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Universal Copyright Convention, with Appendix Declaration relating to Article XVII and Resolution concerning Article XI. Geneva, 6 September 1952.1

States Date of deposit of instrument Type of instrument
1 Andorra 31/12/19522 Ratification
2 Cambodia 03/08/1953 Accession
3 Pakistan 28/04/1954 Accession
4 Lao People's Democratic Republic 19/08/1954 Accession
5 Haiti 01/09/1954 Ratification
6 Spain 27/10/1954 Ratification
7 United States of America 06/12/1954 Ratification
8 Costa Rica 07/12/1954 Accession
9 Chile 18/01/1955 Ratification
10 Israel 06/04/1955 Ratification
11 Germany 03/06/1955 Ratification
12 Monaco 16/06/1955 Ratification
13 Holy See 05/07/1955 Ratification
14 Luxembourg 15/07/1955 Ratification
15 France 14/10/1955 Ratification
16 Switzerland 30/12/1955 Ratification
17 Japan 28/01/1956 Ratification
18 Liberia 27/04/1956 Ratification
19 Iceland 18/09/1956 Accession
20 Portugal 25/09/1956 Ratification
21 Italy 24/10/1956 Ratification
22 Mexico 12/02/1957 Ratification
23 Ecuador 05/03/1957 Accession
24 Cuba 18/03/1957 Ratification
25 Austria 02/04/1957 Ratification
26 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 27/06/1957 Ratification
27 India 21/10/1957 Ratification
28 Argentina 13/11/1957 Ratification
29 Ireland 20/10/1958 Ratification
30 Liechtenstein 22/10/1958 Accession
31 Lebanon 17/07/1959 Accession
32 Brazil 13/10/1959 Ratification
33 Belgium 31/05/1960 Ratification
34 Sweden 01/04/1961 Ratification
35 Nicaragua 16/05/1961 Ratification
36 Denmark 09/11/1961 Ratification
37 Nigeria 14/11/1961 Accession
38 Paraguay 11/12/1961 Accession
39 Canada 10/05/1962 Ratification
40 Ghana 22/05/1962 Accession
41 Panama 17/07/1962 Accession
42 Norway 23/10/1962 Ratification
43 Finland 16/01/1963 Ratification
44 Greece 24/05/1963 Accession
45 Peru 16/07/1963 Ratification
46 New Zealand 11/06/1964 Accession
47 Guatemala 28/07/1964 Ratification
48 Zambia 01/03/1965 Accession
49 Malawi 26/07/1965 Accession
50 Kenya 07/06/1966 Accession
51 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 30/06/1966 Accession
52 Netherlands 22/03/1967 Ratification
53 Malta 19/08/1968 Accession
54 Australia 01/02/1969 Ratification
55 Tunisia 19/03/1969 Accession
56 Mauritius 20/08/1970 Notification of succession
57 Hungary 23/10/1970 Accession
58 Fiji 13/12/1971 Notification of succession
59 Morocco 08/02/1972 Accession
60 Cameroon 01/02/19733 Accession
61 Russian Federation 27/02/1973 Accession
62 Algeria 28/05/19733 Accession
63 Senegal 09/04/19743 Accession
64 Bulgaria 07/03/19753 Accession
65 Bangladesh 05/05/19753 Accession
66 Colombia 18/03/19763 Accession
67 Bahamas 13/07/1976 Notification of succession
68 Poland 09/12/19763 Accession
69 El Salvador 29/12/19783 Accession
70 Guinea 13/08/19813 Accession
71 Belize 01/12/1982 Notification of succession
72 Dominican Republic 08/02/19833 Accession
73 Barbados 18/03/19833 Accession
74 Sri Lanka 25/10/19833 Accession
75 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22/01/1985 Notification of succession
76 Republic of Korea 01/07/19873 Accession
77 Trinidad and Tobago 19/05/19883 Accession
78 Niger 15/02/19893 Accession
79 Rwanda 10/08/19893 Accession
80 Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 22/12/19893 Accession
81 Cyprus 19/09/19903 Accession
82 Croatia 06/07/1992 Notification of succession
83 China 30/07/19923 Accession
84 Kazakhstan 06/08/1992 Notification of succession
85 Tajikistan 28/08/1992 Notification of succession
86 Slovenia 05/11/1992 Notification of succession
87 Uruguay 12/01/19933 Ratification
88 Czech Republic 26/03/1993 Notification of succession
89 Slovakia 31/03/1993 Notification of succession
90 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12/07/1993 Notification of succession
91 Ukraine 17/01/1994 Notification of succession
92 Belarus 29/03/1994 Notification of succession
93 Saudi Arabia 13/04/19943 Accession
94 Azerbaijan 07/04/1997 Notification of succession
95 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 30/04/1997 Notification of succession
96 Republic of Moldova 23/06/1997 Notification of succession
97 Serbia 11/09/2001 Notification of succession
98 Togo 28/02/20033 Accession
99 Albania 04/11/20033 Accession
100 Montenegro 26/04/2007 Notification of succession

1This Convention entered into force on 16 September 1955. 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.

2Date upon which an instrument of ratification was deposited on behalf of the Bishop of Urgel, Co-Prince of Andorra. Date upon which an instrument of ratification was deposited on behalf of the President of the French Republic, Co?Prince of Andorra.

3Date upon which an instrument of accession to the Universal Copyright Convention as revised at Paris on 24 July 1971 was deposited on behalf of the State in question. In accordance with Article IX(3) of that Convention, such accession also constitutes accession to this Convention.


   

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