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The Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons currently has a total of 118 States parties and five signatories.

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In accordance with its Article 3, the Convention was opened for signature "... by all States at United Nations Headquarters in New York for a period of twelve months from 10 April 1981." Fifty States have signed the Convention within the timeframe established therein. Five of them have not yet acceded to it.

The Convention is now closed for signature. In accordance with Article 4, Paragraph 1, a State, which has not signed the Convention, may accede to it. Pursuant to Article 10, the instrument of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations who is the Depositary.


States Signatories to CCW


State
Date of signature
Afghanistan
10 April 1981
10 April 1981
Nigeria
26 January 1982
Sudan
10 April 1981
Viet Nam
10 April 1981

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UN Member States which are not parties to the CCW
Algeria DominicaMalaysiaSomalia
Andorra Equatorial GuineaMarshall IslandsSouth Sudan
Angola EritreaMauritaniaSuriname
ArmeniaEthiopiaMicronesia, Federated States ofSwaziland
AzerbaijanFijiMozambiqueSyrian Arab Republic
BahamasGambiaMyanmarThailand
BahrainGhanaNamibiaTimor-Leste
Barbados GrenadaNepalTonga
Belize GuineaOmanTrinidad and Tobago
BhutanGuyanaPalauTuvalu
Botswana HaitiPapua New GuineaUnited Republic of Tanzania
Brunei Darussalam IndonesiaRwandaVanuatu
Central African RepublicIran, Islamic Republic ofSaint Kitts and NevisYemen
Chad KenyaSaint LuciaZimbabwe
ComorosKiribatiSamoa
Congo KyrgyzstanSan Marino
Côte d'IvoireLebanonSao Tome and Principe
Democratic People's Republic of Korea LibyaSingapore
Democratic Republic of the Congo MalawiSolomon Islands

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