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Membership of the Biological Weapons Convention



The Biological Weapons Convention currently has 171 States Parties and 9 signatories. There are 16 states which have neither signed nor ratified the Convention.

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Lists of States Parties, Signatories and States not Members

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



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  1. Central African Republic (The)
  2. Côte d'Ivoire
  3. Egypt
  4. Haiti
  5. Liberia
  6. Nepal
  7. Somalia
  8. Syrian Arab Republic
  9. United Republic of Tanzania (The)

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