Status table

28: Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Entry into force: 1-XII-1983


Last update: 10-IV-2014
Number of Contracting States to this Convention: 92

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1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification or Approval;
A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;
4) EIF = Entry into force
5) Ext = Extensions of application
6) Auth = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications

Members of the Organisation (click here for the non-Member States)

States S1 R/A/Su 2 Type 3 EIF 4 Ext 5 Auth 6 Res/D/N 7
Albania4-V-2007 A* 1-VIII-2007 1 Res26
Argentina28-I-199119-III-1991 R 1-VI-1991 1 D
Australia29-X-198629-X-1986 R 1-I-1987 1 D
Austria12-V-198714-VII-1988 R 1-X-1988 1
Belarus12-I-1998 A* 1-IV-1998 1 Res26
Belgium11-I-19829-II-1999 R 1-V-1999 1
Bosnia and Herzegovina23-VIII-1993 Su 6-III-1992 1
Brazil19-X-1999 A* 1-I-2000 1 Res24
Bulgaria20-V-2003 A* 1-VIII-2003 1 Res26,42
Burkina Faso25-V-1992 A* 1-VIII-1992 1
Canada25-X-19802-VI-1983 R 1-XII-1983 13 1 D,Res6,26,40,42
Chile23-II-1994 A* 1-V-1994 1 D3
China, People's Republic of C 2 D,N26
Costa Rica9-XI-1998 A* 1-II-1999 1
Croatia23-IV-1993 Su 1-XII-1991 1
Cyprus4-XI-1994 A* 1-II-1995 1
Czech Republic28-XII-199215-XII-1997 R 1-III-1998 1 Res26
Denmark17-IV-199117-IV-1991 R 1-VII-1991 1 Res24,26,39
Ecuador22-I-1992 A* 1-IV-1992 1
Estonia18-IV-2001 A* 1-VII-2001 1 Res24,26
Finland25-V-199425-V-1994 R 1-VIII-1994 1 Res24,26
France25-X-198016-IX-1982 R 1-XII-1983 1 Res,D24,26,39
Georgia24-VII-1997 A* 1-X-1997 1
Germany9-IX-198727-IX-1990 R 1-XII-1990 1 D,Res24,26
Greece25-X-198019-III-1993 R 1-VI-1993 1 Res24,26
Hungary7-IV-1986 A* 1-VII-1986 1
Iceland14-VIII-1996 A* 1-XI-1996 1 Res24,26
Ireland23-V-199016-VII-1991 R 1-X-1991 1
Israel4-IX-19914-IX-1991 R 1-XII-1991 1 Res26
Italy2-III-198722-II-1995 R 1-V-1995 1
Japan24-I-201424-I-2014 R 1-IV-2014 1 Res24,26
Korea, Republic of13-XII-2012 A* 1-III-2013 1 D,Res24,26,42
Latvia15-XI-2001 A* 1-II-2002 1 Res24
Lithuania5-VI-2002 A* 1-IX-2002 1 Res24,26
Luxembourg18-XII-19848-X-1986 R 1-I-1987 1 Res26
Malta26-X-1999 A* 1-I-2000 1
Mauritius23-III-1993 A* 1-VI-1993 1 Res26
Mexico20-VI-1991 A* 1-IX-1991 1
Monaco12-XI-1992 A* 1-II-1993 1 Res26
Montenegro1-III-2007 Su 3-VI-2006 1
Morocco9-III-2010 A* 1-VI-2010 1
Netherlands11-IX-198712-VI-1990 R 1-IX-1990 1 1 D,Res26
New Zealand31-V-1991 A* 1-VIII-1991 1 Res24,26
Norway9-I-19899-I-1989 R 1-IV-1989 1 Res24,26
Panama2-II-1994 A* 1-V-1994 1 Res26
Paraguay13-V-1998 A* 1-VIII-1998 1
Peru28-V-2001 A* 1-VIII-2001 1
Poland10-VIII-1992 A* 1-XI-1992 1 Res26
Portugal22-VI-198229-IX-1983 R 1-XII-1983 1
Romania20-XI-1992 A* 1-II-1993 1
Russian Federation28-VII-2011 A* 1-X-2011 1 Res26
Serbia29-IV-2001 Su 27-IV-1992 1
Singapore28-XII-2010 A* 1-III-2011 1 Res24,26
Slovakia28-XII-19927-XI-2000 R 1-II-2001 1 Res26
Slovenia22-III-1994 A* 1-VI-1994 1
South Africa8-VII-1997 A* 1-X-1997 1 Res24,26
Spain7-II-198616-VI-1987 R 1-IX-1987 1
Sri Lanka28-IX-2001 A* 1-XII-2001 1 Res24,26
Sweden22-III-198922-III-1989 R 1-VI-1989 1 Res26
Switzerland25-X-198011-X-1983 R 1-I-1984 1
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia20-IX-1993 Su 1-XII-1991 1
Turkey21-I-199831-V-2000 R 1-VIII-2000 1 Res26
Ukraine2-VI-2006 A* 1-IX-2006 1
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland19-XI-198420-V-1986 R 1-VIII-1986 7 1 N,Res26,39
United States of America23-XII-198129-IV-1988 R 1-VII-1988 1 Res24,26
Uruguay16-XI-1999 A* 1-II-2000 1
Venezuela16-X-199616-X-1996 R 1-I-1997 1 Res26

Non-Member States of the Organisation (click here for the Members)

States S1 R/A/Su 2 Type 3 EIF 4 Ext 5 Auth 6 Res/D/N 7
Andorra6-IV-2011 A* 1-VII-2011 1 Res24,26
Armenia1-III-2007 A* 1-VI-2007 1 Res24,26
Bahamas1-X-1993 A* 1-I-1994 1
Belize22-VI-1989 A* 1-IX-1989 1 Res24,26
Colombia13-XII-1995 A* 1-III-1996 1
Dominican Republic11-VIII-2004 A* 1-XI-2004 1
El Salvador5-II-2001 A* 1-V-2001 1 D,Res3,26
Fiji16-III-1999 A* 1-VI-1999 1
Gabon6-XII-2010 A* 1-III-2011
Guatemala6-II-2002 A* 1-V-2002 1 Res24,26
Guinea7-XI-2011 A* 1-II-2012 1
Honduras20-XII-1993 A* 1-III-1994 1 Res26
Iraq21-III-2014 A* 1-VI-2014
Kazakhstan3-VI-2013 A* 1-IX-2013 Res26
Lesotho18-VI-2012 A* 1-IX-2012 1
Nicaragua14-XII-2000 A* 1-III-2001 1
Republic of Moldova10-IV-1998 A* 1-VII-1998 1 Res26
Saint Kitts and Nevis31-V-1994 A* 1-VIII-1994 1 Res26
San Marino14-XII-2006 A* 1-III-2007 1 D26
Seychelles27-V-2008 A* 1-VIII-2008 1
Thailand14-VIII-2002 A* 1-XI-2002 1 Res24
Trinidad and Tobago7-VI-2000 A* 1-IX-2000 1
Turkmenistan29-XII-1997 A* 1-III-1998 1
Uzbekistan31-V-1999 A* 1-VIII-1999 1 Res26
Zimbabwe4-IV-1995 A* 1-VII-1995 1 Res26

1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification or Approval;
A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;
4) EIF = Entry into force
5) Ext = Extensions of application
6) Auth = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications