Phonograms Notification No. 32
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms

Accession by the Arab Republic of Egypt

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in conformity with the provisions of Article 13(4) of the Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms, has the honor to inform him that, according to the notification received from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt deposited, on December 15, 1977, its instrument of accession to the said Convention.

In addition, the said instrument of accession contains the declaration that the accession of the Arab Republic of Egypt "does not imply any recognition of Israel, or entering into any relationship with Israel governed by the provisions of the Convention." (Translation)

The Convention will enter into force, with respect to the Arab Republic of Egypt, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on April 23, 1978.

January 23, 1978