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CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
E . Multimodal Transport
1 . United Nations Convention on International Multimodal Transport of Goods
Geneva, 24 May 1980
Not yet in force
:
see article 36 which reads as follows: "1. This Convention shall enter into force 12 months after the Governments of 30 States have either signed it not subject to ratification, acceptance or approval or have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval or accession with the depositary. 2. For each State which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Convention after the requirements for entry into force given in paragraph 1 of this article have been met, the Convention shall enter into force 12 months after the deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument.".
Status :
Signatories : 6. Parties : 11
Text :
Doc. TD/MT/CONF/16; depositary notifications C.N.45.1982.TREATIES-1 of 11 March 1982 (procès-verbal of rectification of Russian text); C.N.194.1982.TREATIES-5 of 23 August 1982 (procès-verbal of rectification of Arabic text).
Note :
The Convention was adopted by the United Nations Conference on a Convention on International Multimodal Transport, held in Geneva from 12 to 30 November 1979 and from 8 to 24 May 1980. The Conference had been convened pursuant to resolution 33/1601 adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20 December 1978. The Convention was opened for signature by all States from 1 September 1980 to 31 August 1981 inclusive at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Participant
Signature
Ratification, Accession(a), Definitive signature(s), Acceptance(A), Approval(AA)
Burundi
   4 Sep 1998 a
Chile
 9 Jul 1981
 7 Apr 1982
Georgia
  21 Mar 1996 a
Lebanon
   1 Jun 2001 a
Liberia
  16 Sep 2005 a
Malawi
   2 Feb 1984 a
Mexico
10 Oct 1980
11 Feb 1982
Morocco
25 Nov 1980
21 Jan 1993
Norway
28 Aug 1981
 
Rwanda
  15 Sep 1987 a
Senegal
 2 Jul 1981
25 Oct 1984
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
31 Aug 1981
 
Zambia
   7 Oct 1991 a
End Note
1.Official Records of the General Assembly, Thirty-third Session, Supplement No. 45 (A/33/45) , p. 119.