Multimodal Transport
1United Nations Convention on International Multimodal Transport of GoodsGeneva, 24 May 1980see article 36 which reads as follows: "1. This Convention shall enter into force 12 months after the Governments of 30 States have either signed it not subject to ratification, acceptance or approval or have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval or accession with the depositary. 2. For each State which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Convention after the requirements for entry into force given in paragraph 1 of this article have been met, the Convention shall enter into force 12 months after the deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument.".Signatories6Parties11Doc. TD/MT/CONF/16; depositary notifications C.N.45.1982.TREATIES-1 of 11 March 1982 (procès-verbal of rectification of Russian text); C.N.194.1982.TREATIES-5 of 23 August 1982 (procès-verbal of rectification of Arabic text).The Convention was adopted by the United Nations Conference on a Convention on International Multimodal Transport, held in Geneva from 12 to 30 November 1979 and from 8 to 24 May 1980. The Conference had been convened pursuant to resolution <a href="/doc/source/docs/A_RES_33_160-E.pdf" target="_blank">33/160</a><superscript>1</superscript> adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20 December 1978. The Convention was opened for signature by all States from 1 September 1980 to 31 August 1981 inclusive at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
ParticipantSignatureRatification, Accession(a), Definitive signature(s), Acceptance(A), Approval(AA)Burundi 4 Sep 1998 aChile 9 Jul 1981 7 Apr 1982 Georgia21 Mar 1996 aLebanon 1 Jun 2001 aLiberia16 Sep 2005 aMalawi 2 Feb 1984 aMexico10 Oct 1980 11 Feb 1982 Morocco25 Nov 1980 21 Jan 1993 Norway28 Aug 1981 Rwanda15 Sep 1987 aSenegal 2 Jul 1981 25 Oct 1984 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)31 Aug 1981 Zambia 7 Oct 1991 a
1<a href="/doc/source/docs/A_33_45-E.pdf" target="_blank"><i>Official Records of the General Assembly, Thirty-third Session, Supplement No. 45 (A/33/45)</i></a>, p. 119.