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States Parties: Ratification Status

19
States to the Convention as of Mar 8, 2012
State Party Date Type of instrument
Algeria Algeria {ts '1974-06-24 00:00:00'}24/06/1974 R
Bahrain Bahrain {ts '1991-05-28 00:00:00'}28/05/1991 R
Egypt Egypt {ts '1974-02-07 00:00:00'}07/02/1974 R
Iraq Iraq {ts '1974-03-05 00:00:00'}05/03/1974 Ac
Jordan Jordan {ts '1975-05-05 00:00:00'}05/05/1975 R
Kuwait Kuwait {ts '2002-06-06 00:00:00'}06/06/2002 R
Lebanon Lebanon {ts '1983-02-03 00:00:00'}03/02/1983 R
Libya Libya 2 {ts '1978-10-13 00:00:00'}13/10/1978 R
Mauritania Mauritania {ts '1981-03-02 00:00:00'}02/03/1981 R
Morocco Morocco {ts '1975-10-28 00:00:00'}28/10/1975 R
Oman Oman {ts '1981-10-06 00:00:00'}06/10/1981 Ac
Palestine Palestine {ts '2011-12-08 00:00:00'}08/12/2011 R
Qatar Qatar {ts '1984-09-12 00:00:00'}12/09/1984 Ac
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia {ts '1978-08-07 00:00:00'}07/08/1978 Ac
Sudan Sudan {ts '1974-06-06 00:00:00'}06/06/1974 R
Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic {ts '1975-08-13 00:00:00'}13/08/1975 Ac
Tunisia Tunisia {ts '1975-03-10 00:00:00'}10/03/1975 R
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates {ts '2001-05-11 00:00:00'}11/05/2001 A
Yemen Yemen 3 {ts '1980-10-07 00:00:00'}07/10/1980 R

Date of deposit of ratification (R), acceptance (Ac), accession (A) or of the notification of succession (S)1

Notes

The symbol ** designates those States for whom, in accordance with Article 33, the Convention has not yet entered into force.

  1. This Convention entered into force on 17 December 1975. It subsequently entered into force for each State three months after the date of deposit of that State's instrument, except in cases of declarations of succession (indicated by the letter (S)), where the entry into force occurred on the date on which the State assumed responsibility for conducting its international relations.
  2. On 16 September 2011, the National Transitional Council requested, via the Protocol and Liaison Service, that the form "Libya", previously not in use at the UN, replace both the earlier official and short forms (respectively, the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (the)).
  3. The unification of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen into a single Sovereign State, the Republic of Yemen, was proclaimed on 22 May 1990.

States Parties are countries which have adhered to the World Heritage Convention.They thereby agree to identify and nominate properties on their national territory to be considered for inscription on the World Heritage List. When a State Party nominates a property, it gives details of how a property is protected and provides a management plan for its upkeep. States Parties are also expected to protect the World Heritage values of the properties inscribed and are encouraged to report periodically on their condition.