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        STATEMENT
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   Registered or filed and recorded
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        STATEMENT
            OF
TREATIES AND INTERNATIONAL
       AGREEMENTS
   Registered or filed and recorded
     with the Secretariat during
    the month of December 2018

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       le mois de décembre 2018

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Note by the Secretariat ................................................................................................................................................          5

Part I. Original treaties and international agreements registered during the month of December 2018: Nos. 55540
   to 55568 ...................................................................................................................................................................   7

Annex A. Ratifications, accessions, subsequent agreements, etc., concerning treaties and international
   agreements registered with the Secretariat ............................................................................................................                        11

Alphabetical Index........................................................................................................................................................        27

                                                            TABLE DES MATIÈRES

Note du Secrétariat ......................................................................................................................................................        35

Partie I. Traités et accords internationaux enregistrés pendant le mois de décembre 2018: Nos 55540 à 55568....                                                                   37

Annexe A. Ratifications, adhésions, accords ultérieurs, etc., concernant des traités et accords internationaux
   enregistrés au Secrétariat ........................................................................................................................................            41

Index alphabétique ......................................................................................................................................................         59

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Note by the Secretariat

  1. Under Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations every treaty          whether the technical requirements of the Regulations are met. It is
and every international agreement entered into by a Member of the                 noted that an authoritative body of practice relating to registration has
United Nations after the coming into force of the Charter must be                 been developed in the League of Nations and the United Nations. In
registered with the Secretariat and published by it. The General                  some cases, the Secretariat may find it necessary to consult with the
Assembly, by Resolution 97 (I) of 14 December 1946, adopted                       registering party concerning the question of registrability. However,
Regulations to give effect to Article 102 of the Charter. These                   since the terms "treaty" and "international agreement" have not been
Regulations were last amended on 19 December 1978 (“the                           defined in the Charter or in the Regulations, the Secretariat follows the
Regulations”).                                                                    principle of respecting the position of the Member State submitting an
                                                                                  instrument for registration that in so far as that party is concerned the
   2. Under article 1 of the Regulations, parties are required to effect
                                                                                  instrument is a treaty or an international agreement within the meaning
the registration of every treaty or international agreement subject to
                                                                                  of Article 102. Therefore registration of an instrument submitted by a
registration concluded by them. Under article 4 of the Regulations, the
                                                                                  Member State does not imply a judgement by the Secretariat on the
United Nations is required to register ex officio every treaty or
                                                                                  nature of the instrument, the status of a party, or any similar question.
international agreement which is subject to registration where the
                                                                                  It is the understanding of the Secretariat that its action does not confer
United Nations (i) is a party to the treaty or agreement, (ii) has been
                                                                                  on the instrument the status of a treaty or an international agreement if
authorized by a treaty or agreement to effect registration, or (iii) is the
                                                                                  it does not already have that status and does not confer on a party a
depositary of a multilateral treaty or agreement. The specialized
                                                                                  status which it would not otherwise have.
agencies may also register treaties in certain specific cases. The
Regulations also provide in article 10 for the filing and recording of               7. The obligation to register rests on the Member State and the
certain categories of treaties and international agreements other than            purpose of Article 102 of the Charter is to give publicity to all treaties
those subject to registration under Article 102 of the Charter. The               and international agreements subject to registration. Under paragraph
Secretariat is designated in Article 102 as the organ with which                  2 of Article 102, no party to a treaty or international agreement subject
registration or filing and recording is effected.                                 to registration, which has not been registered, may invoke that treaty or
                                                                                  agreement before any organ of the United Nations.
  3. The present Statement is issued monthly by the Office of Legal
Affairs of the Secretariat pursuant to article 13 of the Regulations.                        Publication of treaties and international agreements
    4. Part I contains a statement of treaties and international                     8. Pursuant to article 12 of the Regulations, treaties and international
agreements registered in accordance with article 1 of the Regulations.            agreements registered or filed and recorded are published in the
Part II contains a statement of treaties and international agreements             United Nations Treaty Series (UNTS) in their original language or
filed and recorded in accordance with article 10 of the Regulations.              languages, together with a translation in English and French, as
With regard to each treaty or international agreement registered or filed         necessary. By its resolution 33/141 A of 19 December 1978, the
and recorded, the following information is provided: registration or              General Assembly gave the Secretariat the option not to publish in
recording number, title, date of conclusion, date and method of entry             extenso certain categories of bilateral treaties or international
into force, languages in which it was concluded, name of the authority            agreements belonging to one of the following categories:
which initiated the formality of registration or filing and recording and              (a) Assistance and co-operation agreements of limited scope
date of that formality. Annexes to the Statement contain subsequent                         concerning financial, commercial, administrative or technical
actions concerning treaties and international agreements registered or                      matters;
filed and recorded with the Secretariat of the United Nations or
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can be in the form of supplementary agreements, agreements which                           seminars or meetings;
amend or modify previously registered agreements, or certified
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Secretariat is responsible for the registration and publication of                   9. By its resolution 52/153 of 15 December 1997, the General
treaties. In respect of ex officio registration and filing and recording,         Assembly extended this option to multilateral treaties falling within the
where the Secretariat has responsibility for initiating action under the          terms of article 12 (2) (a) to (c).
Regulations, it has authority for dealing with all aspects of the                    10. In accordance with article 12 (3) of the Regulations, those
responsibility.                                                                   treaties and international agreements that the Secretariat intends not
  6. In other cases, when treaties and international agreements are               to publish in extenso are identified in the Statement by an asterisk
submitted by a party for the purpose of registration or filing and                preceding the title.
recording, they are first examined by the Secretariat in order to                   UNTS volumes published since 1946 are available on the United
ascertain (i) whether they fall within the category of agreements                 Nations Web site at: https://treaties.un.org
requiring registration or are subject to filing and recording, and (ii)

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Part I. Original treaties and international agreements registered during
                 the month of December 2018: Nos. 55540 to 55568

    No. 55540. Cyprus and Egypt                                                Albania                            15 Jan   2009   a
                                                                               Antigua and Barbuda                19 Dec   2008   a
 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Cyprus and
                                                                               Australia                           7 Jun   2017
    the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt on the protection
    and return of stolen or illicitly imported, exported, or transferred       Bahamas                             8 Jun   2017   a
    cultural property (with annexes). Nicosia, 3 March 2017                    Barbados                           11 May   2007   a
                                                                               Belgium                             7 Mar   2016   a
 Entry into force: 2 June 2018, in accordance with article 8                   Brazil                             14 Apr   2010
 Authentic text: English                                                       Canada                              8 Apr   2010   a
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Cyprus, 13
                                                                               Congo                              19 May   2014   a
   December 2018
                                                                               Cook Islands                        2 Feb   2010   a
                                                                               Croatia (with declaration)         29 Jun   2010   a
                                                                               Denmark (exclusion:                11 Sep   2012   a
No. 55541. Netherlands (for the European part of the Netherlands)                  Greenland) (with
    and Australia                                                                  declaration)
                                                                               Egypt                              18 May   2007   a
 Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of the                        Fiji                                8 Mar   2016   a
    Netherlands and the Government of Australia concerning oil stocks          Finland (with declaration)          8 Sep   2016   A
    contracts. Canberra, 13 June 2018
                                                                               France (with declaration)          24 Sep   2008   a
 Entry into force: 19 October 2018 by notification, in accordance with         Georgia                            12 Jan   2015   a
   article 11                                                                  Germany                            20 Jun   2013   a
 Authentic text: English                                                       Ghana                              26 Nov   2015   a
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Netherlands, 6       Indonesia                          24 Nov   2015   a
   December 2018                                                               Iran (Islamic Republic of) (with    6 Apr   2011   a
                                                                                   declaration)
                                                                               Japan (with declaration)           10 Oct   2014   a
                                                                               Jordan                              9 Sep   2014   a
No. 55542. Netherlands (for the European part of the Netherlands)
                                                                               Kenya                              14 Jan   2008   a
    and Qatar
                                                                               Kiribati                            5 Feb   2007   a
 Convention between the Government of the Kingdom of the                       Lebanon                            15 Dec   2011   a
   Netherlands and the Government of the State of Qatar for the                Liberia                            18 Sep   2008   a
   avoidance of double taxation on income and profits derived from             Malaysia                           27 Sep   2010   a
   international air transport. Doha, 6 January 2008
                                                                               Maldives                           22 Jun   2005
 Entry into force: 25 November 2018, in accordance with article 7              Marshall Islands                   26 Nov   2009   a
 Authentic texts: Arabic and English                                           Mexico                             18 Mar   2008   a
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Netherlands, 6       Mongolia                           28 Sep   2011   a
   December 2018                                                               Montenegro                         29 Nov   2011   a
                                                                               Morocco                            23 Nov   2015   a
                                                                               Netherlands (for the Caribbean     10 May   2010   a
                                                                                   part of the Netherlands)
No. 55543. Netherlands (in respect of Curaçao) and Qatar
                                                                               New Zealand (with reservation       8 Jan   2017   a
 Air Services Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of                   and declaration)
     the Netherlands, in respect of Curaçao, and the Government of the         Nigeria                            13 Oct   2005   a
     State of Qatar (with annex). Colombo, 6 December 2017                     Niue                               18 May   2012   a
                                                                               Norway                             29 Mar   2007   a
 Entry into force: 1 December 2018, in accordance with article 24
 Authentic texts: Arabic, Dutch and English                                    Palau                              28 Sep   2011   a
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Netherlands, 6       Panama (with declaration)          19 Oct   2016   a
   December 2018                                                               Peru                               10 Jun   2016   a
                                                                               Republic of Korea                  10 Dec   2009   a
                                                                               Russian Federation                 24 May   2012   a
                                                                               Saudi Arabia                       27 Apr   2017   a
No. 55544. Multilateral                                                        Sierra Leone                       21 Nov   2007   a
 International Convention for the control and management of ship's             Singapore                           8 Jun   2017   a
     ballast water and sediments, 2004 (with annex, appendices and             South Africa                       15 Apr   2008   a
     attachment). London, 13 February 2004                                     Spain                              14 Sep   2005
                                                                               St Kitts and Nevis                 30 Aug   2005   a
 Entry into force: 8 September 2017, in accordance with article 18
                                                                               St Lucia                           26 May   2016   a
                                                                               Sweden (with reservation)          24 Nov   2009   a
       Participant                          Ratification,                      Switzerland                        24 Sep   2013   a
                                            Accession (a) and
                                                                               Syrian Arab Republic                2 Sep   2005
                                            Acceptance (A)
                                                                               Tonga                              16 Apr   2014   a

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Trinidad and Tobago                  3 Jan    2012      a              No. 55549. Turkmenistan and Tajikistan
       Turkey (with declaration)           14 Oct    2014      a
                                                                               Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the
       Tuvalu                               2 Dec    2005      a                  Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on cooperation in the field
       United Arab Emirates                 6 Jun    2017      a                  of agriculture. Dushanbe, 2 November 2017
                                                                               Entry into force: 2 November 2017 by signature, in accordance with
 Authentic texts: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and
                                                                                 article 7
   Spanish
                                                                               Authentic texts: Russian, Tajik and Turkmen
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: International
                                                                               Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Turkmenistan,
   Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018
                                                                                 1 December 2018
 Note: See also annex A, No. 55544

                                                                              No. 55550. Germany and United States of America
No. 55545. Finland and Russian Federation
                                                                               * Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the
 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Finland and
                                                                                  Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the
    the Government of the Russian Federation on the sale of premises
                                                                                  Government of the United States of America regarding the granting
    in Saint Petersburg to the Government of Finland (with annexes).
                                                                                  of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing
    Moscow, 4 July 2017
                                                                                  analytical support services for the United States Forces stationed in
 Entry into force: 12 April 2018, in accordance with article 7                    the Federal Republic of Germany “Cubic Global Defense, Inc.
 Authentic texts: Finnish and Russian                                             (DOCPER-AS-138-05) (VN 33)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Finland, 1
                                                                               Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
   December 2018
                                                                                 of the said notes
                                                                               Authentic texts: English and German
                                                                               Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6
                                                                                 December 2018
No. 55546. Multilateral
 Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and
   Training related to nuclear science and technology, 2017.
   Ulaanbaatar, 18 May 2016                                                   No. 55551. Turkmenistan and Russian Federation
 Entry into force: 11 June 2017                                                Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the
                                                                                  Government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in the field
       Participant                         Acceptance                             of industry. Achgabat, 2 October 2017
                                                                               Entry into force: 28 March 2018 by notification, in accordance with
       Australia                            9 Jun    2017                        article 6
       Bangladesh                          11 Apr    2017                      Authentic texts: Russian and Turkmen
       Indonesia                            7 Jun    2017                      Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Turkmenistan,
       Japan                               23 May    2017                        1 December 2018
       Palau                               22 May    2017
       Singapore                           30 Jan    2017
       Thailand                             9 Mar    2017
                                                                              No. 55552. Germany and United States of America

 Authentic text: English                                                       * Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: International           Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the
   Atomic Energy Agency, 11 December 2018                                         Government of the United States of America regarding the granting
 Note: See also annex A, No. 55546                                                of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing
                                                                                  analytical support services for the United States Forces stationed in
                                                                                  the Federal Republic of Germany “Cubic Global Defense, Inc.
                                                                                  (DOCPER-AS-138-04) (VN 360)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
No. 55547. Austria and Japan                                                   Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
 Convention between the Republic of Austria and Japan for the                    of the said notes
   elimination of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and          Authentic texts: English and German
   the prevention of tax evasion and avoidance (with protocol).                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6
   Vienna, 30 January 2017                                                       December 2018

 Entry into force: 27 October 2018, in accordance with article 30
 Authentic text: English
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Austria, 20         No. 55553. Turkmenistan and Russian Federation
   December 2018
                                                                               Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the
                                                                                  Government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in the field
                                                                                  of agriculture. Ashgabat, 2 October 2017
No. 55548. Belarus and Republic of Moldova                                     Entry into force: 28 March 2018 by notification, in accordance with
 Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus and                 article 8
    the Government of the Republic of Moldova on the waiver of visa            Authentic texts: Russian and Turkmen
    requirement for their nationals (with annex). Minsk, 24 December           Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Turkmenistan,
    2004                                                                         1 December 2018

 Entry into force: 30 June 2017 by notification, in accordance with
   article 10
 Authentic texts: Moldovan and Russian
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Belarus, 1
   December 2018

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No. 55554. Turkmenistan and Russian Federation                                 No. 55559. Peru and International Potato Center
Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the                        Headquarters Agreement between the Government of the Republic of
   Government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in the field               Peru and the International Potato Center. Lima, 14 March 2000
   of tourism. Ashgabat, 2 October 2017
                                                                                Entry into force: provisionally on 14 March 2000 by signature and
Entry into force: 2 October 2017 by signature, in accordance with                 definitively on 14 April 2000, in accordance with its provisions
  article 10                                                                    Authentic text: Spanish
Authentic texts: Russian and Turkmen                                            Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Peru, 1
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Turkmenistan,            December 2018
  1 December 2018

                                                                               No. 55560. Turkey and Mauritius
No. 55555. Germany and United States of America
                                                                                Agreement on trade and economic cooperation between the
* Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the                        Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the
   Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the                           Republic of Mauritius. Istanbul, 7 February 2013
   Government of the United States of America regarding the granting
                                                                                Entry into force: 17 November 2017 by notification, in accordance with
   of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing
                                                                                  article X
   analytical support services for the United States Forces stationed in
                                                                                Authentic texts: English and Turkish
   the Federal Republic of Germany “Tapestry Solutions, Inc.
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Turkey, 24
   (DOCPER-AS-99-02) (VN 404)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
                                                                                  December 2018
Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
  of the said notes
Authentic texts: English and German
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6            No. 55561. Germany and United States of America
  December 2018
                                                                                * Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the
                                                                                   Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the
                                                                                   Government of the United States of America regarding the granting
                                                                                   of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing
No. 55556. Germany and United States of America
                                                                                   troop care services for the United States Forces stationed in the
* Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the                        Federal Republic of Germany “Sterling Medical Associates, Inc.
   Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the                           (DOCPER-TC-07-44) (VN 138)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
   Government of the United States of America regarding the granting
                                                                                Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
   of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing
                                                                                  of the said notes
   analytical support services for the United States Forces stationed in
                                                                                Authentic texts: English and German
   the Federal Republic of Germany “Raytheon Company (DOCPER-
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6
   AS-57-02) (VN 265)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
                                                                                  December 2018
Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
  of the said notes
Authentic texts: English and German
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6            No. 55562. Germany and United States of America
  December 2018
                                                                                * Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the
                                                                                   Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the
                                                                                   Government of the United States of America regarding the granting
                                                                                   of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing
No. 55557. Latvia and Moldova
                                                                                   troop care services for the United States Forces stationed in the
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the                 Federal Republic of Germany “Sterling Medical Associates, Inc.
   Government of the Republic of Moldova on the use of the harbours                (DOCPER-TC-07-48) (VN 370)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
   of the Republic of Latvia for processing and transporting cargoes
                                                                                Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
   from the Republic of Moldova. Riga, 22 September 1999
                                                                                  of the said notes
Entry into force: 8 March 2000 by notification, in accordance with              Authentic texts: English and German
  article 16                                                                    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6
Authentic texts: Latvian, Moldovan and Russian                                    December 2018
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Latvia, 1
  December 2018

                                                                               No. 55563. Germany and United States of America
                                                                                * Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the
No. 55558. Poland and Kazakhstan
                                                                                   Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Poland and the                 Government of the United States of America regarding the granting
   Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the readmission of                  of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing
   persons (with appendices). Warsaw, 22 August 2016                               troop care services for the United States Forces stationed in the
                                                                                   Federal Republic of Germany “URS Federal Services, Inc.
Entry into force: 4 August 2017 by ratification, in accordance with
                                                                                   (DOCPER-IT-24-01) (VN 366)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
  article 24
Authentic texts: Kazakh, Polish and Russian                                     Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Poland, 1                of the said notes
  December 2018                                                                 Authentic texts: English and German
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6
                                                                                  December 2018

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No. 55564. Germany and United States of America                                    regarding technical-economic and specialist cooperation. Bangui,
                                                                                   29 December 1962
 * Exchange of notes constituting an arrangement between the
    Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the                       Entry into force: 29 December 1962 by signature, in accordance with
    Government of the United States of America regarding the granting             article 10
    of exemptions and benefits to enterprises charged with providing            Authentic texts: French and German
    troop care services for the United States Forces stationed in the           Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 1
    Federal Republic of Germany “American Systems Corporation                     December 2018
    (DOCPER-IT-21-01) (VN 270)”. Berlin, 21 November 2018
 Entry into force: 21 November 2018, in accordance with the provisions
   of the said notes
                                                                                No. 55568. United Nations and Kazakhstan
 Authentic texts: English and German
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Germany, 6            * Exchange of letters constituting an agreement between the United
   December 2018                                                                   Nations and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan
                                                                                   regarding the hosting of the regional workshop for Central Asian
                                                                                   States Parties to the Biological Weapons Conventions held in
                                                                                   Almaty from 23 to 24 October 2018. New York, 19 October 2018,
No. 55565. Multilateral                                                            and Geneva, 23 October 2018
 Nairobi International Convention on the removal of wrecks, 2007 (with          Entry into force: 23 October 2018 by the exchange of the said letters,
    annexes). Nairobi, 18 May 2007                                                in accordance with their provisions
                                                                                Authentic text: English
 Entry into force: 14 April 2015, in accordance with article 18
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 1
                                                                                  December 2018
       Participant                           Accession
                                                                                See paragraph 11 for provisions relating to the appointment of
       Antigua and Barbuda (with               9 Jan     2015                     arbitrator(s) by the President of the International Court of Justice
          declaration)
       Bulgaria (with declaration)            8 Feb      2012
       Congo                                 19 May      2014
       Cook Islands                          22 Dec      2014
       Denmark (exclusion: Faroe             14 Apr      2014
          Islands and Greenland)
          (with declaration)
       Germany                               20 Jun      2013
       India                                 23 Mar      2011
       Iran (Islamic Republic of)            19 Apr      2011
       Liberia (with declaration)             8 Jan      2015
       Malaysia                              28 Nov      2013
       Marshall Islands (with                27 Oct      2014
          declaration)
       Morocco                               13 Jun      2013
       Nigeria                               23 Jul      2009
       Palau                                 29 Sep      2011
       United Kingdom (in respect of         30 Nov      2012
          Isle of Man) (with
          declaration)

 Authentic texts: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and
   Spanish
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: International
   Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018
 Note: See also annex A, No. 55565

No. 55566. United Nations and Romania
 Agreement between the United Nations and the Government of
    Romania on the mutual protection of the exchanged classified
    information with the office of the Ombudsperson established
    pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1904 (2009). New York,
    15 June 2017
 Entry into force: 10 December 2018 by notification, in accordance with
   article 13
 Authentic texts: English and Romanian
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 10
   December 2018

No. 55567. Germany and Central African Republic
 * Agreement between the Government of the Federal Republic of
    Germany and the Government of the Central African Republic

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Annex A. Ratifications, accessions, subsequent agreements, etc.,
          concerning treaties and international agreements registered with the
                                       Secretariat

   No. 612. Multilateral                                                          Ratification
Convention (No. 29) concerning forced or compulsory labour, as                      Mozambique
  modified by the Final Articles Revision Convention, 1946. Geneva,                 Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
  28 June 1930                                                                        International Labour Office: 14 June 2018
                                                                                    Date of effect: 14 June 2019
Protocol to the Convention (No. 29) concerning forced or compulsory                 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
   labour, as modified by the Final Articles Revision Convention, 1946.               International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
   Geneva, 11 June 2014
  Ratification
    Bosnia and Herzegovina                                                        Ratification
    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
                                                                                    Israel
      International Labour Office: 9 August 2018
                                                                                    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
    Date of effect: 9 August 2019
                                                                                       International Labour Office: 11 October 2018
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                    Date of effect: 11 October 2019
      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
                                                                                    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018

  Ratification
    Djibouti                                                                   No. 627. Multilateral
    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
       International Labour Office: 9 March 2018                                Convention (No. 45) concerning the employment of women on
    Date of effect: 9 March 2019                                                  underground work in mines of all kinds, as modified by the Final
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                      Articles Revision Convention, 1946. Geneva, 21 June 1935
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                        Denunciation
                                                                                    Bosnia and Herzegovina
                                                                                    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
  Ratification                                                                        International Labour Office: 26 March 2018
                                                                                    Date of effect: 26 March 2019
    Latvia                                                                          Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                            International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
      International Labour Office: 7 December 2017
    Date of effect: 7 December 2018
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                      No. 792. Multilateral
                                                                                Convention (No. 81) concerning labour inspection in industry and
                                                                                  commerce. Geneva, 11 July 1947
  Ratification                                                                    Ratification
    Thailand                                                                        Namibia
    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                          Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
      International Labour Office: 4 June 2018                                        International Labour Office: 20 September 2018
    Date of effect: 4 June 2019                                                     Date of effect: 20 September 2019
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                        Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                             International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018

  Ratification                                                                  Protocol of 1995 to the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81).
    Namibia                                                                        Geneva, 22 June 1995
    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
      International Labour Office: 6 November 2017                                Ratification
    Date of effect: 6 November 2018                                                 Mozambique
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                        Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                             International Labour Office: 14 June 2018
                                                                                    Date of effect: 14 June 2019
                                                                                    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018

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No. 881. Multilateral                                                               Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the
                                                                                    Basis of these United Nations Regulations. Geneva, 20 March
 Convention (No. 87) concerning freedom of association and protection
                                                                                    1958
   of the right to organise. San Francisco, 9 July 1948
                                                                                 * Amendments to Regulation No. 106. Uniform provisions concerning
   Ratification
                                                                                    the approval of pneumatic tyres for agricultural vehicles and their
     Iraq                                                                           trailers. Geneva, 29 December 2018
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
        International Labour Office: 1 June 2018                                 Entry into force: 29 December 2018
     Date of effect: 1 June 2019                                                 Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
        International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                        December 2018

No. 1021. Multilateral                                                           * Amendments to Regulation No. 108. Uniform provisions concerning
                                                                                    the approval for the production of retreaded pneumatic tyres for
 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of                        motor vehicles and their trailers. Geneva, 29 December 2018
   Genocide. Paris, 9 December 1948
                                                                                 Entry into force: 29 December 2018
   Accession                                                                     Authentic texts: English and French
     Turkmenistan                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
     Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the United                December 2018
       Nations: 26 December 2018
     Date of effect: 26 March 2019
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio,
       26 December 2018                                                          * Amendments to Regulation No. 109. Uniform provisions concerning
                                                                                    the approval for the production of retreaded pneumatic tyres for
                                                                                    commercial vehicles and their trailers. Geneva, 29 December 2018
                                                                                 Entry into force: 29 December 2018
No. 1341. Multilateral                                                           Authentic texts: English and French
 Convention (No. 98) concerning the application of the principles of the         Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
   right to organise and to bargain collectively, as modified by the               December 2018
   Final Articles Revision Convention, 1961. Geneva, 1 July 1949
   Declaration of application without modification to Greenland
     Denmark (in respect of Greenland)                                           * Amendments to Regulation No. 120. Uniform provisions concerning
     Receipt by the Director-General of the International Labour Office:            the approval of internal combustion engines to be installed in
       29 August 2017                                                               agricultural and forestry tractors and in non-road mobile machinery,
     Date of effect: 29 August 2017                                                 with regard to the measurement of the net power, net torque and
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                       specific fuel consumption. Geneva, 29 December 2018
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
                                                                                 Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                                 Authentic texts: English and French
                                                                                 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
                                                                                   December 2018
No. 2545. Multilateral
 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. Geneva, 28 July 1951
   Accession (with declaration)                                                  * Amendments to Regulation No. 129. Uniform provisions concerning
     South Sudan                                                                    the approval of enhanced Child Restraint Systems used on board
     Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the United                 of motor vehicles. Geneva, 29 December 2018
       Nations: 10 December 2018
     Date of effect: 10 March 2019                                               Entry into force: 29 December 2018
     Authentic text: English                                                     Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio,        Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
       10 December 2018                                                            December 2018

No. 2838. Multilateral                                                           * Amendments to Regulation No. 129. Uniform provisions concerning
                                                                                    the approval of enhanced Child Restraint Systems used on board
 Convention (No. 102) concerning minimum standards of social                        of motor vehicles. Geneva, 29 December 2018
   security. Geneva, 28 June 1952
                                                                                 Entry into force: 29 December 2018
   Partial termination (pursuant to the ratification of Convention               Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
     No. 130)                                                                    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
     Belgium                                                                       December 2018
     Date of effect: 22 November 2018
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
                                                                                 * Amendments to Regulation No. 129. Uniform provisions concerning
                                                                                    the approval of enhanced Child Restraint Systems used on board
                                                                                    of motor vehicles. Geneva, 29 December 2018
No. 4789. Multilateral                                                           Entry into force: 29 December 2018
 Agreement concerning the Adoption of Harmonized Technical United                Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
    Nations Regulations for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
    which can be Fitted and/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the                 December 2018

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* Amendments to Regulation No. 129. Uniform provisions concerning              * Amendments to Regulation No. 140. Uniform provisions concerning
   the approval of enhanced Child Restraint Systems used on board                 the approval of passenger cars with regard to Electronic Stability
   of motor vehicles. Geneva, 29 December 2018                                    Control (ESC) systems. Geneva, 29 December 2018
Entry into force: 29 December 2018                                             Entry into force: 29 December 2018
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian                                   Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29        Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
  December 2018                                                                  December 2018

* Amendments to Regulation No. 13. Uniform provisions concerning               * Amendments to Regulation No. 16. Uniform provisions concerning
   the approval of vehicles of categories M, N and O with regard to               the approval of: I. Safety-belts, restraint systems, child restraint
   braking. Geneva, 29 December 2018                                              systems and ISOFIX child restraint systems for occupants of
                                                                                  power-driven vehicles II. Vehicles equipped with safety-belts,
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                                  safety-belt reminder, restraint systems, child restraint systems,
Authentic texts: English and French
                                                                                  ISOFIX child restraint systems and i-Size child restraint systems.
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
                                                                                  Geneva, 29 December 2018
  December 2018
                                                                               Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                               Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
                                                                               Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
* Amendments to Regulation No. 137. Uniform provisions concerning                December 2018
   the approval of passenger cars in the event of a frontal collision
   with focus on the restraint system. Geneva, 29 December 2018
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                               * Amendments to Regulation No. 22. Uniform provisions concerning
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
                                                                                  the approval of protective helmets and their visors for drivers and
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
                                                                                  passengers of motor cycles and mopeds. Geneva, 29 December
  December 2018
                                                                                  2018
                                                                               Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                               Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
* Amendments to Regulation No. 137. Uniform provisions concerning              Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
   the approval of passenger cars in the event of a frontal collision            December 2018
   with focus on the restraint system. Geneva, 29 December 2018
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
                                                                               * Amendments to Regulation No. 44. Uniform provisions concerning
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
                                                                                  the approval of restraining devices for child occupants of power-
  December 2018
                                                                                  driven vehicles ("Child Restraint Systems"). Geneva, 29 December
                                                                                  2018
                                                                               Entry into force: 29 December 2018
* Amendments to Regulation No. 139. Uniform provisions concerning              Authentic texts: English and French
   the approval of passenger cars with regard to Brake Assist                  Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
   Systems (BAS). Geneva, 29 December 2018                                       December 2018
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
                                                                               * Amendments to Regulation No. 49. Uniform provisions concerning
  December 2018
                                                                                  the measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous and
                                                                                  particulate pollutants from compression-ignition engines and
                                                                                  positive ignition engines for use in vehicles. Geneva, 29 December
                                                                                  2018
* Amendments to Regulation No. 13-H. Uniform provisions concerning
   the approval of passenger cars with regard to braking. Geneva, 29           Entry into force: 29 December 2018
   December 2018                                                               Authentic texts: English and French
                                                                               Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                                 December 2018
Authentic texts: English and French
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
  December 2018
                                                                               * Amendments to Regulation No. 49. Uniform provisions concerning
                                                                                  the measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous and
                                                                                  particulate pollutants from compression-ignition engines and
* Amendments to Regulation No. 14. Uniform provisions concerning
                                                                                  positive ignition engines for use in vehicles. Geneva, 29 December
   the approval of vehicles with regard to safety-belt anchorages,
                                                                                  2018
   ISOFIX anchorages systems and ISOFIX top tether anchorages.
   Geneva, 29 December 2018                                                    Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                               Authentic texts: English and French
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                               Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
                                                                                 December 2018
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
  December 2018

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* Amendments to Regulation No. 51. Uniform provisions concerning                Authentic texts: English and French
   the approval of motor vehicles having at least four wheels with              Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
   regard to their sound emissions. Geneva, 29 December 2018                      December 2018
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
                                                                                * Amendments to Regulation No. 96. Uniform provisions concerning
  December 2018
                                                                                   the approval of compression ignition (C.I.) engines to be installed in
                                                                                   agricultural and forestry tractors and in non-road mobile machinery
                                                                                   with regard to the emissions of pollutants by the engine. Geneva,
                                                                                   29 December 2018
* Amendments to Regulation No. 54. Uniform provisions concerning
   the approval of pneumatic tyres for commercial vehicles and their            Entry into force: 29 December 2018
   trailers. Geneva, 29 December 2018                                           Authentic texts: English and French
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                                  December 2018
Authentic texts: English and French
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
  December 2018
                                                                               No. 5598. Multilateral
                                                                                Convention (No. 108) concerning Seafarers'            National   Identity
* Amendments to Regulation No. 63. Uniform provisions concerning                  Documents. Geneva, 13 May 1958
   the approval of L1 category vehicles with regard to sound emission.
                                                                                  Declaration of application without modification to Faroe Islands
   Geneva, 29 December 2018
                                                                                    Denmark (in respect of Faroe Islands)
Entry into force: 29 December 2018                                                  Receipt by the Director-General of the International Labour Office:
Authentic texts: English and French                                                   30 May 2017
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29             Date of effect: 30 May 2017
  December 2018                                                                     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018

* Amendments to Regulation No. 83. Uniform provisions concerning
   the approval of vehicles with regard to the emission of pollutants          No. 7485. Japan and Austria
   according to engine fuel requirements. Geneva, 29 December
   2018                                                                         Convention between Japan and the Republic of Austria for the
                                                                                  avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income.
Entry into force: 29 December 2018                                                Signed at Vienna, on 20 December 1961. Vienna, 20 December
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian                                      1961
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
  December 2018                                                                      Termination
                                                                                     Date of effect: 27 October 2018
                                                                                     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: Austria, 20
                                                                                       December 2018
* Amendments to Regulation No. 83. Uniform provisions concerning
   the approval of vehicles with regard to the emission of pollutants
   according to engine fuel requirements. Geneva, 29 December
   2018                                                                        No. 8279. Multilateral
Entry into force: 29 December 2018                                              Convention (No. 122) concerning employment policy. Geneva, 9 July
Authentic texts: English, French and Russian                                      1964
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29           Ratification
  December 2018
                                                                                    Namibia
                                                                                    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
                                                                                      International Labour Office: 20 September 2018
* Amendments to Regulation No. 85. Uniform provisions concerning                    Date of effect: 20 September 2019
   the approval of internal combustion engines or electric drive trains             Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
   intended for the propulsion of motor vehicles of categories M and N                International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
   with regard to the measurement of the net power and the maximum
   30 minutes power of electric drive trains. Geneva, 29 December
   2018
                                                                                  Ratification
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
                                                                                    Niger
Authentic texts: English and French
                                                                                    Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 29
                                                                                      International Labour Office: 6 June 2018
  December 2018
                                                                                    Date of effect: 6 June 2019
                                                                                    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
* Amendments to Regulation No. 89. Uniform provisions concerning
   the approval of: I. Vehicles with regard to limitation of their
   maximum speed or their adjustable speed limitation function; II.
   Vehicles with regard to the installation of a speed limiting device
   (SLD) or adjustable speed limitation device (ASLD) of an approved
   type; III. Speed limitation devices (SLD) and adjustable speed
   limitation device (ASLD). Geneva, 29 December 2018
Entry into force: 29 December 2018
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No. 8791. Multilateral                                                            No. 16064. Multilateral
 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees. New York, 31 January                 Convention (No. 141) concerning organisations of rural workers and
    1967                                                                             their role in economic and social development. Geneva, 23 June
                                                                                     1975
   Accession
     South Sudan                                                                     Ratification
     Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the United                    The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
       Nations: 10 December 2018                                                       Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
     Date of effect: 10 December 2018                                                    International Labour Office: 2 March 2018
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio,              Date of effect: 2 March 2019
       10 December 2018                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                         International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018

No. 11806. Multilateral
                                                                                  No. 16705. Multilateral
 Convention on the means of prohibiting and preventing the illicit import,
   export and transfer of ownership of cultural property. Paris, 14                Convention (No. 144) concerning tripartite consultations to promote the
   November 1970                                                                     implementation of international labour standards. Geneva, 21 June
                                                                                     1976
   Ratification
     Togo                                                                            Ratification
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the United                     Cameroon
       Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization: 19                   Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
       November 2018                                                                     International Labour Office: 1 June 2018
     Date of effect: 19 February 2019                                                  Date of effect: 1 June 2019
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: United                   Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
       Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 5                      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
       December 2018

                                                                                     Ratification
No. 11821. Multilateral                                                                Cook Islands
 Convention (No. 131) concerning minimum wage fixing, with special                     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
   reference to developing countries. Geneva, 22 June 1970                               International Labour Office: 15 August 2018
                                                                                       Date of effect: 15 August 2019
   Ratification                                                                        Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
     Bulgaria                                                                            International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
       International Labour Office: 20 March 2018
     Date of effect: 20 March 2019
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                        Ratification
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                             Rwanda
                                                                                       Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
                                                                                         International Labour Office: 29 June 2018
                                                                                       Date of effect: 29 June 2019
No. 11829. Multilateral                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
 Convention (No. 130) concerning medical care and sickness benefits.                     International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
   Geneva, 25 June 1969
   Ratification
     Belgium                                                                         Ratification
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                            Niger
       International Labour Office: 22 November 2017                                   Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
     Date of effect: 22 November 2018                                                    International Labour Office: 15 March 2018
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                          Date of effect: 15 March 2019
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                             Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                         International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018

No. 14862. Multilateral
 Convention (No. 138) concerning minimum age for admission to                        Ratification
   employment. Geneva, 26 June 1973                                                    Georgia
                                                                                       Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the
   Ratification                                                                          International Labour Office: 8 May 2018
     Suriname                                                                          Date of effect: 8 May 2019
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                            Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
       International Labour Office: 15 January 2018                                      International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018
     Date of effect: 15 January 2019
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018

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No. 16810. Belgium and United Nations                                          No. 22514. Multilateral
 Complementary Agreement to the Convention on the privileges and                Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The
   immunities of the United Nations, concluded between the United                 Hague, 25 October 1980
   Nations and the Kingdom of Belgium. Brussels, 22 January 1976
                                                                                  Acceptance of accession of Uruguay
 Additional Protocol to the Supplementary Agreement to the General                   Austria
    Convention on the privileges and immunities of the United Nations                Notification effected with the Government of the Netherlands: 29
    between the United Nations and the Kingdom of Belgium, signed in                   October 2018
    Brussels on 22 January 1976. Brussels and New York, 11 July                      Date of effect: 1 January 2019
    2012                                                                             Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
 Entry into force: provisionally on 11 July 2012 by signature and                      Netherlands, 6 December 2018
   definitively on 7 December 2018 by notification, in accordance with
   article 2
 Authentic text: English
 Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: ex officio, 7           Acceptance of accession of Panama
   December 2018                                                                     Austria
                                                                                     Notification effected with the Government of the Netherlands: 29
                                                                                       October 2018
                                                                                     Date of effect: 1 January 2019
No. 19653. Multilateral                                                              Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
 Convention (No. 151) concerning protection of the right to organise                   Netherlands, 6 December 2018
   and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the
   public service. Geneva, 27 June 1978
   Ratification                                                                   Acceptance of accession of El Salvador
     Namibia                                                                         Austria
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                          Notification effected with the Government of the Netherlands: 29
       International Labour Office: 20 September 2018                                  October 2018
     Date of effect: 20 September 2019                                               Date of effect: 1 January 2019
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                        Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                             Netherlands, 6 December 2018

No. 22344. Multilateral                                                           Acceptance of accession of Colombia
 Convention (No. 154) concerning the promotion of collective                         Austria
   bargaining. Geneva, 19 June 1981                                                  Notification effected with the Government of the Netherlands: 29
                                                                                       October 2018
   Ratification                                                                      Date of effect: 1 January 2019
     Czech Republic                                                                  Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                            Netherlands, 6 December 2018
       International Labour Office: 6 December 2017
     Date of effect: 6 December 2018
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                        Acceptance of accession of San Marino
                                                                                     Croatia
                                                                                     Notification effected with the Government of the Netherlands: 14
                                                                                       November 2018
   Ratification                                                                      Date of effect: 1 February 2019
     Rwanda                                                                          Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                            Netherlands, 6 December 2018
       International Labour Office: 29 June 2018
     Date of effect: 29 June 2019
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                     No. 24817. Multilateral
                                                                                Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their
                                                                                   Luggage by Sea, 1974. Athens, 13 December 1974
No. 22345. Multilateral                                                         Protocol of 2002 to the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of
                                                                                   Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (with annex). London,
 Convention (No. 155) concerning occupational safety and health and
                                                                                   1 November 2002
   the working environment. Geneva, 22 June 1981
                                                                                Entry into force: 23 April 2014, in accordance with article 20
   Ratification
     Rwanda                                                                           Participant                           Ratification and
     Deposit of instrument with the Director-General of the                                                                 Accession (a)
       International Labour Office: 29 June 2018
     Date of effect: 29 June 2019
     Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                         Albania                               16 Mar      2005     a
       International Labour Organisation, 19 December 2018                            Belgium (with reservation)            23 Apr      2013     a
                                                                                      Belize                                22 Aug      2011     a
                                                                                      Bulgaria (with reservation)           10 Dec      2013     a
                                                                                      Croatia (with reservation)            25 Sep      2013     a
                                                                                      Denmark (with reservation)            23 May      2012     a
                                                                                      European Union (with                  15 Dec      2011

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declarations and                                                       Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
         reservation)                                                             International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018
      Greece (with reservation)            6 Dec    2013       a
      Latvia (with declaration)           17 Feb    2005       a
      Malta (with reservation)             7 Aug    2013       a
      Netherlands (with                   26 Sep    2012       a              Accession
         reservation)                                                           Montenegro
      Norway (with reservation)           26 Nov    2013                        Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
      Palau                               29 Sep    2011       a                  International Maritime Organization: 9 September 2015
      Panama (with reservation)           23 Jan    2014       a                Date of effect: 9 December 2015
      Serbia (with declaration)           25 May    2011       a                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
      St Kitts and Nevis                  30 Aug    2005       a                  International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018
      Syrian Arab Republic                10 Mar    2005       a
      United Kingdom (with                21 Jan    2014
         reservation)
                                                                              Accession (with reservation)
Authentic texts: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and                  Portugal
  Spanish                                                                       Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations: International            International Maritime Organization: 1 September 2015
  Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018                                       Date of effect: 1 December 2015
                                                                                Authentic text: English
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                  International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018
  Acceptance (with reservation)
    Finland
    Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the                   Accession
      International Maritime Organization: 5 June 2017
    Date of effect: 5 September 2017                                            Romania
    Authentic text: English                                                     Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                      International Maritime Organization: 21 October 2014
      International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018                     Date of effect: 21 January 2015
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                  International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018

  Accession (with reservation)
    France                                                                    Accession (with declaration and reservation)
    Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
      International Maritime Organization: 19 September 2016                    Slovakia
    Date of effect: 19 December 2016                                            Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
    Authentic text: English                                                       International Maritime Organization: 13 April 2015
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                    Date of effect: 13 July 2015
      International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018                     Authentic texts: English
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                  International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018

  Accession (with reservation)
    Ireland                                                                   Accession (with reservation)
    Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
       International Maritime Organization: 7 August 2014                       Slovenia
    Date of effect: 7 November 2014                                             Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
    Authentic text: English                                                       International Maritime Organization: 9 January 2017
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                    Date of effect: 9 April 2017
       International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018                    Authentic text: English
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                  International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018

  Accession (with reservation)
    Lithuania                                                                 Ratification (with reservation and declaration)
    Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
       International Maritime Organization: 10 March 2015                       Spain
    Date of effect: 10 June 2015                                                Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
    Authentic text: English                                                       International Maritime Organization: 11 June 2015
    Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:                    Date of effect: 11 September 2015
       International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018                    Authentic texts: English
                                                                                Registration with the Secretariat of the United Nations:
                                                                                  International Maritime Organization, 24 December 2018

  Accession (with reservation)
    Marshall Islands                                                          Ratification (with reservation)
    Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
      International Maritime Organization: 27 October 2014                      Sweden
    Date of effect: 27 January 2015                                             Deposit of instrument with the Secretary-General of the
    Authentic text: English                                                       International Maritime Organization: 2 June 2015
                                                                                Date of effect: 2 September 2015

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