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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
D . Water Transport
8 . United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea
New York, 11 December 2008
Not yet in force
:
in accordance with article 94 which reads as follows: "1. This Convention enters into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of one year after the date of deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. 2. For each State that becomes a Contracting State to this Convention after the date of the deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Convention enters into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of one year after the deposit of the appropriate instrument on behalf of that State.
Status :
Signatories : 25. Parties : 3
Text :
Doc. A/RES/63/122; C.N.563.2012.TREATIES-XI.D.8 of 11 October 2012 (Proposal of corrections to the original text of the Convention (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish authentic texts) and to the Certified True Copies) and C.N.105.2013.TREATIES-XI.D.8 of 25 January 2013 (Corrections to the original text of the Convention (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish authentic texts) and to the Certified True Copies).
Note :
The Convention, of which the Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, was adopted on 11 December 2008 during the sixty-third session of the General Assembly by resolution A/RES/63/122. In accordance with its article 88 (1), the Convention shall be open for signature by all States at Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 23 September 2009, and thereafter at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York.
Participant
Signature
Approval(AA), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification
Armenia
29 Sep 2009
 
Cameroon
29 Sep 2009
 
Congo
23 Sep 2009
28 Jan 2014
Democratic Republic of the Congo
23 Sep 2010
 
Denmark
23 Sep 2009
 
France
23 Sep 2009
 
Gabon
23 Sep 2009
 
Ghana
23 Sep 2009
 
Greece
23 Sep 2009
 
Guinea
23 Sep 2009
 
Guinea-Bissau
24 Sep 2013
 
Luxembourg
31 Aug 2010
 
Madagascar
25 Sep 2009
 
Mali
26 Oct 2009
 
Netherlands
23 Sep 2009
 
Niger
22 Oct 2009
 
Nigeria
23 Sep 2009
 
Norway
23 Sep 2009
 
Poland
23 Sep 2009
 
Senegal
23 Sep 2009
 
Spain
23 Sep 2009
19 Jan 2011
Sweden
20 Jul 2011
 
Switzerland
23 Sep 2009
 
Togo
23 Sep 2009
17 Jul 2012
United States of America
23 Sep 2009
 
Spain

Declaration made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification:
       For the text of the declaration, please see annex to depositary notification C.N.790.2009.TREATIES-23 of 30 October 2009 (signature) and C.N.21.2011.TREATIES-1 of 21 January 2011 (ratification).