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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 Group Date of deposit of instrument Type of instrument
 AlbaniaII04/11/20032Accession
 AlgeriaVb28/05/19732Accession
 AndorraI31/12/19523Ratification
 ArgentinaIII13/11/1957Ratification
 AustraliaIV01/02/1969Ratification
 AustriaI02/04/1957Ratification
 AzerbaijanII07/04/1997Notification of succession
 BahamasIII13/07/1976Notification of succession
 BangladeshIV05/05/19754Accession
 BarbadosIII18/03/19834Accession
 BelarusII29/03/1994Notification of succession
 BelgiumI31/05/1960Ratification
 BelizeIII01/12/1982Notification of succession
 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)III22/12/19894Accession
 Bosnia and HerzegovinaII12/07/1993Notification of succession
 BrazilIII13/10/1959Ratification
 BulgariaII07/03/19754Accession
 CambodiaIV03/08/1953Accession
 CameroonVa01/02/19734Accession
 CanadaI10/05/1962Ratification
 ChileIII18/01/1955Ratification
 ChinaIV30/07/19924Accession
 ColombiaIII18/03/19764Accession
 Costa RicaIII07/12/1954Accession
 CroatiaII06/07/1992Notification of succession
 CubaIII18/03/1957Ratification
 CyprusI19/09/19904Accession
 Czech RepublicII26/03/1993Notification of succession
 DenmarkI09/11/1961Ratification
 Dominican RepublicIII08/02/19834Accession
 EcuadorIII05/03/1957Accession
 El SalvadorIII29/12/19784Accession
 FijiIV13/12/1971Notification of succession
 FinlandI16/01/1963Ratification
 FranceI14/10/1955Ratification
 GermanyI03/06/1955Ratification
 GhanaVa22/05/1962Accession
 GreeceI24/05/1963Accession
 GuatemalaIII28/07/1964Ratification
 GuineaVa13/08/19814Accession
 HaitiIII01/09/1954Ratification
 Holy See~05/07/1955Ratification
 HungaryII23/10/1970Accession
 IcelandI18/09/1956Accession
 IndiaIV21/10/1957Ratification
 IrelandI20/10/1958Ratification
 IsraelI06/04/1955Ratification
 ItalyI24/10/1956Ratification
 JapanIV28/01/1956Ratification
 KazakhstanIV06/08/1992Notification of succession
 KenyaVa07/06/1966Accession
 Lao People's Democratic RepublicIV19/08/1954Accession
 LebanonVb17/07/1959Accession
 LiberiaVa27/04/1956Ratification
 Liechtenstein~22/10/1958Accession
 LuxembourgI15/07/1955Ratification
 MalawiVa26/07/1965Accession
 MaltaI19/08/1968Accession
 MauritiusVa20/08/1970Notification of succession
 MexicoIII12/02/1957Ratification
 MonacoI16/06/1955Ratification
 MontenegroII26/04/2007Notification of succession
 MoroccoVb08/02/1972Accession
 NetherlandsI22/03/1967Ratification
 New ZealandIV11/06/1964Accession
 NicaraguaIII16/05/1961Ratification
 NigerVa15/02/19894Accession
 NigeriaVa14/11/1961Accession
 NorwayI23/10/1962Ratification
 PakistanIV28/04/1954Accession
 PanamaIII17/07/1962Accession
 ParaguayIII11/12/1961Accession
 PeruIII16/07/1963Ratification
 PolandII09/12/19764Accession
 PortugalI25/09/1956Ratification
 Republic of KoreaIV01/07/19874Accession
 Republic of MoldovaII23/06/1997Notification of succession
 Russian FederationII27/02/1973Accession
 RwandaVa10/08/19894Accession
 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesIII22/01/1985Notification of succession
 Saudi ArabiaVb13/04/19944Accession
 SenegalVa09/04/19744Accession
 SerbiaII11/09/2001Notification of succession
 SlovakiaII31/03/1993Notification of succession
 SloveniaII05/11/1992Notification of succession
 SpainI27/10/1954Ratification
 Sri LankaIV25/10/19834Accession
 SwedenI01/04/1961Ratification
 SwitzerlandI30/12/1955Ratification
 TajikistanII28/08/1992Notification of succession
 The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaII30/04/1997Notification of succession
 TogoVa28/02/20034Accession
 Trinidad and TobagoIII19/05/19884Accession
 TunisiaVb19/03/1969Accession
 UkraineII17/01/1994Notification of succession
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandI27/06/1957Ratification
 United States of AmericaI06/12/1954Ratification
 UruguayIII12/01/19934Ratification
 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)III30/06/1966Accession
 ZambiaVa01/03/1965Accession

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 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.

3Date 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.

4Date 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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