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Membership of the Biological Weapons Convention



The Biological Weapons Convention currently has 172 States Parties and 9 signatories. There are 15 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. Mauritania
  97. Mauritius
  98. Mexico
  99. Monaco
  100. Mongolia
  101. Montenegro
  102. Morocco
  103. Mozambique
  104. Myanmar
  105. Nauru
  106. Netherlands (The)
  107. New Zealand
  108. Nicaragua
  109. Niger (The)
  110. Nigeria
  111. Norway
  112. Oman
  113. Palau
  114. Pakistan
  115. Panama
  116. Papua New Guinea
  117. Paraguay
  118. Peru
  119. Philippines (The)
  120. Poland
  121. Portugal
  122. Qatar
  123. Republic of Korea (The)
  124. Republic of Moldova (The)
  125. Romania
  126. Russian Federation
  127. Rwanda
  128. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  129. Saint Lucia
  130. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  131. San Marino
  132. Sao Tome and Principe
  133. Saudi Arabia
  134. Senegal
  135. Serbia
  136. Seychelles
  137. Sierra Leone
  138. Singapore
  139. Slovakia
  140. Slovenia
  141. Solomon Islands
  142. South Africa
  143. Spain
  144. Sri Lanka
  145. Sudan (The)
  146. Suriname
  147. Swaziland
  148. Sweden
  149. Switzerland
  150. Tajikistan
  151. Thailand
  152. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  153. Timor-Leste
  154. Togo
  155. Tonga
  156. Trinidad and Tobago
  157. Tunisia
  158. Turkey
  159. Turkmenistan
  160. Uganda
  161. Ukraine
  162. United Arab Emirates (The)
  163. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (The)
  164. United States of America (The)
  165. Uruguay
  166. Uzbekistan
  167. Vanuatu
  168. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  169. Viet Nam
  170. Yemen
  171. Zambia
  172. Zimbabwe



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  1. Andorra
  2. Angola
  3. Chad
  4. Comoros
  5. Djibouti
  6. Eritrea
  7. Guinea
  8. Israel
  9. Kiribati
  10. Micronesia (Federated States of)
  11. Namibia
  12. Niue
  13. Samoa
  14. South Sudan
  15. Tuvalu