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CHAPTER III
PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES, DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR RELATIONS, ETC
2 .15 Annex XV - World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies
Geneva, 4 October 1977
Registration :
19 October 1977, No. 521
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1057, p. 320.
Note :
The term  “Participant” in the present context refers to the State party to the Convention, which has undertaken to apply the provisions of the Convention to the above specialized agency, in accordance with section 43 of article X thereof.
Participant
Application
Angola
 9 May 2012
Australia
 9 May 1986
Austria
 2 Jul 1991
Belgium
23 Dec 2002
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1, 2
 1 Sep 1993
Bulgaria
24 Jan 2000
Cameroon
30 Apr 1992
Croatia 1, 2
12 Oct 1992
Czech Republic 2, 3
22 Feb 1993
Denmark
15 Dec 1983
Estonia
 8 Oct 1997
France
 2 Aug 2000
Gabon
30 Nov 1982
Georgia
18 Jul 2007
Germany 4, 5, 6
20 Aug 1979
Iceland
17 Jan 2006
Italy
30 Aug 1985
Japan
15 Aug 2005
Latvia
19 Dec 2005
Lithuania
10 Feb 1997
Montenegro 2, 7
23 Oct 2006
Mozambique
 6 Oct 2011
Norway
22 Nov 2000
Portugal
 8 Nov 2012
Republic of Moldova
 2 Sep 2011
San Marino
21 Feb 2013
Serbia 1, 2
12 Mar 2001
Seychelles
24 Jul 1985
Slovakia 2, 3
28 May 1993
Slovenia 1, 2
 6 Jul 1992
South Africa
30 Aug 2002
Spain
12 Dec 2003
St. Lucia
 2 Sep 1986
Sweden
 1 Mar 1979
Switzerland
25 Sep 2012
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1, 2
11 Mar 1996
Uganda
11 Aug 1983
Ukraine
25 Feb 1993
United Arab Emirates
11 Dec 2003
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 3 Sep 1986
Uzbekistan
18 Feb 1997
Zimbabwe
 5 Mar 1991
End Note
1.The former Yugoslavia applied the Annex as fromon 8 February 1979. See also note 1 under “Bosnia and Herzegovina”, “Croatia”, “former Yugoslavia”, “Slovenia”, “The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and “Yugoslavia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
2.These States deposited instruments of succession to the Convention and applied the provisions of the Convention to the above specialized agency with effect from the date of the succession of State.  See Chapter III-2.
3.Czechoslovakia had acceded to the Convention on 29 December 1966 in respect of the following agencies: ILO, ICAO, UNESCO, WHO, UPU, ITU, WMO and IMO. Subsequently, on 6 September 1988 and 26 April 1991, the Government of Czechoslovakia notified the Secretary-General that it applied the Convention in respect of FAO (second revised text of annex II), WIPO, and UNIDO, and IMF, IBRD, IFC and IDA, respectively. The instrument of accession also contained a reservation, subsequently withdrawn on 26 April 1991. For the text of the reservation, see United Nations,  Treaty Series, vol. 586, p. 247. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
4.In a communication received by the Secretary-General on 10 October 1957, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany declared that the Convention will also apply to the Saar Territory except that Section 7 (b) of the Convention shall not take effect with regard to the Saar Territory until the expiration of the interim period defined in article 3 of the Treaty of 27 October 1956 between France and the Federal Republic of Germany.
5.See note 1 under “Germany” regarding Berlin (West) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
6.The German Democratic Republic had acceded to the Convention, with a reservation, on 4 October 1974 in respect of the following specialized agencies: ILO, UNESCO, WHO (third revised text of annex VII), UPU, ITU, WMO, IMO (revised text of annex XII). For the text of the reservation see United Nations,  Treaty Series, vol. 950, p. 357.  See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
7.See note 1 under “Montenegro” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.