

that is, one month after the day on which the third instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession has been deposited.

In this connection, it is recalled that an instrument of ratification of the Nairobi Treaty was deposited:

- on November 18, 1981, by the Republic of Kenya

and that instruments of accession to the said Treaty were deposited:

- on February 17, 1982, by the Socialist Ethiopia
- on August 25, 1982, by the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

Consequently, in accordance with the provisions of Article 6(1) of the Nairobi Treaty, the said Treaty will enter into force on September 25, 1982, with respect to the three States referred to above.

August 30, 1982