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Announcements

 Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean. Escazú, 4 March 2018

 Issuance of Certified True Copies 
 Opening for Signature (from 27 September 2018 to 
26 September 2020, United Nations Headquarters)

 Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Nagoya, 15 October 2010

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 5 March 2018. On 5 December 2017, the conditions for the entry into force of the above-mentioned Supplementary Protocol were met. Accordingly, the Supplementary Protocol will enter into force on 5 March 2018 in accordance with its article 18 (1) which reads as follows: “This Supplementary Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the fortieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by States or regional economic integration organizations that are Parties to the Protocol.”
 C.N.751.2017.TREATIES-XXVII.8.c (Depositary Notification)

 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
New York, 7 July 2017

 Issuance of Certified True Copies 
 Opening for Signature (20 September 2017,
United Nations Headquarters)

 Multilateral Agreement for the Establishment of an International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries. New York, 24 September 2010

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 6 October 2017. On 7 August 2017 the conditions for the entry into force of the above-mentioned Multilateral Agreement were met. Accordingly, the Multilateral Agreement will enter into force on 6 October 2017, in accordance with its article 12(1) which reads as follows: "The present Agreement shall enter into force on the sixtieth day after the date of deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession."
 C.N.463.2017.TREATIES-X.19 (Depositary Notification)

 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)

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