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Multilateral Treaties to Which China is a Party or Which China has signed


(1875-2000)

NO.

Instrument

Date and Place of Signing/

Depository

Date of Entry into Force

Date of China' s signature/ Date of China Becoming A Party/Statement/ Reservation

1

Metric Convention

875.5.20

Paris

French Government

1876.1.1

1977.5.9 notification of accession

1977.5.9 entry into force to China

2

International Convention for the Publication of Customs Tariffs

1890.7.5

Brussels

Belgian Government

1891.4.1

1978.5.3 notification of acceptance

3

Paris Convention for the Protection of industrial Property as Amended at Stockholm in 1967

1883.3.20

Paris

Director General of WIPO

1900.7.6

1984.12.19 depositing the instrument of accession; formulating a reservation about Art. 28, para 1 of the convention; Stockholm text was signed in 1967.7.14

4

Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use on the Mines Booby-Trap and other Devices [II]

Secretary General of U.N.

1983.12.2

1981.9.14. sign

1982.3.8. ratify

5

Convention for Peaceful Settlement of International Conflicts

1907.10.18

Hague

Dutch Government

*

1993.11.22 acceptance;

entry into force to China at the same date

6

Convention for Peaceful Settlement of International Conflicts

1909.7.29

Hague

Dutch Government

**

1993.11.22 acceptance;

entry into force to China at the same date

7

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

1986.9.9

Berne

Director General of WIPO

1887.12.5

1992.7.1. decision of accession; state that P.R.C. enjoys the rights provided for in Art. 2 and 3 of the Annex in accordance with the provision of Art. 1 of the Annex to the Convention.

1992.10.5 entry into force to China

8

Convention Fixing the Minimum Age for Admission of Children to Employment at Sea

1920.6.15

Genoa

Director General of ILO Bureau

1921.9.27

1984.6.11 acceptance;

1936.12.2 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

9

Convention Concerning the Compulsory Medical Examination of Children and Young Persons Employed at Sea

1921.10.25

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1922.11.20

1984.6.11 acceptance

1936.12.2 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time ratify

1984. 6.11 entry into force to China

10

Convention Fixing the Minimum Age for the Admission of Young Persons to Employment as Trimmers or Stokers

1921.11.11

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1922.11.20

1984.6.11 acceptance

1936.12.2 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

11

Convention Concerning the Rights of Association and Combination of Agricultural Workers

1921.10.25

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1923.5.11

1984.6.11 acceptance

1934.4.27 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

12

Convention Concerning the Application of the Weekly Resting Industrial Undertakings

1921.10.25

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1923.6.19

1984.6.11 acceptance

1934.5.17 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

13

Convention Concerning Equality of Treatment for National and Foreign Workers as Regards Workmen's Compensation for Accidents

1925.6.5

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1926.9.8

1984.6.11 acceptance

1934.4.27 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

14

Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating Poisonous or other Gases and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare

1925.6.17

Geneva

French Government

1928.2.8

1952.07.13

entry into force to China

15

Convention Concerning the Repatriation of Seamen

1926.06.23

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1928.04.16

1984.6.11 acceptance

1936.12.2 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

16

Convention Concerning Seamen's Articles of Agreement

1926.6.24

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1928.4.4

1984.6.11 acceptance

1936.12.2 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

17

Convention Concerning the Creation of Minimum Wage-Fixing Machinery

1928.6.16

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1930.6.14

1984.6.11 acceptance

1930.5.5 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

18

Convention Concerning the Marking of Weight on Heavy Packages Transported By Vessels

1929.6.21

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1932.3.9

1984.6.11 acceptance

1931.6.24 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

19

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage By Air

1929.10.12

Warsaw

Polish Government

1933.2.13

1958.7.20 depositing the instrument of accession

1958.10.18 entry into force to China

20

Convention Concerning the Protection Against Accidents of Workers Employed in Loading or Unloading Ships

1932.4.27

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1934.10.30

1984.6.11 acceptance

1935.11.30 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

21

Convention Concerning the Employment of Women on Underground Work in Mines of All Kinds

1935.6.21

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1937.5.30

1984.6.11 acceptance

1936.12.2 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

22

Convention Fixing the Minimum Age for the Admission of Children to Industrial Employment

1937.6.22

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1941.2.21

1984.6.11 acceptance

1940.2.21 ratified by the Chinese Government at that time

1984.6.11 entry into force to China

23

Statut de Instittut International Pour L'unification du Droit Prive***

1940.3.15

Rome

Italian Government

1940.4.21

1986.1.1 sign

entry into force to China at the same date

24

Agreement of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

1944.7.22

Bretton Woods

American Government

1945.12.27

1980.4.14 entry into force to China

25

Agreement of the International Monetary Fund

1944.7.22

Bretton Woods

American Government

1945.12.27

1980.4.1 notification of acceptance

1980.4.1 entry into force to China

26

Convention on International Civil Aviation

1944.12.7

Chicago

American Government

1947.4.4

1974.2.15 acceptance

1974.2.15 entry into force to China

27

Charter of United Nations

1945.6.26

San Francisco

Secretary General of U.N.

1945.10.24

1945.6.26. sign

1945.9.28. ratify

1971.10.25. recovery of the seat of China

28

Constitution of the Food and Agriculture Organization

1945.10.16

Ottawa

FAO

1945.10.16

1945.10.16 sign

1973.4.1 recovery of activities

1945.10.16 entry into force to China

29

Constitution of the United Nations Educational of the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization

1945.11.16

London

Secretary General of U.N.

1946.11.4

1946.9.13 sign

30

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

1946.2.13

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1946.9.17

1979.9.11 depositing the instrument of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

31

Constitution of the World Health Organization

1946.7.22

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1948.4.7

1946.7.22 acceptance;

entry into force to China at the same date.

1972.8 notify the Director General of WHO that China will attend the activities of the organization

32

International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling

1946.12.2

Washington

American Government

1948.11.10

1980.9.24 notification of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

33

Protocol Relating to An Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Article 93 Bis)

1947.5.27

Montreal

Secretary General of ICAO

1961.3.20

1974.2.15 notification of acceptance

entry into force to China at the same date

34

Convention of the World Meteorological Organization

1947.10.11

Washington

American Government

1950.3.23

1973.4.27 depositing the instrument of the ratification

formulate a reservation about Art. 29 of the Convention

1973.5.27 entry into force to China

35

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies

1947.11.21

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1948.12.2

1979.9.11 depositing the instrument of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

36

Convention on the International Maritime Organization

1948.3.6

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1958.3.17

1973.3.1 depositing the instrument of acceptance

entry into force to China at the same date

37

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

1948.12.9

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1951.1.12

1983.4.18 depositing the instrument of ratification

1983.7.17 entry into force to China

38

Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

1949.8.12

Geneva

Swiss Government

1950.10.21

1952.7.13 statement of acceptance

1956.12.28 depositing the instrument of ratification

formulate reservations about Arts. 10, 12, and 85 of the Convention

39

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea

1949.8.12

Geneva

Swiss Government

1950.10.21

1952.7.13 statement of acceptance

1957.6.28 entry into force to China

formulate a reservation about Art. 10 of the Convention

40

Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War

1949.8.12

Geneva

Swiss Government

1950.10.21

1952.7.13 statement of acceptance

1956.12.28 depositing the instrument of ratification

formulate reservations about Art. 11 and 45 of the Convention

41

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed forces in the Field

1949.8.12

Geneva

Swiss Government

1950.10.21

1952.7.13 statement of acceptance

1956.12.28 depositing the instrument of the ratification

formulate a reservation about Art. 10 of the Convention

42

Convention Establishing A Customs Cooperation Council

1950.12.15

Brussels

Belgian Government

1952.11.4

1983.7.18 depositing the instrument of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

43

Convention Concerning Equal Remuneration for Men and Women Workers for Work of Equal Value

1951.6.29

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1953.5.23

1990.9.7 ratify

1990.11.2. entry into force to China

44

Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees

1951.7.28

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1951.4.22

1982.9.24 depositing the instrument of accession

1982.12.23 entry into force to China

45

Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

1951.10.31

Hague

Dutch Government

1955.7.15

1987.7.3 depositing the instrument of acceptance;

entry into force to China at the same date

46

Protocol relating to the Amendment to Article 45 of the Convention of International Civil Aviation

1954.6.14

Montreal

Secretary General of ICAO

1958.5.16

1974.2.28 accede

entry into force to China at the same date

47

Protocol relating to the Amendment to Article 48(1), 49(5), 61 of the Convention of International Civil Aviation

1954.6.14

Montreal

ICAO

1956.12.12

1974.2.28 accede

entry into force to China at the same date

48

International Agreement Concerning the International institute of Refrigeration

1956.10.26

New York

American Government

1957.7.29

1984.1.1 depositing the instrument of accession;

entry into force to China at the same date

49

Protocol to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the International Carriage By Air Signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929

1955.9.28

Hague

Polish Government

1963.8.1

1975.8.20 depositing the instrument of ratification

1975.11.18 entry into force to China

50

Convention of International organization of Legal Metrology

1955.10.12

Paris

French Government

1958.5.28

1985.3.26 depositing the instrument of accession

1985.4.26 entry into force to China

1963.11.12modify

51

Statute of the International atomic Energy Agency

1956.10.26

New York

American Government

1957.7.29

1984.1.1 depositing the instrument of acceptance;

entry into force to China at the same date

52

Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Wards

1958.6.10

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1959.6.7

1987.1.22 depositing the instrument of accession;

1987.4.22 entry into force to China

53

Antarctic Treaty

1959.12.1

Washington

American Government

1961.6.23

1983.6.8 depositing the instrument of accession ;

entry into force to China at the same date

54

Articles of Agreement of the International Development association

1960.9.24

Washington

American Government

1965.12.17

1980.4.14 China states that her seat in the IBRD will be restored.

1980.5.15 notification of restoration

55

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

1961.4.18

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1964.4.24

1975.11.25 depositing the instrument of accession; 1975.12.25 entry into force to China;

formulate reservations about Art. 14, 16, and Art. 37, para 2, 3 and 4;

1980.9.15 notification for the withdrawal of the reservations about Art. 37, para 2, 3 and 4.

56

Protocol Relating to the Amendment to Article 50(1) of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

1961.6.21

Montreal

Secretary General of IACO

1962.7.17

1974.2.28 accede

entry into force to China at the same date

57

Protocol Relating to the Amendment to Article 48(1) of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

1962.9.15

Rome

Secretary General of IACO

1975.9.11

1974.2.28 accede

entry into force to China at the same date

58

Articles of Agreement of the International Finance Corporation

1961.9.21

Washington

American Government

1965.12.17

1980.4.14 China states that her seat in the IBRD will be restored

1980.5.15 notification of restoration

59

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations

1963.4.24

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1967.3.19

1979.7.3 depositing the instrument of accession

1979.8.1 entry into force to China

60

Agreement Establishing the African Development Bank

1963.8.14

Khartoum

Secretary General of U.N.

1964.9.10

1985.5.9 signing and depositing the instrument of acceptance;

entry into force to China at the same date

61

Convention on offences and Certain other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft

1963.9.14

Tokyo

Director General of ICAO

1969.12.4

1978.11.14 depositing the instrument of accession

1979.2.12 entry into force to China

62

Constitution of the Universal Postal Union

1964.7.10

Vienna

Swiss Government

1966.1.1

1973.2.7 depositing the instrument of accession;

entry into force to China at the same date

63

Convention on the Settlement of investment Disputes Between States and Nationals of other States

1965.3.18

Washington

American Government

1966.10.14

1990.2.9 sign

1992.7.1. ratification of accession

1993.1.7 depositing the instrument of ratification

1993.2.6 entry into force to China

64

Convention on facilitation of International Maritime Traffic

1965.4.9

London

Secretary General of IMO

1967.3.5

1994.12.29 decision of accession

1995.1.16 depositing the instrument of accession

1995.3.16 entry into force to China

65

Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters

1965.11.15

Hague

Dutch Government

1970.3.18

1991.3.2. ratification of accession

1991.5.3. depositing the instrument of ratification

66

Agreement Establishing the Asian Development Bank

1965.12.4

Manila

Secretary General of U.N.

1966.8.22

1986.3.10 obtaining the membership of the ADB

67

International Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Racial Discrimination

1966.3.7

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1969.1.4

1981.12.29 depositing the instrument of accession

1982.2.28 entry into force to China

formulate a reservation about Art. 22 of the Convention

68

International Convention on Load Lines

1966.4.5

London

Secretary General of IMO

1968.07.21

1973.10.5 depositing the instrument of accession

formulate reservations about Rules 49 and 50 of the supplementary rules II of the Convention

69

International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

1966.5.4

Rio de Janeiro

Secretary General of FAO

1969.3.21

1996.10.2 depositing the instrument of ratification;

entry into force to China at the same date

70

Treaty on Principles Concerning the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space Including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies

1967.1.27

London- Washington- Moscow

British, American and USSR Governments

1967.10.10

1984.1.12 depositing the instrument of accession

71

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

1967.1.31

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1967.10.4

1982.9.24 depositing the instrument of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

72

Additional Protocol Ii to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America

1967.2.14

Mexico City

Mexican Government

1968.4.22

1973.8.21 sign

1974.6.12 depositing the instrument of ratification

73

Convention on the International Hydrographic organization

1967.5.3

Monaco

Government of Monaco

1970.9.22

1979.5.15 notification of acceptance

formulate a reservation about Art. 17 of the Convention

74

Convention Establishing the World intellectual organization

1967.7.14

Stockholm

Director General of WIPO

1970.4.26

1980.3.4 depositing the instrument of accession

1980.6.4 entry into force to China

75

Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

1967.7.14

Stockholm

Director General of WIPO

1970.9.19

1989.7.1 depositing the instrument of accession

1989.10.4 entry into force to China

China accedes to the modified Stockholm Convention

76

Agreement on the Rescue of astronauts the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space

1968.4.22

London- Washington- Moscow

Britain, America and Soviet Union

1968.12.3

1988.12.14 depositing the instrument of accession

77

Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

1968.7.1

Washington- Moscow- London

American, Russian and British Governments

1970.3.5

1992.3.9. depositing the instrument of accession and entry into force to China at the same time

1992.3.16. depositing the instruments of accession to American and Russian Governments

78

Protocol on the Authentic Trilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

1968.9.24

Buenos Aires

Director General of ICAO

1968.10.24

1974.2.28 depositing the instrument of acceptance

entry into force to China at the same date

79

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaty

1969.5.23

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1980.1.27

1997.9.3 depositing the instrument of accession

1997.10.3 entry into force to China

formulate a reservation about Art. 66 of the Convention, and state the signing by Taiwan in April 27, 1970 is illegal and invalid

80

International Convention on tonnage Measurement of Ships

1969.6.23

London

Secretary General of IMO

1982.7.18

1980.4.8 depositing the instrument of accession

1982.7.18 entry into force to China

81

International Health Regulations

1969.7.25

Boston

Director General of WHO

1971.1.1

1979.5.11 notification of the acceptance of the Regulations from 1979, 6, 1 on

82

International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage

1969.11.29

Brussels

Secretary General of IMO

1975.6.19

1980.1.30 depositing the instrument of acceptance

1980.4.30 entry into force to China

83

International Convention Relating to intervention on the High Seas in Case of Oil Pollution

1969.11.29

Brussels

Secretary General of IMO

1975.5.6

1990.2.23 depositing the instrument of accession

1990.5.24 entry into force to China

84

Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property

1970.11.14

Paris

Director General of UNESCO

1972.4.24

1989.11.28 depositing the instrument of acceptance

85

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

1970.12.16

Hague

British, American and USSR Governments

1971.10.14

1980.9.10 depositing the instrument of accession

1980.10.1 entry into force to China

86

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat

1971.2.2

Ramsar

Director General of UNESO

1975.12.21

1992.3.31. depositing the instrument of accession

1992.7.31. entry into force to China

87

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development Production and stock-piling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and their Destruction

1971.2.11

Washington,Moscow,London

American, USSR, and British Governments

1972.5.18

1991.2.18 depositing the instrument of ratification;

entry into force to China at the same date

88

Convention on Psychotropic Substances

1971.2.21

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1976.8.16

1985.8.22 depositing the instrument of accession

89

Protocol relating to the Amendment to Article 51(1) of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

1971.3.12

New York

Secretary General of IACO

1973.1.16

1974.2.28 accede

entry into force to China at the same date

90

Protocol Relating to the Amendment to Article 56 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

1971.7.7

Vienna

Secretary General of IACO

1972.12.19

1974.2.28 sign

1974.12.19 entry into force to China

91

Universal Copyright Convention as Revised at Paris on 24 July 1971

1971.7.24

Paris

Director General of WIPO

1974.7.10

1992.7.1. decide to accede;

state that P.R.C. enjoys the rights provided for in Art. 5, para 3 and 4 in accordance with Art. 5, para 2 of the Convention

92

Operating Agreement Relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite organization

1971.8.20

Washington

American Government

1973.2.12

1977.8.16 sign

entry into force to China at the same date

93

Agreement Relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite organization

1971.8.20

Washington

American Government

1973.2.12

1978.8.16 depositing the instrument of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

94

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation

1971.9.23

Montreal

Britain, America and Soviet Union

1973.1.26

1980.9.10 depositing the instrument of accession

1980.10.10 entry into force to China

95

Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of their Phonograms

1971.10.29

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1973.4.18

1993.1.5. depositing the instrument of accession to Secretary General of U.N.

1993.4.30 entry into force to China

96

Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961 as Amended by The Protocol of 25 March 1972 Amending the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs

1972.3.25

New York

1975.8.8

1985.8.22 depositing the instrument of accession

97

Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused By Space Objects

1972.3.29

London- Washington- Moscow

Britain, America and Soviet Union

1972.9.1

1988.12.14 depositing the instrument of accession;

entry into force to China at the same date

state that the signature and ratification by the authority of Taiwan in the name of China is illegal and invalid

98

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction

1972.4.19

London- Washington- Moscow

Britain, America and Soviet Union

1975.3.26

1984.11.15 depositing the instruments of accession to Britain, America and Soviet Union respectively

99

Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

1972.10.20

London

Secretary General of IMO

1977.7.15

1980.1.7 depositing the instrument of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

100

Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

1972.11.16

Paris

Director General of UNESCO

1975.12.17

1985.12.12 depositing the instrument of ratification

1986.3.12 entry into force to China

101

Agreement Establishing the African Development Fund

1972.11.29

Abidjan

President of the African Development Bank

1973.12.31

1985.5.3 signing and depositing the instrument of acceptance

102

International Convention for Safe Containers

1972.12.2

Geneva

Secretary General of IMO

1977.9.6

1980.9.23 depositing the instrument of accession

1981.9.23 entry into force to China

103

Customs Convention on Containers

1972.12.2

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1975.12.6

1986.1.22 depositing the instrument of accession

104

Protocol of Entry into force of the Amendment to Article 61 of the Charter of the United Nations

1972.12.20

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1973.9.24

1972.9.15 ratify

1973.9.24 entry into force to China

105

Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution By Dumping of Wastes and other Matters

1972.12.29

London- Washington- Moscow- Mexico City

Secretary General of IMO

1975.8.30

1985.11.14 depositing the instrument of accession

106

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

1973.3.3

Washington

Swiss Government

1975.7.1

1981.1.8 depositing the instrument of accession

1981.4.8 entry into force to China

107

International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures

1973.5.18

Kyoto

Customs Cooperation Council

1974.9.25

1988.5.29 depositing the instrument of accession

accepting simultaneously Annex E.3 and Annex E.5 to the Convention

108

Protocol Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Case of Marine Pollution By Substances other than Oil

1973.11.2

London

Secretary General of IMO

1983.3.30

1990.2.23 depositing the instrument of accession

1990.5.24 entry into force to China

109

Amendment to 1973 International Convention for Prevention of Pollution From Ships and Appendix I (MARPOL73/78)

73.11.2/78.2.17

London

Director General of IMO

1984.9.7

1986.1.7 acceptance by acquiescence

1986.1.7. entry into force to China

110

International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime Apartheid

1973.11.30

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1976.7.18

1983.4.18 depositing the instrument of accession

1983.5.18 entry into force to China

111

Convention on the Prevention of Crimes Against Internationally Protected Persons included Diplomatic Persons

1973.12.14

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1977.2.20

1987.8.5 depositing the instrument of accession

1987.9.4 entry into force to China

China will not be bound by Art. 13, para 1

112

Arrangement Regarding International Trade in Textiles

1973.12.20

Geneva

Director General of GATT

1974.1.1

1984.1.1 acceptance

entry into force to China at the same date

113

United Nations Convention on A Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences

1974.4.6

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1983.10.6

1980.9.23 depositing the instrument of accession

1983.10.6 entry into force to China

114

Protocol Relating to the Amendment to Article 50(1) of the Convention on International Civil Aviation

1974.10.16

Montreal

Secretary General of IACO

1980.2.15

1975.7.21 sign

1980.2.15 entry into force to China

115

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea

1974.11.1

London

Secretary General of IMO

1980.5.25

1975.6.20 sign

1980.1.7 depositing the instrument of approval

116

Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space

1975.1.14

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1976.9.15

1988.12.12 depositing the instrument of accession

117

Nice Agreement Concerning with International Classification of Goods and Service For the Purpose of the Registration of Marks

1975.7.15

Nice

Director General of WIPO

****

1994.5.5 depositing the instrument of accession

1994.8.9 entry into force to China

118

Constitution of the Asian-Pacific Telecommunity

1976.3.27

Bangkok

Secretary General of U.N.

1979.2.25

1976.10.25 sign

1977.6.2 depositing the instrument of acceptance

119

Agreement Establishing the International Fund for Agricultural Development

1976.6.13

Rome

Secretary General of U.N.

1977.11.30

1980.1.15 depositing the instrument of accession

entry into force to China at the same date

120

Convention Concerning Triparties Consultations to Promote the Implementation of International Labour Standards

1976.6.21

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1978.5.16

1990.9.7 ratify

1988.2.2 entry into force to China

121

Convention on the International Maritime Satellite organization

1976.9.3

London

Secretary General of IMO

1979.7.16

1979.7.13 sign

1979.7.16 entry into force to China

122

Operation Agreement on the International Maritime Satellite organization

1976.9.3

London

Secretary General of IMO

1979.7.16

1979.7.13 sign

1979.7.16 entry into force to China

123

Protocol to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage

1976.11.19

London

Secretary General of IMO

1981.4.8

1986.9.29 depositing the instrument of accession

124

Agreement Establishing the Asian Reinsurance Corporation

1977.4.29

Bangkok

1979.5.24

1979.2.23 sign

1979.3.29 approve

125

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I)

1977.6.8

Geneva

Swiss Government

1978.12.7

1983.9.14 depositing the instrument of accession

1984.3.14 entry into force to China

formulate a reservation about Art. 88, para 2 of the Protocol

126

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Convention of 12 August 1949 and Relating to the Protection of the Victims of Non-International Conflicts (Protocol II)

1977.6.8

Geneva

Swiss Government

1978.12.7

1983.9.14 depositing the instrument of accession

1984.3.14 entry into force to China

127

Protocol of 1978 Relating to the 1973 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships

1978.2.17

London

Secretary General of IMO

1983.10.2

1983.7.1 depositing the instrument of accession

1983.10.2 entry into force to China

128

Protocol on INTELSAT Privileges Exemption and Immunities

1978.5.19

Washington

American Government

1980.10.9

1986.3.27 depositing the instrument of accession

129

International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers

1978.7.7

London

Secretary General of IMO

1984.4.28

1979.6.3 sign

1984.4.28 entry into force to China

130

Constitution of the United Nations industrial Development organization

1979.4.8

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1985.6.21

1979.9.6 sign

1980.2.14 depositing the instrument of approval

131

International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue

1979.4.27

Hamburg

Secretary General of IMO

1985.6.22

1980.9.11 sign

1985.6.24 depositing the instrument of approval

132

International Natural Rubber Agreement

1979.10.6

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1982.4.15

1980.6.17 sign

1980.9.15 depositing the instrument of approval

133

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

1983.6.3

1992.12.28. decision of accession by the Standing Committee of the National Congress at its 29thsession;

1993.126 entry into force to China

134

Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women

1979.12.17

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1981.9.3

1980.7.17 sign

1980.11.4 depositing the instrument of ratification

formulate a reservation about Art. 29, para 1

135

Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

1980.3.3

Vienna

Director General of IAEA

1987.2.8

1988.12.2 accede

China will not be bound by the two procedures for the resolution of disputes provided for in Art. 17, para 2 of the Convention

136

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

1980.4.11

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1988.1.1

1981.9.30 sign

1986.12.11 depositing the instrument of approval

China will not be bound by Art. 1, para 1, B, Art. 11 and any content relating to Art. 11 of the Convention

137

Agreement Establishing the Common Fund for Commodities

1980.6.27

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1989.6.19

1980.11.5 sign

1981.9.2 depositing the instrument of approval

1989.6.19 entry into force to China

138

Protocol on Non-Detectable Fragment [Protocol I]

1980.10.10

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1983.12.2

1981.9.14. sign

1982.3.8. ratify

139

Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively injurious or to Have indiscriminate Effects and Protocols I-III

1980.10.10

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1983.12.2

1981.9.14 sign

1982.4.7 depositing the instrument of ratification

140

Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of incendiary Weapons [III]

1980.10.10

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1983.12.2

1981.9.14. sign

1982.3.8. ratify

141

Asian-Pacific Postal Convention

1981.3.27

Yogyakarta

Philippine Government

1982.7.1

1981.3.27 sign

1982.8.25 depositing the instrument of approval

142

Final Protocol of the Asian-Pacific Postal Convention

1981.3.27

Yogyakarta

Philippine Government

1982.7.1

1981.3.27 sign

1982.8.25 depositing the instrument of approval

143

Protocol on the Privileges and Immunities of INMARSAT

1981.12.1

London

Director General of IMO

1983.7.30

1982.5.28 sign

1987.5.13 depositing the instrument of approval

144

Protocol Extending the Arrangement of 20 December 1973 Regarding International Trade in Textiles

1981.12.22

Geneva

Director General of the Contracting Parties

1982.1.1

1984.1.18 entry into force to China

145

Charter of the Asian and Pacific Development Centre

1982.4.1

Bangkok

Secretary General of U.N.

1983.7.1

1983.2.18 sign

1983.7.1 entry into force to China

146

International Agreement on Jute and Jute Products

1982.10. 1

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1984.1.9

1983.6.24 sign

147

International Telecommunications Convention

1982.11.6

Nairobi

Secretary General of ITU

1984. 1.1

1982.11.6 sign

1985.8.15 depositing the instrument of ratification

148

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

1982.12.10

Montego Bay

Secretary General of U.N.

1994.11.16

1982.12.10 sign

1996.6.7 depositing the instrument of ratification

1996.7.7 entry into force to China

149

Amendment to Article XXI of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

1983.4.30

Gaborone

Swiss Government

1988.7.7 depositing the instrument of acceptance

150

Convention on Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System

1983.6.14

Brussels

1992.6.23

1991.12.17. ratify the accession and state that the Convention will enter into force to China since 1.1.1992;

1992.6.23 depositing the instrument of accession

151

Convention Concerning the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of Disabled Persons (ILO 159)

1983.6.20

Geneva

Director General of ILO Bureau

1985.6.20

1987.9.5 ratify

1990.11.2 entry into force to China

152

Statute of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

1983.9.13

Madrid

Secretary General of U.N.

1983.9.13 sign

1986.11.6 ratify the acceptance

153

Statute of Inter-parliamentary Union

1981.4.2 accede

entry into force to China at the same date

154

International Tropical Timber Agreement

1983.11.18

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1985.4.1

1986.7.2 depositing the instrument of accession

155

Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific

1983.12.16

Bangkok

Director General of UNESCO

1985.10.23

1983.12.16 sign

1985.10.23 entry into force to China

156

Arrangement Establishing the International Textiles and Clothing Bureau

1984.5.21

Geneva

Colombian Government

1985.1.12

1984.7.24 sign

1985.1.11 depositing the instrument of approval

157

Protocol of 1984 to Amendments of the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage

1984.5.25

London.

Secretary General of IMO

not enter into force yet

1985.11.22 sign

158

Convention Establishing the Multilateral investment Guarantee Agency

1984.10.11

Washington

World Bank

1988.4.12

1988.4.28 sign

1988.4.30 depositing the instrument of approval

159

Convention Against torture and other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

1984.12.10

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1987.6.26

1986.12.12 sign

1988.11.3 entry into force to China

formulate reservations about Art. 20 and Art. 30, para 1 of the Convention

160

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

1985.3.22

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1988.9.22

1989.9.11 depositing the instrument of accession

1989.12.10 entry into force to China

161

Asian-Pacific Postal Convention

1985.12.2

Bangkok

Philippine Government

1987.7.1

1985.12.4 sign

1988.5.4 depositing the instrument of approval

162

International Convention Against Apartheid in Sports

1985.12.10

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1988.4.3

1987.10.21 sign

1988.4.3 entry into force to China

163

Amendments to Articles 24 and 25 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization

1986.5.12

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1986.11.29 depositing the instrument of acceptance

1986.12.4 entry into force to China

164

Additional Protocol II and III to the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty

1986.8.8

Suva

Director of the South-Pacific Economic Cooperation Bureau

1988.3.21

1987.2.10 sign;

1988.10.21 depositing the instrument of ratification;

The signing of the two Protocols does not mean any change of the principled position on Treaty for the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and Treaty banning nuclear weapon tests in the atmosphere, in outer space and under water; If other States, in possession of nuclear items, and contracting parties gravely disobey the treaty and the protocols to change the status of the nuclear free zone and endanger our security, China will reserve the right to reconsider the obligations to be discharged.In the instrument of ratification, it is reiterated that China has submitted the instrument of ratification for twice:1988.10.21; 1989.1.4

165

Convention on assistance in the Case of A Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency

1986.9.26

Vienna

Director General of IAEA

1986.10.27

1986.9.26 sign

1987.9.14 depositing the instrument of approval

I. Under the circumstances that death, injury, loss and damage are caused by personal gravious misconducts, Art. 10, para 2 of the Convention will not be applied to China; II. China will not be bound by the two procedures of the resolution of disputes provided for in Art. 13, para 2 of the Convention.

166

Convention on Early Notification of A Nuclear Accident

1986.9.26

Vienna

Director General of IAEA

1986.10.27

1986.9.26 sign

1987.9.14 depositing the instrument of approval

China will not be bound by the two procedures of the resolution of disputes provided for in Art. 11,para 2 of the Convention

167

International Natural Rubber Agreement

1987.3.20

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1988.12.29

1987.12.1 sign

1988.12.29 temporary entry into force

168

Agreement on the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia & the Pacific

1988.1.8

Bangkok

Director General of FAO

1990.1.11

1988.1.8 sign

1990.1.11 depositing the instrument of accession

169

Agreement for the Establishment of the International Development Law

1988.2.5

Rome

Italian Government

1989.4.28

1989.4.28 sign

1990.6.16 depositing the instrument of approval

170

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation

1988.2.24

Montreal

ICAO. Britain, America, Soviet Union

1989.8.6

1988.2.24 sign

1988.8.6 entry into force to China

171

Protocol for the Suppression on Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf

1988.3.10

Rome

Secretary General of IMO

1992.3.1

1988.10.25 sign

1991.8.20 depositing the instrument of ratification

1992.3.1 entry into force to China

172

Convention for the Suppression on Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation

1988.3.10

Rome

Secretary General of IMO

1992.3.1

1988.10.25 sign

1991.8.20 depositing the notification of ratification;

1992.3.1 entry into force to China

not bound by Art. 16, para 1

173

Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of life at Sea, 1974

1988.11.11

London

Secretary General of IMO

not enter into force yet

1994.12.9 approve

174

Protocol of 1988 Relating to International Convention on Loadlines, 1966

1988.11.11

London

Secretary General of IMO

not enter into force yet

1994.12.9 approve

175

Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

1988.12.19

Vienna

Secretary General of U.N.

1990.11.11

1988.12.20 sign

1989.12.25 depositing the instrument of accession

176

Terms of Reference of the International Copper Study Group

1989.2.24

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1991.1.21

1990.7.12 formal acceptance

177

International Rescue Convention 1989

1989.4.28

London.

Secretary General of IMO

1996.7.14

1994.3.30 depositing the instrument of accession

1996.7.14 entry into force to China

178

Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Integrated Circuits

1989.5.26

Washington

Director General of WIPO

1990.5.1 sign

179

International Agreements on Jute and Jute Products

1989.11.3

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1991.4.12

1990.7.18 sign and accept the binding effect

180

Convention on the Rights of the Child

1989.11.20

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1990.9.2

1990.8.29 sign

1992.01.31. ratify the accession

1992.4.2. entry into force to China

181

Convention for A North Pacific Marine Science organization

89.12.12

Ottawa

Canadian Government

1992.3.24

1991.10.22 sign

1992.3.24 entry into force to China

182

Universal Postal Convention

1989.12.14

Washington

Director General of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union

1991.1.1

1989.12.14. sign

1991.9.23. approval

1991.12.17. depositing the instrument of approval

183

General Regulations of the Universal Postal Union

1989.12.14

Washington

Director General of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union

1991.1.1

1989.12.14. sign

1991.10.30. approval

1991.12.17. depositing the instrument of approval

184

Postal Parcels Agreement

1989.12.14

Washington

Director General of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union

1991.1.1

1989.12.14 sign

1991.9.23 approval

185

Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

1989.12.27

Basel

Secretary General of U.N.

1992.5.5

1990.3.22 sign

1991.12.17 depositing the instrument of ratification

1992.5.5 entry into force to China

186

Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer (Adjusted and Amended)

1990.6.29

London

Secretary General of U.N.

1992.8.20

1991.6.13 depositing the instrument of accession

1992.8.20 entry into force to China

187

Protocol on Environment Protection to the Antarctic Treaty

1991.6.23

Madrid

American Government

1998.1.14

1991.10.4 sign

188

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

1992.5.22

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

1994.3.21

1992.6.11 sign

1993.1.5 depositing the instrument of ratification

189

Convention on Biological Diversity

1992.6.1

Nairobi

Secretary General of U.N.

1993.12.29

1992.6.11 sign

1993.1.5 depositing the instrument of ratification

190

Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning International Registration of marks

1989.6.27

Madrid

Director General of WIO

1995.12.1

1995.9.1 sign;

state as follows:1995.12.1 对中国生效entry into force to China

191

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 as amendment in 1991

1991.5.23

London

Secretary General of IMO

not enter into force yet

1994.1.1 entry into force to China

192

International Maritime Organization Convention as Amendment in 1991

1991.11.7

London

Secretary General of U.N.

not enter into force yet

1994.10.27 depositing the instrument of acceptance

193

International Convention on Maritime Lease and Mortgages 1993

1993.5.6

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

not enter into force yet

1994.8.18 sign

194

Convention on the Prevention of the Development Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction

1993.8

Paris

Secretary General of U.N.

1997.4.29

1996.12.30 ratify

1997.4.29 entry into force to China

195

Convention establishing International Maritime Organization as Amended in 1993

1993.11.4

London

Secretary General of U.N.

not enter into force yet

1994.10.27 depositing the instrument of acceptance

196

1994 International Tropical Timber Agreement

1994.1.26

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1997.1.1

temporary entry into force

1996.7.31 depositing the instrument of approval

1997.1.1 entry into force to China

197

Convention on the Conservation and Management of Pollock Resources in the Central Bering Sea

1994.6.16

Washington

American Government

1995.12.8

1994.6.16 sign

198

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and /or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

1994.10.14

Paris

Secretary General of U.N.

1996.9.27

1997.2.18 depositing the instrument of ratification

1997.5.19 entry into force to China

199

Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

1995.8.4

New York

Secretary General of U.N.

not enter into force yet

1996.11.6 sign

200

1993 Amendment to the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

Secretary General of IMO

acceptance by acquiescence;

1997. 5. 1 entry into force to China

201

1995 Amendment to the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (ch-V)

Secretary General of IMO

acceptance by acquiescence;

1997. 1. 1. entry into force to China

202

1995 Amendment of the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (ch-II-1, II-2, III, IV, V, VI)

Secretary General of IMO

acceptance by acquiescence;

1997. 7. 1. entry into force to China

203

International Natural Rubber Agreement

Secretary General of U.N.

1997. 1. 13 sign;

1997. 2. 14 depositing the instrument of approval;

entry into force to China at the same date

204

Money Orders Agreement

1994. 9. 14

Seoul

Director General of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union

1996. 1. 1

1994. 9.14 sign;

1997.1.31 approved by State Department

205

Giro Agreement

1994.9 .14

Seoul

Director General of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union

1996. 1.1

1994.9.14 sign;

1997.1.31 approved by State Department

206

Cash-on-Delivery Agreement

1994. 9. 14

Seoul

Director General of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union

1996. 1.1

1994.9.14 sign;

1997.1.31 approved by State Department

207

Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters

1970.3.18

Hague

Dutch Foreign Ministry

1972. 10.7

1997.12.8 depositing the instrument of accession;

enter into force to the acceding states after 60 days from depositing the instrument of accession;

The accession will only take into effect to the relations among the acceding states and the contracting parties who have stated to accept the accession.

Up to now, there is no State stating the acceptance of the accession of China.

208

Protocol Regarding the Immunities of the Bank for International Settlement

1936.7.30

Brussels

Belgian Government

1997.12.30 sign(enter into force upon the signing),and state that the Protocol will be applied to all the territories of PRC, including SARHK.

209

Agreement on The Establishment of The International Vaccine Institute

UN Secretariat

1997.1.13 sign

210

Protocol I and II to the African Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone Treaty

1996.4.11

Cairo

Secretary General of the OAU

not enter into force yet

1996.4.11 signed the Protocols 1 & 2 of the Convention;

1997.7.3 ratified;

1997.10.10 depositing the instrument of ratification

211

Constitution of the International Telecommunication Union

1992.12.22

Geneva

Secretary General of the ITU

1994. 7.1

1997.5.6 ratify

1997.7. 15 enter into force

212

Convention of the International Telecommunication Union

1992.12.22

Geneva

Secretary General of the ITU

1994. 7.1

1997.5.6 ratify

1997.7. 15 enter into force

213

Fifth Additional Protocol to the Constitution of the Universal Postal Union

1994.9.14

Seoul

Secretary General of U.N.

1996. 1.1

1997.1.13 sign

214

Agreement on the Establishment of the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan

1997. 11. 6.

Beijing

Chinese Foreign Ministry

1997. 11. 6.

1997. 11. 6 sign;

entry into force to China at the same date

215

Employment Policy Convention

1964. 7. 9.

Geneva

Director of ILO

1966. 7. 15

1997. 12. 17 depositing the instrument of ratification;

1998. 12. 17 entry into force to China

216

International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation, 1990

1990.11.30

London

Secretary General of IMO

1995.5.13

1998.3.30 depositing the instrument of accession;

1998.6.30 entry into force to China

217

KYOTO PROTOCOL TO THE UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

1997.12.11

Kyoto

Secretary General of U.N.

not enter into force yet

1998.5.29 sign

218

Amendment of the Constitution for the World Health Organization

1998.5.16

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

1998.11.6 depositing of the instrument of acceptance

219

1992 Protocol Amending the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969

1992.11.27

London

Secretary General of IMO

1996.5.30

1999.1.5 depositing the instrument of accession;

2000.1.5 entry into force to China

220

1992 Protocol Amending the International Convention on the establishment of an International Fund for Cooperation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971 (only applicable to H.K.)

1992.11.27

London

Secretary General of IMO

1996.5.30

1999.1.5 depositing the instrument of accession;

2000.1.5 entry into force to China

221

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention in Biological Diversity

2000.1.19

Montreal

Secretary General of U.N.

not enter into force yet

2000.8.8 sign

222

Charter of the Eastern and Southern African and Development Bank

1985.11.6

Bujumbura

Secretariat of COMESA

2000.3 State Council decided to join

2000.8.24 sign

entry into force to China at the same date

223

Protocol of the Amendment to the International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures

1999.6.26

Brussels

Secretary-General of the Customs Cooperation Council

not enter into force yet

2000.6.15 sign

224

Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft

1948.6.19

Geneva

ICAO

1953.9.17

2000.4.28 depositing the instrument of accession

2000.7.27 entry into force to China

225

United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crimes

2000.11.15

Geneva

Secretary General of U.N.

not enter into force yet

2000.12.12 sign

226

Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in respect of Inter-country Adoption

1993.5.1

Hague

Dutch Foreign Ministry

1995.5.1

2000.11.31 sign

Notes:

×,××not found in the available materials 

*** in French language

**** It has entered into force though the exact time of the entry is not clear. Until March 4, 1997, there have been 50  

member States ( it would enter into force when the 4thcontracting party ratifies or accedes).


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