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States parties and signatories

The Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons currently has a total of 117 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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Photo with ASEAN representatives

The representatives of Permanent Missions to the United Nations at Geneva of ASEAN countries meet with Mr. Jesus S. Domingo, President of the 2012 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties, together with the staff of CCW Implementation Support Unit, Mr. Bantan Nugroho, Head of CCW-ISU, and Ms. Hine-Wai Loose, Political Affairs Officer of CCW-ISU.









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