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Universal Copyright Convention, with Appendix Declaration relating to Article XVII and Resolution concerning Article XI. Geneva, 6 September 1952.1

States Date of deposit of instrument Type of instrument
1Andorra31/12/19522Ratification
2Cambodia03/08/1953Accession
3Pakistan28/04/1954Accession
4Lao People's Democratic Republic19/08/1954Accession
5Haiti01/09/1954Ratification
6Spain27/10/1954Ratification
7United States of America06/12/1954Ratification
8Costa Rica07/12/1954Accession
9Chile18/01/1955Ratification
10Israel06/04/1955Ratification
11Germany03/06/1955Ratification
12Monaco16/06/1955Ratification
13Holy See05/07/1955Ratification
14Luxembourg15/07/1955Ratification
15France14/10/1955Ratification
16Switzerland30/12/1955Ratification
17Japan28/01/1956Ratification
18Liberia27/04/1956Ratification
19Iceland18/09/1956Accession
20Portugal25/09/1956Ratification
21Italy24/10/1956Ratification
22Mexico12/02/1957Ratification
23Ecuador05/03/1957Accession
24Cuba18/03/1957Ratification
25Austria02/04/1957Ratification
26United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland27/06/1957Ratification
27India21/10/1957Ratification
28Argentina13/11/1957Ratification
29Ireland20/10/1958Ratification
30Liechtenstein22/10/1958Accession
31Lebanon17/07/1959Accession
32Brazil13/10/1959Ratification
33Belgium31/05/1960Ratification
34Sweden01/04/1961Ratification
35Nicaragua16/05/1961Ratification
36Denmark09/11/1961Ratification
37Nigeria14/11/1961Accession
38Paraguay11/12/1961Accession
39Canada10/05/1962Ratification
40Ghana22/05/1962Accession
41Panama17/07/1962Accession
42Norway23/10/1962Ratification
43Finland16/01/1963Ratification
44Greece24/05/1963Accession
45Peru16/07/1963Ratification
46New Zealand11/06/1964Accession
47Guatemala28/07/1964Ratification
48Zambia01/03/1965Accession
49Malawi26/07/1965Accession
50Kenya07/06/1966Accession
51Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)30/06/1966Accession
52Netherlands22/03/1967Ratification
53Malta19/08/1968Accession
54Australia01/02/1969Ratification
55Tunisia19/03/1969Accession
56Mauritius20/08/1970Notification of succession
57Hungary23/10/1970Accession
58Fiji13/12/1971Notification of succession
59Morocco08/02/1972Accession
60Cameroon01/02/19733Accession
61Russian Federation27/02/1973Accession
62Algeria28/05/19733Accession
63Senegal09/04/19743Accession
64Bulgaria07/03/19753Accession
65Bangladesh05/05/19753Accession
66Colombia18/03/19763Accession
67Bahamas13/07/1976Notification of succession
68Poland09/12/19763Accession
69El Salvador29/12/19783Accession
70Guinea13/08/19813Accession
71Belize01/12/1982Notification of succession
72Dominican Republic08/02/19833Accession
73Barbados18/03/19833Accession
74Sri Lanka25/10/19833Accession
75Saint Vincent and the Grenadines22/01/1985Notification of succession
76Republic of Korea01/07/19873Accession
77Trinidad and Tobago19/05/19883Accession
78Niger15/02/19893Accession
79Rwanda10/08/19893Accession
80Bolivia (Plurinational State of)22/12/19893Accession
81Cyprus19/09/19903Accession
82Croatia06/07/1992Notification of succession
83China30/07/19923Accession
84Kazakhstan06/08/1992Notification of succession
85Tajikistan28/08/1992Notification of succession
86Slovenia05/11/1992Notification of succession
87Uruguay12/01/19933Ratification
88Czech Republic26/03/1993Notification of succession
89Slovakia31/03/1993Notification of succession
90Bosnia and Herzegovina12/07/1993Notification of succession
91Ukraine17/01/1994Notification of succession
92Belarus29/03/1994Notification of succession
93Saudi Arabia13/04/19943Accession
94Azerbaijan07/04/1997Notification of succession
95The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia30/04/1997Notification of succession
96Republic of Moldova23/06/1997Notification of succession
97Serbia11/09/2001Notification of succession
98Togo28/02/20033Accession
99Albania04/11/20033Accession
100Montenegro26/04/2007Notification of succession

1This Convention entered into force on 16 September 1955. 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.

2Date upon which an instrument of ratification was deposited on behalf of the Bishop of Urgel, Co-Prince of Andorra. Date upon which an instrument of ratification was deposited on behalf of the President of the French Republic, Co﷓Prince of Andorra.

3Date upon which an instrument of accession to the Universal Copyright Convention as revised at Paris on 24 July 1971 was deposited on behalf of the State in question. In accordance with Article IX(3) of that Convention, such accession also constitutes accession to this Convention.


   

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