CHAPTER XI
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
D
Water Transport
5European Agreement on Main Inland Waterways of International Importance (AGN)Geneva, 19 January 199626 July 1999, in accordance with article 8(2).26 July 1999, No. 35939Signatories17Parties19United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 2072, p. 313; and depositary notification C.N.579.2000.TREATIES-4 of 21 August 2000 (procès-verbal of rectification to the original text of the Agreement); C.N.161.2006.TREATIES-1 of 28 February 2006 (Proposal of amendments to the Agreement) and C.N.245.2007.TREATIES-1 of 1 March 2007 (Acceptance); C.N.163.2006.TREATIES-2 of 28 February 2006 (Proposal of amendments to Annexes I and II of the Agreement) and C.N.670.2006.TREATIES-4 of 29 August 2006 (Acceptance); C.N.164.2006.TREATIES-3 of 28 February 2006 (Proposal of amendments to Annex III the Agreement) and C.N.671.2006.TREATIES-4 of 29 August 2006 (Acceptance); C.N.946.2006.TREATIES-2 of 31 October 2006 and doc. ECE/TRANS/SC.3/174/Add.1 (Proposal of amendments to the AGN Agreement) and C.N.1039.2007.TREATIES-1 of 6 November 2007 (Acceptance); C.N.15.2009.TREATIES-1 of 14 January 2009 (Proposal of amendments to Annexes I and II of the Agreement) and C.N.424.2009.TREATIES-2 of 15 July 2009 (Acceptance of amendments to Annexes I and II of the Agreement); C.N.18.2013.TREATIES-XI.D.5 of 8 January 2013 (Proposal of amendments to Annexes I and II of the Agreement) and C.N.434.2013.TREATIES-XI.D.5 of 15 July 2013 (Acceptance of amendments to Annexes I and II of the Agreement); C.N.533.2013.TREATIES-XI.D.5 of 7 August 2013 (Proposal of amendments to articles 12, 13 and 14 of the Agreement) and C.N.517.2014.TREATIES-XI.D.5 of 14 August 2014 (Entry into force); C.N.56.2018.TREATIES-XI.D.5 of 31 January 2018 (Proposal of amendments to Annexes I and II of the AGN); C.N.377.2018.TREATIES-XI-D-5 of 6 August 2018 (Acceptance).The Agreement was adopted by the Inland Transportation Committee of the Economic Commission for Europe at its fifty-eighth session held at Geneva from 15 to 19 January 1996. In accordance with its article 5 (1), the Agreement is open at the Office of the United Nations in Geneva for signature by States which are members of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe or have been admitted to the Commission in a consultative capacity in conformity with paragraphs 8 and 11 of the Terms of Reference of the Commission, form 1 October 1996 to 30 September 1997.
ParticipantSignatureRatification, Acceptance(A), Approval(AA), Accession(a)Austria29 Sep 1997 30 Aug 2010 Belarus26 Mar 2008 aBosnia and Herzegovina10 Mar 2008 aBulgaria28 Apr 1999 aCroatia23 Jun 1997 27 Apr 1999 ACzech Republic23 Jun 1997 8 Aug 1997 AAFinland23 Jun 1997 France24 Sep 1997 Germany23 Jun 1997 Greece24 Sep 1997 Hungary23 Jun 1997 22 Oct 1997 Italy24 Sep 1997 4 Apr 2000 Lithuania25 Jun 1997 28 Apr 2000 Luxembourg20 Jan 1997 29 Jun 1999 Netherlands<superscript>1</superscript>23 Jun 1997 21 Apr 1998 Poland17 Mar 2017 aRepublic of Moldova23 Jun 1997 23 Mar 1998 Romania23 Jun 1997 24 Feb 1999 Russian Federation26 Sep 1997 31 May 2002 AASerbia10 Jan 2014 aSlovakia23 Jun 1997 2 Feb 1998 AASwitzerland23 Jun 1997 21 Aug 1997 Ukraine 5 Jan 2010 a
Declarations and Reservations (Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made upon definitive signature, ratififcation, acceptance, approval or accession.)Austria“In accordance with article 11 of the Agreement, the Republic of Austria declares that it does not consider itself bound by article 10 of this Agreement.”SerbiaReservation:“In accordance with Article 11 of the European Agreement on Main Inland Waterways of International Importance, the Republic of Serbia shall not be bound under Article 10 of this Agreement.”1For the Kingdom in Europe.