Registration Number 21931
Title International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages
Participant(s)
Submitter
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion
PlaceDate
New York17/12/1979
EIF information
3 June 1983 , in accordance with article 18(2)
Authentic texts
Spanish
Russian
French
English
Chinese
Arabic
Attachments
ICJ information
Depositary
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date ex officio 3 June 1983
Subject terms
Terrorism
Penal matters
Agreement type Multilateral
UNTS Volume Number 1316 (p.205)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document(s)
Volume In PDF v1316.pdf
Map(s)
Corrigendum/Addendum
   

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanAccession24/09/200324/10/2003
AlbaniaAccession22/01/200221/02/2002
AlgeriaAccession18/12/199617/01/1997
AndorraAccession23/09/200423/10/2004
Antigua and BarbudaAccession06/08/198605/09/1986
ArgentinaAccession18/09/199118/10/1991
ArmeniaAccession16/03/200415/04/2004
AustraliaAccession21/05/199020/06/1990
AustriaSignature03/10/1980 
AustriaCommunication07/02/2008 
AustriaRatification22/08/198621/09/1986
AzerbaijanAccession29/02/200030/03/2000
BahamasAccession04/06/198103/06/1983
BahrainAccession16/09/200516/10/2005
BangladeshAccession20/05/200519/06/2005
BarbadosAccession09/03/198103/06/1983
BelgiumSignature03/01/1980 
BelgiumRatification16/04/199916/05/1999
BelizeAccession14/11/200114/12/2001
BeninAccession31/07/200330/08/2003
BhutanAccession31/08/198103/06/1983
BoliviaSignature25/03/1980 
BoliviaRatification07/01/200206/02/2002
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSuccession01/09/199306/03/1992
BotswanaAccession08/09/200008/10/2000
BrazilAccession08/03/200007/04/2000
Brunei DarussalamAccession18/10/198817/11/1988
BulgariaWithdrawal of reservation24/06/1992 
BulgariaAccession10/03/198809/04/1988
Burkina FasoAccession01/10/200331/10/2003
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicAccession01/07/198731/07/1987
CambodiaAccession27/07/200626/08/2006
CameroonAccession09/03/198808/04/1988
CanadaSignature18/02/1980 
CanadaCommunication20/11/2007 
CanadaRatification04/12/198503/01/1986
Cape VerdeAccession10/09/200210/10/2002
Central African RepublicAccession09/07/200708/08/2007
ChadAccession01/11/200601/12/2006
ChileSignature03/01/1980 
ChileRatification12/11/198103/06/1983
ChinaCommunication03/12/1999 
ChinaNotification06/06/199701/07/1997
ChinaAccession26/01/199325/02/1993
ColombiaAccession14/04/200514/05/2005
ComorosAccession25/09/200325/10/2003
Costa RicaAccession24/01/200323/02/2003
Côte d'IvoireAccession22/08/198921/09/1989
CroatiaSuccession23/09/200308/10/1991
CubaAccession15/11/200115/12/2001
CyprusAccession13/09/199113/10/1991
Czech RepublicSuccession22/02/199301/01/1993
CzechoslovakiaAccession27/01/198826/02/1988
CzechoslovakiaWithdrawal of reservation26/04/199126/04/1991
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaAccession12/11/200112/12/2001
DenmarkAccession11/08/198710/09/1987
DjiboutiAccession01/06/200401/07/2004
DominicaAccession09/09/198609/10/1986
Dominican RepublicSignature12/08/1980 
Dominican RepublicRatification03/10/200702/11/2007
EcuadorAccession02/05/198801/06/1988
EgyptSignature18/12/1980 
EgyptRatification02/10/198103/06/1983
El SalvadorSignature10/06/1980 
El SalvadorRatification12/02/198103/06/1983
Equatorial GuineaAccession07/02/200309/03/2003
EstoniaAccession08/03/200207/04/2002
EthiopiaAccession16/04/200316/05/2003
Federal Republic of GermanySignature18/12/1979 
Federal Republic of GermanyRatification15/12/198003/06/1983
FijiAccession15/05/200814/06/2008
FinlandSignature29/10/1980 
FinlandRatification14/04/198303/06/1983
FranceCommunication16/11/2007 
FranceObjection09/01/2015 
FranceAccession09/06/200009/07/2000
GabonSignature29/02/1980 
GabonRatification19/04/200519/05/2005
GeorgiaAccession18/02/200419/03/2004
German Democratic RepublicAccession02/05/198801/06/1988
GermanyCommunication21/11/2007 
GhanaAccession10/11/198710/12/1987
GreeceSignature18/03/1980 
GreeceRatification18/06/198718/07/1987
GrenadaAccession10/12/199009/01/1991
GuatemalaSignature30/04/1980 
GuatemalaRatification11/03/198303/06/1983
GuineaAccession22/12/200421/01/2005
Guinea-BissauAccession06/08/200805/09/2008
GuyanaAccession12/09/200712/10/2007
HaitiSignature21/04/1980 
HaitiRatification17/05/198916/06/1989
HondurasSignature11/06/1980 
HondurasRatification01/06/198103/06/1983
HungaryAccession02/09/198702/10/1987
HungaryWithdrawal of reservation08/12/198908/12/1989
IcelandAccession06/07/198103/06/1983
IndiaAccession07/09/199407/10/1994
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Accession20/11/200620/12/2006
IraqSignature14/10/1980 
IraqRatification26/08/201325/09/2013
IrelandAccession30/06/200530/07/2005
IsraelObjection09/09/1998 
IsraelObjection17/05/1989 
IsraelSignature19/11/1980 
IsraelDeclaration22/05/199122/05/1991
ItalyObjection27/03/2007 
ItalySignature18/04/1980 
ItalyRatification20/03/198619/04/1986
JamaicaSignature27/02/1980 
JamaicaRatification09/08/200508/09/2005
JapanSignature22/12/1980 
JapanCommunication27/11/2007 
JapanRatification08/06/198708/07/1987
JordanAccession19/02/198621/03/1986
KazakhstanAccession21/02/199622/03/1996
KenyaAccession08/12/198103/06/1983
KiribatiAccession15/09/200515/10/2005
KuwaitAccession06/02/198908/03/1989
KyrgyzstanAccession02/10/200301/11/2003
Lao People's Democratic RepublicAccession22/08/200221/09/2002
LatviaObjection24/10/2007 
LatviaAccession14/11/200214/12/2002
LebanonAccession04/12/199703/01/1998
LesothoSignature17/04/1980 
LesothoRatification05/11/198003/06/1983
LiberiaSignature30/01/1980 
LiberiaRatification05/03/200304/04/2003
Libyan Arab JamahiriyaAccession25/09/200025/10/2000
LiechtensteinAccession28/11/199428/12/1994
LithuaniaAccession02/02/200104/03/2001
LuxembourgSignature18/12/1979 
LuxembourgRatification29/04/199129/05/1991
MadagascarAccession24/09/200324/10/2003
MalawiAccession17/03/198616/04/1986
MalaysiaAccession29/05/200728/06/2007
MaliAccession08/02/199010/03/1990
MaltaAccession11/11/200111/12/2001
Marshall IslandsAccession27/01/200326/02/2003
MauritaniaAccession13/03/199812/04/1998
MauritiusSignature18/06/1980 
MauritiusRatification17/10/198003/06/1983
MexicoAccession28/04/198728/05/1987
Micronesia (Federated States of)Accession06/07/200405/08/2004
MonacoAccession16/10/200115/11/2001
MongoliaAccession09/06/199209/07/1992
MontenegroSuccession23/10/200603/06/2006
MoroccoAccession09/05/200708/06/2007
MozambiqueAccession14/01/200313/02/2003
MyanmarAccession04/06/200404/07/2004
NamibiaAccession02/09/201602/10/2016
NauruAccession02/08/200501/09/2005
NepalAccession09/03/199008/04/1990
NetherlandsCommunication10/12/2007 
NetherlandsSignature18/12/1980 
NetherlandsRatification06/12/198805/01/1989
New ZealandSignature24/12/1980 
New ZealandRatification12/11/198512/12/1985
NicaraguaAccession24/09/200324/10/2003
NigerAccession26/10/200425/11/2004
NigeriaAccession24/09/201324/10/2013
NiueAccession22/06/200922/07/2009
NoneCorrection18/09/1987 
NorwaySignature18/12/1980 
NorwayRatification02/07/198103/06/1983
OmanAccession22/07/198821/08/1988
PakistanAccession08/09/200008/10/2000
PalauAccession14/11/200114/12/2001
PanamaSignature24/01/1980 
PanamaRatification19/08/198203/06/1983
Papua New GuineaAccession30/09/200330/10/2003
ParaguayAccession22/09/200422/10/2004
PeruAccession06/07/200105/08/2001
PhilippinesSignature02/05/1980 
PhilippinesRatification14/10/198003/06/1983
PolandAccession25/05/200024/06/2000
PortugalCommunication27/10/1999 
PortugalTerritorial application28/06/1999 
PortugalSignature16/06/1980 
PortugalObjection09/11/2011 
PortugalCommunication19/11/2007 
PortugalRatification06/07/198405/08/1984
QatarAccession11/09/201211/10/2012
Republic of KoreaAccession04/05/198303/06/1983
Republic of MoldovaAccession10/10/200209/11/2002
RomaniaAccession17/05/199016/06/1990
Russian FederationWithdrawal of reservation01/05/2007 
RwandaAccession13/05/200212/06/2002
San MarinoAccession16/12/201415/01/2015
Sao Tome and PrincipeAccession23/08/200622/09/2006
Saudi ArabiaCommunication11/12/2001 
Saudi ArabiaAccession08/01/199107/02/1991
SenegalSignature02/06/1980 
SenegalRatification10/03/198709/04/1987
SeychellesAccession12/11/200312/12/2003
Sierra LeoneAccession26/09/200326/10/2003
SingaporeAccession22/10/201021/11/2010
SlovakiaSuccession28/05/199301/01/1993
SloveniaSuccession06/07/199225/06/1991
South AfricaAccession23/09/200323/10/2003
SpainObjection21/10/2011 
SpainCommunication06/02/2008 
SpainCommunication06/02/2008 
SpainAccession26/03/198425/04/1984
Sri LankaAccession08/09/200008/10/2000
St. Kitts and NevisAccession17/01/199116/02/1991
St. LuciaAccession17/10/201216/11/2012
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAccession12/09/200012/10/2000
SudanAccession19/06/199019/07/1990
SurinameSignature30/07/1980 
SurinameRatification05/11/198103/06/1983
SwazilandAccession04/04/200304/05/2003
SwedenSignature25/02/1980 
SwedenRatification15/01/198103/06/1983
SwitzerlandSignature18/07/1980 
SwitzerlandRatification05/03/198504/04/1985
TajikistanAccession06/05/200205/06/2002
ThailandAccession02/10/200701/11/2007
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSuccession12/03/199817/11/1991
TogoSignature08/07/1980 
TogoRatification25/07/198624/08/1986
TongaAccession09/12/200208/01/2003
Trinidad and TobagoAccession01/04/198103/06/1983
TunisiaAccession18/06/199718/07/1997
TurkeyAccession15/08/198914/09/1989
TurkmenistanAccession25/06/199925/07/1999
UgandaSignature10/11/1980 
UgandaRatification05/11/200305/12/2003
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicAccession19/06/198719/07/1987
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsAccession11/06/198711/07/1987
United Arab EmiratesAccession24/09/200324/10/2003
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandNotification10/06/1997 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSignature18/12/1979 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCommunication27/11/2007 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRatification22/12/198203/06/1983
United Republic of TanzaniaAccession22/01/200321/02/2003
United States of AmericaSignature21/12/1979 
United States of AmericaCommunication16/11/2007 
United States of AmericaRatification07/12/198406/01/1985
UruguayAccession04/03/200303/04/2003
UzbekistanAccession19/01/199818/02/1998
VenezuelaAccession13/12/198812/01/1989
Viet NamAccession09/01/201408/02/2014
YemenAccession14/07/200013/08/2000
Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of)Succession12/03/200127/04/1992
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Signature29/12/1980 
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Ratification19/04/198519/05/1985
ZaireSignature02/07/1980 
ZambiaAccession17/10/201616/11/2016