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Membership of the Biological Weapons Convention



The Biological Weapons Convention currently has 170 States Parties and 10 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
  11. Bahrain
  12. Bangladesh
  13. Barbados
  14. Belarus
  15. Belgium
  16. Belize
  17. Benin
  18. Bhutan
  19. Bolivia
  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
  41. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  42. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  43. Denmark
  44. Dominica
  45. Dominican Republic
  46. Ecuador
  47. El Salvador
  48. Equatorial Guinea
  49. Estonia
  50. Ethiopia
  51. Fiji
  52. Finland
  53. France
  54. Gabon
  55. Gambia
  56. Georgia
  57. Germany
  58. Ghana
  59. Greece
  60. Grenada
  61. Guatemala
  62. Guinea-Bissau
  63. Guyana
  64. Holy See
  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
  82. Latvia
  83. Lebanon
  84. Lesotho
  85. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  86. Liechtenstein
  87. Lithuania
  88. Luxembourg
  89. Madagascar
  90. Malawi
  91. Malaysia
  92. Maldives
  93. Mali
  94. Malta
  95. Marshall Islands (Republic of)
  96. Mauritius
  97. Mexico
  98. Monaco
  99. Mongolia
  100. Montenegro
  101. Morocco
  102. Mozambique
  103. Nauru
  104. Netherlands
  105. New Zealand
  106. Nicaragua
  107. Niger
  108. Nigeria
  109. Norway
  110. Oman
  111. Palau
  112. Pakistan
  113. Panama
  114. Papua New Guinea
  115. Paraguay
  116. Peru
  117. Philippines
  118. Poland
  119. Portugal
  120. Qatar
  121. Republic of Moldova
  122. Republic of Korea
  123. Romania
  124. Russian Federation
  125. Rwanda
  126. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  127. Saint Lucia
  128. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  129. San Marino
  130. Sao Tome and Principe
  131. Saudi Arabia
  132. Senegal
  133. Serbia
  134. Seychelles
  135. Sierra Leone
  136. Singapore
  137. Slovakia
  138. Slovenia
  139. Solomon Islands
  140. South Africa
  141. Spain
  142. Sri Lanka
  143. Sudan
  144. Suriname
  145. Swaziland
  146. Sweden
  147. Switzerland
  148. Tajikistan
  149. Thailand
  150. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  151. Timor Leste
  152. Togo
  153. Tonga
  154. Trinidad and Tobago
  155. Tunisia
  156. Turkey
  157. Turkmenistan
  158. Uganda
  159. Ukraine
  160. United Arab Emirates
  161. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  162. United States of America
  163. Uruguay
  164. Uzbekistan
  165. Vanuatu
  166. Venezuela
  167. Viet Nam
  168. Yemen
  169. Zambia
  170. Zimbabwe



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

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