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Membership of the Biological Weapons Convention



The Biological Weapons Convention currently has 173 States Parties and 9 signatories. There are 14 states which have neither signed nor ratified the Convention.

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Lists of States Parties, Signatories and States not Party

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  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. Andorra
  5. Antigua and Barbuda
  6. Argentina
  7. Armenia
  8. Australia
  9. Austria
  10. Azerbaijan
  11. Bahamas
  12. Bahrain
  13. Bangladesh
  14. Barbados
  15. Belarus
  16. Belgium
  17. Belize
  18. Benin
  19. Bhutan
  20. Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  21. Bosnia-Herzegovina
  22. Botswana
  23. Brazil
  24. Brunei Darussalam
  25. Bulgaria
  26. Burkina Faso
  27. Burundi
  28. Cambodia
  29. Cameroon
  30. Canada
  31. Cape Verde
  32. Chile
  33. China
  34. Colombia
  35. Congo
  36. Cook Islands
  37. Costa Rica
  38. Croatia
  39. Cuba
  40. Cyprus
  41. Czech Republic
  42. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  43. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  44. Denmark
  45. Dominica
  46. Dominican Republic
  47. Ecuador
  48. El Salvador
  49. Equatorial Guinea
  50. Estonia
  51. Ethiopia
  52. Fiji
  53. Finland
  54. France
  55. Gabon
  56. Gambia
  57. Georgia
  58. Germany
  59. Ghana
  60. Greece
  61. Grenada
  62. Guatemala
  63. Guinea-Bissau
  64. Guyana
  65. Holy See
  66. Honduras
  67. Hungary
  68. Iceland
  69. India
  70. Indonesia
  71. Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  72. Iraq
  73. Ireland
  74. Italy
  75. Jamaica
  76. Japan
  77. Jordan
  78. Kazakhstan
  79. Kenya
  80. Kuwait
  81. Kyrgyzstan
  82. Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  83. Latvia
  84. Lebanon
  85. Lesotho
  86. Libya
  87. Liechtenstein
  88. Lithuania
  89. Luxembourg
  90. Madagascar
  91. Malawi
  92. Malaysia
  93. Maldives
  94. Mali
  95. Malta
  96. Marshall Islands
  97. Mauritania
  98. Mauritius
  99. Mexico
  100. Monaco
  101. Mongolia
  102. Montenegro
  103. Morocco
  104. Mozambique
  105. Myanmar
  106. Nauru
  107. Netherlands
  108. New Zealand
  109. Nicaragua
  110. Niger
  111. Nigeria
  112. Norway
  113. Oman
  114. Pakistan
  115. Palau
  116. Panama
  117. Papua New Guinea
  118. Paraguay
  119. Peru
  120. Philippines
  121. Poland
  122. Portugal
  123. Qatar
  124. Republic of Korea
  125. Republic of Moldova
  126. Romania
  127. Russian Federation
  128. Rwanda
  129. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  130. Saint Lucia
  131. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  132. San Marino
  133. Sao Tome and Principe
  134. Saudi Arabia
  135. Senegal
  136. Serbia
  137. Seychelles
  138. Sierra Leone
  139. Singapore
  140. Slovakia
  141. Slovenia
  142. Solomon Islands
  143. South Africa
  144. Spain
  145. Sri Lanka
  146. Sudan
  147. Suriname
  148. Swaziland
  149. Sweden
  150. Switzerland
  151. Tajikistan
  152. Thailand
  153. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  154. Timor-Leste
  155. Togo
  156. Tonga
  157. Trinidad and Tobago
  158. Tunisia
  159. Turkey
  160. Turkmenistan
  161. Uganda
  162. Ukraine
  163. United Arab Emirates
  164. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  165. United States of America
  166. Uruguay
  167. Uzbekistan
  168. Vanuatu
  169. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  170. Viet Nam
  171. Yemen
  172. Zambia
  173. Zimbabwe



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