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CHAPTER XVII
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
1 . Convention on the International Right of Correction
New York, 31 March 1953
Entry into force
:
24 August 1962, in accordance with article VIII.
Registration :
24 August 1962, No. 6280
Status :
Signatories : 12. Parties : 17
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 435, p. 191.
Note :
The Convention was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in resolution 630 (VII)1 of 16 December 1952, and it was opened for signature at the closing of the seventh session of the General Assembly.
Participant
Signature
Ratification, Accession(a), Succession(d)
Argentina
11 Jun 1953
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2
  12 Jan 1994 d
Burkina Faso
  23 Mar 1987 a
Chile
22 Apr 1953
 
Cuba
  17 Nov 1954 a
Cyprus
20 Jun 1972
13 Nov 1972
Ecuador
31 Mar 1953
 
Egypt
27 Jan 1955
 4 Aug 1955
El Salvador
11 Mar 1958
28 Oct 1958
Ethiopia
31 Mar 1953
21 Jan 1969
France
 2 Apr 1954
16 Nov 1962
Guatemala 3
 1 Apr 1953
 9 May 1957
Guinea
19 Mar 1975
 
Jamaica
  15 Jun 1967 a
Latvia
  14 Apr 1992 a
Liberia
  16 Sep 2005 a
Montenegro 4
  23 Oct 2006 d
Paraguay
16 Nov 1953
 
Peru
12 Nov 1959
 
Serbia 2
  12 Mar 2001 d
Sierra Leone
  25 Jul 1962 a
Syrian Arab Republic
   4 Aug 1955
Uruguay
  21 Nov 1980 a
End Note
1. Official Records of the General Assembly, Seventh Session, Supplement No. 20 (A/2361), p. 22.
2.The former Yugoslavia had acceeded to the Convention on 31 January 1956.  See also note 1 under “Bosnia and Herzegovina”, “Croatia”, ”former Yugoslavia”, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, “Slovenia” and “Yugoslavia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
3.The Convention was signed on behalf of Guatemala with reservation to article V of the Convention. Upon ratification, the Government of Guatemala did not maintain the said reservation.
4.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.