UNESCO Convention Ratifications

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania


Africa

Complete (50) Yet to complete (4)
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cap Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Mauritania
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • South Sudan

Americas

Complete (35) Yet to complete
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Suriname
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela (Bolivian Republic of)

 


Asia

 
Complete (38) Yet to complete (3)
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Brunei Darusalaam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Iraq
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palestine
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Korea
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Afghanistan
  • Lebanon
  • Timor Leste

Europe

* On July 11, 2008, the Netherlands notified UNESCO that the Convention was extended to Aruba

** When the United Kingdom ratified, it was extended to Bailiwick of Jersey Guernsey and Alderney, Isle of Man, Bermuda Cayman Islands Falkland Islands.

Complete (48) Yet to complete (0)
  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • The Netherlands *
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom ** of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Oceania

Complete (15) Yet to complete (1)
  • Australia
  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Niue