List of Contracting Parties

(in chronological order)

Order Chronological order
ISO Two-letter ISO country code
Region CITES region
  – 1 = Africa
  – 2 = Asia
  – 3 = Central and South America and the Caribbean
  – 4 = Europe
  – 5 = North America
  – 6 = Oceania
   
Date 1 – (A) Accession
  – (Ac) Acceptance
  – (Ap) Approval
  – (C) Continuation
  – (S) Succession
  – (R) Ratification
Date 2 Date of entry into force
Order State ISO Region Date 1 Date 2
1 United States of America US 5 14/01/1974 (R) 01/07/1975
2 Nigeria NG 1 09/05/1974 (R) 01/07/1975
3 Switzerland CH 4 09/07/1974 (R) 01/07/1975
4 Tunisia TN 1 10/07/1974 (R) 01/07/1975
5 Sweden SE 4 20/08/1974 (R) 01/07/1975
6 Cyprus CY 4 18/10/1974 (R) 01/07/1975
7 Ecuador EC 3 11/02/1975 (R) 01/07/1975
8 Chile CL 3 14/02/1975 (R) 01/07/1975
9 Uruguay UY 3 02/04/1975 (R) 01/07/1975
10 Canada CA 5 10/04/1975 (R) 09/07/1975
11 Mauritius MU 1 28/04/1975 (R) 27/07/1975
12 Nepal NP 2 18/06/1975 (A) 16/09/1975
13 Peru PE 3 27/06/1975 (R) 25/09/1975
14 Costa Rica CR 3 30/06/1975 (R) 28/09/1975
15 South Africa ZA 1 15/07/1975 (R) 13/10/1975
16 Brazil BR 3 06/08/1975 (R) 04/11/1975
17 Madagascar MG 1 20/08/1975 (R) 18/11/1975
18 Niger NE 1 08/09/1975 (R) 07/12/1975
19 Morocco MA 1 16/10/1975 (R) 14/01/1976
20 Ghana GH 1 14/11/1975 (R) 12/02/1976
21 Papua New Guinea PG 6 12/12/1975 (A) 11/03/1976
22 Germany DE 4 22/03/1976 (R) 20/06/1976
23 Pakistan PK 2 20/04/1976 (A) 19/07/1976
24 Finland FI 4 10/05/1976 (A) 08/08/1976
25 India IN 2 20/07/1976 (R) 18/10/1976
26 Democratic Republic of the Congo CD 1 20/07/1976 (A) 18/10/1976
27 Norway NO 4 27/07/1976 (R) 25/10/1976
28 Australia AU 6 29/07/1976 (R) 27/10/1976
29 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland GB 4 02/08/1976 (R) 31/10/1976
30 Iran (Islamic Republic of) IR 2 03/08/1976 (R) 01/11/1976
31 Paraguay PY 3 15/11/1976 (R) 13/02/1977
32 Seychelles SC 1 08/02/1977 (A) 09/05/1977
33 Guyana GY 3 27/05/1977 (A) 25/08/1977
34 Denmark DK 4 26/07/1977 (R) 24/10/1977
35 Senegal SN 1 05/08/1977 (A) 03/11/1977
36 Nicaragua NI 3 06/08/1977 (A) 04/11/1977
37 Gambia GM 1 26/08/1977 (A) 24/11/1977
38 Malaysia MY 2 20/10/1977 (A) 18/01/1978
39 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) VE 3 24/10/1977 (R) 22/01/1978
40 Botswana BW 1 14/11/1977 (A) 12/02/1978
41 Egypt EG 1 04/01/1978 (A) 04/04/1978
42 Monaco MC 4 19/04/1978 (A) 18/07/1978
43 France FR 4 11/05/1978 (Ap) 09/08/1978
44 Panama PA 3 17/08/1978 (R) 15/11/1978
45 Togo TG 1 23/10/1978 (R) 21/01/1979
46 Kenya KE 1 13/12/1978 (R) 13/03/1979
47 Jordan JO 2 14/12/1978 (A) 14/03/1979
48 Indonesia ID 2 28/12/1978 (A) 28/03/1979
49 Sri Lanka LK 2 04/05/1979 (A) 02/08/1979
50 Bahamas BS 3 20/06/1979 (A) 18/09/1979
51 Bolivia (Plurinational State of) BO 3 06/07/1979 (R) 04/10/1979
52 Italy IT 4 02/10/1979 (R) 31/12/1979
53 Guatemala GT 3 07/11/1979 (R) 05/02/1980
54 United Republic of Tanzania TZ 1 29/11/1979 (R) 27/02/1980
55 Liechtenstein LI 4 30/11/1979 (A) 28/02/1980
56 Israel IL 4 18/12/1979 (R) 17/03/1980
57 Japan JP 2 06/08/1980 (Ac) 04/11/1980
58 Central African Republic CF 1 27/08/1980 (A) 25/11/1980
59 Rwanda RW 1 20/10/1980 (A) 18/01/1981
60 Suriname SR 3 17/11/1980 (A) 15/02/1981
61 Zambia ZM 1 24/11/1980 (A) 22/02/1981
62 Portugal PT 4 11/12/1980 (R) 11/03/1981
63 China CN 2 08/01/1981 (A) 08/04/1981
64 Argentina AR 3 08/01/1981 (R) 08/04/1981
65 Liberia LR 1 11/03/1981 (A) 09/06/1981
66 Mozambique MZ 1 25/03/1981 (A) 23/06/1981
67 Zimbabwe ZW 1 19/05/1981 (A) 17/08/1981
68 Cameroon CM 1 05/06/1981 (A) 03/09/1981
69 Belize BZ 3 19/08/1986 (S) 21/09/1981
70 Philippines PH 2 18/08/1981 (R) 16/11/1981
71 Colombia CO 3 31/08/1981 (R) 29/11/1981
72 Guinea GN 1 21/09/1981 (A) 20/12/1981
73 Bangladesh BD 2 20/11/1981 (R) 18/02/1982
74 Austria AT 4 27/01/1982 (A) 27/04/1982
75 Malawi MW 1 05/02/1982 (A) 06/05/1982
76 Sudan SD 1 26/10/1982 (R) 24/01/1983
77 Saint Lucia LC 3 15/12/1982 (A) 15/03/1983
78 Thailand TH 2 21/01/1983 (R) 21/04/1983
79 Congo CG 1 31/01/1983 (A) 01/05/1983
80 Belgium BE 4 03/10/1983 (R) 01/01/1984
81 Algeria DZ 1 23/11/1983 (A) 21/02/1984
82 Luxembourg LU 4 13/12/1983 (R) 12/03/1984
83 Trinidad and Tobago TT 3 19/01/1984 (A) 18/04/1984
84 Benin BJ 1 28/02/1984 (A) 28/05/1984
85 Netherlands NL 4 19/04/1984 (R) 18/07/1984
86 Honduras HN 3 15/03/1985 (A) 13/06/1985
87 Hungary HU 4 29/05/1985 (A) 27/08/1985
88 Afghanistan AF 2 30/10/1985 (A) 28/01/1986
89 Somalia SO 1 02/12/1985 (A) 02/03/1986
90 Spain ES 4 30/05/1986 (A) 28/08/1986
91 Singapore SG 2 30/11/1986 (A) 28/02/1987
92 Dominican Republic DO 3 17/12/1986 (A) 17/03/1987
93 El Salvador SV 3 30/04/1987 (A) 29/07/1987
94 Burundi BI 1 08/08/1988 (A) 06/11/1988
95 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VC 3 30/11/1988 (A) 28/02/1989
96 Chad TD 1 02/02/1989 (A) 03/05/1989
97 Gabon GA 1 13/02/1989 (A) 14/05/1989
98 Ethiopia ET 1 05/04/1989 (A) 04/07/1989
99 Malta MT 4 17/04/1989 (A) 16/07/1989
100 New Zealand NZ 6 10/05/1989 (A) 08/08/1989
101 Vanuatu VU 6 17/07/1989 (A) 15/10/1989
102 Burkina Faso BF 1 13/10/1989 (A) 11/01/1990
103 Poland PL 4 12/12/1989 (R) 12/03/1990
104 United Arab Emirates AE 2 08/02/1990 (A) 09/05/1990
105 Cuba CU 3 20/04/1990 (A) 19/07/1990
106 Brunei Darussalam BN 2 04/05/1990 (A) 02/08/1990
107 Guinea-Bissau GW 1 16/05/1990 (A) 14/08/1990
108 Namibia NA 1 18/12/1990 (A) 18/03/1991
109 Bulgaria BG 4 16/01/1991 (A) 16/04/1991
110 Mexico MX 5 02/07/1991 (A) 30/09/1991
111 Uganda UG 1 18/07/1991 (A) 16/10/1991
112 Russian Federation RU 4 13/01/1992 (C) 01/01/1992
113 Djibouti DJ 1 07/02/1992 (A) 07/05/1992
114 Equatorial Guinea GQ 1 10/03/1992 (A) 08/06/1992
115 Estonia EE 4 22/07/1992 (A) 20/10/1992
116 Slovakia SK 4 02/03/1993 (S) 01/01/1993
117 Czech Republic CZ 4 14/04/1993 (S) 01/01/1993
118 Greece GR 4 08/10/1992 (A) 06/01/1993
119 Barbados BB 3 09/12/1992 (A) 09/03/1993
120 Republic of Korea KR 2 09/07/1993 (A) 07/10/1993
121 Viet Nam VN 2 20/01/1994 (A) 20/04/1994
122 Saint Kitts and Nevis KN 3 14/02/1994 (A) 15/05/1994
123 Mali ML 1 18/07/1994 (A) 16/10/1994
124 Romania RO 4 18/08/1994 (A) 16/11/1994
125 Eritrea ER 1 24/10/1994 (A) 22/01/1995
126 Sierra Leone SL 1 28/10/1994 (A) 26/01/1995
127 Côte d'Ivoire CI 1 21/11/1994 (A) 19/02/1995
128 Comoros KM 1 23/11/1994 (A) 21/02/1995
129 Dominica DM 3 04/08/1995 (A) 02/11/1995
130 Belarus BY 4 10/08/1995 (A) 08/11/1995
131 Mongolia MN 2 05/01/1996 (A) 04/04/1996
132 Saudi Arabia SA 2 12/03/1996 (A) 10/06/1996
133 Georgia GE 4 13/09/1996 (A) 12/12/1996
134 Turkey TR 4 23/09/1996 (A) 22/12/1996
135 Latvia LV 4 11/02/1997 (A) 12/05/1997
136 Swaziland SZ 1 26/02/1997 (A) 27/05/1997
137 Jamaica JM 3 23/04/1997 (A) 22/07/1997
138 Yemen YE 2 05/05/1997 (A) 03/08/1997
139 Myanmar MM 2 13/06/1997 (A) 11/09/1997
140 Cambodia KH 2 04/07/1997 (R) 02/10/1997
141 Antigua and Barbuda AG 3 08/07/1997 (A) 06/10/1997
142 Uzbekistan UZ 2 10/07/1997 (A) 08/10/1997
143 Fiji FJ 6 30/09/1997 (A) 29/12/1997
144 Mauritania MR 1 13/03/1998 (A) 11/06/1998
145 Azerbaijan AZ 4 23/11/1998 (A) 21/02/1999
146 Grenada GD 3 30/08/1999 (A) 28/11/1999
147 Ukraine UA 4 30/12/1999 (A) 29/03/2000
148 Iceland IS 4 03/01/2000 (A) 02/04/2000
149 Kazakhstan KZ 2 20/01/2000 (A) 19/04/2000
150 Slovenia SI 4 24/01/2000 (A) 23/04/2000
151 Croatia HR 4 14/03/2000 (A) 12/06/2000
152 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia MK 4 04/07/2000 (A) 02/10/2000
153 Republic of Moldova MD 4 29/03/2001 (A) 27/06/2001
154 Qatar QA 2 08/05/2001 (A) 06/08/2001
155 Sao Tome and Principe ST 1 09/08/2001 (A) 07/11/2001
156 Lithuania LT 4 10/12/2001 (A) 09/03/2002
157 Ireland IE 4 08/01/2002 (R) 08/04/2002
158 Kuwait KW 2 12/08/2002 (R) 10/11/2002
159 Bhutan BT 2 15/08/2002 (A) 13/11/2002
160 Libya LY 1 28/01/2003 (A) 28/04/2003
161 Syrian Arab Republic SY 2 30/04/2003 (A) 29/07/2003
162 Albania AL 4 27/06/2003 (A) 25/09/2003
163 Lesotho LS 1 01/10/2003 (R) 30/12/2003
164 Lao People's Democratic Republic LA 2 01/03/2004 (A) 30/05/2004
165 Palau PW 6 16/04/2004 (A) 15/07/2004
166 Samoa WS 6 09/11/2004 (A) 07/02/2005
167 San Marino SM 4 22/07/2005 (Ac) 20/10/2005
168 Cape Verde CV 1 10/08/2005 (A) 08/11/2005
169 Serbia RS 4 06/06/2006 (C) 03/06/2006
170 Montenegro ME 4 26/03/2007 (S) 03/06/2006
171 Solomon Islands SB 6 26/03/2007 (A) 24/06/2007
172 Kyrgyzstan KG 2 04/06/2007 (A) 02/09/2007
173 Oman OM 2 19/03/2008 (A) 17/06/2008
174 Armenia AM 4 23/10/2008 (A) 21/01/2009
175 Bosnia and Herzegovina BA 4 21/01/2009 (A) 21/04/2009
176 Bahrain BH 2 19/08/2012 (A) 17/11/2012
177 Maldives MV 2 12/12/2012 (A) 12/03/2013
178 Lebanon LB 2 25/02/2013 (A) 26/05/2013
179 Angola AO 1 02/10/2013 (A) 31/12/2013
180 Iraq IQ 2 05/02/2014 (A) 06/05/2014