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Ratified Conventions


Convention Date of deposit Type of deposit
Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Paris, 16 November 1972. 09/04/1980 Acceptance
Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees and other Academic Qualifications in Higher Education in the African States. Arusha, 5 December 1981. 27/08/1998 Accession
Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict with Regulations for the Execution of the Convention. The Hague, 14 May 1954. 08/10/2003 Accession
Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. Paris, 14 November 1970. 28/05/2004 Ratification
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat. Ramsar, 2 February 1971.* 22/11/2004 Accession
Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Paris, 17 October 2003. 15/02/2005 Ratification
International Convention against Doping in Sport. Paris, 19 October 2005 05/07/2006 Ratification
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Paris, 20 October 2005 20/06/2008 Accession
Convention against Discrimination in Education. Paris, 14 December 1960. 27/07/2010 Acceptance

*The States marked with an asterisk have accepted the amendments to Articles 6 and 7 of the Convention adopted by the Extraordinary Conference of the Contracting Parties (Regina, Canada, 1987). These amendments entered into force on 1 May 1994.


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