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Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Treaty Type:  Multilateral

Depository:  UN

Place Of Signature:  New York

Date Of Signature:  13-Dec-2006

Publication Records

  • Miscellaneous Series 006/2009: Cm7644

Participant Status

CountryAction Action DateEffective Date
AFGHANISTAN Accession 18-Sep-2012 18-Oct-2012
ALGERIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
ANDORRA Signature 27-Apr-2007
ANDORRA Ratification 11-Mar-2014 10-Apr-2014
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Signature 30-Mar-2007
ARGENTINA Signature 30-Mar-2007
ARGENTINA Ratification 02-Sep-2008 02-Oct-2008
ARMENIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
ARMENIA Ratification 22-Sep-2010 22-Oct-2010
ARMENIA Objection 22-Sep-2010
AUSTRALIA Accession 21-Aug-2009 20-Sep-2009
AUSTRIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
AUSTRIA Ratification 26-Sep-2008 26-Oct-2008
AUSTRIA Objection 26-Sep-2008
AZERBAIJAN Signature 09-Jan-2008
AZERBAIJAN Ratification 28-Jan-2009 27-Feb-2009
AZERBAIJAN Declaration 28-Jan-2009 27-Feb-2009
BANGLADESH Signature 26-Apr-2007
BANGLADESH Accession 12-May-2008 11-Jun-2008
BELGIUM Signature 30-Mar-2007
BELGIUM Ratification 02-Jul-2009 01-Aug-2009
BENIN Signature 08-Feb-2008
BENIN Ratification 05-Jul-2012 04-Aug-2012
BOLIVIA Signature 13-Aug-2007
BOLIVIA Ratification 16-Nov-2009 16-Dec-2009
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Signature 29-Jul-2009
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Ratification 12-Mar-2010 11-Apr-2010
BRAZIL Signature 30-Mar-2007
BRAZIL Ratification 01-Aug-2008 31-Aug-2008
BURKINA FASO Signature 23-May-2007 23-May-2007
BURKINA FASO Ratification 23-Jul-2009 22-Aug-2009
BURUNDI Signature 26-Apr-2007
BURUNDI Ratification 22-May-2014 21-Jun-2014
CAMBODIA Signature 01-Oct-2007
CAMEROON Signature 01-Oct-2008
CHAD Signature 26-Sep-2012
CHILE Signature 30-Mar-2007
CHILE Ratification 29-Jul-2008 28-Aug-2008
CONGO Ratification 02-Sep-2014 02-Oct-2014
COOK ISLANDS Accession 08-May-2009 07-Jun-2009
COSTA RICA Signature 30-Mar-2007
COSTA RICA Ratification 01-Oct-2008 31-Oct-2008
COTE DIVOIRE Signature 07-Jun-2007
CROATIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
CROATIA Ratification 15-Aug-2007
CYPRUS Signature 30-Mar-2007
CYPRUS Ratification 27-Jun-2011 27-Jul-2011
CZECH REPUBLIC Signature 30-Mar-2007
DJIBOUTI Accession 18-Jun-2012 18-Jul-2012
DOMINICA, COMMONWEALTH OF Accession 01-Oct-2012 31-Oct-2012
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Signature 30-Mar-2007
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Ratification 18-Aug-2009 17-Sep-2009
ECUADOR Signature 30-Mar-2007
ECUADOR Ratification 03-Apr-2008
EL SALVADOR Ratification 14-Dec-2007
EL SALVADOR Reservation 14-Dec-2007
ESTONIA Accession 30-May-2012 29-Jun-2012
FIJI Signature 02-Jun-2010
FINLAND Signature 30-Mar-2007
FRANCE Signature 23-Sep-2008
FRANCE Ratification 18-Feb-2010 20-Mar-2010
GABON Signature 25-Sep-2007
GEORGIA Signature 10-Jul-2009
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Ratification 24-Feb-2009 26-Mar-2009
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Communication 28-Jan-2010
GHANA Signature 30-Mar-2007
GHANA Ratification 31-Jul-2012 30-Aug-2012
GREECE Signature 27-Sep-2010 27-Sep-2010
GREECE Ratification 31-May-2012 30-Jun-2012
GUATEMALA Signature 30-Mar-2007
GUATEMALA Ratification 07-Apr-2009 07-May-2009
GUATEMALA Notification 07-Apr-2009 07-May-2009
GUINEA Signature 31-Aug-2007
GUINEA Ratification 08-Feb-2008
GUINEA BISSAU Signature 24-Sep-2013
HAITI Accession 23-Jul-2009 22-Aug-2009
HONDURAS Signature 23-Aug-2007
HONDURAS Ratification 16-Aug-2010 15-Sep-2010
HUNGARY Signature 30-Mar-2007
HUNGARY Ratification 20-Jul-2007
ICELAND Signature 30-Mar-2007
INDONESIA Ratification 30-Nov-2011 30-Dec-2011
ITALY Signature 30-Mar-2007
JAMAICA Signature 30-Mar-2007
JORDAN Signature 30-Mar-2007
LIBERIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
LITHUANIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
LITHUANIA Ratification 18-Aug-2010 17-Sep-2010
LUXEMBOURG Signature 30-Mar-2007
LUXEMBOURG Ratification 26-Sep-2011 26-Oct-2011
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Signature 29-Jul-2009
MACEDONIA THE FYR OF Ratification 29-Dec-2011 28-Jan-2012
MADAGASCAR Signature 25-Sep-2007
MALDIVES Signature 13-Dec-2006
MALI Signature 15-May-2007
MALI Ratification 07-Apr-2008 07-May-2008
MALTA Signature
MALTA Ratification 10-Oct-2012 09-Nov-2012
MAURITANIA Accession 03-Apr-2012 03-May-2012
MAURITIUS Signature 25-Sep-2007
MEXICO Ratification 13-Dec-2006
MEXICO Signature 30-Mar-2007
MONTENEGRO Signature 27-Sep-2007
MONTENEGRO Ratification 02-Nov-2009 02-Dec-2009
MOZAMBIQUE Accession 30-Jan-2012 29-Feb-2012
NAMIBIA Signature 25-Apr-2007
NEPAL Ratification 07-May-2010 06-Jun-2010
NICARAGUA Signature 21-Oct-2008
NICARAGUA Ratification 02-Feb-2010 04-Mar-2010
NIGER Signature 02-Aug-2007
NIGER Ratification 24-Jun-2008 24-Jul-2008
NIGERIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
NIGERIA Ratification 24-Sep-2010 24-Oct-2010
OMAN Ratification 06-Jan-2009 05-Feb-2009
PANAMA Signature 30-Mar-2007
PANAMA Ratification 07-Aug-2007
PARAGUAY Signature 30-Mar-2007
PERU Signature 30-Mar-2007
PERU Ratification 30-Jan-2008
PORTUGAL Signature 30-Mar-2007
PORTUGAL Ratification 23-Sep-2009 23-Oct-2009
QATAR Signature 09-Jul-2007
RWANDA Accession 15-Dec-2008 14-Jan-2009
SAN MARINO Signature 30-Mar-2007
SAUDI ARABIA Accession 24-Jun-2008 24-Jul-2008
SENEGAL Signature 25-Apr-2007
SERBIA Ratification 31-Jul-2009 30-Aug-2009
SEYCHELLES Signature 30-Mar-2007
SIERRA LEONE Signature 30-Mar-2007
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Ratification 26-May-2010 25-Jun-2010
SLOVENIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
SLOVENIA Ratification 24-Apr-2008 24-May-2008
SOLOMON ISLANDS Signature 24-Sep-2009
SOUTH AFRICA Signature 30-Mar-2007
SOUTH AFRICA Ratification 30-Nov-2007
SPAIN Signature 30-Mar-2007
SPAIN Ratification 03-Dec-2007
ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Accession 29-Oct-2010 28-Nov-2010
SWAZILAND Signature 25-Sep-2007
SWAZILAND Ratification 24-Sep-2012 24-Oct-2012
SWEDEN Signature 30-Mar-2007
SWEDEN Ratification 15-Dec-2008 14-Jan-2009
SYRIA Accession 10-Jul-2009 09-Aug-2009
SYRIA Declaration 10-Jul-2009 09-Aug-2009
TANZANIA Signature 29-Sep-2008
TANZANIA Ratification 10-Nov-2009 10-Dec-2009
THAILAND Ratification 29-Jul-2008
TOGO Signature 23-Sep-2008
TOGO Ratification 01-Mar-2011 31-Mar-2011
TUNISIA Signature 30-Mar-2007
TURKEY Signature 28-Sep-2009
TURKMENISTAN Accession 10-Nov-2010 10-Dec-2010
UGANDA Signature 30-Mar-2007
UGANDA Ratification 25-Sep-2008 25-Oct-2008
UKRAINE Ratification 04-Feb-2010 06-Mar-2010
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Signature 12-Feb-2008
UNITED KINGDOM Signature 26-Feb-2009
UNITED KINGDOM Reservation 08-Jun-2009
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 08-Jun-2009
UNITED KINGDOM Ratification 07-Aug-2009 06-Sep-2009
URUGUAY Accession 28-Oct-2011 27-Nov-2011
VENEZUELA Accession 24-Sep-2013
VIETNAM D R Signature 22-Oct-2007
YEMEN Signature
YEMEN Ratification 26-Mar-2009 25-Apr-2009
ZAMBIA Signature 29-Sep-2008
ZIMBABWE Accession 23-Sep-2013 23-Oct-2013

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