Registration Number 2545
Title Convention relating to the Status of Refugees
Participant(s)
Submitter
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion
PlaceDate
Geneva28/07/1951
EIF information
22 April 1954 , in accordance with article 43
Authentic texts
French
English
Attachments
ICJ information
Depositary
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date ex officio 22 April 1954
Subject terms
Human rights
Refugees
Agreement type Multilateral
UNTS Volume Number 189 (p.137)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document(s) volume-189-I-2545-English.pdf
volume-189-I-2545-French.pdf
Volume In PDF v189.pdf
Map(s)
Corrigendum/Addendum
   

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanAccession30/08/200528/11/2005
AlbaniaAccession18/08/199216/11/1992
AlgeriaSuccession21/02/196303/07/1962
AngolaAccession23/06/1981 
Antigua and BarbudaAccession07/09/199506/12/1995
ArgentinaDeclaration30/11/1984 
ArgentinaObjection03/10/1983 
ArgentinaAccession15/11/196113/02/1962
ArmeniaAccession06/07/199304/10/1993
AustraliaTerritorial application22/01/1954 
AustraliaWithdrawal of reservation11/03/1971 
AustraliaExtension01/12/1967 
AustraliaWithdrawal of reservation01/12/1967 
AustraliaAccession22/01/195422/04/1954
AustriaSignature28/07/1951 
AustriaRatification01/11/195430/01/1955
AzerbaijanAccession12/02/199313/05/1993
BahamasAccession15/09/199314/12/1993
BelarusAccession23/08/200121/11/2001
BelgiumObjection05/11/1984 
BelgiumSignature28/07/1951 
BelgiumRatification22/07/195322/04/1954
BelizeAccession27/06/199025/09/1990
BoliviaAccession09/02/198210/05/1982
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSuccession01/09/199306/03/1992
BotswanaNotification29/04/1986 
BotswanaExtension21/01/1983 
BotswanaAccession06/01/196906/04/1969
BrazilSignature15/07/1952 
BrazilWithdrawal of reservation07/04/1972 
BrazilNotification14/02/1990 
BrazilRatification16/11/196014/02/1961
BulgariaAccession12/05/199310/08/1993
BurundiAccession19/07/196317/10/1963
CambodiaAccession15/10/199213/01/1993
CameroonDeclaration29/12/1961 
CameroonSuccession23/10/196101/01/1960
CanadaAccession04/06/196902/09/1969
Central African RepublicSuccession04/09/196214/08/1960
ChadAccession19/08/198117/11/1981
ChileAccession28/01/197227/04/1972
ChinaCommunication03/12/1999 
ChinaAccession24/09/198223/12/1982
ColombiaSignature28/07/1951 
ColombiaRatification10/10/196108/01/1962
Congo (Brazzaville)Notification15/10/1962 
Congo (Brazzaville)Succession15/10/1962 
Costa RicaAccession28/03/197826/06/1978
CroatiaSuccession12/10/199208/10/1991
CyprusSuccession16/05/196316/08/1960
Czech RepublicSuccession11/05/199301/01/1993
CzechoslovakiaAccession26/11/199124/02/1992
DahomeyExtension06/07/1970 
DahomeySuccession04/04/196201/08/1960
Democratic Republic of the CongoAccession19/07/196517/10/1965
DenmarkWithdrawal of reservation25/03/1968 
DenmarkWithdrawal of reservation23/08/1962 
DenmarkSignature28/07/1951 
DenmarkTerritorial application04/12/1952 
DenmarkRatification04/12/195222/04/1954
DjiboutiSuccession09/08/1977 
DominicaAccession17/02/199418/05/1994
Dominican RepublicAccession04/01/197804/04/1978
EcuadorExtension05/09/1972 
EcuadorAccession17/08/195515/11/1955
EgyptCommunication27/10/1981 
EgyptDeclaration24/09/1981 
EgyptAccession22/05/198120/08/1981
El SalvadorAccession28/04/198327/07/1983
Equatorial GuineaAccession07/02/198608/05/1986
EstoniaAccession10/04/199709/07/1997
EthiopiaObjection10/01/1979 
EthiopiaAccession10/11/196908/02/1970
Federal Republic of GermanyObjection05/12/1984 
Federal Republic of GermanySignature19/11/1951 
Federal Republic of GermanyTerritorial application15/12/195522/04/1954
Federal Republic of GermanyRatification01/12/195322/04/1954
FijiSuccession12/06/1972 
FinlandPartial withdrawal of reservations07/10/2004 
FinlandAccession10/10/196808/01/1969
FranceExtension03/02/1971 
FranceObjection23/10/1984 
FranceSignature11/09/1952 
FranceTerritorial application23/06/1954 
FranceRatification23/06/195421/09/1954
GabonAccession27/04/196426/07/1964
GambiaSuccession07/09/1966 
GeorgiaAccession09/08/199907/11/1999
German Democratic RepublicAccession04/09/199003/12/1990
GhanaAccession18/03/196316/06/1963
GreeceSignature10/04/1952 
GreeceWithdrawal of reservation19/04/1978 
GreeceRatification05/04/196004/07/1960
GreeceWithdrawal of reservation27/02/199527/02/1995
GuatemalaWithdrawal of declaration26/04/2007 
GuatemalaAccession22/09/198321/12/1983
GuineaSuccession28/12/196502/03/1958
Guinea-BissauAccession11/02/197611/05/1976
HaitiAccession25/09/198424/12/1984
Holy SeeSignature21/05/1952 
Holy SeeRatification15/03/195613/06/1956
HondurasWithdrawal of reservation29/05/2013 
HondurasAccession23/03/199221/06/1992
HungaryDeclaration08/01/1998 
HungaryAccession14/03/198912/06/1989
IcelandAccession30/11/1955 
IranAccession28/07/197626/10/1976
IrelandWithdrawal of reservation23/10/1968 
IrelandAccession29/11/195627/02/1957
IsraelSignature01/08/1951 
IsraelRatification01/10/195430/12/1954
ItalySignature23/07/1952 
ItalyWithdrawal of reservation20/10/1964 
ItalyObjection26/11/1984 
ItalyWithdrawal of reservation01/03/1990 
ItalyNotification01/03/199001/03/1990
ItalyRatification15/11/195413/02/1955
Ivory CoastSuccession08/12/1961 
Ivory CoastNotification20/12/1966 
JamaicaSuccession30/07/196406/08/1962
JapanAccession03/10/198101/01/1982
KazakhstanAccession15/01/199915/04/1999
KenyaAccession16/05/196614/08/1966
KyrgyzstanAccession08/10/199606/01/1997
LatviaDeclaration03/11/1997 
LatviaAccession31/07/199729/10/1997
LesothoAccession14/05/198112/08/1981
LiberiaAccession15/10/196413/01/1965
LiechtensteinSignature28/07/1951 
LiechtensteinWithdrawal of reservation13/10/2009 
LiechtensteinRatification08/03/195706/06/1957
LiechtensteinWithdrawal of reservation13/10/200913/10/2009
LithuaniaAccession28/04/199727/07/1997
LuxembourgDeclaration15/11/1984 
LuxembourgExtension22/08/1972 
LuxembourgSignature28/07/1951 
LuxembourgRatification23/07/195322/04/1954
MadagascarAccession18/12/196717/03/1968
MalawiDeclaration04/02/1988 
MalawiAccession10/12/198709/03/1988
MaliSuccession02/02/1973 
MaltaWithdrawal of reservation24/02/2004 
MaltaChange in the classification17/01/2002 
MaltaPartial withdrawal of reservation and declaration17/01/2002 
MaltaAccession17/06/197115/09/1971
MauritaniaAccession05/05/198703/08/1987
MexicoPartial withdrawal of reservation11/07/2014 
MexicoAccession07/06/200005/09/2000
MonacoAccession18/05/195416/08/1954
MontenegroSuccession10/10/200603/06/2006
MoroccoSuccession07/11/195602/03/1956
MozambiqueAccession16/12/198315/03/1984
NamibiaAccession17/02/199518/05/1995
NauruAccession28/06/201126/09/2011
NetherlandsSignature28/07/1951 
NetherlandsObjection11/12/1984 
NetherlandsRatification03/05/195601/08/1956
NetherlandsTerritorial application29/07/197127/10/1971
New ZealandAccession30/06/196028/09/1960
NicaraguaAccession28/03/198026/06/1980
NigerNotification07/12/1964 
NigerSuccession25/08/1961 
NigeriaAccession23/10/196721/01/1968
NorwaySignature28/07/1951 
NorwayRatification23/03/195322/04/1954
PanamaAccession02/08/197831/10/1978
Papua New GuineaPartial withdrawal of reservation20/08/2013 
Papua New GuineaAccession17/07/198615/10/1986
ParaguayDeclaration10/01/1991 
ParaguayWithdrawal of declaration10/01/1991 
ParaguayAccession01/04/197030/06/1970
PeruNotification08/12/1980 
PeruAccession21/12/196421/03/1965
PhilippinesAccession22/07/198120/10/1981
PolandAccession27/09/199126/12/1991
PortugalCommunication18/11/1999 
PortugalRenewal of reservation(s)13/07/197613/07/1976
PortugalExtension13/07/197613/07/1976
PortugalAccession22/12/196022/03/1961
PortugalTerritorial application27/04/199926/07/1999
Republic of KoreaAccession03/12/199203/03/1993
Republic of KoreaWithdrawal of reservation01/09/200908/09/2009
Republic of MoldovaAccession31/01/200201/05/2002
Republic of the CongoSuccession15/10/196215/08/1960
RomaniaAccession07/08/199105/11/1991
Russian FederationAccession02/02/199303/05/1993
RwandaAccession03/01/198002/04/1980
SamoaAccession21/09/198820/12/1988
Sao Tome and PrincipeAccession01/02/197802/05/1978
SenegalNotification12/10/1964 
SenegalSuccession02/05/196320/06/1960
SeychellesAccession23/04/198022/07/1980
Sierra LeoneAccession22/05/198120/08/1981
SlovakiaSuccession04/02/199301/01/1993
SloveniaDeclaration16/12/1992 
SloveniaSuccession06/07/199225/06/1991
Solomon IslandsAccession28/02/199529/05/1995
SomaliaAccession10/10/197808/01/1979
South AfricaAccession12/01/199611/04/1996
SpainAccession14/08/197812/11/1978
St. Kitts and NevisAccession01/02/200202/05/2002
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAccession03/11/199301/02/1994
SudanAccession22/02/197423/05/1974
SurinameSuccession29/11/1978 
SwazilandAccession14/02/200014/05/2000
SwedenWithdrawal of reservation05/03/1970 
SwedenSignature28/07/1951 
SwedenWithdrawal of reservation20/04/196101/07/1961
SwedenRatification26/10/195424/01/1955
SwitzerlandSignature28/07/1951 
SwitzerlandWithdrawal of reservation18/02/1963 
SwitzerlandWithdrawal of reservation03/07/1972 
SwitzerlandWithdrawal of reservation17/12/198001/01/1981
SwitzerlandRatification21/01/195521/04/1955
TajikistanAccession07/12/199307/03/1994
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSuccession18/01/199417/11/1991
Timor-LesteAccession07/05/200306/08/2003
TogoNotification23/10/1962 
TogoSuccession27/02/196227/04/1960
Trinidad and TobagoAccession10/11/200008/02/2001
TunisiaSuccession24/10/195723/06/1954
TurkeySignature24/08/1951 
TurkeyRatification30/03/196228/06/1962
TurkmenistanAccession02/03/199831/05/1998
TuvaluSuccession07/03/198601/10/1978
UgandaAccession27/09/197626/12/1976
UkraineAccession10/06/200208/09/2002
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration28/02/1985 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSignature28/07/1951 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application25/10/1956 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application11/03/1954 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application04/09/196803/12/1968
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application11/11/196009/02/1961
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application11/07/196009/10/1960
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application19/06/195717/09/1957
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application20/04/197019/07/1970
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRatification11/03/195422/04/1954
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application25/10/195623/01/1957
United Republic of Tanganyika and ZanzibarAccession12/05/196410/08/1964
Upper VoltaAccession18/06/198016/09/1980
UruguayAccession22/09/197021/12/1970
Vatican City StateExtension17/11/1961 
Yemen Arab RepublicAccession18/01/198017/04/1980
YugoslaviaConfirmation12/03/2001 
YugoslaviaSuccession12/03/200127/04/1992
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Signature28/07/1951 
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Ratification15/12/195914/03/1960
ZambiaSuccession24/09/1969 
ZimbabweAccession25/08/198123/11/1981