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The Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons currently has a total of 119 States parties and five signatories.

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(updated as at 16 December 2014)

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STATES PARTIES: 119
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87
Albania
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
France
Gabon
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau
Holy See
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Lao PDR
Latvia
Lesotho
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Madagascar
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Nauru
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Norway
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Republic of Korea
Republic of Moldova
Romania
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Slovakia
Slovenia
St. Vincent and the
Grenadines
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Togo
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Ukraine
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Zambia


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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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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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