United Nations Convention against Corruption
Signature and Ratification Status as of 5 September 2014

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Signatories: 140
Parties: 172

Entry into force: 14 December 2005, in accordance with article 68 (1) which reads as follows: "1.This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the thirtieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. For the purpose of this paragraph, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member States of such organization. 2. For each State or regional economic integration organization ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to this Convention after the deposit of the thirtieth instrument of such action, this Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit by such State or organization of the relevant instrument or on the date this Convention enters into force pursuant to paragraph 1 of this article, whichever is later."

Text: Doc. A/58/422

Note: The Convention was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 31 October 2003 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. It shall be open to all States for signature from 9 to 11 December 2003 in Merida, Mexico, and thereafter at United Nations Headquarters in New York until 9 December 2005, in accordance with article 67 (1) of the Convention. The Convention shall also be open for signature by regional economic integration organizations provided that at least one member State of such organization has signed this Convention in accordance with its article 67 (2).

Country Signature Ratification, Acceptance (A), Approval (AA), Accession (a), Succession (d)
Afghanistan 20 Feb 2004 25 Aug 2008
Albania 18 Dec 2003 25 May 2006
Algeria 9 Dec 2003 25 Aug 2004
Angola 10 Dec 2003 29 Aug 2006
Antigua and Barbuda   21 Jun 2006 a
Argentina 10 Dec 2003 28 Aug 2006
Armenia 19 May 2005 8 Mar 2007
Australia 9 Dec 2003 7 Dec 2005
Austria 10 Dec 2003 11 Jan 2006
Azerbaijan 27 Feb 2004 1 Nov 2005
Bahamas   10 Jan 2008 a
Bahrain 8 Feb 2005 5 Oct 2010
Bangladesh   27 Feb 2007 a
Barbados 10 Dec 2003  
Belarus 28 Apr 2004 17 Feb 2005
Belgium 10 Dec 2003 25 Sep 2008
Benin 10 Dec 2003 14 Oct 2004
Botswana   27 Jun 2011 a
Bhutan 15 Sep 2005  
Bolivia 9 Dec 2003 5 Dec 2005
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16 Sep 2005 26 Oct 2006
Brazil 9 Dec 2003 15 Jun 2005
Brunei Darussalam 11 Dec 2003 2 Dec 2008
Bulgaria 10 Dec 2003 20 Sep 2006
Burkina Faso 10 Dec 2003 10 Oct 2006
Burundi   10 Mar 2006 a
Cambodia   5 Sep 2007 a
Cameroon 10 Dec 2003 6 Feb 2006
Canada 21 May 2004 2 Oct 2007
Cape Verde 9 Dec 2003 23 Apr 2008
Central African Republic 11 Feb 2004 6 Oct 2006
Chile 11 Dec 2003 13 Sep 2006
China 1 10 Dec 2003 13 Jan 2006
Colombia 10 Dec 2003 27 Oct 2006
Comoros 10 Dec 2003 11 Oct 2012
Congo   13 Jul 2006 a
Cook Islands   17 Oct 2011
Costa Rica 10 Dec 2003 21 Mar 2007
Côte d'Ivoire 10 Dec 2003 25 Oct 2012
Croatia 10 Dec 2003 24 Apr 2005
Cuba 9 Dec 2005 9 Feb 2007
Cyprus 9 Dec 2003 23 Feb 2009
Czech Republic 22 Apr 2005 29 Nov 2013
Democratic Republic of the Congo   23 Sep 2010 a
Denmark 2 10 Dec 2003 26 Dec 2006
Djibouti 17 Jun 2004 20 Apr 2005
Dominica   28 May 2010 a
Dominican Republic 10 Dec 2003 26 Oct 2006
Ecuador 10 Dec 2003 15 Sep 2005
Egypt 9 Dec 2003 25 Feb 2005
El Salvador 10 Dec 2003 1 Jul 2004
Estonia   12 Apr 2010 a
Ethiopia 10 Dec 2003 26 Nov 2007
European Union 15 Sep 2005 12 Nov 2008 AA
Fiji   14 May 2008 a
Finland 9 Dec 2003 20 Jun 2006 A
France 9 Dec 2003 11 Jul 2005
Gabon 10 Dec 2003 1 Oct 2007
Georgia   4 Nov 2008 a
Germany 9 Dec 2003  
Ghana 9 Dec 2004 27 Jun 2007
Greece 10 Dec 2003 17 Sep 2008
Guatemala 9 Dec 2003 3 Nov 2006
Guinea 15 Jul 2005 29 May 2013
Guinea-Bissau   10 Sep 2007 a
Guyana   16 Apr 2008 a
Haiti 10 Dec 2003 14 Sep 2009
Honduras 17 May 2004 23 May 2005
Hungary 10 Dec 2003 19 Apr 2005
Iceland   1 Mar 2011 a
India 9 Dec 2005 9 May 2011
Indonesia 18 Dec 2003 19 Sep 2006
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 9 Dec 2003 20 Apr 2009
Iraq   17 Mar 2008 a
Ireland 9 Dec 2003 09 Nov 2011
Israel 29 Nov 2005 4 Feb 2009
Italy 9 Dec 2003 5 Oct 2009
Jamaica 16 Sep 2005 5 Mar 2008
Japan 9 Dec 2003  
Jordan 9 Dec 2003 24 Feb 2005
Kazakhstan   18 Jun 2008 a
Kenya 9 Dec 2003 9 Dec 2003
Kiribati   27 Sep 2013 a
Kuwait 9 Dec 2003 16 Feb 2007
Kyrgyzstan 10 Dec 2003 16 Sep 2005
Lao People's Democratic Republic 10 Dec 2003 25 Sep 2009
Latvia 19 May 2005 4 Jan 2006
Lebanon   22 Apr 2009 a
Lesotho 16 Sep 2005 16 Sep 2005
Liberia   16 Sep 2005 a
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 23 Dec 2003 7 Jun 2005
Liechtenstein 10 Dec 2003 8 Jul 2010
Lithuania 10 Dec 2003 21 Dec 2006
Luxembourg 10 Dec 2003 6 Nov 2007
Madagascar 10 Dec 2003 22 Sep 2004
Malawi 21 Sep 2004 4 Dec 2007
Malaysia 9 Dec 2003 24 Sep 2008
Maldives   22 Mar 2007 a
Mali 9 Dec 2003 18 Apr 2008
Malta 12 May 2005 11 Apr 2008
Marshall Islands   17 Nov 2011
Mauritania   25 Oct 2006 a
Mauritius 9 Dec 2003 15 Dec 2004
Mexico 9 Dec 2003 20 Jul 2004
Micronesia (Federated States of)   21 Mar 2012 a
Moldova 28 Sep 2004 1 Oct 2007
Mongolia 29 Apr 2005 11 Jan 2006
Montenegro 3   23 Oct 2006 d
Morocco 9 Dec 2003 9 May 2007
Mozambique 25 May 2004 9 Apr 2008
Myanmar 2 Dec 2005 20 Dec 2012
Namibia 9 Dec 2003 3 Aug 2004
Nauru   12 Jul 2012 a
Nepal 10 Dec 2003 31 Mar 2011
Netherlands 4 10 Dec 2003 31 Oct 2006 A
New Zealand 10 Dec 2003  
Nicaragua 10 Dec 2003 15 Feb 2006
Niger   11 Aug 2008 a
Nigeria 9 Dec 2003 14 Dec 2004
Norway 9 Dec 2003 29 Jun 2006
Oman   9 Jan 2014
Pakistan 9 Dec 2003 31 Aug 2007
Palau   24 Mar 2009 a
Panama 10 Dec 2003 23 Sep 2005
Papua New Guinea 22 Dec 2004 16 Jul 2007
Paraguay 9 Dec 2003 1 Jun 2005
Peru 10 Dec 2003 16 Nov 2004
Philippines 9 Dec 2003 8 Nov 2006
Poland 10 Dec 2003 15 Sep 2006
Portugal 11 Dec 2003 28 Sep 2007
Qatar 1 Dec 2005 30 Jan 2007
Republic of Korea 10 Dec 2003 27 Mar 2008
Romania 9 Dec 2003 2 Nov 2004
Russian Federation 9 Dec 2003 9 May 2006
Rwanda 30 Nov 2004 4 Oct 2006
Saint Lucia   25 Nov 2011
Sao Tome and Principe 8 Dec 2005 12 Apr 2006
Saudi Arabia 9 Jan 2004 29 April 2013
Senegal 9 Dec 2003 16 Nov 2005
Serbia 11 Dec 2003 20 Dec 2005
Seychelles 27 Feb 2004 16 Mar 2006
Sierra Leone 9 Dec 2003 30 Sep 2004
Singapore 11 Nov 2005 06 Nov 2009
Slovakia 9 Dec 2003 1 Jun 2006
Slovenia   1 Apr 2008 a
Solomon Islands   6 Jan 2012 a
South Africa 9 Dec 2003 22 Nov 2004
Spain 16 Sep 2005 19 Jun 2006
Sri Lanka 15 Mar 2004 31 Mar 2004
State of Palestine   2 Apr 2014 a
Sudan 14 Jan 2005  5 Sep 2014
Swaziland 15 Sep 2005 24 Sep 2012
Sweden 9 Dec 2003 25 Sep 2007
Switzerland 10 Dec 2003 24 Sep 2009
Syrian Arab Republic 9 Dec 2003  
Tajikistan   25 Sep 2006 a
Thailand 9 Dec 2003 1 Mar 2011
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 18 Aug 2005 13 Apr 2007
Timor-Leste 10 Dec 2003 27 Mar 2009
Togo 10 Dec 2003 6 Jul 2005
Trinidad and Tobago 11 Dec 2003 31 May 2006
Tunisia 30 Mar 2004 23 Sep 2008
Turkey 10 Dec 2003 9 Nov 2006
Turkmenistan   28 Mar 2005 a
Uganda 9 Dec 2003 9 Sep 2004
Ukraine 11 Dec 2003 02 Dec 2009
United Arab Emirates 10 Aug 2005 22 Feb 2006
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 5 9 Dec 2003 9 Feb 2006
United Republic of Tanzania 9 Dec 2003 25 May 2005
United States of America 9 Dec 2003 30 Oct 2006
Uruguay 9 Dec 2003 10 Jan 2007
Uzbekistan   29 Jul 2008 a
Vanuatu   12 Jul 2011 a
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 10 Dec 2003 2 Feb 2009
Viet Nam 10 Dec 2003 19 Aug 2009
Yemen 11 Dec 2003 7 Nov 2005
Zambia 11 Dec 2003 7 Dec 2007
Zimbabwe 20 Feb 2004 8 Mar 2007

 

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