State parties to the Convention

  • Albania 28/09/1999
  • Armenia 20/07/1998
  • Austria  31/03/1998
  • Azerbaijan 26/06/2000
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina 24/02/2000
  • Bulgaria 07/05/1999
  • Croatia 11/10/1997
  • Cyprus 04/06/1996
  • Czech Republic 18/12/1997
  • Denmark 22/09/1997
  • Estonia  06/01/1997
  • Finland 03/10/1997
  • Georgia 22/12/2005
  • Germany10/09/1997
  • Hungary 25/09/1995
  • Ireland  07/05/1999
  • Italy 03/11/1997
  • Latvia 06/06/2005
  • Liechtenstein 18/11/1997
  • Lithuania 23/03/2000
  • Malta 10/02/1998
  • Republic of Moldova 20/11/1996
  • Montenegro 06/06/2006
  • Netherlands 16/02/2005
  • Norway 17/03/1999
  • Poland 20/12/2000
  • Portugal 07/05/2002
  • Romania 11/05/1995
  • Russian Federation  21/08/1998
  • San Marino 05/12/1996
  • Serbia 11/05/2001
  • Slovak Republic 14/09/1995
  • Slovenia 25/03/1998
  • Spain  01/09/1995
  • Sweden 09/02/2000
  • Switzerland 21/10/1998
  • "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
    10/04/1997
  • Ukraine 26/01/1998
  • United Kingdom 15/01/1998

Signatory states

  • Belgium 31/07/2001
  • Greece 22/09/1997
  • Iceland 01/02/1995
  • Luxembourg 20/07/1995

Countries which have neither signed nor ratified the Convention

  • Andorra
  • France
  • Monaco
  • Turkey  

Specific monitoring arrangements

Kosovo is subject to a specific monitoring arrangement in conformity with the 2004 Agreement between UNMIK and the Council of Europe.

Treaty Office (search for ETS No. 157)
Contact Contact

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