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Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (May 22, 2001)

Countries/Territories Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Albania Jan 2, 2005 Oct 4, 2004 [1] Dec 5, 2001
Algeria Dec 20, 2006 Sep 22, 2006 [1] Sep 5, 2001
Angola Jan 21, 2007 Oct 23, 2006 [2] -
Antigua and Barbuda May 17, 2004 Sep 10, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Argentina Apr 23, 2005 Jan 25, 2005 [1] May 23, 2001
Armenia May 17, 2004 Nov 26, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Australia Aug 18, 2004 May 20, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Austria May 17, 2004 Aug 27, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Azerbaijan May 17, 2004 Jan 13, 2004 [2] -
Bahrain May 1, 2006 Jan 31, 2006 [1] May 22, 2002
Barbados Sep 5, 2004 Jun 7, 2004 [2] -
Belgium Aug 23, 2006 May 25, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Benin May 17, 2004 Jan 5, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Bahamas Jan 3, 2006 Oct 3, 2005 [1] Mar 20, 2002
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun 30, 2010 Mar 30, 2010 [1] May 23, 2001
Burkina Faso Mar 31, 2005 Dec 31, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Belarus May 17, 2004 Feb 3, 2004 [2] -
Belize Apr 25, 2010 Jan 25, 2010 [1] May 14, 2002
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) May 17, 2004 Jun 3, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Botswana May 17, 2004 Oct 28, 2002 [2] -
Brazil Sep 14, 2004 Jun 16, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Brunei Darussalam - - May 21, 2002
Bulgaria Mar 20, 2005 Dec 20, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Burundi Nov 2, 2005 Aug 2, 2005 [1] Apr 2, 2002
Central African Republic May 12, 2008 Feb 12, 2008 [1] May 9, 2002
Cambodia Nov 23, 2006 Aug 25, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Canada May 17, 2004 May 23, 2001 [1] May 23, 2001
Chad Jun 8, 2004 Mar 10, 2004 [1] May 16, 2002
Chile Apr 18, 2005 Jan 20, 2005 [1] May 23, 2001
China Nov 23, 2004 Aug 13, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Cameroon Aug 17, 2009 May 19, 2009 [1] Oct 5, 2001
Congo, Dem. Rep. of Jun 23, 2005 Mar 23, 2005 [2] -
Colombia Jan 20, 2009 Oct 22, 2008 [1] May 23, 2001
Comoros May 24, 2007 Feb 23, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Congo May 13, 2007 Feb 12, 2007 [1] Dec 4, 2001
Costa Rica May 7, 2007 Feb 6, 2007 [1] Apr 16, 2002
Croatia Apr 30, 2007 Jan 30, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Cuba Mar 20, 2008 Dec 21, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Cabo Verde May 30, 2006 Mar 1, 2006 [2] -
Cyprus Jun 7, 2005 Mar 7, 2005 [2] -
Czech Republic May 17, 2004 Aug 6, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Denmark May 17, 2004 Dec 17, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Djibouti Jun 9, 2004 Mar 11, 2004 [1] Nov 15, 2001
Dominica May 17, 2004 Aug 8, 2003 [2] -
Dominican Republic Aug 2, 2007 May 4, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Ecuador Sep 5, 2004 Jun 7, 2004 [1] Aug 28, 2001
Egypt May 17, 2004 May 2, 2003 [1] May 17, 2002
El Salvador Aug 25, 2008 May 27, 2008 [1] Jul 30, 2001
Eritrea Jun 10, 2005 Mar 10, 2005 [2] -
Ethiopia May 17, 2004 Jan 9, 2003 [1] May 17, 2002
European Union Feb 14, 2005 Nov 16, 2004 [3] May 23, 2001
Fiji May 17, 2004 Jun 20, 2001 [1] Jun 14, 2001
Finland May 17, 2004 Sep 3, 2002 [3] May 23, 2001
France May 17, 2004 Feb 17, 2004 [3] May 23, 2001
Gabon Aug 5, 2007 May 7, 2007 [1] May 21, 2002
Gambia Jul 28, 2006 Apr 28, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
United Kingdom Apr 15, 2005 Jan 17, 2005 [1] Dec 11, 2001
Guinea-Bissau Nov 6, 2008 Aug 6, 2008 [1] Apr 24, 2002
Georgia Jan 2, 2007 Oct 4, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Germany May 17, 2004 Apr 25, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Ghana May 17, 2004 May 30, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Greece Aug 1, 2006 May 3, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Guatemala Oct 30, 2008 Jul 30, 2008 [1] Jan 29, 2002
Guinea Mar 10, 2008 Dec 11, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Haiti - - May 23, 2001
Honduras Aug 23, 2005 May 23, 2005 [1] May 17, 2002
Hungary Jun 12, 2008 Mar 14, 2008 [1] May 23, 2001
Iceland May 17, 2004 May 29, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
India Apr 13, 2006 Jan 13, 2006 [1] May 14, 2002
Indonesia Dec 27, 2009 Sep 28, 2009 [1] May 23, 2001
Iran, Islamic Republic of May 7, 2006 Feb 6, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Ireland Nov 3, 2010 Aug 5, 2010 [1] May 23, 2001
Israel - - Jul 30, 2001
Italy - - May 23, 2001
Côte d'Ivoire May 17, 2004 Jan 20, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Jamaica Aug 30, 2007 Jun 1, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Japan May 17, 2004 Aug 30, 2002 [2] -
Jordan Nov 23, 2004 Nov 8, 2004 [1] Jan 18, 2002
Kazakhstan Feb 8, 2008 Nov 9, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Kenya Dec 23, 2004 Sep 24, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Kiribati Dec 6, 2004 Sep 7, 2004 [1] Apr 4, 2002
Korea, Republic of Apr 25, 2007 Jan 25, 2007 [1] Oct 4, 2001
Kuwait Sep 10, 2006 Jun 12, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Kyrgyzstan Mar 12, 2007 Dec 12, 2006 [1] May 16, 2002
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. Sep 26, 2006 Jun 28, 2006 [1] Mar 5, 2002
Latvia Jan 26, 2005 Oct 28, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Liberia May 17, 2004 May 23, 2002 [2] -
Lebanon May 17, 2004 Jan 3, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Lesotho May 17, 2004 Jan 23, 2002 [1] Jan 23, 2002
Libya Sep 14, 2005 Jun 14, 2005 [2] -
Liechtenstein Mar 4, 2005 Dec 3, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Lithuania Mar 5, 2007 Dec 5, 2006 [1] May 17, 2002
Luxembourg May 17, 2004 Feb 7, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
North Macedonia Aug 25, 2004 May 27, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Madagascar Feb 18, 2006 Nov 18, 2005 [1] Sep 24, 2001
Malaysia - - May 16, 2002
Marshall Islands May 17, 2004 Jan 27, 2003 [2] -
Mauritius Oct 12, 2004 Jul 13, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Mauritania Oct 22, 2005 Jul 22, 2005 [1] Aug 8, 2001
Maldives Jan 15, 2007 Oct 17, 2006 [2] -
Mexico May 17, 2004 Feb 10, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Micronesia, Fed. States Oct 15, 2005 Jul 15, 2005 [1] Jul 31, 2001
Mali May 17, 2004 Sep 5, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Malta Apr 17, 2017 Jan 17, 2017 [1] May 23, 2001
Malawi May 28, 2009 Feb 27, 2009 [1] May 22, 2002
Monaco Jan 18, 2005 Oct 20, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Moldova, Republic of Jul 6, 2004 Apr 7, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Mongolia Jul 29, 2004 Apr 30, 2004 [1] May 17, 2002
Morocco Sep 13, 2004 Jun 15, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Mozambique Jan 31, 2005 Oct 31, 2005 [1] May 23, 2001
Myanmar Jul 18, 2004 Apr 19, 2004 [2] -
Namibia Sep 24, 2005 Jun 24, 2005 [2] -
Nauru May 17, 2004 May 9, 2002 [1] May 9, 2002
Nepal Jun 4, 2007 Mar 6, 2007 [1] Apr 5, 2002
Niger Jul 10, 2006 Apr 12, 2006 [1] Oct 12, 2001
Netherlands May 17, 2004 Jan 28, 2002 [3] May 23, 2001
Nicaragua Mar 1, 2006 Dec 1, 2005 [1] May 23, 2001
Nigeria Aug 22, 2004 May 24, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Norway May 17, 2004 Jul 11, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
New Zealand Dec 23, 2004 Sep 24, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Oman Apr 19, 2005 Jan 19, 2005 [1] Mar 4, 2002
Pakistan Jul 16, 2008 Apr 17, 2008 [1] Dec 6, 2001
Panama May 17, 2004 Mar 5, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Paraguay Jun 30, 2004 Apr 1, 2004 [1] Oct 12, 2001
Palau Dec 7, 2011 Sep 8, 2011 [1] Mar 28, 2002
Peru Dec 14, 2005 Sep 14, 2005 [1] May 23, 2001
Philippines May 17, 2004 Feb 27, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Papua New Guinea May 17, 2004 Oct 7, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Poland Jan 21, 2009 Oct 23, 2008 [1] May 23, 2001
Portugal Oct 13, 2004 Jul 15, 2004 [3] May 23, 2001
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. May 17, 2004 Aug 26, 2002 [2] -
Qatar Mar 8, 2005 Dec 10, 2004 [2] -
Romania Jan 26, 2005 Oct 28, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Russian Federation Nov 15, 2011 Aug 17, 2011 [1] May 22, 2002
Rwanda May 17, 2004 Jun 5, 2002 [2] -
South Africa May 17, 2004 Sep 4, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Samoa May 17, 2004 Feb 4, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Sao Tome and Principe Jul 10, 2006 Apr 12, 2006 [1] Apr 3, 2002
Saudi Arabia Oct 23, 2012 Jul 25, 2012 [1] Mar 14, 2002
Serbia Oct 29, 2009 Jul 31, 2009 [1] May 2, 2002
Senegal May 17, 2004 Oct 8, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Seychelles Sep 1, 2008 Jun 3, 2008 [1] Mar 25, 2002
Sierra Leone May 17, 2004 Sep 26, 2003 [2] -
Singapore Aug 24, 2005 May 24, 2005 [1] May 23, 2001
Slovakia May 17, 2004 Aug 5, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Slovenia Aug 2, 2004 May 4, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Solomon Islands Oct 13, 2004 Jul 28, 2004 [2] -
Spain Aug 26, 2004 May 28, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Sri Lanka Mar 22, 2006 Dec 22, 2005 [1] Sep 5, 2001
Saint Kitts and Nevis Aug 19, 2004 May 21, 2004 [2] -
Saint Lucia May 17, 2004 Oct 4, 2002 [2] -
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Dec 15, 2005 Sep 15, 2005 [2] -
Sudan Nov 27, 2006 Aug 29, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Suriname Dec 19, 2011 Sep 20, 2011 [1] May 22, 2002
Eswatini, Kingdom of Apr 13, 2006 Jan 13, 2006 [2] -
Sweden May 17, 2004 May 8, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Switzerland May 17, 2004 Jul 30, 2003 [1] May 23, 2001
Syrian Arab Republic Nov 5, 2005 Aug 5, 2005 [1] Feb 15, 2002
Tajikistan May 9, 2007 Feb 8, 2007 [1] May 21, 2002
Tanzania, Un. Rep. of Jul 29, 2004 Apr 30, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Thailand Apr 30, 2005 Jan 31, 2005 [1] May 22, 2002
Togo Oct 20, 2004 Jul 22, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Tonga Jan 21, 2010 Oct 23, 2009 [1] May 21, 2002
Trinidad and Tobago May 17, 2004 Dec 13, 2002 [2] -
Tunisia Sep 15, 2004 Jun 17, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
Turkey Jan 14, 2010 Oct 14, 2009 [1] May 23, 2001
Tuvalu May 17, 2004 Jan 19, 2004 [2] -
United Arab Emirates May 17, 2004 Jul 11, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Uganda Oct 18, 2004 Jul 20, 2004 [2] -
Ukraine Dec 25, 2007 Sep 25, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Uruguay May 17, 2004 Feb 9, 2004 [1] May 23, 2001
United States of America - - May 23, 2001
Vanuatu Dec 16, 2005 Sep 16, 2005 [1] May 21, 2002
Venezuela, Boliv. Rep. of Jul 19, 2005 Apr 19, 2005 [1] May 23, 2001
Viet Nam May 17, 2004 Jul 22, 2002 [1] May 23, 2001
Yemen May 17, 2004 Jan 9, 2004 [1] Dec 5, 2001
Zambia Oct 5, 2006 Jul 7, 2006 [1] May 23, 2001
Zimbabwe May 30, 2012 Mar 1, 2012 [1] May 23, 2001
Montenegro Jun 29, 2011 Mar 31, 2011 [1] Oct 23, 2006
Bangladesh Jun 12, 2007 Mar 12, 2007 [1] May 23, 2001
Guyana Dec 12, 2007 Sep 12, 2007 [2] -
Niue (New Zealand) Dec 2, 2005 Sep 2, 2005 [1] Mar 12, 2002
Cook Islands (New Zealand) Sep 29, 2004 Jun 29, 2004 [2] -
Estonia Feb 20, 2014 Nov 20, 2013 [2] -
Somalia Oct 24, 2010 Jul 26, 2010 [2] -
Afghanistan May 21, 2013 Feb 20, 2013 [2] -
Iraq Jun 6, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 [2] -
Palestinian Authority Mar 29, 2018 Dec 29, 2017 [2] -
Uzbekistan Sep 26, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 [2] -
Equatorial Guinea Mar 23, 2020 Dec 24, 2019 [2] -

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature