Country Profiles

Country Profile Date of Ratification Electoral Group Region

Afghanistan

30/3/2009 IV Asia and the Pacific

Albania

17/11/2006 II Europe and North America

Algeria

26/2/2015 Vb Arab States

Andorra

6/2/2007 I Europe and North America

Angola

7/2/2012 Va Africa

Antigua and Barbuda

25/4/2013 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Argentina

7/5/2008 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Armenia

27/2/2007 II Europe and North America

Australia

18/9/2009 IV Asia and the Pacific

Austria

18/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Azerbaijan

15/2/2010 II Europe and North America

Bahamas

29/12/2014 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Bahrain

Vb Arab States

Bangladesh

31/5/2007 IV Asia and the Pacific

Barbados

2/10/2008 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Belarus

6/9/2006 II Europe and North America

Belgium

9/8/2013 I Europe and North America

Belize

24/3/2015 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Benin

20/12/2007 Va Africa

Bhutan

IV Asia and the Pacific

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

4/8/2006 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Bosnia and Herzegovina

27/1/2009 II Europe and North America

Botswana

Va Africa

Brazil

16/1/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Brunei Darussalam

IV Asia and the Pacific

Bulgaria

18/12/2006 II Europe and North America

Burkina Faso

15/9/2006 Va Africa

Burundi

14/10/2008 Va Africa

Cabo Verde

Va Africa

Cambodia

19/9/2007 IV Asia and the Pacific

Cameroon

22/11/2006 Va Africa

Canada

28/11/2005 I Europe and North America

Canada (Quebec)

Europe and North America

Central African Republic

11/5/2012 Va Africa

Chad

17/6/2008 Va Africa

Chile

13/3/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

China

30/1/2007 IV Asia and the Pacific

Colombia

19/3/2013 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Comoros

20/11/2013 Va Africa

Congo

22/10/2008 Va Africa

Cook Islands

IV Asia and the Pacific

Costa Rica

15/3/2011 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Côte d'Ivoire

16/4/2007 Va Africa

Croatia

31/8/2006 II Europe and North America

Cuba

29/5/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Cyprus

19/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Czechia (Czech Republic)

12/8/2010 II Europe and North America

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

IV Asia and the Pacific

Democratic Republic of the Congo

28/9/2010 Va Africa

Denmark

18/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Djibouti

9/8/2006 Va Africa

Dominica

7/8/2015 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Dominican Republic

24/9/2009 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Ecuador

8/11/2006 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Egypt

23/8/2007 Vb Arab States

El Salvador

2/7/2013 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Equatorial Guinea

17/6/2010 Va Africa

Eritrea

Va Africa

Estonia

18/12/2006 II Europe and North America

Eswatini

30/10/2012 Va Africa

Ethiopia

2/9/2008 Va Africa

Fiji

IV Asia and the Pacific

Finland

18/12/2006 I Europe and North America

France

18/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Gabon

15/5/2007 Va Africa

Gambia

26/5/2011 Va Africa

Georgia

1/7/2008 II Europe and North America

Germany

12/3/2007 I Europe and North America

Ghana

20/1/2016 Va Africa

Greece

3/1/2007 I Europe and North America

Grenada

15/1/2009 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Guatemala

25/10/2006 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Guinea

20/2/2008 Va Africa

Guinea-Bissau

Va Africa

Guyana

14/12/2009 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Haiti

8/2/2010 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Honduras

31/8/2010 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Hungary

9/5/2008 II Europe and North America

Iceland

1/2/2007 I Europe and North America

India

15/12/2006 IV Asia and the Pacific

Indonesia

12/1/2012 IV Asia and the Pacific

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

IV Asia and the Pacific

Iraq

22/7/2013 Vb Arab States

Ireland

22/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Israel

I Europe and North America

Italy

19/2/2007 I Europe and North America

Jamaica

4/5/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Japan

IV Asia and the Pacific

Jordan

16/2/2007 Vb Arab States

Kazakhstan

IV Asia and the Pacific

Kenya

24/10/2007 Va Africa

Kiribati

IV Asia and the Pacific

Kuwait

3/8/2007 Vb Arab States

Kyrgyzstan

IV Asia and the Pacific

Lao People's Democratic Republic

5/11/2007 IV Asia and the Pacific

Latvia

6/7/2007 II Europe and North America

Lebanon

Vb Arab States

Lesotho

18/2/2010 Va Africa

Liberia

Va Africa

Libya

Vb Arab States

Lithuania

18/12/2006 II Europe and North America

Luxembourg

18/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Madagascar

11/9/2006 Va Africa

Malawi

16/3/2010 Va Africa

Malaysia

IV Asia and the Pacific

Maldives

IV Asia and the Pacific

Mali

9/11/2006 Va Africa

Malta

18/12/2006 I Arab States

Marshall Islands

IV Asia and the Pacific

Mauritania

24/3/2015 Vb Arab States

Mauritius

29/3/2006 Va Africa

Mexico

5/7/2006 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Micronesia (Federated States of)

IV Asia and the Pacific

Monaco

31/7/2006 I Europe and North America

Mongolia

15/10/2007 IV Asia and the Pacific

Montenegro

24/6/2008 II Europe and North America

Morocco

4/6/2013 Vb Arab States

Mozambique

18/10/2007 Va Africa

Myanmar

IV Asia and the Pacific

Namibia

29/11/2006 Va Africa

Nauru

IV Asia and the Pacific

Nepal

IV Asia and the Pacific

Netherlands

9/10/2009 I Europe and North America

New Zealand

15/10/2007 IV Asia and the Pacific

Nicaragua

5/3/2009 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Niger

14/3/2007 Va Africa

Nigeria

21/1/2008 Va Africa

Niue

IV Asia and the Pacific

Norway

17/1/2007 I Europe and North America

Oman

16/3/2007 Vb Arab States

Pakistan

IV Asia and the Pacific

Palau

IV Asia and the Pacific

Palestine

8/12/2011 Vb Arab States

Panama

22/1/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Papua New Guinea

IV Asia and the Pacific

Paraguay

30/10/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Peru

16/10/2006 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Philippines

IV Asia and the Pacific

Poland

17/8/2007 II Europe and North America

Portugal

16/3/2007 I Europe and North America

Qatar

21/4/2009 Vb Arab States

Republic of Korea

1/4/2010 IV Asia and the Pacific

Republic of Moldova

5/10/2006 II Europe and North America

Romania

20/7/2006 II Europe and North America

Russian Federation

II Asia and the Pacific

Rwanda

16/7/2012 Va Africa

Saint Kitts and Nevis

26/4/2016 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Saint Lucia

1/2/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

25/9/2009 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Samoa

23/10/2015 IV Asia and the Pacific

San Marino

I Europe and North America

Sao Tome and Principe

Va Africa

Saudi Arabia

Vb Arab States

Senegal

7/11/2006 Va Africa

Serbia

2/7/2009 II Europe and North America

Seychelles

20/6/2008 Va Africa

Sierra Leone

Va Africa

Singapore

IV Asia and the Pacific

Slovakia

18/12/2006 II Europe and North America

Slovenia

18/12/2006 II Europe and North America

Solomon Islands

IV Asia and the Pacific

Somalia

Va Africa

South Africa

21/12/2006 Va Africa

South Sudan

9/3/2016 Va Africa

Spain

18/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Sri Lanka

IV Asia and the Pacific

Sudan

19/6/2008 Vb Arab States

Suriname

III Latin America and the Caribbean

Sweden

18/12/2006 I Europe and North America

Switzerland

16/7/2008 I Europe and North America

Syrian Arab Republic

5/2/2008 Vb Arab States

Tajikistan

24/10/2007 II Asia and the Pacific

Thailand

IV Asia and the Pacific

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

22/5/2007 II Europe and North America

Timor-Leste

31/10/2016 IV Asia and the Pacific

Togo

5/9/2006 Va Africa

Tonga

IV Asia and the Pacific

Trinidad and Tobago

26/7/2010 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Tunisia

15/2/2007 Vb Arab States

Turkey

2/11/2017 I Europe and North America

Turkmenistan

IV Asia and the Pacific

Tuvalu

IV Asia and the Pacific

Uganda

8/4/2015 Va Africa

Ukraine

10/3/2010 II Europe and North America

United Arab Emirates

6/6/2012 Vb Arab States

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

7/12/2007 I Europe and North America

United Republic of Tanzania

18/10/2011 Va Africa

United States of America

I Europe and North America

Uruguay

17/1/2007 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Uzbekistan

II Europe and North America

Vanuatu

IV Asia and the Pacific

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

28/5/2013 III Latin America and the Caribbean

Viet Nam

7/8/2007 IV Asia and the Pacific

Yemen

Vb Arab States

Zambia

Va Africa

Zimbabwe

15/5/2008 Va Africa