States Parties: Ratification Status
|State Party||Date||Type of instrument|
|Central African Republic||22/12/1980||R|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||23/09/1974||R|
|Sao Tome and Principe||25/07/2006||R|
|Tanzania, United Republic of||02/08/1977||R|
Date of deposit of ratification (R), acceptance (Ac), accession (A) or of the notification of succession (S)1
The symbol ** designates those States for whom, in accordance with Article 33, the Convention has not yet entered into force.
- 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.
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.
Statement of Compulsory and Voluntary Contributions