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Minamata Convention on Mercury. Kumamoto,
10 October 2013.

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 16 August 2017. On 18 May 2017, the conditions for the entry into force of the above-mentioned Convention were met. Accordingly, the Convention shall enter into force on 16 August 2017, in accordance with its article 31 (1) which reads as follows: “This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the fiftieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.”
 C.N.280.2017.TREATIES-XXVII.17 (Depositary Notification)

United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration. New York, 10 December 2014.

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 18 October 2017, in accordance with its article 9 (1) which reads as follows: "This Convention shall enter into force six months after the date of deposit of the third instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession".
 C.N.234.2017.TREATIES-XXII.3 (Depositary Notification)

Central African Convention for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, their Ammunition and all Parts and Components that can be used for their Manufacture, Repair and Assembly. Kinshasa, 30 April 2010.

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 8 March 2017, in accordance with article 36(1) which reads as follows: "This Convention shall enter into force 30 days after the date of deposit of the sixth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession".
 C.N.51.2017.TREATIES-XXVI.7 (Depositary Notification))

Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Kigali, 15 October 2016.

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