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Instruments
Instrument Depositary Place of signature Date of signature Date of entry into force
Abbreviations of Incoterms / Alphabetic Code for Incoterms 2000 United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business Paris, France 2000/05/01 1970/01/01
Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105) International Labour Organization (ILO) Geneva 1957/06/26 1959/01/17
Additional Protocol No 2 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air Government of the Republic of Poland Montreal 1975/09/25 1996/02/15
Additional Protocol No 3 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air Government of the Republic of Poland Montreal 1975/09/25 1970/01/01
Additional Protocol No 4 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air Government of the Republic of Poland Montreal, Canada 1975/09/25 1998/06/14
Additional Protocol to the Convention concerning Customs Facilities for Touring, relating to the Importation of Tourist Publicity Documents and Material Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1954/06/04 1956/06/28
Agreement concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Nice, France 1957/06/15 1961/04/08
Agreement Establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Vienna, Austria 1973/06/12 1985/08/09
Agreement for Facilitating the International Circulation of Visual and Auditory Materials of an Educational, Scientific and Cultural Character Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Beirout, Lebanon 1948/12/10 1954/08/12
Agreement governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1979/12/05 1984/07/11
Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Secretary-General of the United Nations Florence, Italy 1950/06/17 1952/05/21
Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects launched into outer Space Government of the United Kingdom, the United States and the Russian Federation London, Washington, Moscow 1968/04/22 1968/12/03
Antarctic Treaty Government of the United States Washington D.C., USA 1959/12/01 1961/06/23
Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea International Maritime Organization (IMO) Athens, Greece 1974/12/13 1987/04/28
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal Secretary-General of the United Nations Basel, Switzerland 1989/03/22 1992/05/05
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Berne, Switzerland 1886/09/09 1887/12/05
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Budapest, Hungary 1977/04/28 1980/08/19
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity Secretary-General of the United Nations Montreal, Canada 2000/01/29 2003/09/11
Civil Law Convention on Corruption Secretary General of the Council of Europe Strasbourg, France 1999/11/04 2003/11/01
Codex Alimentarius - Rome, Italy 1962/01/01 1970/01/01
Codex Alimentarius - Rome, Italy 1962/01/01 1970/01/01
Constitution and Convention of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union Geneva, Switzerland 1992/12/22 1994/07/01
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Secretary-General of the United Nations New York 1984/12/10 1987/06/26
Convention and Statute on Freedom of Transit Secretary-General of the United Nations Barcelona, Spain 1921/04/20 1922/10/31
Convention concerning Customs Facilities for Touring Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1954/06/04 1957/09/11
Convention concerning Discrimination in respect of employment and occupation, N°111 (1958) International Labour Organisation Geneva 1958/07/05 1960/06/15
Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail Government of Switzerland Berne, Switzerland 1980/05/09 1985/05/01
Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage Director-General of the UNESCO Paris, France 1972/11/16 1975/12/17
Convention Establishing a Customs Co-operation Council Government of Belgium Brussels, Belgium 1950/12/15 1952/11/04
Convention Establishing the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Seoul, South Korea 1985/10/11 1988/04/12
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Government of Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 1967/07/14 1970/04/26
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of their Phonograms Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1971/10/29 1973/04/18
Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1985/03/22 1988/09/22
Convention for the Settlement of Certain Conflicts of Laws in Connection with Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1930/06/07 1934/01/01
Convention for the Settlement of Certain Conflicts of Laws in Connection with Cheques Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1931/03/19 1934/01/01
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation Governments of the United States, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom Montreal, Canada 1971/09/23 1973/01/26
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, 1988 (SUA 1988) International Maritime Organization (IMO) Rome, Italy 1988/03/10 1992/03/01
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft Governments of the United States, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom The Hague, The Netherlands 1970/12/16 1971/10/14
Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Montreal, Canada 1999/05/28 2003/11/04
Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air Government of the Republic of Poland Warsaw, Poland 1929/10/12 1933/02/13
Convention of 1 February 1971 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1971/02/01 1979/08/20
Convention of 1 July 1985 on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1985/07/01 1992/01/01
Convention of 1 June 1956 concerning the recognition of the legal personality of foreign companies, associations and institutions Government of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1956/06/01 1970/01/01
Convention of 1 March 1954 on civil procedure Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1954/03/01 1957/04/12
Convention of 14 March 1978 on the Law Applicable to Agency Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1978/03/14 1992/05/01
Convention of 15 April 1958 on the jurisdiction of the selected forum in the case of international sales of goods Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1958/04/15 1970/01/01
Convention of 15 April 1958 on the law governing transfer of title in international sales of goods Government of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1958/04/15 1970/01/01
Convention of 15 June 1955 on the law applicable to international sales of goods Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1955/06/15 1964/09/01
Convention of 15 June 1955 relating to the settlement of the conflicts between the law of nationality and the law of domicile Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1955/06/15 1970/01/01
Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1965/11/15 1969/02/10
Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters Government of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1970/03/18 1972/10/07
Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Law Applicable to Products Liability Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1973/10/02 1977/10/01
Convention of 22 December 1986 on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1986/12/22 1970/01/01
Convention of 25 November 1965 on the Choice of Court Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1965/11/25 1970/01/01
Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1980/10/25 1988/05/01
Convention of 30 June 2005 on the Choice of Court Agreements The government of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 2005/06/30 1970/01/01
Convention of 5 July 2006 on the Law Applicable to Certain Rights in respect of Securities held with an Intermediary Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 2006/07/05 1970/01/01
Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1961/10/05 1965/01/24
Convention on Agency in the International Sale of Goods Government of Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland 1983/02/15 1970/01/01
Convention on Biological Diversity Secretary-General of the United Nations Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1992/06/05 1993/12/29
Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions Secretary-General of the OECD Paris, France 1997/12/17 1999/02/15
Convention on Customs Treatment of Pool Containers used in International Transport Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1994/01/21 1998/01/17
Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Rome, Italy 1952/10/07 1958/02/04
Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL) International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 1965/04/09 1967/03/05
Convention on Insider Trading Secretary General of the Council of Europe Strasbourg, France 1989/04/20 1991/10/01
Convention on International Civil Aviation Government of the United States Chicago, USA 1944/12/07 1947/04/04
Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) Cape Town, South Africa 2001/11/16 2004/04/01
Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects Government of the United Kingdom, the United States and the Russian Federation London, United Kingdom 1972/03/29 1972/09/01
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Government of Switzerland Washington D.C., USA 1973/03/03 1975/07/01
Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1976/11/17 1986/12/01
Convention on Nomenclature for the Classification of Goods in Customs Tariffs Government of Belgium Brussels, Belgium 1955/07/01 1959/09/11
Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Tokyo, Japan 1963/09/14 1969/12/04
Convention on Psychotropic Substances Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1971/02/21 1976/08/16
Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1974/11/12 1976/09/15
Convention on Road Signs and Signals Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1968/11/08 1978/06/06
Convention on Road Traffic Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1968/11/08 1977/05/21
Convention on Temporary Admission Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Istanbul, Turkey 1990/06/26 1993/11/27
Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine and Living Resources Government of Australia Canberra, Australia 1980/05/20 1982/04/07
Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1956/05/19 1961/07/02
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women Secretary-General of the United Nations New York 1979/12/18 1981/09/03
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women Secretary-General of the United Nations New York 1979/12/18 1981/09/03
Convention on the Execution of Foreign Arbitral Awards Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1927/09/26 1929/07/25
Convention on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1948/03/06 1958/03/17
Convention on the International Mobile Satellite Organization (Inmarsat), As Amended The International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1976/09/03 1979/07/16
Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Geneva, Switzerland 1948/06/19 1953/09/17
Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1972/10/20 1977/07/15
Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1997/05/21 2014/08/17
Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1974/06/14 1988/08/01
Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Montreal, Canada 1991/03/01 1998/06/21
Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property Director-General of the UNESCO Paris, France 1970/11/14 1972/04/24
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Secretary-General of the United Nations Paris 1948/12/09 1951/01/12
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland London, United Kingdom 1972/12/29 1975/08/30
Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Paris 2001/11/02 2009/01/02
Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1958/06/10 1959/06/07
Convention on the rights of the child (1989) Secretary-General of the United Nations New York 1989/11/20 1990/09/02
Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes Between States and Nationals of Other States International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Washington D.C., USA 1965/03/18 1966/10/14
Convention on the Stamp Laws in Connection with Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1930/06/07 1934/01/01
Convention on the Stamp Laws in Connection with Cheques Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1931/03/19 1934/01/01
Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Beijing 2010/09/10 1970/01/01
Convention on the Taxation of Road Vehicles Engaged in International Goods Transport Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva 1956/12/14 1962/08/29
Convention on the Taxation of Road Vehicles Engaged in International Goods Transport Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva 1956/12/14 1962/08/29
Convention on the Valuation of Goods for Customs Purposes Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Brussels, Belgium 1950/12/15 1953/07/28
Convention on Transit Trade of Land-Locked States Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1965/07/08 1967/06/09
Convention Providing a Uniform Law for Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1930/06/07 1934/01/01
Convention Providing a Uniform Law for Cheques Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1931/03/19 1934/01/01
Convention Relating to a Uniform Law on the Formation of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods Government of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1964/07/01 1972/08/23
Convention Relating to a Uniform Law on the International Sale of Goods Government of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1964/07/01 1972/08/18
Convention relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite Secretary-General of the United Nations Brussels, Belgium 1974/05/21 1979/08/25
Convention, Supplementary to the Warsaw Convention, for the Unification of Certains Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air Performed by a Person Other than the Contracting Carrier Government of United States of Mexico Guadalajara 1961/09/18 1964/05/01
Customs Convention Concerning Facilities for the Importation of Goods for Display or Use at Exhibitions, Fairs, Meetings or Similar Events Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1961/06/08 1962/07/13
Customs Convention Concerning Welfare Materials for Seafarers Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1964/12/01 1965/12/11
Customs Convention on Containers Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1972/12/02 1975/12/06
Customs Convention on ECS Carnets for Commercial Samples Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1956/03/01 1970/01/01
Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods Secretary General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1961/12/06 1963/07/30
Customs Convention on the International Transit of Goods (ITI) Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Vienna, Austria 1971/06/07 1970/01/01
Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1975/11/14 1978/03/20
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation for Private Use of Aircraft and Pleasure Boats Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1956/05/18 1959/01/01
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Commercial Road Vehicles Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1956/05/18 1959/04/08
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Packings Secretary General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1960/10/06 1962/03/05
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Pedagogic Material Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1970/06/08 1971/09/10
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Private Road Vehicles Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1954/06/04 1957/12/15
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Professional Equipment Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1961/06/08 1962/07/01
Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Scientific Equipment Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1968/06/11 1969/09/05
Energy Charter Treaty Governement of the Portuguese Republic Lisbon, Portugal 1994/12/17 1998/04/16
Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100) International Labour Organization (ILO) Geneva 1951/08/02 1953/05/23
Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29) International Labour Organization (ILO) Geneva 1930/06/28 1932/05/01
Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, N° 87 (1948) International Labour Organization (ILO) San Francisco 1948/07/09 1950/07/04
Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications OMPI Geneva, Swizertland 2015/05/20 1970/01/01
Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) Director General of the World Trade Organization Marrakech, Morocco 1994/04/15 1996/01/01
Guide to International Master Franchise Arrangements Rome, Italy 1998/08/01 1970/01/01
Guidelines on the Treatment of Foreign Direct Investment International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Washington D.C., USA 1992/09/21 1970/01/01
Guidelines Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits Washington D.C., USA 1999/01/01 1970/01/01
International Air Services Transit Agreement Government of the United States Chicago, USA 1944/12/07 1945/01/30
International Air Transport Agreement Government of the United States Chicago, USA 1944/12/07 1945/02/08
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Articles of Agreement Government of the United States Bretton Woods, USA 1944/07/22 1945/12/27
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) London, United Kingdom 1921/01/01 1970/01/01
International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 1972, as amended International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Geneva, Switzerland 1972/12/02 1977/09/06
International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1966/05/14 1969/03/21
International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1966/05/14 1969/03/21
International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 2004/02/12 2017/09/08
International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1978/02/17 1983/10/02
International convention for the protection of new varieties of plants. Convention UPOV (1961), amended in Geneva (1972, 1978 and 1991) Secretary-General of the United Nations Paris, France 1961/12/02 1968/08/10
International convention for the protection of performers, producers of phonograms and broadcasting organisations Secretary-General of the United Nations Rome, Italy 1961/10/26 1964/05/18
International convention for the protection of performers, producers of phonograms and broadcasting organisations Secretary-General of the United Nations Rome, Italy 1961/10/26 1964/05/18
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) 1974 International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1974/11/01 1980/05/25
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law relating to Bills of Lading [Hague Rules] Comité Maritime International Brussels, Belgium 1924/08/25 1931/06/02
International convention for the unification of certain rules relating to the arrest of seagoing ships Government of the Kingdom of Belgium Bruxelles, Belgium 1952/05/10 1954/11/28
International Convention on Arrest of Ships Secretary General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1999/03/12 2011/09/14
International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 2001/03/23 2008/11/21
International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization Brussels, Belgium 1969/11/29 1975/06/19
International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 1996/05/03 1970/01/01
International Convention on Load Lines International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1966/04/05 1968/07/21
International Convention on Maritime Liens and Mortgages Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1993/05/06 2004/09/05
International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) International Maritime Organization (IMO) Hamburg, Germany 1979/04/27 1985/06/22
International Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance for the Prevention, Investigation and Repression of Customs Offences Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Nairobi, Kenya 1977/06/09 1980/05/21
International Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 2003/06/27 1970/01/01
International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 1990/11/30 1995/05/13
International Convention on Salvage, 1989 (SALVAGE, 1989) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1989/04/28 1996/07/14
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1978/07/07 1984/04/28
International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 2001/10/05 2008/09/17
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Secretary-General of the United Nations New York 1965/12/21 1969/01/04
International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (FUND 1) Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 1971/12/18 1978/10/16
International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1982/10/21 1985/10/15
International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System Secretary General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1983/06/14 1988/01/01
International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 (Nairobi Convention 2007) International Maritime Organization (IMO) Nairobi, Kenya 2007/05/18 2015/04/14
International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Kyoto, Japan 1973/05/18 1974/09/25
International Convention on the simplification and harmonization of Customs procedures (Kyoto Convention) Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1999/06/26 2006/02/03
International Convention on the use of appellations of orign and denominations of cheeses (Convention of Stresa) Conseil permanent de la Convention internationale de Stresa sur l'emploi des appellations d'origine et dénominations de from Stressa, Italy 1951/06/01 1988/01/01
International Convention on Tonnage Measurements of Ships, 1969 (TONNAGE 1969) International Maritime Organisation (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1969/06/23 1982/07/18
International Convention on Travel Contracts Belgian Government Brussels, Belgium 1970/04/23 1976/02/24
International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization Bruxelles, Belgium 1969/11/29 1975/05/06
International Convention to Facilitate the Crossing of Frontiers for Goods carried by Rail Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1952/01/10 1953/04/01
International Convention to Facilitate the Importation of Commercial Samples and Advertising Materials Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1952/11/07 1955/11/20
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Secretary-General of the United Nations New York 1966/12/16 1976/03/23
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Secretary-General of the United Nations New York 1966/12/16 1976/01/03
International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) - Vienna, Austria 1926/05/31 1970/01/01
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) - London, United Kingdom 1947/02/23 1970/01/01
International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France Paris, France 1955/10/12 1958/05/28
International Plant Protection Convention Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome, Italy 1951/12/06 1952/04/03
International Plant Protection Convention Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome, Italy 1951/12/06 1952/04/03
International Road Transport Union (IRU) - Geneva, Switzerland 1948/03/23 1970/01/01
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome, Italy 2001/11/03 2004/06/29
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome, Italy 2001/11/03 2004/06/29
International Tropical Timber Agreement Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1994/01/26 1997/01/01
International Tropical Timber Agreement Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1994/01/26 1997/01/01
Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretary-General of the United Nations Kyoto, Japan 1997/12/11 2005/02/16
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Lisbon, Portugal 1958/10/31 1966/09/25
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Locarno, Switzerland 1968/10/08 1971/04/27
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Madrid, Spain 1891/04/14 1892/07/15
Madrid Agreement for Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Madrid, Spain 1891/04/14 1963/06/01
Members to the ICC International Court of Arbitration - Paris, France 1923/01/01 1970/01/01
Membership of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) - New York, USA 1966/12/17 1970/01/01
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) International Labour Organization (ILO) Geneva 1973/06/26 1976/06/19
Model Franchise Disclosure Law International Institute for the Unification of Private Law Rome, Italy 2002/09/01 1970/01/01
National Committees of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Paris, France 1919/01/01 1970/01/01
National Member Associations of the International Federation of Consulting Engineer (FIDIC) - Lausanne, Switzerland 1913/01/01 1970/01/01
Optional Annex III to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1978/02/17 1983/10/02
Optional Annex IV to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1978/02/17 1983/10/02
Optional Annex V to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1978/02/17 1983/10/02
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property World Intellectual Property Organization Paris, France 1883/03/02 1884/07/06
Patent Cooperation Treaty (with regulations) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Washington D.C., USA 1970/06/19 1978/01/24
Patent Law Treaty World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Geneva, Switzerland 2000/01/01 2005/04/28
Plurilateral Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Geneva, Switzerland 1979/04/12 1981/01/01
Protocol (SDR Protocol) amending the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law relating to Bills of Lading of 25 August 1924 (The Hague Rules), as amended by the Protocol of 23 February 1968 (Visby Rules) Brussels 1979/12/21 1984/02/14
Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Amunition, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 2001/05/31 2005/07/03
Protocol amending the Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail Government of Switzerland Berne, Switzerland 1990/12/20 1996/11/01
Protocol amending the Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1980/04/11 1988/08/01
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf, 1988 International Maritime Organization (IMO) Rome, Italy 1988/03/10 1992/03/01
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airport Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation Governments of the United States, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom Montreal 1971/09/23 1989/08/06
Protocol of 1976 to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 (CLC PROT 1976) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1976/11/19 1981/04/08
Protocol of 1976 to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971 (FUND PROT 1976) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1976/11/19 1994/11/22
Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 as amended. (SOLAS PROT) International Maratime Organisation (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1978/02/17 1981/05/01
Protocol of 1988 Relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1988/11/11 2000/02/03
Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 (LLPROT 1988) International Maratime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1988/11/11 2000/02/03
Protocol of 1990 to amend the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 1974 International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1990/03/29 2014/04/23
Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969 (CLC PROT 1992) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1992/11/27 1996/05/30
Protocol of 1996 to amend the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 (LLMC PROT 1996) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1996/05/02 2004/05/13
Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL PROT 1997) (Annex VI on the prevention of air pollution from ships) International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1997/09/26 2005/05/19
Protocol of 2002 to the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 1974 International maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 2002/11/01 2014/04/23
Protocol of 2003 to amend the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992 International Maritime Organization, (IMO) London, United Kingdom 2003/05/16 2005/03/03
Protocol of 2005 to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation International Maritime Organisation (IMO) London, United Kingdom 2005/10/14 2010/07/28
Protocol of 2005 to the Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf. International Maritime Organization (IMO) London, United Kingdom 2005/10/14 2010/07/28
Protocol of 3 June 1999 for the Modification of the Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) of 9 May 1980 Secretary-General of the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) Vilnius, Lithuania 1999/06/03 2006/07/01
Protocol of Amendment to the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization Brussels, Belgium 1986/06/24 1988/01/01
Protocol on Arbitration Clauses Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1923/09/24 1924/07/28
Protocol on Energy efficiency and Related Environmental Aspects Governement of the Portuguese Republic Lisbon, Portugal 1994/12/17 1998/04/16
Protocol on Prepardeness, Response and Co-operation to Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 2000/03/15 2007/06/14
Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation Government of the United States Montreal 1995/09/29 1970/01/01
Protocol on the authentic trilingual text of the Convention on international civil aviation Government of the United States Buenos Aires 1968/09/24 1968/10/24
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (article 3bis) International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1984/05/10 1998/10/01
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (article 45) International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1954/06/14 1958/05/16
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (article 48 a)) International Civil Aviation Organization Rome 1962/09/15 1975/09/11
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (article 50 a)) International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1961/06/21 1962/07/17
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (article 56) International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1989/10/06 1970/01/01
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (article 93bis) International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1947/05/27 1961/03/20
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (final clause) International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1995/09/29 1970/01/01
Protocol Relating to Certain Amendments to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (article 48 a), 49 e) and 61) International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1954/06/14 1956/12/12
Protocol relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Pollution by Substances other than Oil Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 1973/11/02 1983/03/30
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Madrid, Spain 1989/06/28 1995/12/01
Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Beijing 2010/09/10 1970/01/01
Protocol to amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air Government of the Republic of Poland The Hague, The Netherlands 1955/09/28 1963/08/01
Protocol to Amend the Convention on Damage by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal 1978/09/23 1970/01/01
Protocol to Amend the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (FUND 2) Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization London, United Kingdom 1992/11/27 1996/05/30
Protocol to the 1985 Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Secretary-General of the United Nations Montreal, Canada 1987/09/16 1989/01/01
Protocol to the Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Secretary-General of the United Nations Nairobi, Kenya 1976/11/26 1982/01/02
Protocol to the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 1974 International Maritime Organisation (IMO) London, United Kingdom 1976/11/19 1989/04/30
Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipmenton Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) Cape Town, South Africa 2001/11/16 2006/03/01
Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1978/07/05 1980/12/28
Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland London, United Kingdom 1996/11/07 2006/03/24
Revised United Nations Model Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries Economic and Social Council New York, USA 2000/01/01 1970/01/01
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98) International Labour Organization (ILO) Geneva 1949/07/01 1951/07/18
Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade Secretary-General of the United Nations Rotterdam, The Netherlands 1998/09/11 2004/02/24
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Singapore, Singapore 2006/03/28 2009/03/16
Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 (amended by the Protocol of 25 March 1972) Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1972/03/25 1975/08/08
Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law Government of the Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1953/09/01 1955/07/15
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Permanent Secretary of the Convention in Geneva Stockholm 2001/05/22 2004/05/17
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Strasbourg, France 1974/05/21 1975/10/07
Supplementary Protocol of 1 February 1971 to the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters Government of The Netherlands The Hague, The Netherlands 1971/02/01 1979/08/20
The Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) The Hague, The Netherlands 1925/11/06 1939/06/13
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) Statute Government of Italy Rome, Italy 1940/03/15 1940/04/21
The Kimberley Process The Kimberley Process Kimberley, South Africa 2002/11/01 2003/01/01
The Paris Agreement Secretary-General of the United Nations Paris, France 2015/12/12 1970/01/01
Trademark Law Treaty World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Geneva, Switzerland 1994/10/27 1996/08/01
Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Integrated Circuits World Intellectual Property Organization Washington D.C., USA 1989/05/26 1970/01/01
Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies Government of the United Kingdom, the United States and the Russian Federation London, United Kingdom 1967/01/27 1967/10/10
UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 1976/04/28 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Conciliation Rules United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 1980/07/23 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Legal Guide on Drawing Up International Contracts for the Construction of Industrial Works New York, USA 1988/01/31 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Privately Financed Infrastructure Projects The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 2003/12/09 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 1997/05/30 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce United Nations Commission on International Trade Law New York, USA 1996/12/06 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 2001/07/05 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (1985), with amendments as adopted in 2006 United Nations Commission on International Trade Law New York, USA 1985/06/21 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 2002/11/19 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on International Credit Transfers United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 1992/05/15 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods and Construction United Commission Commision on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) New York, USA 1993/12/09 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services, with Guide to Enactment United Nations Commission on International Trade Law New York, USA 1994/12/09 1970/01/01
UNCITRAL Notes on Organizing Arbitral Proceedings United Nations Commission on International Trade Law New York, USA 1996/06/28 1970/01/01
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UNIDROIT Convention on International Factoring Government of Canada Ottawa, Canada 1988/05/28 1995/05/01
UNIDROIT Convention on International Financial Leasing Government of Canada Ottawa, Canada 1988/05/28 1995/05/01
UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects Government of the Italian Republic Rome, Italy 1995/06/24 1998/07/01
UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) Rome, Italy 2004/04/21 1970/01/01
Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600) International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Paris, France 2007/07/01 1970/01/01
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Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG 458) International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Paris, France 1992/01/01 1970/01/01
United Nations Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1995/12/04 2001/12/11
United Nations Convention against Corruption Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 2003/10/31 2005/12/14
United Nations Convention against the Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1988/12/20 1990/11/11
United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 2000/11/15 2003/09/29
United Nations Convention on Conditions for Registration of Ships Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1986/02/07 1970/01/01
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea Secrétariat général de l'ONU Rotterdam 2008/12/11 1970/01/01
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1980/04/11 1988/01/01
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United Nations Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes Secretary-General of the United Nations New York, USA 1988/12/09 1970/01/01
United Nations Convention on International Multimodal Transport of Goods Secretary-General of the United Nations Geneva, Switzerland 1980/05/24 1970/01/01
United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property Secretary General of the United Nations New York, USA 2004/12/02 1970/01/01
United Nations Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade Secretary General of the UN New York, USA 2001/12/12 1970/01/01
United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea Secretary-General of the United Nations Hamburg, Germany 1978/03/31 1992/11/01
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Secretary-General of the United Nations Montego Bay, Jamaica 1982/12/10 1994/11/16
United Nations Convention on the Liability of Operators of Transport Terminals in International Trade Secretary-General of the United Nations Vienna, Austria 1991/04/19 1970/01/01
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WIPO Copyright Treaty World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Geneva, Switzerland 1996/12/20 2002/03/06
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Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182) International Labour Organization (ILO) Geneva 1999/06/17 2000/11/19
WTO Agreements Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Marrakech, Marocco 1994/04/15 1995/01/01
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