Status table

33: Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption

Entry into force: 1-V-1995


Last update: 6-I-2014
Number of Contracting States to this Convention: 93

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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
Albania12-IX-200012-IX-2000 R 1-I-2001 1
Australia25-VIII-199825-VIII-1998 R 1-XII-1998 3 D22,25,45
Austria18-XII-199819-V-1999 R 1-IX-1999 3 D22
Azerbaijan22-VI-2004 A 1-X-2004 2 D17,21,22,25,28
Belarus10-XII-199717-VII-2003 R 1-XI-2003 2 D
Belgium27-I-199926-V-2005 R 1-IX-2005 3 D22,23
Brazil29-V-199310-III-1999 R 1-VII-1999 2 D22
Bulgaria27-II-200115-V-2002 R 1-IX-2002 3 D2,17,21,22,25,28,34
Burkina Faso19-IV-199411-I-1996 R 1-V-1996 1 D13
Canada12-IV-199419-XII-1996 R 1-IV-1997 13 3 D22,25,45
Chile13-VII-199913-VII-1999 R 1-XI-1999 3
China, People's Republic of30-XI-200016-IX-2005 R 1-I-2006 3 D6,22,23,25,39
Costa Rica29-V-199330-X-1995 R 1-II-1996 2
Croatia5-XII-2013 A 1-IV-2014 2 D17,21,22,25,28,34
Cyprus17-XI-199420-II-1995 R 1-VI-1995 2 D
Czech Republic1-XII-199911-II-2000 R 1-VI-2000 2 N
Denmark2-VII-19972-VII-1997 R 1-XI-1997 2 3 D22,25
Ecuador3-V-19947-IX-1995 R 1-I-1996 3
Estonia22-II-2002 A 1-VI-2002 2
Finland19-IV-199427-III-1997 R 1-VII-1997 3
France5-IV-199530-VI-1998 R 1-X-1998 3 D22,25,45
Georgia9-IV-1999 A 1-VIII-1999 1
Germany7-XI-199722-XI-2001 R 1-III-2002 3 D22
Greece2-IX-20092-IX-2009 R 1-I-2010 3 D15,22,25
Hungary25-V-20046-IV-2005 R 1-VIII-2005 2 D22,23
Iceland17-I-2000 A 1-V-2000 3
India9-I-20036-VI-2003 R 1-X-2003 1
Ireland19-VI-199628-VII-2010 R 1-XI-2010 3
Israel2-XI-19933-II-1999 R 1-VI-1999 1
Italy11-XII-199518-I-2000 R 1-V-2000 2 D22,23,25
Korea, Republic of24-V-2013
Latvia29-V-20029-VIII-2002 R 1-XII-2002 2 D23
Lithuania29-IV-1998 A 1-VIII-1998 1
Luxembourg6-VI-19955-VII-2002 R 1-XI-2002 3 D22,23,25
Malta13-X-2004 A 1-II-2005 2
Mauritius28-IX-1998 A 1-I-1999 2
Mexico29-V-199314-IX-1994 R 1-V-1995 2 D6,17,21,22,28,34
Monaco29-VI-1999 A 1-X-1999 2
Montenegro9-III-2012 A 1-VII-2012 2 D22,25,34
Netherlands5-XII-199326-VI-1998 R 1-X-1998 1 3 D
New Zealand18-IX-1998 A 1-I-1999 2
Norway20-V-199625-IX-1997 R 1-I-1998 5 D13,17,22,23
Panama15-VI-199929-IX-1999 R 1-I-2000 2 D22,25
Paraguay13-V-1998 A 1-IX-1998 1
Peru16-XI-199414-IX-1995 R 1-I-1996 2 D
Philippines17-VII-19952-VII-1996 R 1-XI-1996 2
Poland12-VI-199512-VI-1995 R 1-X-1995 4 D22
Portugal26-VIII-199919-III-2004 R 1-VII-2004 3 D22
Romania29-V-199328-XII-1994 R 1-V-1995 2
Russian Federation7-IX-2000
Serbia18-XII-2013 A 1-IV-2014 2
Slovakia1-VI-19996-VI-2001 R 1-X-2001 2
Slovenia24-I-200224-I-2002 R 1-V-2002 2
South Africa21-VIII-2003 A 1-XII-2003 3
Spain27-III-199511-VII-1995 R 1-XI-1995 3 D22
Sri Lanka24-V-199423-I-1995 R 1-V-1995 2 D23
Sweden10-X-199628-V-1997 R 1-IX-1997 3 D14,22,23
Switzerland16-I-199524-IX-2002 R 1-I-2003 2 D22,25
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia23-XII-2008 A 1-IV-2009 2
Turkey5-XII-200127-V-2004 R 1-IX-2004 2
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland12-I-199427-II-2003 R 1-VI-2003 1 4 D,N25,45
United States of America31-III-199412-XII-2007 R 1-IV-2008 3 D22(2)
Uruguay1-IX-19933-XII-2003 R 1-IV-2004 1
Venezuela10-I-199710-I-1997 R 1-V-1997 1 D22,25
Viet Nam7-XII-20101-XI-2011 R 1-II-2012 3

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
Andorra3-I-1997 A 1-V-1997 3 D22,34
Armenia1-III-2007 A 1-VI-2007 1 D22,25
Belize20-XII-2005 A 1-IV-2006 1
Bolivia10-XI-200012-III-2002 R 1-VII-2002 1 D,Res15,19
Burundi15-X-1998 A 1-II-1999 1
Cambodia6-IV-2007 A** 1-VIII-2007 1
Cape Verde4-IX-2009 A 1-I-2010 2
Colombia1-IX-199313-VII-1998 R 1-XI-1998 5 D17,21,22,28
Cuba20-II-2007 A 1-VI-2007 2
Dominican Republic22-XI-2006 A 1-III-2007 2
El Salvador21-XI-199617-XI-1998 R 1-III-1999 2 D2,17,21,22,28,34
Fiji29-IV-2012 A 1-VIII-2012 2
Guatemala26-XI-2002 A** 1-III-2003 2
Guinea21-X-2003 A** 1-II-2004 1
Haiti2-III-201116-XII-2013 R 1-IV-2014 2
Kazakhstan9-VII-2010 A 1-XI-2010 2
Kenya12-II-2007 A 1-VI-2007 2
Lesotho24-VIII-2012 A** 1-XII-2012 1
Liechtenstein26-I-2009 A 1-V-2009 2 D22,25
Madagascar12-V-200412-V-2004 R 1-IX-2004 1
Mali2-V-2006 A 1-IX-2006 1
Mongolia25-IV-2000 A 1-VIII-2000 1
Nepal28-IV-2009
Republic of Moldova10-IV-1998 A 1-VIII-1998 2
Rwanda28-III-2012 A** 1-VII-2012 2
San Marino6-X-2004 A 1-II-2005 2
Senegal24-VIII-2011 A 1-XII-2011 1
Seychelles26-VI-2008 A 1-X-2008 1
Swaziland5-III-2013 A 1-VII-2013 1 --
Thailand29-IV-200429-IV-2004 R 1-VIII-2004 3
Togo12-X-2009 A 1-II-2010 2

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