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CHAPTER XXVII
ENVIRONMENT
5 .a Protocol on Water and Health to the 1992 Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
London, 17 June 1999
Entry into force
:
4 August 2005, in accordance with article 23which reads as follows: "1. This Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the sixteenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. 2. For the purposes of paragraph 1 of this article, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by States members of such an organization. 3. For each State or organization referred to in article 21 which ratifies, accepts or approves this Protocol or accedes thereto after the deposit of the sixteenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such State or organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.".
Registration :
4 August 2005, No. 33207
Status :
Signatories : 36. Parties : 26. 1
Text :
United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2331, p. 202; ECOSOC doc. MP.WAT/AC.1/1999/1 of 24 March 1999.
Note :
The Protocol was adopted on 17 June 1999 on the occasion of the Third Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health held at London from 16 to 18 June 1999. The Protocol will be opened for signature in London on 17 June 1999 and thereafter at United Nations Headquarters in New York until 18 June 2000  by States members of the Economic Commission for Europe, by States members of the Regional Committee for Europe of the World Health Organization, by States having consultative status with the Economic Commission for Europe pursuant to paragraph 8 of Economic and Social Council resolution 36 (IV) of 28 March 1947, and by regional economic integration organizations constituted by sovereign States members of the Economic Commission for Europe or members of the Regional Committee for Europe of the World Health Organization to which their member States have transferred competence over matters governed by this Protocol, including the competence to enter into treaties in respect of these matters in accordance with its article 21.
Participant
Signature
Ratification, Accession(a), Acceptance(A), Approval(AA)
Albania
17 Jun 1999
 8 Mar 2002
Armenia
17 Jun 1999
 
Azerbaijan
   9 Jan 2003 a
Belarus
  22 Apr 2009 a
Belgium
17 Jun 1999
29 Jun 2004
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  13 Oct 2011 a
Bulgaria
17 Jun 1999
 
Croatia
17 Jun 1999
28 Jul 2006
Cyprus
17 Jun 1999
 
Czech Republic
17 Jun 1999
15 Nov 2001
Denmark
17 Jun 1999
 
Estonia
17 Jun 1999
 9 Sep 2003
Finland
17 Jun 1999
 3 Mar 2005 A
France
17 Jun 1999
 6 May 2005 AA
Georgia
17 Jun 1999
 
Germany
17 Jun 1999
15 Jan 2007
Greece
17 Jun 1999
 
Hungary
17 Jun 1999
 7 Dec 2001 AA
Iceland
17 Jun 1999
 
Italy
17 Jun 1999
 
Latvia
17 Jun 1999
24 Nov 2004
Lithuania
17 Jun 1999
17 Mar 2004
Luxembourg
17 Jun 1999
 4 Oct 2001
Malta
17 Jun 1999
 
Monaco
17 Jun 1999
 
Netherlands
17 Jun 1999
25 Jun 2009 A
Norway
17 Jun 1999
 6 Jan 2004
Poland
17 Jun 1999
 
Portugal
17 Jun 1999
 6 Sep 2006 AA
Republic of Moldova
10 Mar 2000
16 Sep 2005
Romania
17 Jun 1999
 5 Jan 2001
Russian Federation
17 Jun 1999
31 Dec 1999 A
Serbia
  16 Apr 2013 a
Slovakia
17 Jun 1999
 2 Oct 2001
Slovenia
17 Jun 1999
 
Spain
17 Jun 1999
24 Sep 2009
Sweden
17 Jun 1999
 
Switzerland
17 Jun 1999
27 Oct 2006
Ukraine
17 Jun 1999
26 Sep 2003
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
17 Jun 1999
 
Declarations and Reservations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made upon ratification,
accession, acceptance or approval.)
Belgium

Upon signature:

Declaration:
       The French, Flemish and German-speaking Communities and the Regions of Wallonia, Flanders and Brussels-Capital are also bound by this singature.

End Note
1.For the purpose of entry into force of the [Convention/Protocol] , any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member States of that Organization.