Members and Signatories

188 nations are members of the Chemical Weapons Convention. 2 nations have signed, but not ratified the CWC, leaving only 5 nations entirely outside of the treaty.

Member States | Signatory States | Non-Signatory States

Member States

1 Afghanistan Jan 14, 1993 Sept 9, 2003 Sept 10, 2003
2 Albania Jan 14, 1993 May 11, 1994 April 29, 1997
3 Algeria Jan 13, 1993 Aug 14, 1995 April 29, 1997
4 Andorra Feb 27, 2003 March 29, 2003
5 Antigua and Barbuda Aug 29, 2005 Sept 25, 2005
6 Argentina Jan 13, 1993 Oct 2, 1995 April 29, 1997
7 Armenia March 19, 1993 Jan 27, 1995 April 29, 1997
8 Australia Jan 13, 1993 May 6, 1994 April 29, 1997
9 Austria Jan 13, 1993 Aug 17, 1995 April 29, 1997
10 Azerbaijan Jan 13, 1993 Feb 29, 2000 March 30, 2000
11 Bahamas March 2, 1994 April 21, 2009 May 21, 2009
12 Bahrain Feb 24, 1993 April 28, 1997 April 29, 1997
13 Bangladesh Jan 14, 1993 April 25, 1997 April 29, 1997
14 Barbados March 7, 2007 April 6, 2007
15 Belarus Jan 14, 1993 July 11, 1996 April 29, 1997
16 Belgium Jan 13, 1993 Jan 27, 1997 April 29, 1997
17 Belize Dec 1 , 2003 Dec 31, 2003
18 Benin Jan 14, 1993 May 14, 1998 June 13, 1998
19 Bhutan April 24, 1997 Aug 18, 2005 Sept 17, 2005
20 Bolivia Jan 14, 1993 Aug 14, 1998 Sept 13, 1998
21 Bosnia and Herzegovina Jan 16, 1997 Feb 25, 1997 April 29, 1997
22 Botswana Aug 31, 1998 Set 30, 1998
23 Brazil Jan 13, 1993 March 13, 1996 April 29, 1997
24 Brunei Darussalam Jan 13, 1993 July 28, 1997 Aug 27, 1997
25 Bulgaria Jan 13, 1993 Aug 10, 1994 April 29, 1997
26 Burkina Faso Jan 14, 1993 July 8, 1997 Aug 7, 1997
27 Burundi Jan 15, 1993 Sept 4, 1998 Oct 4, 1998
28 Cambodia Jan 15, 1993 July 19, 2005 Aug 18, 2005
29 Cameroon Jan 14, 1993 Sept 16, 1996 April 29, 1997
30 Canada Jan 13, 1993 Sept 26, 1995 April 29, 1997
31 Cape Verde Jan 15, 1993 Oct 10, 2003 Nov 9, 2003
32 Central African Republic Jan 14, 1993 Sept 20, 2006 Oct 20, 2006
33 Chad Oct 11, 1994 Feb 13, 2004 March 14, 2004
34 Chile Jan 14, 1993 July 12, 1996 April 29, 1997
35 China Jan 13, 1993 April 25, 1997 April 29, 1997
36 Colombia Jan 13, 1993 April 5, 2000 May 5, 2000
37 Comoros Jan 13, 1993 Aug 18, 2006 Sept 17, 2006
38 Congo Jan 15, 1993 Dec 4, 2007 Jan 3, 2008
39 Cook Islands Jan 14, 1993 July 15, 1994 April 29, 1997
40 Costa Rica Jan 14, 1993 May 31, 1996 April 29, 1997
41 Cote d’Ivoire Jan 13, 1993 Dec 18, 1995 April 29, 1997
42 Croatia Jan 13, 1993 May 23, 1995 April 29, 1997
43 Cuba Jan 13, 1993 April 29, 1997 May 29, 1997
44 Cyprus Jan 13, 1993 Aug 28, 1998 Sept 27, 1998
45 Czech Republic Jan 14, 1993 May 6, 1996 April 29, 1997
46 Democratic Republic of the Congo Jan 14, 1993 Oct 12, 2005 Nov 11, 2005
47 Denmark Jan 14, 1993 July 13, 1995 April 29, 1997
48 Djibouti Sept 28, 1993 Jan 25, 2006 Feb 24, 1006
49 Dominica Aug 2, 1993 Feb 12, 2001 March 14, 2001
50 Dominican Republic Jan 13, 1993 March 27, 2009 April 26, 2009
51 Ecuador Jan 14, 1993 Sept 6, 1995 April 29, 1997
52 El Salvador Jan 14, 1993 Oct 30, 1995 April 29, 1997
53 Equatorial Guinea Jan 14, 1993 April 25, 1997 April 29, 1997
54 Eritrea Feb 14, 2000 March 15, 2000
55 Estonia Jan 14, 1993 May 26, 1999 June 25, 1999
56 Ethiopia Jan 14, 1993 May 13, 1996 April 29, 1997
57 Fiji Jan 14, 1993 Jan 20, 1993 April 29, 1997
58 Finland Jan 14, 1993 Feb 7, 1995 April 29, 1997
59 France Jan 13, 1993 March 2, 1995 April 29, 1997
60 Gabon Jan 13, 1993 Sept 8, 2000 Oct 8, 2000
61 Gambia Jan 13, 1993 May 19, 1998 June 18, 1998
62 Georgia Jan 14, 1993 Nov 27, 1995 April 29, 1997
63 Germany Jan 13, 1993 Aug 12, 1994 April 29, 1997
64 Ghana Jan 14, 1993 July 9, 1997 Aug 8, 1997
65 Greece Jan 13, 1993 Dec 22, 1994 April 29, 1997
66 Grenada April 9, 1997 Jun 3, 2005 July 3, 2005
67 Guatemala Jan 14, 1993 Feb 12, 2003 March 14, 2003
68 Guinea Jan 14, 1993 Jun 9, 1997 July 9, 1997
69 Guinea-Bissau Jan 14, 1993 May 20, 2008 June 19, 2008
70 Guyana Oct 6, 1993 Sept 12, 1997 Oct 12, 1997
71 Haiti Jan 14, 1993 Feb 22, 2006 March 24, 2006
72 Holy See Jan 14, 1993 May 12, 1999 June 11, 1999
73 Honduras Jan 13, 1993 Aug 29, 2005 Sept 28, 2005
74 Hungary Jan 13, 1993 Oct 31, 1996 April 29, 1997
75 Iceland Jan 13, 1993 Alril 28, 1997 April 29, 1997
76 India Jan 14, 1993 Sept 3, 1996 April 29, 1997
77 Indonesia Jan 13, 1993 Nov 12, 1998 Dec 12, 1998
78 Iraq Jan 13, 2009 Feb 12, 2009
79 Iran Jan 13, 1993 Nov 3, 1997 Dec 3, 1997
80 Ireland Jan 14, 1993 June 24, 1996 April 29, 1997
81 Italy Jan 13, 1993 Dec 8, 1995 April 29, 1997
82 Jamaica April 18, 1997 Sept 8, 2000 Oct 8, 2000
83 Japan Jan 13, 1993 Sept 15, 1995 April 29, 1997
84 Jordan Oct 29, 1997 Nov 28, 1997
85 Kazakhstan Jan 14, 1993 March 23, 2000 April 22, 2000
86 Kenya Jan 15, 1993 April 25, 1997 April 29, 1997
87 Kiribati Sept 7, 2000 Oct 7, 2000
88 Kuwait Jan 27, 1993 May 29, 1997 June 28, 1997
89 Kyrgyzstan Feb 22, 1993 Sept 29, 2003 Oct 29, 2003
90 Lao People’s Democratic Republic May 13, 1993 Feb 25, 1997 April 29, 1997
91 Latvia May 6, 1993 July 23, 1996 April 29, 1997
92 Lebanon Nov 20, 2008 Dec 20, 2008
93 Lesotho Dec 7, 1994 Dec 7, 1994 April 29, 1997
94 Liberia Jan 15, 1993 Feb 23, 2006 March 25, 2006
95 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Jan 6, 2004 Feb 5, 2004
96 Liechtenstein July 21, 1993 Nov 24, 1999 Dec 24, 1999
97 Lithuania Jan 13, 1993 April 15, 1998 May 15, 1998
98 Luxembourg Jan 13, 1993 April 15, 1997 April 29, 1997
99 Madagascar Jan 15, 1993 Oct 20, 2004 Nov 19, 2004
100 Malawi Jan 14, 1993 June 11, 1998 July 11, 1998
101 Malaysia Jan 13, 1993 April 20, 2000 May 20, 2000
102 Maldives Oct 1, 1993 May 31, 1994 April 29, 1997
103 Mali Jan 13, 1993 April 28, 1997 April 29, 1997
104 Malta Jan 13, 1993 April 28, 1997 April 29, 1997
105 Marshall Islands Jan 13, 1993 May 19, 2004 June 18, 2004
106 Mauritania Jan 13, 1993 Feb 9, 1998 March 11, 1998
107 Mauritius Jan 14, 1993 Feb 9, 1993 April 29, 1997
108 Mexico Jan 13, 1993 Aug 29, 1994 April 29, 1997
109 Micronesia Jan 13, 1993 June 21, 1999 July 21, 1999
110 Monaco Jan 13, 1993 June 1, 1995 April 29, 1997
111 Mongolia Jan 14, 1993 Jan 17, 1995 April 29, 1997
112 Montenegro Oct 23, 2006 June 3, 2006
113 Morocco Jan 13, 1993 Dec 28, 1995 April 29, 1997
114 Mozambique Aug 15, 2000 Sept 14, 2000
115 Namibia Jan 13, 1993 Nov 27, 1995 April 29, 1997
116 Nauru Jan 13, 1993 Nov 12, 2001 Dec 12, 2001
117 Nepal Jan 19, 1993 Nov 18, 1997 Dec 18, 1997
118 Netherlands Jan 14, 1993 June 30, 1995 April 29, 1997
119 New Zealand Jan 14, 1993 July 15, 1996 April 29, 1997
120 Nicaragua March 9, 1993 Nov 5, 1999 Dec 5, 1999
121 Niger Jan 14, 1993 April 9, 1997 April 29, 1997
122 Nigeria Jan 13, 1993 May 20, 1999 June 19, 1999
123 Niue April 21, 2005 May 21, 2005
124 Norway Jan 13, 1993 April 7, 1994 April 29, 1997
125 Oman Feb 2, 1993 Feb 8, 1995 April 29, 1997
126 Pakistan Jan 13, 1993 Oct 28, 1997 Nov 27, 1997
127 Palau Feb 3, 2003 March 5, 2003
128 Panama June 16, 1993 Oct 7, 1998 Nov 6, 1998
129 Papua New Guinea Jan 14, 1993 April 17, 1996 April 29, 1997
130 Paraguay Jan 14, 1993 Dec 1, 1994 April 29, 1997
131 Peru Jan 14, 1993 July 20, 1995 April 29, 1997
132 Philippines Jan 13, 1993 Dec 11, 1996 April 29, 1997
133 Poland Jan 13, 1993 Aug 23, 1995 April 29, 1997
134 Portugal Jan 13, 1993 Sept 10, 1996 April 29, 1997
135 Qatar Feb 1, 1993 Sept 3, 1997 Oct 3, 1997
136 Republic of Korea Jan 14, 1993 April 28, 1997 April 29, 1997
137 Republic of Moldova Jan 13, 1993 July 8, 1996 April 29, 1997
138 Romania Jan 13, 1993 Feb 15, 1995 April 29, 1997
139 Russian Federation Jan 13, 1993 Nov 5, 1997 Dec 5, 1997
140 Rwanda May 17, 1993 March 31, 2004 April 30, 2004
141 Saint Kitts and Nevis March 16, 1994 May 21, 2004 June 20, 2004
142 Saint Lucia March 29, 1993 April 9, 1997 April 29, 1997
143 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Sept 20, 1993 Sept 18, 2002 Oct 18, 2002
144 Samoa Jan 14, 1993 Sept 27, 2002 Oct 27, 2002
145 San Marino Jan 13, 1993 Dec 10, 1999 Jan 9, 2000
146 Sao Tom and Principe Sept 9, 2003 Oct 9, 2003
147 Saudi Arabia Jan 20, 1993 Aug 9, 1996 April 29, 1997
148 Senegal Jan 13, 1993 July 20, 1998 Aug 19, 1998
149 Serbia April 20, 2000 May 20, 2000
150 Seychelles Jan 15, 1993 April 7, 1993 April 29, 1997
151 Sierra Leone Jan 15, 1993 Sept 30, 2004 Oct 30, 2004
152 Singapore Jan 14, 1993 May 21, 1997 June 20, 1997
153 Slovakia Jan 14, 1993 Oct 27, 1995 April 29, 1997
154 Slovenia Jan 14, 1993 June 11, 1997 July 10, 1997
155 Solomon Islands Sept 23, 2004 Oct 23, 2004
156 South Africa Jan 14, 1993 Sept 13, 1995 April 29, 1997
157 Spain Jan 13, 1993 Aug 8, 1994 April 29, 1997
158 Sri Lanka Jan 14, 1993 Aug 19, 1994 April 29, 1997
159 Sudan May 24, 1999 June 23, 1999
160 Suriname April 28, 1997 April 28, 1997 April 29, 1997
161 Swaziland Sept 23, 1993 Nov 20, 1996 April 29, 1997
162 Sweden Jan 13, 1993 June 17, 1993 April 29, 1997
163 Switzerland Jan 15, 1993 March 10, 1995 April 29, 1997
164 Tajikistan Jan 14, 1993 Jan 11, 1995 April 29, 1997
165 Thailand Jan 14, 1993 Dec 10, 2002 Jan 9, 2003
166 Macedonia June 20, 1997 July 20, 1997
167 Timor Leste May 7, 2003 June 6, 2003
168 Togo Jan 13, 1993 April 23, 1997 April 29, 1997
169 Tonga May 29, 2003 June 28, 2003
170 Trinidad and Tobago June 24, 1997 July 24, 1997
171 Tunisia Jan 13, 1993 April 15, 1997 April 29, 1997
172 Turkey Jan 14, 1993 May 12, 1997 April 29, 1997
173 Turkmenistan Oct 12, 1993 Sept 29, 1994 April 29, 1997
174 Tuvalu Jan 19, 2004 Feb 18, 2004
175 Uganda Jan 14, 1993 Nov 30, 2001 Dec 30, 2001
176 Ukraine Jan 13, 1993 Oct 16, 1998 Nov 15, 1998
177 United Arab Emirates Feb 2, 1993 Nov 28, 2000 Dec 28, 2000
178 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Jan 13, 1993 May 13, 1996 April 29, 1997
179 United Republic of Tanzania Feb 25, 1994 June 25, 1998 July 25, 1998
180 United States of America Jan 13, 1993 April 25, 1997 April 29, 1997
181 Uruguay Jan 15, 1993 Oct 6, 1994 April 29, 1997
182 Uzbekistan Nov 24, 1995 July 23, 1996 April 29, 1997
183 Vanuatu Sept 16, 2005 Oct 16, 2005
184 Venezuela Jan 14, 1993 Dec 3, 1997 Jan 2, 1998
185 Viet Nam Jan 13, 1993 Sept 30, 1998 Oct 30, 1998
186 Yemen Feb 8, 1993 Oct 2, 2000 Nov 1, 2000
187 Zambia Jan 13, 1993 Feb 9, 2001 March 11, 2001
188 Zimbabwe Jan 13, 1993 April 25, 1997 April 29, 1997

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Signatory States

State Date Signed
Israel Jan 13, 1993
Myanmar Jan 14, 1993

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Non-Signatory States

State
Angola
Democtaic People’s Republic of Korea
Egypt
Somalia
Syrian Arab Republic

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