Amendments to Annexes to the Stockholm Convention

This list is indicative only – any official statement concerning the status of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession of the Stockholm Convention or any amendments thereto is solely within the competence of the Depositary of the Convention in New York (based on the provisions of the Convention). In accordance with Article 29 of the Convention, the Secretary-General of the United Nations is the Depository of this Convention.

Full treaty information, as well as the status of the Convention, is available on the website of the Treaty Section of the United Nations at the following address: http://untreaty.un.org

For the official date of entry into force of each amendment for each Party, please also refer to the Depositary Notifications (C.N.) by the Secretary General, which are communicated by the Treaty Section and retrievable at http://treaties.un.org/Pages/CNs.aspx

Blank cells in the table below indicate that the Party has not ratified, accepted, accessed or approved the amendment(s) in question.

Please also refer to the explanatory notes below for more information.

 

Participant Date of entry into force of the 2009 amendments listing 9 new POPs Date of entry into force of the 2011 amendment listing endosulfan
Afghanistan4 21 May 2013 21 May 2013
Albania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Algeria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Angola 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Antigua and Barbuda 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Argentina1 7 Feb 2012  
Armenia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Australia1    
Austria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Azerbaijan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Bahamas 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Bahrain1    
Bangladesh1    
Barbados 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Belarus 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Belgium 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Belize 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Benin 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Bosnia and Herzegovina 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Botswana1    
Brazil 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Brunei Darussalam3    
Bulgaria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Burkina Faso 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Burundi 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Cabo Verde
26 Aug 2010
27 Oct 2012
Cambodia
26 Aug 2010
27 Oct 2012
Cameroon
26 Aug 2010
27 Oct 2012
Canada1
4 Apr 2011

Central African Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Chad 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Chile 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
China1 22 Mar 2014 22 Mar 2014
Colombia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Comoros 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Congo (Democratic Republic of the) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Congo (Republic of the) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Cook Islands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Costa Rica 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Côte d´Ivoire 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Croatia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Cuba 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Cyprus 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Czech Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Denmark 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Djibouti 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Dominica 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Dominican Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Ecuador 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Egypt 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
El Salvador 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Eritrea 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Estonia1 18 Feb 2014  
Ethiopia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
European Union 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Fiji 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Finland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
France 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Gabon 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Gambia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Georgia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Germany 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Ghana 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Greece 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Guatemala1 22 Dec 2013  
Guinea 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Guinea-Bissau 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Guyana 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Haiti3    
Honduras  26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Hungary 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Iceland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
India1    
Indonesia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Ireland4 3 Nov 2010 27 Oct 2012
Israel3    
Italy3    
Jamaica  26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Japan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Jordan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Kazakhstan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Kenya 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Kiribati 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Korea (Democratic People´s Republic of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Korea (Republic of)1 4 6 Aug 2012  
Kuwait 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Kyrgyzstan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Lao People´s Democratic Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Latvia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Lebanon 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Lesotho 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Liberia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Libya 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Liechtenstein 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Lithuania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Luxembourg 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Madagascar 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Malawi 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Malaysia3    
Maldives 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Mali 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Malta3    
Marshall Islands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Mauritania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Mauritius1    
Mexico 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Micronesia (Federated States of) 1    
Moldova (Republic of)1 14 Aug 2012  
Monaco 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Mongolia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Montenegro 29 Jun 2011 27 Oct 2012
Morocco 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Mozambique 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Myanmar 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Namibia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Nauru 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Nepal 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Netherlands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
New Zealand2   27 Oct 2012
Nicaragua 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Niger 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Nigeria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Niue 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Norway 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Oman 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Pakistan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Palau4 7 Dec 2011 27 Oct 2012
Panama 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Papua New Guinea 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Paraguay 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Peru 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Philippines 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Poland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Portugal 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Qatar 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Romania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Russian Federation1 4 15 Nov 2011
Rwanda 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Saint Kitts and Nevis 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Saint Lucia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Samoa 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Sao Tome and Principe 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Saudi Arabia4 23 Oct 2012 27 Oct 2012
Senegal 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Serbia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Seychelles 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Sierra Leone 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Singapore 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Slovakia5 10 May 2013 10 May 2013
Slovenia1    
Solomon Islands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Somalia4 24 Oct 2010 27 Oct 2012
South Africa 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Spain1 14 Nov 2011  
Sri Lanka 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Sudan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Suriname4 19 Dec 2011 27 Oct 2012
Swaziland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Sweden 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Switzerland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Syrian Arab Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Tajikistan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Tanzania (United Republic of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Thailand 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Togo 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Tonga 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Trinidad and Tobago 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Tunisia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Turkey 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Tuvalu 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Uganda 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Ukraine 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
United Arab Emirates 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
United States of America3    
Uruguay 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Vanuatu1    
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1    
Viet Nam 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Yemen 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Zambia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012
Zimbabwe4 30 May 2012 27 Oct 2012

 

Explanatory Notes:

1 Parties that declared, in their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, that with respect to it, any amendment to Annex A, B or C shall enter into force only upon deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect thereto.
Those Parties that have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect to amendments are indicated in the table above, with dates of entry into force of those amendments for the Party in question.

2 Party that submitted a notification of non-acceptance pursuant to Article 22(3) and (4), for whom the amendments have not entered into force.

3 Signatory to the Convention.

4 Countries that became Parties to the Convention after the adoption and/or entry into force of the 2009 and 2011 amendments: the date indicated in the column corresponding to those amendments is therefore the date of entry into force of the Convention for them.

5 By a communication received by the depositary on 10 May 2013, Slovakia informed the depositary that it withdrew the declaration made on ratification.