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Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Treaty data

Treaty number
009296
Date of conclusion
29-01-2000
Place of conclusion
Montreal
Provisional application
Entry into force
11-09-2003
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
2000, 100
2001, 170
2003, 137
2011, 130
2018, 1
Parliamentary paper
28133
Consolidated text
0001513

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
11-09-2003
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
Netherlands
(Saba)
Aruba
Curaçao
Sint Maarten

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Afghanistan 20-02-2013 (A) 21-05-2013
Albania 08-02-2005 (A) 09-05-2005
Algeria 25-05-2000 05-08-2004 (R) 03-11-2004
Angola 27-02-2009 (A) 28-05-2009
Antigua and Barbuda 24-05-2000 10-09-2003 (R) 09-12-2003
Argentina 24-05-2000
Armenia 30-04-2004 (A) 29-07-2004
Austria 24-05-2000 27-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Azerbaijan 01-04-2005 (A) 30-06-2005
Bahamas 24-05-2000 15-01-2004 (R) 14-04-2004
Bahrain 07-02-2012 (A) 07-05-2012
Bangladesh 24-05-2000 05-02-2004 (R) 05-05-2004
Barbados 06-09-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
Belarus 26-08-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
Belgium 24-05-2000 15-04-2004 (R) 14-07-2004
Belize 12-02-2004 (A) 12-05-2004
Benin 24-05-2000 02-03-2005 (R) 31-05-2005
Bhutan 26-08-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
Bolivia 24-05-2000 22-04-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Bosnia and Herzegovina 01-10-2009 (A) 30-12-2009
Botswana 01-06-2001 11-06-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Brazil 24-11-2003 (A) 22-02-2004
Bulgaria 24-05-2000 13-10-2000 (R) 11-09-2003
Burkina Faso 24-05-2000 04-08-2003 (R) 02-11-2003
Burundi 02-10-2008 (A) 31-12-2008
Cambodia 17-09-2003 (A) 16-12-2003
Cameroon 09-02-2001 20-02-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Canada 19-04-2001
Cape Verde 01-11-2005 (A) 30-01-2006
Central African Republic 24-05-2000 18-11-2008 (R) 16-02-2009
Chad 24-05-2000 01-11-2006 (R) 30-01-2007
Chile 24-05-2000
China 08-08-2000 08-06-2005 (R) 06-09-2005
Colombia 24-05-2000 20-05-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Comoros 25-03-2009 (A) 23-06-2009
Cook Islands 21-05-2001
Costa Rica 24-05-2000 06-02-2007 (R) 07-05-2007
Côte d'Ivoire 12-03-2015 (A) 10-06-2015
Croatia 08-09-2000 29-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Cuba 24-05-2000 17-09-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Cyprus 05-12-2003 (A) 04-03-2004
Czech Republic 24-05-2000 08-10-2001 (R) 11-09-2003
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 20-04-2001 29-07-2003 (R) 27-10-2003
Democratic Republic of the Congo 23-03-2005 (A) 21-06-2005
Denmark 24-05-2000 27-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Djibouti 08-04-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
Dominica 13-07-2004 (A) 11-10-2004
Dominican Republic 20-06-2006 (A) 18-09-2006
Ecuador 24-05-2000 30-01-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Egypt 20-12-2000 23-12-2003 (R) 22-03-2004
El Salvador 24-05-2000 26-09-2003 (R) 25-12-2003
Eritrea 10-03-2005 (A) 08-06-2005
Estonia 06-09-2000 24-03-2004 (R) 22-06-2004
Eswatini 13-01-2006 (A) 13-04-2006
Ethiopia 24-05-2000 09-10-2003 (R) 07-01-2004
EU (European Union) 24-05-2000 27-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Fiji 02-05-2001 05-06-2001 (R) 11-09-2003
Finland 24-05-2000 09-07-2004 (R) 07-10-2004
France 24-05-2000 07-04-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Gabon 02-05-2007 (A) 31-07-2007
Gambia, The 24-05-2000 09-06-2004 (R) 07-09-2004
Georgia 04-11-2008 (A) 02-02-2009
Germany 24-05-2000 20-11-2003 (R) 18-02-2004
Ghana 30-05-2003 (A) 11-09-2003
Greece 24-05-2000 21-05-2004 (R) 19-08-2004
Grenada 24-05-2000 05-02-2004 (R) 05-05-2004
Guatemala 28-10-2004 (A) 26-01-2005
Guinea 24-05-2000 11-12-2007 (R) 10-03-2008
Guinea-Bissau 19-05-2010 (A) 17-08-2010
Guyana 18-03-2008 (A) 16-06-2008
Haïti 24-05-2000
Honduras 24-05-2000 18-11-2008 (R) 16-02-2009
Hungary 24-05-2000 13-01-2004 (R) 12-04-2004
Iceland 01-06-2001
India 23-01-2001 17-01-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Indonesia 24-05-2000 03-12-2004 (R) 03-03-2005
Iran 23-04-2001 20-11-2003 (R) 18-02-2004
Iraq 03-03-2014 (A) 01-06-2014
Ireland 24-05-2000 14-11-2003 (R) 12-02-2004
Italy 24-05-2000 24-03-2004 (R) 22-06-2004
Jamaica 04-06-2001 25-09-2012 (R) 24-12-2012
Japan 21-11-2003 (A) 19-02-2004
Jordan 11-10-2000 11-11-2003 (R) 09-02-2004
Kazakhstan 08-09-2008 (A) 07-12-2008
Kenya 15-05-2000 24-01-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Kiribati 07-09-2000 20-04-2004 (R) 19-07-2004
Kuwait 01-06-2017 (A) 30-08-2017
Kyrgyzstan 05-10-2005 (A) 03-01-2006
Laos 03-08-2004 (A) 01-11-2004
Latvia 13-02-2004 (A) 13-05-2004
Lebanon 06-02-2013 (A) 07-05-2013
Lesotho 20-09-2001 (A) 11-09-2003
Liberia 15-02-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
Libya 14-06-2005 (A) 12-09-2005
Lithuania 24-05-2000 07-11-2003 (R) 05-02-2004
Luxembourg 11-07-2000 28-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Madagascar 14-09-2000 24-11-2003 (R) 22-02-2004
Malawi 24-05-2000 27-02-2009 (R) 28-05-2009
Malaysia 24-05-2000 03-09-2003 (R) 02-12-2003
Maldives 03-09-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
Mali 04-04-2001 28-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Malta 05-01-2007 (A) 05-04-2007
Marshall Islands 27-01-2003 (A) 11-09-2003
Mauritania 22-07-2005 (A) 20-10-2005
Mauritius 11-04-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
Mexico 24-05-2000 27-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Moldova 14-02-2001 04-03-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Monaco 24-05-2000
Mongolia 22-07-2003 (A) 20-10-2003
Montenegro 23-10-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 25-05-2000 25-04-2011 (R) 24-07-2011
Mozambique 24-05-2000 21-10-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Myanmar 11-05-2001 13-02-2008 (R) 13-05-2008
Namibia 24-05-2000 10-02-2005 (R) 11-05-2005
Nauru 12-11-2001 (A) 11-09-2003
Nepal 02-03-2001
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 24-05-2000 08-01-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
New Zealand 24-05-2000 24-02-2005 (R) 25-05-2005
Nicaragua 26-05-2000 28-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Niger 24-05-2000 30-09-2004 (R) 29-12-2004
Nigeria 24-05-2000 15-07-2003 (R) 13-10-2003
Niue 08-07-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
North Macedonia 26-07-2000 14-06-2005 (R) 12-09-2005
Norway 24-05-2000 10-05-2001 (R) 11-09-2003
Oman 11-04-2003 (A) 11-09-2003
Pakistan 04-06-2001 02-03-2009 (R) 31-05-2009
Palau 29-05-2001 13-06-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Palestine 02-01-2015 (A) 02-04-2015
Panama 11-05-2001 01-05-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Papua New Guinea 14-10-2005 (A) 12-01-2006
Paraguay 03-05-2001 10-03-2004 (R) 08-06-2004
Peru 24-05-2000 14-04-2004 (R) 31-07-2004
Philippines 24-05-2000 05-10-2006 (R) 03-01-2007
Poland 24-05-2000 10-12-2003 (R) 09-03-2004
Portugal 24-05-2000 30-09-2004 (R) 29-12-2004
Qatar 14-03-2007 (A) 12-06-2007
Republic of Korea, the 06-09-2000 03-10-2007 (R) 01-01-2008
Republic of the Congo 21-11-2000 13-07-2006 (R) 11-10-2006
Romania 11-10-2000 30-06-2003 (R) 28-09-2003
Rwanda 24-05-2000 22-07-2004 (R) 20-10-2004
Saint Kitts and Nevis 23-05-2001 (A) 11-09-2003
Saint Lucia 16-06-2005 (A) 14-09-2005
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27-08-2003 (A) 25-11-2003
Samoa 24-05-2000 30-05-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Saudi Arabia 09-08-2007 (A) 07-11-2007
Senegal 31-10-2000 08-10-2003 (R) 06-01-2004
Serbia 08-02-2006 (A) 09-05-2006
Seychelles 23-01-2001 13-05-2004 (R) 11-08-2004
Slovakia 24-05-2000 24-11-2003 (R) 22-02-2004
Slovenia 24-05-2000 20-11-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Solomon Islands 28-07-2004 (A) 26-10-2004
Somalia 26-07-2010 (A) 24-10-2010
South Africa 14-08-2003 (A) 12-11-2003
Spain 24-05-2000 16-01-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Sri Lanka 24-05-2000 28-04-2004 (R) 26-07-2004
Sudan 13-06-2005 (A) 11-09-2005
Suriname 27-03-2008 (A) 25-06-2008
Sweden 24-05-2000 08-08-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Switzerland 24-05-2000 26-03-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Syria 01-04-2004 (A) 30-06-2004
Tajikistan 12-02-2004 (A) 12-05-2004
Tanzania 24-04-2003 (A) 11-09-2003
Thailand 10-11-2005 (A) 08-02-2006
Togo 24-05-2000 02-07-2004 (R) 30-09-2004
Tonga 18-09-2003 (A) 17-12-2003
Trinidad and Tobago 05-10-2000 (A) 11-09-2003
Tunisia 19-04-2001 22-01-2003 (R) 11-09-2003
Turkey 24-05-2000 24-10-2003 (R) 24-01-2004
Turkmenistan 21-08-2008 (A) 19-11-2008
Uganda 24-05-2000 30-11-2001 (R) 11-09-2003
Ukraine 06-12-2002 (A) 11-09-2003
United Arab Emirates 12-09-2014 (A) 11-12-2014
United Kingdom 24-05-2000 19-11-2003 (R) 17-02-2004
Uruguay 01-06-2001 02-11-2011 (R) 31-01-2012
Uzbekistan 25-10-2019 (A) 23-01-2020
Venezuela 24-05-2000 13-05-2002 (R) 11-09-2003
Vietnam 21-01-2004 (A) 20-04-2004
Yemen 01-12-2005 (A) 01-03-2006
Zambia 27-04-2004 (A) 25-07-2004
Zimbabwe 04-06-2001 25-02-2005 (R) 26-05-2005

Extensions

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 09-05-2011

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Gibraltar 30-05-2014

Parent treaties

Title Date of conclusion Place of conclusion
Convention on biological diversity 05-06-1992 Rio de Janeiro

Child treaties

Title Date of conclusion Place of conclusion
Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and redress to the Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety 15-10-2010 Nagoya

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