STATUS REPORT

CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

[BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY - CBD]

(Rio De Janeiro, 05/06/1992)

ENTRY INTO FORCE : 30-Dec-96

Depositary: N/A

Last updated by PacLII: 29-Jul-10
Parties Date of Signature Date of ratification
/
Other
Entry Into Force Domestication Legislation
(where available)
Cook Islands 12 Jun 1992 20 April 1993 Rt    
Fiji 9 Oct1992 25 February 1993 Rt    
Kiribati   16 August 1994 a    
Marshall Islands 12 Jun 1992 8 October 1992 Rt    
Nauru 5 Jun 1992 11 November 1993 Rt    
Niue   28 February 1996 a    
Palau   6 January 1999 a    
Papua New Guinea 13 Jun 1992 16 March 1993 Rt    
Samoa 12 Jun 1992 9 February 1994 Rt    
Solomon Islands 13 Jun 1992 3 October 1995 Rt    
Tonga   19 May 1998 a    
Tuvalu 8 Jun 1992 20 December 2002 Rt    
Vanuatu 9 Jun 1992 25 March 1993 Rt 25 Mar 1993 Convention on Biological Diversity (Ratification) Act No. 23 of 1992
 
Afghanistan 12 Jun 1992 19 Sep 2002 Rt    
Albania   5 Jan 1994 a    
Algeria 13 Jun 1992 14 Aug 1995 Rt    
Angola 12 Jun 1992 1 Apr 1998 Rt    
Antigua and Barbuda 5 Jun 1992 9 Mar 1993 Rt    
Argentina 12 Jun 1992 22 Nov 1994 Rt    
Armenia 13 Jun 1992 14 May 1993 A    
Australia 5 Jun 1992 18 June 1993 Rt    
Austria 13 Jun 1992 18 Aug 1994 Rt    
Azerbaijan 12 Jun 1992 3 Aug 2000 AA    
Bahamas 12 Jun 1992 2 Sep 1993 Rt    
Bahrain 9 Jun 1992 30 Aug 1996 Rt    
Bangladesh 5 Jun 1992 3 May 1994 Rt    
Barbados 12 Jun 1992 10 Dec 1993 Rt    
Belarus 11 Jun 1992 8 Sep 1993 Rt    
Belgium 5 Jun 1992 22 Nov 1996 Rt    
Belize 13 Jun 1992 30 Dec 1993 Rt    
Benin 13 Jun 1992 30 Jun 1994 Rt    
Bhutan 11 Jun 1992 25 Aug 1995 Rt    
Bolivia 13 Jun 1992 3 Oct 1994 Rt    
Bosnia and Herzegovina   26 Aug 1992 a    
Botswana 8 Jun 1992 12 Oct 1995 Rt    
Brazil 5 Jun 1992 28 Feb 1994 Rt    
Bulgaria 12 Jun 1992 17 Apr 1996 Rt    
Burkina Faso 12 Jun 1992 2 Sep 1993 Rt    
Burundi 11 Jun 1992 15 Apr 1997 Rt    
Cambodia   9 Feb 1995 a    
Cameroon 14 Jun 1992 19 Oct 1994 Rt    
Canada 11 Jun 1992 4 Dec 1992 Rt    
Cape Verde 12 Jun 1992 29 Mar 1995 Rt    
Central African Republic 13 Jun 1992 15 Mar 1995 Rt    
Chad 12 Jun 1992 7 Jun 1994 Rt    
Chile 13 Jun 1992 9 Sep 1994 Rt    
China 11 Jun 1992 5 Jan 1993 Rt    
Colombia 12 Jun 1992 28 Nov 1994 Rt    
Comoros 11 Jun 1992 29 Sep 1994 Rt    
Congo 11 Jun 1992 1 Aug 1996 Rt    
Costa Rica 13 Jun 1992 26 Aug 1994 Rt    
Croatia 11 Jun 1992 7 Oct 1996 Rt    
Cuba 12 Jun 1992 8 Mar 1994 Rt    
Cyprus 12 Jun 1992 10 Jul 1996 Rt    
Czech Republic 4 Jun 1993 3 Dec 1993 AA    
C—Ąte d'Ivoire 10 Jun 1992 29 Nov 1994 Rt    
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 11 Jun 1992 26 Oct 1994 AA    
Democratic Republic of the Congo 11 Jun 1992 3 Dec 1994 Rt    
Denmark 12 Jun 1992 21 December 1993 Rt    
Djibouti 13 Jun 1992 1 September 1994 Rt    
Dominica   6 Apr 1994 a    
Dominican Republic 13 Jun 1992 25 Nov 1996 Rt    
Ecuador 9 Jun 1992 23 February 1993 Rt    
Egypt 9 Jun 1992 2 June 1994 Rt    
El Salvador 13 Jun 1992 8 September 1994 Rt    
Equatorial Guinea   6 December 1994 a    
Eritrea   21 March 1996 a    
Estonia 12 Jun 1992 27 July 1994 Rt    
Ethiopia 10 Jun 1992 5 April 1994 Rt    
European Community 13 Jun 1992 21 December 1993 AA    
Finland 5 Jun 1992 27 July 1994 A    
France 13 Jun 1992 1 July 1994 Rt    
Gabon 12 Jun 1992 14 March 1997 Rt    
Gambia 12 Jun 1992 10 June 1994 Rt    
Georgia   2 June 1994 a    
Germany 12 Jun 1992 21 December 1993 Rt    
Ghana 12 Jun 1992 29 August 1994 Rt    
Greece 12 Jun 1992 4 August 1994 Rt    
Grenada 3 Dec 1992 11 August 1994 Rt    
Guatemala 13 Jun 1992 10 July 1995 Rt    
Guinea 12 Jun 1992 7 May 1993 Rt    
Guinea-Bissau 12 Jun 1992 27 October 1995 Rt    
Guyana 13 Jun 1992 29 August 1994 Rt    
Haiti 13 Jun 1992 25 September 1996 Rt    
Honduras 13 Jun 1992 31 July 1995 Rt    
Hungary 13 Jun 1992 24 February1994 Rt    
Iceland 10 Jun 1992 12 September 1994 Rt    
India 5 Jun 1992 18 February 1994 Rt    
Indonesia 5 Jun 1992 23 August 1994 Rt    
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 14 Jun 1992 6 August 1996 Rt    
Ireland 13 Jun 1992 22 March 1996 Rt    
Israel 11 Jun 1992 7 August 1995 Rt    
Italy 5 Jun 1992 15 April 1994 Rt    
Jamaica 11 June 1992 6 January 1995 Rt    
Japan 13 June 1992 28 May 1993 A    
Jordan 11 June 1992 12 November 1993 Rt    
Kazakhstan 9 June 1992 6 September 1994 Rt    
Kenya 11 June 1992 26 July 1994 Rt    
Kuwait 9 June 1992 2 August 2002 Rt    
Kyrgyzstan   6 August 1996 a    
Lao People's Democratic Republic   20 September 1996 a    
Latvia 11 June 1992 14 December 1995 Rt    
Lebanon 12 June 1992 15 December 1994 Rt    
Lesotho 12 June 1992 15 December 1994 Rt    
Liberia 12 June 1992 8 November 2000 Rt    
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 29 June 1992 12 July 2001 Rt    
Liechtenstein 5 June 1992 19 November 1997 Rt    
Lithuania 11 June 1992 1 February 1996 Rt    
Luxembourg 9 June 1992 9 May 1994 Rt    
Madagascar 8 June 1992 4 March 1996 Rt    
Malawi 10 June 1992 2 February 1994 Rt    
Malaysia 10 Juen 1992 2 February 1994 Rt    
Maldives 12 June 1992 9 November 1992 Rt    
Mali 30 September 1992 29 March 1995 Rt    
Malta 12 June 1992 29 December 2000 Rt    
Mauritania 12 June 1992 16 August 1996 Rt    
Mauritius 10 June 1992 4 September 1992 Rt    
Mexico 13 June 1992 11 March 1993 Rt    
Micronesia (Federated States of) 12 Jun 1992 20 June 1994 Rt    
Monaco 11 June 1992 20 November 1992 Rt    
Mongolia 12 June 1992 30 September 1993 Rt    
Morocco 13 June 1992 21 August 1995 Rt    
Mozambique 12 June 1992 25 August 1995 Rt    
Myanmar 11 June 1992 25 November 1994 Rt    
Namibia 12 June 1992 16 May 1997 Rt    
Nepal 12 June 1992 23 November 1993 Rt    
Netherlands 5 June 1992 12 July 1994 A    
New Zealand 12 June 1992 16 September 1993 Rt    
Nicaragua 13 June 1992 20 November 1995 Rt    
Niger 11 June 1992 25 July 1995 Rt    
Nigeria 13 June 1992 29 August 1994 Rt    
Norway 9 June 1992 9 July 1993 Rt    
Oman 10 June 1992 8 February 1995 Rt    
Pakistan 5 June 1992 26 July 1994 Rt    
Panama 13 June 1992 17 January 1995 Rt    
Paraguay 12 June 1992 24 February 1994 Rt    
Peru 12 June 1992 7 June 1993 Rt    
Philippines 12 June 1992 8 October 1993 Rt    
Poland 5 June 1992 18 January 1996 Rt    
Portugal 13 June 1992 21 December 1993 Rt    
Qatar 11 June 1992 21 August 1996 Rt    
Republic of Korea 13 June 1992 3 October 1994 Rt    
Republic of Moldova 5 June 1992 20 October 1995 Rt    
Romania 5 June 1992 17 August 1994 Rt    
Russian Federation 13 June 1992 5 April 1995 Rt    
Rwanda 10 June 1992 29 May 1996 Rt    
Saint Kitts and Nevis 12 June 1992 7 January 1993 Rt    
Saint Lucia   28 July 1993 a    
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   3 June 1996 a    
San Marino 10 June 1992 28 October 1994 Rt    
Sao Tome and Principe 12 June 1992 29 September 1999 Rt    
Saudi Arabia   3 October 2001 a    
Senegal 13 June 1992 17 October 1994 Rt    
Serbia and Montenegro 8 June 1992 1 March 2002 Rt    
Seychelles 10 June 1992 22 September 1992 Rt    
Sierra Leone   12 December 1994 a    
Singapore 10 March 1993 21 December 1995 Rt    
Slovakia 19 May 1993 25 August 1994 AA    
Slovenia 13 June 1992 9 July 1996 Rt    
South Africa 4 June 1993 2 November 1995 Rt    
Spain 13 June 1992 21 December 1993 Rt    
Sri Lanka 10 June 1992 23 March 1994 Rt    
Sudan 9 June 1992 30 October 1995 Rt    
Suriname 13 June 1992 12 January 1996 Rt    
Swaziland 12 June 1992 9 November 1994 Rt    
Sweden 8 June 1992 16 December 1993 Rt    
Switzerland 12 June 1992 21 November 1994 Rt    
Syrian Arab Republic 3 May 1993 4 January 1996 Rt    
Tajikistan   29 October 1997 a    
Thailand 12 June 1992 31 October 2003 Rt    
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   2 December 1997 a    
Togo 12 June 1992 4 October 1995 A    
Trinidad and Tobago 11 June 1992 1 August 1996 Rt    
Tunisia 13 June 1992 15 July 1993 Rt    
Turkey 11 June 1992 14 February 1997 Rt    
Turkmenistan   18 September 1996 a    
Uganda 12 June 1992 8 September 1993 Rt    
Ukraine 11 June 1992 7 February 1995 Rt    
United Arab Emirates 11 June 1992 10 February 2000 Rt    
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 12 June 1992 3 June 1994 Rt    
United Republic of Tanzania 12 June 1992 8 March 1996 Rt    
United States of America 4 June 1993      
Uruguay 9 June 1992 5 November 1993 Rt    
Uzbekistan   19 July 1995 a    
Venezuela 12 June 1992 13 September 1994 Rt    
Viet Nam 28 May 1993 16 November 1994 Rt    
Yemen 12 June 1992 21 February 1996 Rt    
Zambia 11 June 1992 28 May 1993 Rt    
Zimbabwe 12 June 1992 11 November 1994 Rt    
Keys:
  • Accession (a)
  • Acceptance (A)
  • Approval (AA)
  • Definitive Signature (s)
  • Formal confirmation (c)
  • Participation (P)
  • Notification (of provisional application, of special undertaking, etc) (n)
  • Ratification (Rt)
  • Reservation (r)
  • Succession (d)

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