Chart of signatures and ratifications of Treaty 157

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
Status as of 08/02/2016
Title Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
Reference CETS No.157
Opening of the treaty Strasbourg, 01/02/1995  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and up until the date of entry into force by any other State so invited by the Committee of Ministers
Entry into Force 01/02/1998  - 12 Ratifications.

State who signed State who ratified State who neither signed nor ratified State who suspended State who denounced

Members of Council of Europe

  Signature Ratification Entry into Force Notes R. D. A. T. C. O.
Albania 29/06/1995 28/09/1999 01/01/2000              
Andorra                    
Armenia 25/07/1997 20/07/1998 01/11/1998              
Austria 01/02/1995 31/03/1998 01/07/1998     D.        
Azerbaijan   26/06/2000 01/10/2000     D.        
Belgium 31/07/2001       R.          
Bosnia and Herzegovina   24/02/2000 01/06/2000              
Bulgaria 09/10/1997 07/05/1999 01/09/1999     D.        
Croatia 06/11/1996 11/10/1997 01/02/1998              
Cyprus 01/02/1995 04/06/1996 01/02/1998              
Czech Republic 28/04/1995 18/12/1997 01/04/1998              
Denmark 01/02/1995 22/09/1997 01/02/1998     D.        
Estonia 02/02/1995 06/01/1997 01/02/1998     D.        
Finland 01/02/1995 03/10/1997 01/02/1998              
France                    
Georgia 21/01/2000 22/12/2005 01/04/2006              
Germany 11/05/1995 10/09/1997 01/02/1998     D.        
Greece 22/09/1997                  
Hungary 01/02/1995 25/09/1995 01/02/1998              
Iceland 01/02/1995                  
Ireland 01/02/1995 07/05/1999 01/09/1999              
Italy 01/02/1995 03/11/1997 01/03/1998              
Latvia 11/05/1995 06/06/2005 01/10/2005     D.        
Liechtenstein 01/02/1995 18/11/1997 01/03/1998     D.        
Lithuania 01/02/1995 23/03/2000 01/07/2000              
Luxembourg 20/07/1995         D.        
Malta 11/05/1995 10/02/1998 01/06/1998   R. D.        
Moldova 13/07/1995 20/11/1996 01/02/1998              
Monaco                    
Montenegro   11/05/2001 06/06/2006 54            
Netherlands 01/02/1995 16/02/2005 01/06/2005     D.   T.    
Norway 01/02/1995 17/03/1999 01/07/1999              
Poland 01/02/1995 20/12/2000 01/04/2001     D.        
Portugal 01/02/1995 07/05/2002 01/09/2002              
Romania 01/02/1995 11/05/1995 01/02/1998              
Russia 28/02/1996 21/08/1998 01/12/1998     D.        
San Marino 11/05/1995 05/12/1996 01/02/1998              
Serbia   11/05/2001 01/09/2001 54            
Slovakia 01/02/1995 14/09/1995 01/02/1998              
Slovenia 01/02/1995 25/03/1998 01/07/1998     D.        
Spain 01/02/1995 01/09/1995 01/02/1998              
Sweden 01/02/1995 09/02/2000 01/06/2000     D.        
Switzerland 01/02/1995 21/10/1998 01/02/1999     D.        
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 25/07/1996 10/04/1997 01/02/1998     D.        
Turkey                    
Ukraine 15/09/1995 26/01/1998 01/05/1998              
United Kingdom 01/02/1995 15/01/1998 01/05/1998              

Total number of signatures not followed by ratifications 4
Total number of ratifications/accessions 39

Notes

  • (54) Date of accession by the state union of Serbia and Montenegro.
a: Accession s: Signature without reservation as to ratification su: Succession r: Signature "ad referendum".
R.: Reservations D.: Declarations A.: Authorities T.: Territorial Application C.: Communication O.: Objection.
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