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: https://treaties.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  Date of entry into force of the 2013 amendment listing HBCD
Afghanistan4 21 May 2013 21 May 2013 26 Nov 2014
Albania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Algeria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Angola 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Antigua and Barbuda 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Argentina1 7 Feb 2012    
Armenia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Australia1      
Austria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Azerbaijan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Bahamas 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Bahrain1      
Bangladesh1      
Barbados 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Belarus 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Belgium 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Belize 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Benin 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Bosnia and Herzegovina 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Botswana1      
Brazil 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Brunei Darussalam3    
Bulgaria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Burkina Faso 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Burundi 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Cabo Verde
26 Aug 2010
27 Oct 2012
26 Nov 2014
Cambodia
26 Aug 2010
27 Oct 2012
26 Nov 2014
Cameroon
26 Aug 2010
27 Oct 2012
26 Nov 2014
Canada1
4 Apr 2011

 
Central African Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Chad 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Chile 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
China1 22 Mar 2014 22 Mar 2014  
Colombia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Comoros 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Congo (Democratic Republic of the) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Congo (Republic of the) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Cook Islands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
 
Costa Rica 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Côte d´Ivoire 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Croatia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Cuba 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Cyprus 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Czech Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Denmark 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Djibouti 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Dominica 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Dominican Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Ecuador 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Egypt 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
El Salvador 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Eritrea 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Estonia1 18 Feb 2014  
Ethiopia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
European Union 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 21 Aug 2015
Fiji 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Finland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
France 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Gabon 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Gambia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Georgia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Germany 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Ghana 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Greece 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Guatemala1 22 Dec 2013 22 Dec 2013   
Guinea 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Guinea-Bissau 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Guyana 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Haiti3     26 Nov 2014
Honduras  26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Hungary 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Iceland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
India1      
Indonesia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Ireland4 3 Nov 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Israel3      
Italy3    
Jamaica  26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Japan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Jordan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Kazakhstan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Kenya 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Kiribati 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Korea (Democratic People´s Republic of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Korea (Republic of)1 4 6 Aug 2012    
Kuwait 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Kyrgyzstan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Lao People´s Democratic Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Latvia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Lebanon 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Lesotho 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Liberia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Libya 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Liechtenstein 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Lithuania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Luxembourg 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Madagascar 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Malawi 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Malaysia3    
Maldives 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Mali 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Malta3     26 Nov 2014
Marshall Islands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Mauritania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Mauritius1      
Mexico 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Micronesia (Federated States of) 1      
Moldova (Republic of)1 14 Aug 2012 18 Nov 2013  
Monaco 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Mongolia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Montenegro 29 Jun 2011 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Morocco 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Mozambique 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Myanmar 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Namibia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Nauru 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Nepal 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Netherlands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
New Zealand2   27 Oct 2012  
Nicaragua 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Niger 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Nigeria 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Niue 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Norway 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Oman 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Pakistan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Palau4 7 Dec 2011 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Panama 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Papua New Guinea 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Paraguay 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Peru 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Philippines 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Poland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Portugal 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Qatar 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Romania 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Russian Federation1 4 15 Nov 2011
 
Rwanda 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Saint Kitts and Nevis 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Saint Lucia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Samoa 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Sao Tome and Principe 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Saudi Arabia4 23 Oct 2012 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Senegal 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Serbia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 21 Aug 2015
Seychelles 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Sierra Leone 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Singapore 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Slovakia5 10 May 2013 10 May 2013 26 Nov 2014 
Slovenia1      
Solomon Islands 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Somalia4 24 Oct 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
South Africa 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Spain1 14 Nov 2011    
Sri Lanka 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Sudan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Suriname4 19 Dec 2011 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Swaziland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Sweden 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Switzerland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Syrian Arab Republic 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Tajikistan 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Tanzania (United Republic of) 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Thailand 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Togo 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Tonga 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Trinidad and Tobago 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Tunisia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Turkey 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Tuvalu 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Uganda 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Ukraine 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
United Arab Emirates 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
United States of America3    
Uruguay 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Vanuatu1    
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1      
Viet Nam 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Yemen 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014 
Zambia 26 Aug 2010 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014
Zimbabwe4 30 May 2012 27 Oct 2012 26 Nov 2014

 

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.