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Universal Copyright Convention as revised on 24 July 1971, with Appendix Declaration relating to Article XVII and Resolution concerning Article XI. Paris, 24 July 1971.1

States Date of deposit of instrument Type of instrument
1 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 19/05/1972 Ratification
2 France 11/09/1972 Ratification
3 Hungary 15/09/1972 Ratification
4 United States of America 18/09/1972 Ratification
5 Cameroon 01/02/1973 Accession
6 Algeria 18/05/1973 Accession
7 Sweden 27/06/1973 Ratification
8 Germany 18/10/1973 Ratification
9 Kenya 04/01/1974 Ratification
10 Senegal 09/04/1974 Accession
11 Spain 10/04/1974 Ratification
12 Norway 07/05/1974 Ratification
13 Monaco 13/09/1974 Ratification
14 Bulgaria 07/03/1975 Accession
15 Tunisia 10/03/1975 Ratification
16 Bangladesh 05/05/1975 Accession
17 Mexico 31/07/1975 Ratification
18 Brazil 11/09/1975 Ratification
19 Morocco 28/10/1975 Accession
20 Colombia 18/03/1976 Accession
21 Bahamas 27/09/1976 Accession
22 Poland 09/12/1976 Accession
23 Japan 21/07/1977 Acceptance
24 Australia 29/11/1977 Accession
25 El Salvador 29/12/1978 Accession
26 Denmark 11/04/1979 Ratification
27 Italy 25/10/1979 Ratification
28 Costa Rica 07/12/1979 Ratification
29 Holy See 06/02/1980 Ratification
30 Panama 03/06/1980 Accession
31 Portugal 30/04/1981 Accession
32 Guinea 13/08/1981 Accession
33 Austria 14/05/1982 Accession
34 Dominican Republic 08/02/1983 Accession
35 Barbados 18/03/1983 Accession
36 Sri Lanka 25/10/1983 Accession
37 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22/01/1985 Notification of succession
38 Peru 22/04/1985 Accession
39 Netherlands 30/08/1985 Acceptance
40 Finland 01/08/1986 Ratification
41 Republic of Korea 01/07/1987 Accession
42 India 07/01/1988 Ratification
43 Trinidad and Tobago 19/05/1988 Accession
44 Niger 15/02/1989 Accession
45 Rwanda 10/08/1989 Accession
46 Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 22/12/1989 Accession
47 Cyprus 19/09/1990 Accession
48 Ecuador 06/06/1991 Accession
49 Croatia 06/07/1992 Notification of succession
50 China 30/07/1992 Accession
51 Slovenia 05/11/1992 Notification of succession
52 Uruguay 12/01/1993 Accession
53 Czech Republic 26/03/1993 Notification of succession
54 Slovakia 31/03/1993 Notification of succession
55 Switzerland 21/06/1993 Ratification
56 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12/07/1993 Notification of succession
57 Saudi Arabia 13/04/1994 Accession
58 Russian Federation 09/12/1994 Accession
59 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 11/01/1996 Accession
60 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 30/04/1997 Notification of succession
61 Liechtenstein 11/08/1999 Accession
62 Serbia 11/09/2001 Notification of succession
63 Togo 28/02/2003 Accession
64 Albania 04/11/2003 Accession
65 Montenegro 26/04/2007 Notification of succession

1This Convention entered into force on 10 July 1974. It subsequently entered into force for each State three months after the date of deposit of that State’s instrument, except in cases of notifications of succession, where the entry into force occurred on the date on which the State assumed responsibility for conducting its international relations.


   

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