Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials

Signed at Washington: 14 October 1997

Entered into force: 01 July 1998
 
Depositary:  General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS)
State Signature Deposit Deposit Type
Antigua and Barbuda 14 November 1997  
27 March 2003  
Ratification
Argentina 14 November 1997  
9 October 2001 *
Ratification
Bahamas 15 April 1998  
30 July 1998  
Ratification
Barbados 6 April 2001  
7 June 2004  
Ratification
Belize 14 November 1997  
12 January 1998  
Ratification
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 14 November 1997  
29 April 1999 *
Ratification
Brazil 14 November 1997  
28 September 1999  
Ratification
Canada 14 November 1997  
Chile 14 November 1997  
23 October 2003  
Ratification
Colombia 14 November 1997  
5 February 2003  
Ratification
Costa Rica 14 November 1997  
26 April 2001 *
Ratification
Dominica 20 October 2004  
Accession
Dominican Republic 14 November 1997  
24 April 2009  
Ratification
Ecuador 14 November 1997  
23 June 1999 *
Ratification
El Salvador 14 November 1997  
18 March 1999  
Ratification
Grenada 14 November 1997  
16 January 2002  
Ratification
Guatemala 14 November 1997  
5 February 2003  
Ratification
Guyana 14 November 1997  
9 June 2008  
Ratification
Haiti 14 November 1997  
20 April 2007  
Ratification
Honduras 14 November 1997  
23 November 2004  
Ratification
Jamaica 14 November 1997  
Mexico 14 November 1997  
1 June 1998  
Ratification
Nicaragua 14 November 1997  
9 November 1999  
Ratification
Panama 14 November 1997  
28 September 1999 *
Ratification
Paraguay 14 November 1997  
4 April 2001  
Ratification
Peru 14 November 1997  
8 June 1999  
Ratification
Saint Kitts and Nevis 14 November 1997  
25 May 2004  
Ratification
Saint Lucia 3 June 1998  
30 April 2003  
Ratification
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 14 November 1997  
17 August 2012  
Ratification
Suriname 14 November 1997  
4 May 2008  
Ratification
Trinidad and Tobago 12 May 1998  
13 February 2004  
Ratification
United States of America 14 November 1997  
Uruguay 14 November 1997  
20 July 2001 *
Ratification
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 14 November 1997  
14 May 2002  
Ratification

* A note, statement, declaration, or reservation, is attached to the signature or depository action. Click on the action date to view the details.

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Number of Signatory States: 33
Number of States Parties: 31