Afghanistan


Accession
February 10, 2003

Albania

Signature
July 18, 1998
Ratification
January 31, 2003


Legislation

Algeria

Signature
December 28, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

American Samoa


Not a Signatory

Angola

Signature
October 7, 1998
Not Ratified or Acceded

Anguilla


Not a Signatory

Antigua and Barbuda

Signature
October 23, 1998
Ratification
June 18, 2001


Legislation

Argentina

Signature
January 8, 1999
Ratification
February 8, 2001


Legislation

Aruba


Accession
July 17, 2001
Not a Signatory

Austria

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
December 27, 2000


Legislation

Bahamas

Signature
December 28, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

Bahrain

Signature
December 11, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Barbados

Signature
September 8, 2000
Ratification
December 9, 2002


Legislation

Belize

Signature
April 5, 2000
Ratification
April 5, 2000


Legislation

Benin

Signature
September 24, 1999
Ratification
January 22, 2002

Bermuda


Not a Signatory

Bhutan


Not a Signatory

Bolivia

Signature
July 17, 1998
Ratification
June 27, 2002


Legislation

Botswana

Signature
September 8, 2000
Ratification
September 8, 2000


Legislation

British Virgin Islands


Not a Signatory

Brunei


Not a Signatory

Burkina Faso

Signature
November 30, 1998
Ratification
April 16, 2004


Legislation

Burma


Not a Signatory

Cameroon

Signature
July 17, 1998
Not Ratified or Acceded

Canada

Signature
December 18, 1998
Ratification
July 7, 2000


Legislation

Cape Verde

Signature
December 28, 2000
Ratification
October 12, 2011

Cayman Islands


Not a Signatory

Chad

Signature
October 20, 1999
Ratification
November 1, 2006

China


Not a Signatory

Colombia

Signature
December 10, 1998
Ratification
August 5, 2002


Legislation

Cook Islands


Accession
July 18, 2008

Costa Rica

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
June 7, 2001


Legislation

Cote d’Ivoire

Signature
November 29, 1998
Ratification
February 14, 2013


Legislation

Cuba


Not a Signatory


Legislation

Denmark

Signature
September 25, 1998
Ratification
June 21, 2001


Legislation

Djibouti

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
November 5, 2002

Dominica


Accession
February 12, 2001


Legislation

Dominican Republic

Signature
September 8, 2000
Ratification
May 12, 2005

Egypt

Signature
December 26, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

El Salvador

Signature
November 26, 2015
Ratification
March 3, 2016


Legislation

Equatorial Guinea


Not a Signatory

Eritrea

Signature
October 7, 1998
Not Ratified or Acceded

Estonia

Signature
December 27, 1999
Ratification
January 30, 2002


Legislation

Ethiopia


Not a Signatory


Legislation

Falkland Islands


Not a Signatory

Faroe Islands


Not a Signatory

Fiji

Signature
November 29, 1999
Ratification
November 29, 1999


Legislation

Finland

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
December 29, 2000


Legislation

French Polynesia


Not a Signatory

Gabon

Signature
December 22, 1998
Ratification
September 20, 2000

Gambia

Signature
December 4, 1998
Ratification
June 28, 2002

Ghana

Signature
July 18, 1998
Ratification
December 20, 1999


Legislation

Gibraltar


Not a Signatory

Greenland


Not a Signatory

Grenada


Accession
May 19, 2011


Legislation

Guam


Not a Signatory

Guernsey


Not a Signatory

Guinea

Signature
September 7, 2000
Ratification
July 14, 2003

Guinea-Bissau

Signature
September 12, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

Guyana

Signature
December 28, 2000
Ratification
September 24, 2004

Haiti

Signature
February 26, 1999
Not Ratified or Acceded

Holy See


Not a Signatory


Legislation

Honduras

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
July 1, 2002

India


Not a Signatory

Iran

Signature
December 31, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Iraq


Not a Signatory


Legislation

Isle of Man


Not a Signatory

Israel

Signature
December 31, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

Jamaica

Signature
September 8, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

Japan


Accession
July 17, 2007

Jersey


Not a Signatory

Jordan

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
April 11, 2002


Legislation

Kosovo


Not a Signatory

Kuwait

Signature
September 8, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Kyrgyzstan

Signature
December 8, 1998
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

Laos


Not a Signatory

Latvia

Signature
April 22, 1999
Ratification
June 28, 2002


Legislation

Lebanon


Not a Signatory

Lesotho

Signature
November 30, 1998
Ratification
September 6, 2000


Legislation

Liberia

Signature
July 17, 1998
Ratification
September 22, 2004

Libya


Not a Signatory

Macau


Not a Signatory

Madagascar

Signature
July 18, 1998
Ratification
March 14, 2008

Malawi

Signature
March 3, 1999
Ratification
September 19, 2011


Legislation

Malaysia


Not a Signatory

Maldives


Accession
September 21, 2011

Mali

Signature
July 17, 1998
Ratification
August 16, 2000


Legislation

Marshall Islands

Signature
September 6, 2000
Ratification
December 7, 2000

Mauritania


Not a Signatory

Moldova

Signature
September 8, 2000
Ratification
October 12, 2010


Legislation

Monaco

Signature
July 18, 1998
Not Ratified or Acceded

Montserrat


Not a Signatory

Morocco

Signature
September 8, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

Mozambique

Signature
December 28, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Namibia

Signature
October 27, 1998
Ratification
June 25, 2002


Legislation

Nauru

Signature
December 13, 2000
Ratification
November 12, 2001

Nepal


Not a Signatory

Netherlands

Signature
July 18, 1998
Ratification
July 17, 2001


Legislation

New Caledonia


Not a Signatory

Niger

Signature
July 17, 1998
Ratification
April 11, 2002


Legislation

Nigeria

Signature
June 1, 2000
Ratification
September 27, 2001

Niue


Not a Signatory

Norfolk Island


Not a Signatory

North Korea


Not a Signatory

Oman

Signature
December 20, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Pakistan


Not a Signatory

Palau


Not a Signatory

Palestine

Signature
December 31, 2014
Ratification
January 2, 2015

Paraguay

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
May 14, 2001


Legislation

Peru

Signature
December 7, 2000
Ratification
November 10, 2001


Legislation

Pitcairn Islands


Not a Signatory

Poland

Signature
April 9, 1999
Ratification
November 12, 2001


Legislation

Puerto Rico


Not a Signatory

Qatar


Not a Signatory

Republic of the Congo

Signature
July 17, 1998
Ratification
May 3, 2004


Legislation

Saint Helena


Not a Signatory

Saint Kitts and Nevis


Accession
August 22, 2006

Saint Lucia

Signature
August 27, 1999
Ratification
August 18, 2010


Legislation

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


Accession
December 3, 2002

San Marino

Signature
July 18, 1998
Ratification
May 13, 1999

Sao Tome and Principe

Signature
December 28, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Saudi Arabia


Not a Signatory

Serbia

Signature
December 19, 2000
Ratification
September 6, 2001


Legislation

Seychelles

Signature
December 27, 2000
Ratification
August 10, 2010


Legislation

Sierra Leone

Signature
October 17, 1998
Ratification
September 15, 2000

Slovenia

Signature
October 7, 1998
Ratification
December 31, 2001


Legislation

Solomon Islands

Signature
December 3, 1998
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

Somalia


Not a Signatory

South Korea

Signature
March 8, 2000
Ratification
November 13, 2002


Legislation

South Sudan


Not a Signatory

Sri Lanka


Not a Signatory

Sudan

Signature
September 8, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Suriname


Accession
July 15, 2008

Swaziland


Not a Signatory

Switzerland

Signature
July 18, 1998
Ratification
October 12, 2001


Legislation

Syria

Signature
November 29, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Taiwan


Not a Signatory

Tanzania

Signature
December 29, 2000
Ratification
August 20, 2002


Legislation

Thailand

Signature
October 2, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Togo


Not a Signatory

Tonga


Not a Signatory


Legislation

Trinidad and Tobago

Signature
March 23, 1999
Ratification
April 6, 1999


Legislation

Tunisia


Accession
June 22, 2011

Turkmenistan


Not a Signatory

Tuvalu


Not a Signatory


Legislation

Uganda

Signature
March 17, 1999
Ratification
June 14, 2002


Legislation

Ukraine

Signature
January 20, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation

United Arab Emirates

Signature
November 27, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

United Kingdom

Signature
November 30, 1998
Ratification
October 4, 2001


Legislation

Vanuatu


Accession
December 2, 2011


Legislation

Venezuela

Signature
October 14, 1998
Ratification
June 7, 2000


Legislation

Virgin Islands


Not a Signatory

Wallis and Futuna


Not a Signatory

Western Sahara


Not a Signatory

Yemen

Signature
December 28, 2000
Not Ratified or Acceded

Zambia

Signature
July 17, 1998
Ratification
November 13, 2002

Zimbabwe

Signature
July 17, 1998
Not Ratified or Acceded


Legislation