Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction

Signed at Paris: 13 January 1993
 
Entered into force: 29 April 1997
 
Depositary: Secretary-General of the United Nations
State Signature Deposit Deposit Type
Afghanistan 14 January 1993  
24 September 2003  
Ratification
Albania 14 January 1993  
11 May 1994  
Ratification
Algeria 13 January 1993  
14 August 1995  
Ratification
Andorra 27 February 2003  
Accession
Antigua and Barbuda 29 August 2005  
Accession
Argentina 13 January 1993  
2 October 1995  
Ratification
Armenia 19 March 1993  
27 January 1995  
Ratification
Australia 13 January 1993  
6 May 1994  
Ratification
Austria 13 January 1993 *
17 August 1995  
Ratification
Azerbaijan 13 January 1993  
29 February 2000  
Ratification
Bahamas 2 March 1994  
21 April 2009  
Ratification
Bahrain 24 February 1993  
28 April 1997  
Ratification
Bangladesh 14 January 1993  
25 April 1997  
Ratification
Barbados 7 March 2007  
Accession
Belarus 14 January 1993  
11 July 1996  
Ratification
Belgium 13 January 1993 *
27 January 1997 *
Ratification
Belize 1 December 2003  
Accession
Benin 14 January 1993  
14 May 1998  
Ratification
Bhutan 24 April 1997  
18 August 2005  
Ratification
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 14 January 1993  
14 August 1998  
Ratification
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16 January 1997  
25 February 1997  
Ratification
Botswana 31 August 1998  
Accession
Brazil 13 January 1993  
13 March 1996  
Ratification
Brunei Darussalam 13 January 1993  
28 July 1997  
Ratification
Bulgaria 13 January 1993  
10 August 1994  
Ratification
Burkina Faso 14 January 1993  
8 July 1997  
Ratification
Burundi 15 January 1993  
4 September 1998  
Ratification
Cambodia 15 January 1993  
19 July 2005  
Ratification
Cameroon 14 January 1993  
16 September 1996  
Ratification
Canada 13 January 1993  
26 September 1995  
Ratification
Cape Verde 15 January 1993  
10 October 2003  
Ratification
Central African Republic 14 January 1993  
20 September 2006  
Ratification
Chad 11 October 1994  
13 February 2004  
Ratification
Chile 14 January 1993  
12 July 1996  
Ratification
China 13 January 1993 *
25 April 1997 *
Ratification
Colombia 13 January 1993  
5 April 2000  
Ratification
Comoros 13 January 1993  
18 August 2006  
Ratification
Congo 15 January 1993  
4 December 2007  
Ratification
Cook Islands 14 January 1993  
15 July 1994  
Ratification
Costa Rica 14 January 1993  
31 May 1996  
Ratification
Côte d'Ivoire 13 January 1993  
18 December 1995  
Ratification
Croatia 13 January 1993  
23 May 1995  
Ratification
Cuba 13 January 1993  
29 April 1997 *
Ratification
Cyprus 13 January 1993  
28 August 1998  
Ratification
Czech Republic 14 January 1993  
6 March 1996  
Ratification
Democratic Republic of the Congo 14 January 1993  
12 October 2005  
Ratification
Denmark 14 January 1993 *
13 July 1995  
Ratification
Djibouti 28 September 1993  
25 January 2006  
Ratification
Dominica 2 August 1993  
12 February 2001  
Ratification
Dominican Republic 13 January 1993  
27 March 2009  
Ratification
Ecuador 14 January 1993  
6 September 1995  
Ratification
El Salvador 14 January 1993  
30 October 1995  
Ratification
Equatorial Guinea 14 January 1993  
25 April 1997  
Ratification
Eritrea 14 February 2000  
Accession
Estonia 14 January 1993  
26 May 1999  
Ratification
Ethiopia 14 January 1993  
13 May 1996  
Ratification
Fiji 14 January 1993  
20 January 1993  
Ratification
Finland 14 January 1993  
7 February 1995  
Ratification
France 13 January 1993 *
2 March 1995  
Ratification
Gabon 13 January 1993  
8 September 2000  
Ratification
Gambia 13 January 1993  
19 May 1998  
Ratification
Georgia 14 January 1993  
27 November 1995  
Ratification
Germany 13 January 1993 *
12 August 1994 *
Ratification
Ghana 14 January 1993  
9 July 1997  
Ratification
Greece 13 January 1993 *
22 December 1994 *
Ratification
Grenada 9 April 1997  
3 June 2005  
Ratification
Guatemala 14 January 1993  
12 February 2003  
Ratification
Guinea 14 January 1993  
9 June 1997  
Ratification
Guinea-Bissau 14 January 1993  
20 May 2008  
Ratification
Guyana 6 October 1993  
12 September 1997  
Ratification
Haiti 14 January 1993  
22 February 2006  
Ratification
Holy See 14 January 1993  
12 May 1999 *
Ratification
Honduras 13 January 1993  
29 August 2005  
Ratification
Hungary 13 January 1993  
31 October 1996  
Ratification
Iceland 13 January 1993  
28 April 1997  
Ratification
India 14 January 1993  
3 September 1996  
Ratification
Indonesia 13 January 1993  
12 November 1998  
Ratification
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 13 January 1993  
3 November 1997 *
Ratification
Iraq 13 January 2009  
Accession
Ireland 14 January 1993  
24 June 1996 *
Ratification
Israel 13 January 1993  
Italy 13 January 1993 *
8 December 1995 *
Ratification
Jamaica 18 April 1997  
8 September 2000  
Ratification
Japan 13 January 1993  
15 September 1995  
Ratification
Jordan 29 October 1997  
Accession
Kazakhstan 14 January 1993  
23 March 2000  
Ratification
Kenya 15 January 1993  
25 April 1997  
Ratification
Kiribati 7 September 2000  
Accession
Kuwait 27 January 1993  
29 May 1997  
Ratification
Kyrgyzstan 22 February 1993  
29 September 2003  
Ratification
Lao People's Democratic Republic 13 May 1993  
25 February 1997  
Ratification
Latvia 6 May 1993  
23 July 1996  
Ratification
Lebanon 20 November 2008  
Accession
Lesotho 7 December 1994  
7 December 1994  
Ratification
Liberia 15 January 1993  
23 February 2006  
Ratification
Libya 6 January 2004  
Accession
Liechtenstein 21 July 1993  
24 November 1999  
Ratification
Lithuania 13 January 1993  
15 April 1998  
Ratification
Luxembourg 13 January 1993 *
15 April 1997 *
Ratification
Madagascar 15 January 1993  
20 October 2004  
Ratification
Malawi 14 January 1993  
11 June 1998  
Ratification
Malaysia 13 January 1993  
20 April 2000  
Ratification
Maldives 4 October 1993  
31 May 1994  
Ratification
Mali 13 January 1993  
28 April 1997  
Ratification
Malta 13 January 1993  
28 April 1997  
Ratification
Marshall Islands 13 January 1993  
19 May 2004  
Ratification
Mauritania 13 January 1993  
9 February 1998  
Ratification
Mauritius 14 January 1993  
9 February 1993  
Ratification
Mexico 13 January 1993  
29 August 1994  
Ratification
Micronesia (Federated States of) 13 January 1993  
21 June 1999  
Ratification
Monaco 13 January 1993  
1 June 1995  
Ratification
Mongolia 14 January 1993  
17 January 1995  
Ratification
Montenegro 23 October 2006 *
Succession
Morocco 13 January 1993  
28 December 1995  
Ratification
Mozambique 15 August 2000  
Accession
Myanmar 14 January 1993  
Namibia 13 January 1993  
24 November 1995  
Ratification
Nauru 13 January 1993  
12 November 2001  
Ratification
Nepal 19 January 1993  
18 November 1997  
Ratification
Netherlands 14 January 1993  
30 June 1995 *
Ratification
New Zealand 14 January 1993  
15 July 1996  
Ratification
Nicaragua 9 March 1993  
5 November 1999  
Ratification
Niger 14 January 1993  
9 April 1997  
Ratification
Nigeria 13 January 1993  
20 May 1999  
Ratification
Niue 21 April 2005  
Accession
Norway 13 January 1993  
7 April 1994  
Ratification
Oman 2 February 1993  
8 February 1995  
Ratification
Pakistan 13 January 1993  
28 October 1997 *
Ratification
Palau 3 February 2003  
Accession
Panama 16 June 1993  
7 October 1998  
Ratification
Papua New Guinea 14 January 1993  
17 April 1996  
Ratification
Paraguay 14 January 1993  
1 December 1994  
Ratification
Peru 14 January 1993  
20 July 1995  
Ratification
Philippines 13 January 1993  
11 December 1996  
Ratification
Poland 13 January 1993  
23 August 1995  
Ratification
Portugal 13 January 1993 *
10 September 1996 *
Ratification
Qatar 1 February 1993  
3 September 1997  
Ratification
Republic of Korea 14 January 1993  
28 April 1997  
Ratification
Republic of Moldova 13 January 1993  
8 July 1996  
Ratification
Romania 13 January 1993  
15 February 1995  
Ratification
Russian Federation 13 January 1993  
5 November 1997  
Ratification
Rwanda 17 May 1993  
31 March 2004  
Ratification
Saint Kitts and Nevis 16 March 1994  
21 May 2004  
Ratification
Saint Lucia 29 March 1993  
9 April 1997  
Ratification
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 20 September 1993  
18 September 2002  
Ratification
Samoa 14 January 1993  
27 September 2002  
Ratification
San Marino 13 January 1993  
10 December 1999  
Ratification
Sao Tome and Principe 9 September 2003  
Acceptance
Saudi Arabia 20 January 1993  
9 August 1996  
Ratification
Senegal 13 January 1993  
20 July 1998  
Ratification
Serbia 20 April 2000 *
Accession
Seychelles 15 January 1993  
7 April 1993  
Ratification
Sierra Leone 15 January 1993  
30 September 2004  
Ratification
Singapore 14 January 1993  
21 May 1997  
Ratification
Slovakia 14 January 1993  
27 October 1995  
Ratification
Slovenia 14 January 1993  
11 June 1997  
Ratification
Solomon Islands 23 September 2004  
Accession
Somalia 29 May 2013  
Accession
South Africa 14 January 1993  
13 September 1995  
Ratification
Spain 13 January 1993 *
3 August 1994 *
Ratification
Sri Lanka 14 January 1993  
19 August 1994  
Ratification
Sudan 24 May 1999 *
Accession
Suriname 28 April 1997  
28 April 1997  
Ratification
Swaziland 23 September 1993  
20 November 1996  
Ratification
Sweden 13 January 1993  
17 June 1993  
Ratification
Switzerland 14 January 1993  
10 March 1995  
Ratification
Syrian Arab Republic 14 September 2013 *
Accession
Tajikistan 14 January 1993  
11 January 1995  
Ratification
Thailand 14 January 1993  
10 December 2002  
Ratification
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 20 June 1997  
Accession
Timor-Leste 7 May 2003  
Accession
Togo 13 January 1993  
23 April 1997  
Ratification
Tonga 29 May 2003  
Accession
Trinidad and Tobago 24 June 1997  
Accession
Tunisia 13 January 1993  
15 April 1997  
Ratification
Turkey 14 January 1993  
12 May 1997  
Ratification
Turkmenistan 12 October 1993  
29 September 1994  
Ratification
Tuvalu 19 January 2004  
Accession
Uganda 14 January 1993  
30 November 2001  
Ratification
Ukraine 13 January 1993  
16 October 1998  
Ratification
United Arab Emirates 2 February 1993  
28 November 2000  
Ratification
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 13 January 1993 *
13 May 1996 *
Ratification
United Republic of Tanzania 25 February 1994  
25 June 1998  
Ratification
United States of America 13 January 1993  
25 April 1997 *
Ratification
Uruguay 15 January 1993  
6 October 1994  
Ratification
Uzbekistan 24 November 1995  
23 July 1996  
Ratification
Vanuatu 16 September 2005  
Accession
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 14 January 1993  
3 December 1997  
Ratification
Viet Nam 13 January 1993  
30 September 1998  
Ratification
Yemen 8 February 1993  
2 October 2000  
Ratification
Zambia 13 January 1993  
9 February 2001  
Ratification
Zimbabwe 13 January 1993  
25 April 1997  
Ratification

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Number of Signatory States: 165
Number of States Parties: 190