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Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Paris, 16 November 1972.1

States Date of deposit of instrument Type of instrument
1United States of America07/12/1973Ratification
2Egypt07/02/1974Ratification
3Iraq05/03/1974Acceptance
4Bulgaria07/03/1974Acceptance
5Sudan06/06/1974Ratification
6Algeria24/06/1974Ratification
7Australia22/08/1974Ratification
8Democratic Republic of the Congo23/09/1974Ratification
9Nigeria23/10/1974Ratification
10Niger23/12/1974Acceptance
11Iran (Islamic Republic of)26/02/1975Acceptance
12Tunisia10/03/1975Ratification
13Jordan05/05/1975Ratification
14Ecuador16/06/1975Acceptance
15France27/06/1975Acceptance
16Ghana04/07/1975Ratification
17Syrian Arab Republic13/08/1975Acceptance
18Cyprus14/08/1975Acceptance
19Switzerland17/09/1975Ratification
20Morocco28/10/1975Ratification
21Senegal13/02/1976Ratification
22Poland29/06/1976Ratification
23Pakistan23/07/1976Ratification
24Canada23/07/1976Acceptance
25Germany23/08/1976Ratification
26Bolivia (Plurinational State of)04/10/1976Ratification
27Mali05/04/1977Acceptance
28Norway12/05/1977Ratification
29Guyana20/06/1977Acceptance
30Ethiopia06/07/1977Ratification
31United Republic of Tanzania02/08/1977Ratification
32Costa Rica23/08/1977Ratification
33Brazil01/09/1977Acceptance
34India14/11/1977Ratification
35Panama03/03/1978Ratification
36Nepal20/06/1978Acceptance
37Italy23/06/1978Ratification
38Saudi Arabia07/08/1978Acceptance
39Argentina23/08/1978Acceptance
40Libya13/10/1978Ratification
41Monaco07/11/1978Ratification
42Malta14/11/1978Acceptance
43Guatemala16/01/1979Acceptance
44Guinea18/03/1979Ratification
45Afghanistan20/03/1979Ratification
46Honduras08/06/1979Ratification
47Denmark25/07/1979Ratification
48Nicaragua17/12/1979Acceptance
49Haiti18/01/1980Ratification
50Chile20/02/1980Ratification
51Seychelles09/04/1980Acceptance
52Sri Lanka06/06/1980Acceptance
53Portugal30/09/1980Ratification
54Yemen07/10/1980Ratification
55Central African Republic22/12/1980Ratification
56Côte d'Ivoire09/01/1981Ratification
57Mauritania02/03/1981Ratification
58Cuba24/03/1981Ratification
59Greece17/07/1981Ratification
60Oman06/10/1981Acceptance
61Malawi05/01/1982Ratification
62Peru24/02/1982Ratification
63Spain04/05/1982Acceptance
64Burundi19/05/1982Ratification
65Benin14/06/1982Ratification
66Zimbabwe16/08/1982Ratification
67Holy See07/10/1982Accession
68Mozambique27/11/1982Ratification
69Cameroon07/12/1982Ratification
70Lebanon03/02/1983Ratification
71Turkey16/03/1983Ratification
72Colombia24/05/1983Acceptance
73Jamaica14/06/1983Acceptance
74Madagascar19/07/1983Ratification
75Bangladesh03/08/1983Acceptance
76Luxembourg28/09/1983Ratification
77Antigua and Barbuda01/11/1983Acceptance
78Mexico23/02/1984Acceptance
79United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland29/05/1984Ratification
80Zambia04/06/1984Ratification
81Qatar12/09/1984Acceptance
82New Zealand22/11/1984Ratification
83Sweden22/01/1985Ratification
84Dominican Republic12/02/1985Ratification
85Hungary15/07/1985Acceptance
86Philippines19/09/1985Ratification
87China12/12/1985Ratification
88Maldives22/05/1986Acceptance
89Saint Kitts and Nevis10/07/1986Acceptance
90Gabon30/12/1986Ratification
91Finland04/03/1987Ratification
92Lao People's Democratic Republic20/03/1987Ratification
93Burkina Faso02/04/1987Ratification
94Gambia01/07/1987Ratification
95Thailand17/09/1987Acceptance
96Viet Nam19/10/1987Acceptance
97Uganda20/11/1987Acceptance
98Congo10/12/1987Ratification
99Paraguay27/04/1988Ratification
100Cabo Verde28/04/1988Acceptance
101Republic of Korea14/09/1988Acceptance
102Russian Federation12/10/1988Ratification
103Belarus12/10/1988Ratification
104Ukraine12/10/1988Ratification
105Malaysia07/12/1988Ratification
106Uruguay09/03/1989Acceptance
107Indonesia06/07/1989Acceptance
108Albania10/07/1989Ratification
109Mongolia02/02/1990Acceptance
110Romania16/05/1990Acceptance
111Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)30/10/1990Acceptance
112Belize06/11/1990Ratification
113Fiji21/11/1990Ratification
114Bahrain28/05/1991Ratification
115Kenya05/06/1991Acceptance
116Ireland16/09/1991Ratification
117El Salvador08/10/1991Acceptance
118Saint Lucia14/10/1991Ratification
119San Marino18/10/1991Ratification
120Angola07/11/1991Ratification
121Cambodia28/11/1991Acceptance
122Lithuania31/03/1992Acceptance
123Solomon Islands10/06/1992Accession
124Japan30/06/1992Acceptance
125Croatia06/07/1992Notification of succession
126Netherlands26/08/1992Acceptance
127Tajikistan28/08/1992Notification of succession
128Georgia04/11/1992Notification of succession
129Slovenia05/11/1992Notification of succession
130Austria18/12/1992Ratification
131Uzbekistan13/01/1993Notification of succession
132Czech Republic26/03/1993Notification of succession
133Slovakia31/03/1993Notification of succession
134Bosnia and Herzegovina12/07/1993Notification of succession
135Armenia05/09/1993Notification of succession
136Azerbaijan16/12/1993Ratification
137Myanmar29/04/1994Acceptance
138Kazakhstan29/04/1994Acceptance
139Turkmenistan30/09/1994Notification of succession
140Latvia10/01/1995Acceptance
141Dominica04/04/1995Ratification
142Kyrgyzstan03/07/1995Acceptance
143Mauritius19/09/1995Ratification
144Estonia27/10/1995Ratification
145Iceland19/12/1995Ratification
146Belgium24/07/1996Ratification
147Andorra03/01/1997Acceptance
148The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia30/04/1997Notification of succession
149South Africa10/07/1997Ratification
150Papua New Guinea28/07/1997Acceptance
151Suriname23/10/1997Acceptance
152Togo15/04/1998Acceptance
153Democratic People's Republic of Korea21/07/1998Acceptance
154Grenada13/08/1998Acceptance
155Botswana23/11/1998Acceptance
156Chad23/06/1999Ratification
157Israel06/10/1999Acceptance
158Namibia06/04/2000Acceptance
159Kiribati12/05/2000Acceptance
160Comoros27/09/2000Ratification
161Rwanda28/12/2000Acceptance
162Niue23/01/2001Acceptance
163United Arab Emirates11/05/2001Acceptance
164Samoa28/08/2001Acceptance
165Serbia11/09/2001Notification of succession
166Bhutan17/10/2001Ratification
167Eritrea24/10/2001Acceptance
168Liberia23/03/2002Acceptance
169Barbados09/04/2002Acceptance
170Marshall Islands24/04/2002Acceptance
171Kuwait06/06/2002Ratification
172Palau11/06/2002Acceptance
173Vanuatu13/06/2002Ratification
174Micronesia (Federated States of)22/07/2002Acceptance
175Republic of Moldova23/09/2002Ratification
176Saint Vincent and the Grenadines03/02/2003Ratification
177Lesotho25/11/2003Acceptance
178Tonga03/06/2004Acceptance
179Sierra Leone07/01/2005Ratification
180Trinidad and Tobago16/02/2005Ratification
181Swaziland30/11/2005Ratification
182Guinea-Bissau28/01/2006Ratification
183Sao Tome and Principe25/07/2006Ratification
184Montenegro26/04/2007Notification of succession
185Djibouti30/08/2007Ratification
186Cook Islands16/01/2009Acceptance
187Equatorial Guinea10/03/2010Ratification
188Brunei Darusalaam12/08/2011Ratification
189Palestine08/12/2011Ratification
190Singapore19/06/2012Acceptance
191Bahamas15/05/2014Ratification

1This Convention entered into force on 17 December 1975. 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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