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Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. Paris, 14 November 1970.1

States Date of deposit of instrument Type of instrument
1Ecuador24/03/1971Acceptance
2Bulgaria15/09/1971Ratification
3Nigeria24/01/1972Ratification
4Central African Republic01/02/1972Ratification
5Cameroon24/05/1972Ratification
6Kuwait22/06/1972Acceptance
7Cambodia26/09/1972Ratification
8Mexico04/10/1972Acceptance
9Niger16/10/1972Ratification
10Libya09/01/1973Ratification
11Argentina11/01/1973Ratification
12Iraq12/02/1973Acceptance
13Brazil16/02/1973Ratification
14Dominican Republic07/03/1973Ratification
15Egypt05/04/1973Acceptance
16Panama13/08/1973Acceptance
17Poland31/01/1974Ratification
18Jordan15/03/1974Ratification
19Algeria24/06/1974Ratification
20Democratic Republic of the Congo23/09/1974Ratification
21Iran (Islamic Republic of)27/01/1975Acceptance
22Syrian Arab Republic21/02/1975Acceptance
23Tunisia10/03/1975Acceptance
24Nepal23/06/1976Ratification
25Saudi Arabia08/09/1976Acceptance
26Bolivia (Plurinational State of)04/10/1976Ratification
27India24/01/1977Ratification
28Nicaragua19/04/1977Ratification
29Qatar20/04/1977Acceptance
30Mauritania27/04/1977Ratification
31United Republic of Tanzania02/08/1977Ratification
32Uruguay09/08/1977Ratification
33El Salvador20/02/1978Ratification
34Mauritius27/02/1978Acceptance
35Canada28/03/1978Acceptance
36Oman02/06/1978Acceptance
37Italy02/10/1978Ratification
38Hungary23/10/1978Ratification
39Guinea18/03/1979Ratification
40Honduras19/03/1979Ratification
41Cyprus19/10/1979Ratification
42Peru24/10/1979Acceptance
43Cuba30/01/1980Ratification
44Sri Lanka07/04/1981Acceptance
45Turkey21/04/1981Ratification
46Pakistan30/04/1981Ratification
47Greece05/06/1981Ratification
48Republic of Korea14/02/1983Acceptance
49Democratic People's Republic of Korea13/05/1983Ratification
50United States of America02/09/1983Acceptance
51Senegal09/12/1984Ratification
52Guatemala14/01/1985Ratification
53Zambia21/06/1985Ratification
54Portugal09/12/1985Ratification
55Spain10/01/1986Ratification
56Mali06/04/1987Ratification
57Burkina Faso07/04/1987Ratification
58Bangladesh09/12/1987Ratification
59Belarus28/04/1988Ratification
60Russian Federation28/04/1988Ratification
61Ukraine28/04/1988Ratification
62Colombia24/05/1988Acceptance
63Madagascar21/06/1989Ratification
64Australia30/10/1989Acceptance
65China28/11/1989Acceptance
66Belize26/01/1990Ratification
67Côte d'Ivoire30/10/1990Ratification
68Mongolia23/05/1991Acceptance
69Angola07/11/1991Ratification
70Croatia06/07/1992Notification of succession
71Lebanon25/08/1992Ratification
72Tajikistan28/08/1992Ratification
73Grenada10/09/1992Acceptance
74Georgia04/11/1992Notification of succession
75Slovenia05/11/1992Notification of succession
76Czech Republic26/03/1993Notification of succession
77Slovakia31/03/1993Notification of succession
78Bosnia and Herzegovina12/07/1993Notification of succession
79Armenia05/09/1993Notification of succession
80Romania06/12/1993Acceptance
81Kyrgyzstan03/07/1995Acceptance
82Estonia27/10/1995Ratification
83Costa Rica06/03/1996Ratification
84Uzbekistan15/03/1996Ratification
85France07/01/1997Ratification
86The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia30/04/1997Notification of succession
87Bahamas09/10/1997Ratification
88Lithuania27/07/1998Ratification
89Finland14/06/1999Ratification
90Azerbaijan25/08/1999Ratification
91Serbia11/09/2001Notification of succession
92Rwanda25/09/2001Ratification
93Barbados10/04/2002Acceptance
94Albania13/06/2002Acceptance
95United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland01/08/2002Acceptance
96Japan09/09/2002Acceptance
97Bhutan26/09/2002Ratification
98Sweden13/01/2003Ratification
99Morocco03/02/2003Ratification
100Denmark26/03/2003Ratification
101Gabon29/08/2003Acceptance
102Switzerland03/10/2003Acceptance
103South Africa18/12/2003Acceptance
104Seychelles28/05/2004Ratification
105Paraguay09/11/2004Ratification
106Iceland09/11/2004Ratification
107Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)21/03/2005Acceptance
108Afghanistan08/09/2005Acceptance
109Viet Nam20/09/2005Ratification
110Zimbabwe30/05/2006Acceptance
111New Zealand01/02/2007Acceptance
112Norway16/02/2007Ratification
113Montenegro26/04/2007Notification of succession
114Republic of Moldova14/09/2007Ratification
115Germany30/11/2007Ratification
116Chad17/06/2008Ratification
117Belgium31/03/2009Ratification
118Netherlands17/07/2009Acceptance
119Haiti08/02/2010Ratification
120Equatorial Guinea17/06/2010Ratification
121Kazakhstan09/02/2012Ratification
122Palestine22/03/2012Ratification
123Swaziland30/10/2012Acceptance
124Lesotho17/07/2013Ratification
125Myanmar05/09/2013Ratification

1This Convention entered into force on 24 April 1972. It subsequently entered into force for each State three months after the date of deposit of that State’s instrument, except in cases of notifications of succession, where the entry into force occurred on the date on which the State assumed responsibility for conducting its international relations.


   

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