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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 Group Date of deposit of instrument Type of instrument
 AfghanistanIV08/09/2005Acceptance
 AlbaniaII13/06/2002Acceptance
 AlgeriaVb24/06/1974Ratification
 AngolaVa07/11/1991Ratification
 ArgentinaIII11/01/1973Ratification
 ArmeniaII05/09/1993Notification of succession
 AustraliaIV30/10/1989Acceptance
 AzerbaijanII25/08/1999Ratification
 BahamasIII09/10/1997Ratification
 BahrainVb07/03/2014Ratification
 BangladeshIV09/12/1987Ratification
 BarbadosIII10/04/2002Acceptance
 BelarusII28/04/1988Ratification
 BelgiumI31/03/2009Ratification
 BelizeIII26/01/1990Ratification
 BhutanIV26/09/2002Ratification
 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)III04/10/1976Ratification
 Bosnia and HerzegovinaII12/07/1993Notification of succession
 BrazilIII16/02/1973Ratification
 BulgariaII15/09/1971Ratification
 Burkina FasoVa07/04/1987Ratification
 CambodiaIV26/09/1972Ratification
 CameroonVa24/05/1972Ratification
 CanadaI28/03/1978Acceptance
 Central African RepublicVa01/02/1972Ratification
 ChadVa17/06/2008Ratification
 ChileIII18/04/2014Ratification
 ChinaIV28/11/1989Acceptance
 ColombiaIII24/05/1988Acceptance
 Costa RicaIII06/03/1996Ratification
 Côte d'IvoireVa30/10/1990Ratification
 CroatiaII06/07/1992Notification of succession
 CubaIII30/01/1980Ratification
 CyprusI19/10/1979Ratification
 Czech RepublicII26/03/1993Notification of succession
 Democratic People's Republic of KoreaIV13/05/1983Ratification
 Democratic Republic of the CongoVa23/09/1974Ratification
 DenmarkI26/03/2003Ratification
 Dominican RepublicIII07/03/1973Ratification
 EcuadorIII24/03/1971Acceptance
 EgyptVb05/04/1973Acceptance
 El SalvadorIII20/02/1978Ratification
 Equatorial GuineaVa17/06/2010Ratification
 EstoniaII27/10/1995Ratification
 FinlandI14/06/1999Ratification
 FranceI07/01/1997Ratification
 GabonVa29/08/2003Acceptance
 GeorgiaII04/11/1992Notification of succession
 GermanyI30/11/2007Ratification
 GreeceI05/06/1981Ratification
 GrenadaIII10/09/1992Acceptance
 GuatemalaIII14/01/1985Ratification
 GuineaVa18/03/1979Ratification
 HaitiIII08/02/2010Ratification
 HondurasIII19/03/1979Ratification
 HungaryII23/10/1978Ratification
 IcelandI09/11/2004Ratification
 IndiaIV24/01/1977Ratification
 Iran (Islamic Republic of)IV27/01/1975Acceptance
 IraqVb12/02/1973Acceptance
 ItalyI02/10/1978Ratification
 JapanIV09/09/2002Acceptance
 JordanVb15/03/1974Ratification
 KazakhstanIV09/02/2012Ratification
 KuwaitVb22/06/1972Acceptance
 KyrgyzstanIV03/07/1995Acceptance
 LebanonVb25/08/1992Ratification
 LesothoVa17/07/2013Ratification
 LibyaVb09/01/1973Ratification
 LithuaniaII27/07/1998Ratification
 MadagascarVa21/06/1989Ratification
 MaliVa06/04/1987Ratification
 MauritaniaVb27/04/1977Ratification
 MauritiusVa27/02/1978Acceptance
 MexicoIII04/10/1972Acceptance
 MongoliaIV23/05/1991Acceptance
 MontenegroII26/04/2007Notification of succession
 MoroccoVb03/02/2003Ratification
 MyanmarIV05/09/2013Ratification
 NepalIV23/06/1976Ratification
 NetherlandsI17/07/2009Acceptance
 New ZealandIV01/02/2007Acceptance
 NicaraguaIII19/04/1977Ratification
 NigerVa16/10/1972Ratification
 NigeriaVa24/01/1972Ratification
 NorwayI16/02/2007Ratification
 OmanVb02/06/1978Acceptance
 PakistanIV30/04/1981Ratification
 PalestineVb22/03/2012Ratification
 PanamaIII13/08/1973Acceptance
 ParaguayIII09/11/2004Ratification
 PeruIII24/10/1979Acceptance
 PolandII31/01/1974Ratification
 PortugalI09/12/1985Ratification
 QatarVb20/04/1977Acceptance
 Republic of KoreaIV14/02/1983Acceptance
 Republic of MoldovaII14/09/2007Ratification
 RomaniaII06/12/1993Acceptance
 Russian FederationII28/04/1988Ratification
 RwandaVa25/09/2001Ratification
 Saudi ArabiaVb08/09/1976Acceptance
 SenegalVa09/12/1984Ratification
 SerbiaII11/09/2001Notification of succession
 SeychellesVa28/05/2004Ratification
 SlovakiaII31/03/1993Notification of succession
 SloveniaII05/11/1992Notification of succession
 South AfricaVa18/12/2003Acceptance
 SpainI10/01/1986Ratification
 Sri LankaIV07/04/1981Acceptance
 SwazilandVa30/10/2012Acceptance
 SwedenI13/01/2003Ratification
 SwitzerlandI03/10/2003Acceptance
 Syrian Arab RepublicVb21/02/1975Acceptance
 TajikistanII28/08/1992Ratification
 The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaII30/04/1997Notification of succession
 TunisiaVb10/03/1975Acceptance
 TurkeyI21/04/1981Ratification
 UkraineII28/04/1988Ratification
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandI01/08/2002Acceptance
 United Republic of TanzaniaVa02/08/1977Ratification
 United States of AmericaI02/09/1983Acceptance
 UruguayIII09/08/1977Ratification
 UzbekistanII15/03/1996Ratification
 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)III21/03/2005Acceptance
 Viet NamIV20/09/2005Ratification
 ZambiaVa21/06/1985Ratification
 ZimbabweVa30/05/2006Acceptance

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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