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Country of Origin: Multilateral Treaty

Agency of Origin: Compiled by Secretariat of CITES

National Citation: CITES List of Party States


Summary:  

This is the list of Party States that are members of CITES as of July 2004.


Material in Full:

List of Contracting Parties (as of July 2004)

in alphabetical order

Order

Order of entry into force

ISO

Two-letter ISO country code

Region

CITES region

– 1 = Africa

– 2 = Asia

– 3 = Central and South America and the Caribbean

– 4 = Europe

– 5 = North America

– 6 = Oceania

Date 1

– (A) Accession

– (Ac) Acceptance

– (Ap) Approval

– (C) Continuation

– (Ds) Declaration of succession

– (R) Ratification

Date 2

Date of entry into force


Order

State

ISO

Region

Date 1

Date 2

88
Afghanistan

AF

2

30/10/1985 (A)

28/01/1986

163
Albania
AL
4
27/06/2003 (A)
25/09/2003
81
Algeria

DZ

1

23/11/1983 (A)

21/02/1984

141
Antigua and Barbuda

AG

3

08/07/1997 (A)

06/10/1997

64
Argentina

AR

3

08/01/1981 (R)

08/04/1981

28
Australia

AU

6

29/07/1976 (R)

27/10/1976

74
Austria

AT

4

27/01/1982 (A)

27/04/1982

145
Azerbaijan

AZ

4

23/11/1998 (A)

21/02/1999

50
Bahamas

BS

3

20/06/1979 (A)

18/09/1979

73
Bangladesh

BD

2

20/11/1981 (R)

18/02/1982

119
Barbados

BB

3

09/12/1992 (A)

09/03/1993

130
Belarus

BY

4

10/08/1995 (A)

08/11/1995

80
Belgium

BE

4

03/10/1983 (R)

01/01/1984

69
Belize

BZ

3

19/08/1986 (Ds)

21/09/1981

84
Benin

BJ

1

28/02/1984 (A)

28/05/1984

160
Bhutan
BT
2
15/08/2002(A)
13/11/2002
51
Bolivia

BO

3

06/07/1979 (R)

04/10/1979

40
Botswana

BW

1

14/11/1977 (A)

12/02/1978

16
Brazil

BR

3

06/08/1975 (R)

04/11/1975

106
Brunei Darussalam

BN

2

04/05/1990 (A)

02/08/1990

109
Bulgaria

BG

4

16/01/1991 (A)

16/04/1991

102
Burkina Faso

BF

1

13/10/1989 (A)

11/01/1990

94
Burundi

BI

1

08/08/1988 (A)

06/11/1988

140
Cambodia

KH

2

04/07/1997 (R)

02/10/1997

68
Cameroon

CM

1

05/06/1981 (A)

03/09/1981

10
Canada

CA

5

10/04/1975 (R)

09/07/1975

58
Central African Republic

CF

1

27/08/1980 (A)

25/11/1980

96
Chad

TD

1

02/02/1989 (A)

03/05/1989

8
Chile

CL

3

14/02/1975 (R)

01/07/1975

63
China

CN

2

08/01/1981 (A)

08/04/1981

71
Colombia

CO

3

31/08/1981 (R)

29/11/1981

128
Comoros

KM

1

23/11/1994 (A)

21/02/1995

79
Congo

CG

1

31/01/1983 (A)

01/05/1983

14
Costa Rica

CR

3

30/06/1975 (R)

28/09/1975

127
Cτte d'Ivoire

CI

1

21/11/1994 (A)

19/02/1995

151
Croatia
HR
4
14/03/2000 (A)
12/06/2000
105
Cuba

CU

3

20/04/1990 (A)

19/07/1990

6
Cyprus

CY

4

18/10/1974 (R)

01/07/1975

117
Czech Republic

CZ

4

14/04/1993 (Ds)

01/01/1993

26
Democratic Republic of the Congo

CD

1

20/07/1976 (A)

18/10/1976

34
Denmark

DK

4

26/07/1977 (R)

24/10/1977

113
Djibouti

DJ

1

07/02/1992 (A)

07/05/1992

129
Dominica

DM

3

04/08/1995 (A)

02/11/1995

92
Dominican Republic

DO

3

17/12/1986 (A)

17/03/1987

7
Ecuador

EC

3

11/02/1975 (R)

01/07/1975

41
Egypt

EG

1

04/01/1978 (A)

04/04/1978

93
El Salvador

SV

3

30/04/1987 (A)

29/07/1987

114
Equatorial Guinea

GQ

1

10/03/1992 (A)

08/06/1992

125
Eritrea

ER

1

24/10/1994 (A)

22/01/1995

115
Estonia

EE

4

22/07/1992 (A)

20/10/1992

98
Ethiopia

ET

1

05/04/1989 (A)

04/07/1989

143
Fiji

FJ

6

30/09/1997 (A)

29/12/1997

24
Finland

FI

4

10/05/1976 (A)

08/08/1976

43
France

FR

4

11/05/1978 (Ap)

09/08/1978

97
Gabon

GA

1

13/02/1989 (A)

14/05/1989

37
Gambia

GM

1

26/08/1977 (A)

24/11/1977

133
Georgia

GE

4

13/09/1996 (A)

12/12/1996

22
Germany

DE

4

22/03/1976 (R)

20/06/1976

20
Ghana

GH

1

14/11/1975 (R)

12/02/1976

118
Greece

GR

4

08/10/1992 (A)

06/01/1993

146
Grenada

GD

3

30/08/1999 (A)

28/11/1999

53
Guatemala

GT

3

07/11/1979 (R)

05/02/1980

72
Guinea

GN

1

21/09/1981 (A)

20/12/1981

107
Guinea-Bissau

GW

1

16/05/1990 (A)

14/08/1990

33
Guyana

GY

3

27/05/1977 (A)

25/08/1977

86
Honduras

HN

3

15/03/1985 (A)

13/06/1985

87
Hungary

HU

4

29/05/1985 (A)

27/08/1985

148
Iceland

IS

4

03/01/2000 (A)

02/04/2000

25
India

IN

2

20/07/1976 (R)

18/10/1976

48
Indonesia

ID

2

28/12/1978 (A)

28/03/1979

30
Iran (Islamic Republic of)

IR

2

03/08/1976 (R)

01/11/1976

157
Ireland
IE
4
08/01/2002 (R)
08/04/2002
56
Israel

IL

2

18/12/1979 (R)

17/03/1980

52
Italy

IT

4

02/10/1979 (R)

31/12/1979

137
Jamaica

JM

3

23/04/1997 (A)

22/07/1997

57
Japan

JP

2

06/08/1980 (Ac)

04/11/1980

47
Jordan

JO

2

14/12/1978 (A)

14/03/1979

149
Kazakhstan
KZ
2
20/01/2000 (A)
19/04/2000
46
Kenya

KE

1

13/12/1978 (R)

13/03/1979

159
Kuwait
KW
2
12/08/2002(R)
10/11/2002
165
Lao People's Democratic Republic
LA
2
01/03/2004 (A)
30/05/2004
135
Latvia

LV

4

11/02/1997 (A)

12/05/1997

164
Lesotho

LS

1

01/10/2003 (R)

30/12/2003

65
Liberia

LR

1

11/03/1981 (A)

09/06/1981

161
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
LY
1
28/01/2003(A)
28/04/2003
55
Liechtenstein

LI

4

30/11/1979 (A)

28/02/1980

156
Lithuania
LT
4
10/12/2001 (A)
09/03/2002
82
Luxembourg

LU

4

13/12/1983 (R)

12/03/1984

152
Macedonia (see The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
MK
4
04/07/2000 (A)
02/10/2000
17
Madagascar

MG

1

20/08/1975 (R)

18/11/1975

75
Malawi

MW

1

05/02/1982 (A)

06/05/1982

38

Malaysia

MY

2

20/10/1977 (A)

18/01/1978

123
Mali

ML

1

18/07/1994 (A)

16/10/1994

99
Malta

MT

4

17/04/1989 (A)

16/07/1989

144
Mauritania

MR

1

13/03/1998 (A)

11/06/1998

11
Mauritius

MU

1

28/04/1975 (R)

27/07/1975

110
Mexico

MX

5

02/07/1991 (A)

30/09/1991

42
Monaco

MC

4

19/04/1978 (A)

18/07/1978

131
Mongolia

MN

2

05/01/1996 (A)

04/04/1996

19
Morocco

MA

1

16/10/1975 (R)

14/01/1976

66
Mozambique

MZ

1

25/03/1981 (A)

23/06/1981

139
Myanmar

MM

2

13/06/1997 (A)

11/09/1997

108
Namibia

NA

1

18/12/1990 (A)

18/03/1991

12
Nepal

NP

2

18/06/1975 (A)

16/09/1975

85
Netherlands

NL

4

19/04/1984 (R)

18/07/1984

100
New Zealand

NZ

6

10/05/1989 (A)

08/08/1989

36
Nicaragua

NI

3

06/08/1977 (A)

04/11/1977

18
Niger

NE

1

08/09/1975 (R)

07/12/1975

2
Nigeria

NG

1

09/05/1974 (R)

01/07/1975

27
Norway

NO

4

27/07/1976 (R)

25/10/1976

23
Pakistan

PK

2

20/04/1976 (A)

19/07/1976

166
Palau
PW
6
16/04/2004 (A)
15/07/2004
44
Panama

PA

3

17/08/1978 (R)

15/11/1978

21
Papua New Guinea

PG

6

12/12/1975 (A)

11/03/1976

31
Paraguay

PY

3

15/11/1976 (R)

13/02/1977

13
Peru

PE

3

27/06/1975 (R)

25/09/1975

70
Philippines

PH

2

18/08/1981 (R)

16/11/1981

103
Poland

PL

4

12/12/1989 (R)

12/03/1990

62
Portugal

PT

4

11/12/1980 (R)

11/03/1981

154
Qatar
QA
2
08/05/2001 (A)
06/08/2001
120
Republic of Korea

KR

2

09/07/1993 (A)

07/10/1993

153
Republic of Moldova
MD
4
29/03/2001 (A)
27/06/2001
124
Romania

RO

4

18/08/1994 (A)

16/11/1994

112
Russian Federation

RU

4

13/01/1992 (C)

01/01/1992

59
Rwanda

RW

1

20/10/1980 (A)

18/01/1981

122
Saint Kitts and Nevis

KN

3

14/02/1994 (A)

15/05/1994

77
Saint Lucia

LC

3

15/12/1982 (A)

15/03/1983

95
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

VC

3

30/11/1988 (A)

28/02/1989

155
Sao Tome and Principe
ST
1
09/08/2001 (A)
07/11/2001
132
Saudi Arabia

SA

2

12/03/1996 (A)

10/06/1996

35
Senegal

SN

1

05/08/1977 (A)

03/11/1977

158
Serbia and Montenegro
CS
4
27/02/2002 (A)
28/05/2002
32
Seychelles

SC

1

08/02/1977 (A)

09/05/1977

126
Sierra Leone

SL

1

28/10/1994 (A)

26/01/1995

91
Singapore

SG

2

30/11/1986 (A)

28/02/1987

116
Slovakia

SK

4

02/03/1993 (Ds)

01/01/1993

150
Slovenia
SI
4
24/01/2000 (A)
23/04/2000
89
Somalia

SO

1

02/12/1985 (A)

02/03/1986

15
South Africa

ZA

1

15/07/1975 (R)

13/10/1975

90
Spain

ES

4

30/05/1986 (A)

28/08/1986

49

Sri Lanka

LK

2

04/05/1979 (A)

02/08/1979

76
Sudan

SD

1

26/10/1982 (R)

24/01/1983

60
Suriname

SR

3

17/11/1980 (A)

15/02/1981

136
Swaziland

SZ

1

26/02/1997 (A)

27/05/1997

5
Sweden

SE

4

20/08/1974 (R)

01/07/1975

3
Switzerland

CH

4

09/07/1974 (R)

01/07/1975

162
Syrian Arab Republic
SY
2
30/04/2003(A)
29/07/2003
78
Thailand

TH

2

21/01/1983 (R)

21/04/1983

152
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
MK
4
04/07/2000 (A)
02/10/2000
45
Togo

TG

1

23/10/1978 (R)

21/01/1979

83
Trinidad and Tobago

TT

3

19/01/1984 (A)

18/04/1984

4
Tunisia

TN

1

10/07/1974 (R)

01/07/1975

134
Turkey

TR

4

23/09/1996 (A)

22/12/1996

111
Uganda

UG

1

18/07/1991 (A)

16/10/1991

147
Ukraine

UA

4

30/12/1999 (A)

29/03/2000

104
United Arab Emirates

AE

2

08/02/1990 (A)

09/05/1990

29
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

GB

4

02/08/1976 (R)

31/10/1976

54
United Republic of Tanzania

TZ

1

29/11/1979 (R)

27/02/1980

1
United States of America

US

5

14/01/1974 (R)

01/07/1975

9
Uruguay

UY

3

02/04/1975 (R)

01/07/1975

142
Uzbekistan

UZ

2

10/07/1997 (A)

08/10/1997

101
Vanuatu

VU

6

17/07/1989 (A)

15/10/1989

39
Venezuela

VE

3

24/10/1977 (R)

22/01/1978

121
Viet Nam

VN

2

20/01/1994 (A)

20/04/1994

138
Yemen

YE

2

05/05/1997 (A)

03/08/1997

61
Zambia

ZM

1

24/11/1980 (A)

22/02/1981

67
Zimbabwe

ZW

1

19/05/1981 (A)

17/08/1981


 



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