UN Convention

Countries that have ratified the Convention

Argentina - 2 September 2008
Australia - 17 July 2008
Austria - 26 September 2008
Azerbaijan - 28 January 2009


Bangladesh - 30 November 2007
Brazil - 1 August 2008


Chile - 29 July 2008
China - 1 August 2008
Costa Rica - 1 October 2008
Croatia - 15 August 2007
Cuba - 6 September 2007


Ecuador - 3 April 2008
Egypt - 14 April 2008
El Salvador - 14 December 2007


Gabon - 1 October 2007
Germany - 24 February 2009
Guinea - 8 February 2008


Honduras - 14 April 2008
Hungary - 20 July 2007


India - 1 October 2007


Jamaica - 30 March 2007
Jordan - 31 March 2008


Kenya - 19 May 2008


Lesotho - 2 December 2008


Mali - 7 April 2008
Mexico - 17 December 2007


Namibia - 4 December 2007
New Zealand - 25 September 2008 
Nicaragua - 7 December 2007
Niger - 24 June 2008


Oman - 6 January 2009


Panama - 7 August 2007
Paraguay - 3 September 2008
Peru - 30 January 2008
Philippines - 15 April 2008


Qatar - 13 May 2008


Republic of Korea - 11 December 2008
Rwanda - 15 December 2008


San Marino - 22 February 2008
Saudi Arabia - 24 June 2008
Slovenia - 24 April 2008
South Africa - 30 November 2007
Spain - 3 December 2007
Sweden - 15 December 2008


Thailand - 29 July 2008
Tunisia - 2 April 2008
Turkmenistan - 4 September 2008


Uganda - 25 September 2008
Uruguay - 11 February 2009


Vanuatu - 23 October 2009


Countries that have ratified the Optional Protocol

Argentina - 2 September 2008
Austria - 26 September 2008
Azerbaijan - 28 January 2009


Bangladesh - 12 May 2008
Brazil - 1 August 2008


Chile - 29 July 2008
Costa Rica - 1 October 2008
Croatia - 15 August 2007


Ecuador - 3 April 2008
El Salvador - 14 December 2007


Germany - 24 February 2009
Guinea - 8 February 2008


Hungary - 20 July 2007


Mali - 7 April 2008
Mexico - 17 December 2007


Namibia - 4 December 2007
Niger - 24 June 2008


Panama - 7 August 2007
Paraguay - 3 September 2008
Peru - 30 January 2008
Rwanda - 15 December 2008


San Marino - 22 February 2008
Saudi Arabia - 24 June 2008
Slovenia - 24 April 2008 
South Africa - 30 November 2007
Spain - 3 December 2007
Sweden - 15 December 2008


Tunisia - 2 April 2008


Uganda - 25 September 2008