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Archive of Treaty Actions (1 January 2000 - 31 December 2009)

Archived Multilateral Agreements as at 24 May 2012

This is an Archive of New Zealand's multilateral treaty actions for the period 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2009. These treaties are listed by the most recent action, whether signature, binding action or entry into force.

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Treaty

Signature

Binding Action

Entry Into Force

2009

     
The Final Acts of the World Radiocommunication Conference (Geneva, 2007) 16/11/2007 Ratified 17/08/2009
17/08/2009
The Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference (Antalya, 2006) amending the Constitution and Convention of the International Telecommunication Union as amended by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Marrakesh, 2002), the Plenipotentiary Conference (Kyoto, 1994) and by the Plenipotentiary Coneference (Minneapolis, 1998) 24/11/2006 Ratified 17/08/2009 17/08/2009

2008

     
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 30/12/2007 Ratified 26/09/2008 25/10/2008
Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 20/12/1954 Ratified 24/07/2008 24/10/2008
International Labour Organisation Convention Concerning Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environmnet (No. 155)  

Ratified 12/06/2007

12/06/2008
Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War to the 1980 Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects (PDF)   Acceptance 03/10/2007 03/04/2008
Amendment to the 1980 Convention on the Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects   Acceptance 21/08/2007 21/02/2008
Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region   Accession 04/12/2007 01/02/2008
Amendment of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of the Pacific Forum Line Limited done at Suva on 16 June 1977   Ratified 14/07/1997 01/02/2008
UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions 24/01/2007 Accession 05/10/2007 05/01/2008

2007

     
Revised Constitution of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity   Accepted 27/08/2009
02/08/2007
Agreement Establishing the Pacific Islands Forum 26/06/2006 Ratified 16/07/2007  
International Health Regulations (2005)(PDF)   Acceptance 15/12/2006 15/06/2007
UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property   Acceptance 01/02/2007 01/05/2007
Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects   Accession 16/11/2006 01/05/2007
Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 23/09/2003 Ratified 14/03/2007 13/04/2007
International Convention Against Doping in Sport (PDF)   Acceptance 23/12/2005 01/02/2007

2006

     
Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness (PDF)   Accession 20/09/2006 19/12/2006
The Final Act of the World Radiocommunication Conference (Geneva, 2003) amending the Radio Regulations that are annexed to the International Telecommunication Union Constitution and Convention 04/07/2003 Ratified 20/06/2006 20/06/2006
The Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference (Marrakesh, 2002) amending the Constitution and Convention of the International Telecommunication Union as amended by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Kyoto, 1994) and by the Plenipotentiary Conference (Minneapolis, 1998) 18/10/2002 Ratified 20/06/2006 20/06/2006
Final Acts of the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union (2002) 18/02/2002 Ratified 20/06/2006 20/06/2006
1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter 1972 08/12/1997 Ratified 12/06/2001 24/03/2006
International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonisation of Customs Procedures (as amended)   Accession 07/07/2000 03/02/2006

2005

     
International Plant Protection Agreement   Accession 22/06/1999 02/10/2005
Amendments to Articles 24 and 25 of the Constitution of the World Health Organization (PDF)   Accession 16/06/2000 15/09/2005
Agreement Establishing the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat 30/10/2000 Ratified 18/02/2002 25/08/2005
Niue Treaty on Cooperation in Fisheries Surveillance and Law Enforcement in the South Pacific Region 09/07/1992 Ratified 16/08/2005 16/08/2005
Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia, Indonesia, 24 February 1976   Accession 28/07/2005 28/07/2005
Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas   Acceptance 14/07/2005 14/07/2005
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity 24/05/2000 Ratified 24/02/2005 25/05/2005
Agreement on Mutual Acceptance of Oenological Practices 18/12/2001 Ratified 14/02/2005 01/03/2005
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (PDF) 16/06/2003 Ratified 27/01/2004 27/02/2005
Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted at Kyoto on 11 December 1997 (PDF) 22/05/1998 Ratified 19/12/2002 16/02/2005

2004

     
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (PDF) 23/05/2001 Ratified 24/09/2004 25/12/2004
Convention Against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries   Accession 22/09/2004 22/09/2004
Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Criminal Court (PDF) 22/10/2002 Ratified 13/04/2004 22/07/2004
Amendments to the Annex to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974   Acceptance 01/01/2004 01/07/2004
Convention for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean 05/09/2000 Ratified 19/12/2003 19/06/2004
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (ILO 98)   Ratified 09/06/2003 09/06/2004
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Assistance and Salvage at Sea   Withdrawal notification 20/05/2003 Withdrawal effective 20/05/2004
Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (PDF) 11/09/1998 Ratified 23/09/2003 24/02/2004
Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection (PDF)   Accession 19/12/2003 17/02/2004
Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (PDF) 19/06/2001 Ratified 01/11/2001 01/02/2004
Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (PDF) 14/12/2000 Ratified 19/07/2002 28/01/2004
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material   Accession 19/12/2003 18/01/2004
Agreement establishing the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (PDF) 9/07/2001 Ratified 18/12/2003 01/01/2004

2003

     
Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (PDF) 14/12/2000 Ratified 19/07/2002 25/12/2003
Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air 13/07/2001 Ratified 18/11/2002 04/11/2003
International Convention on Salvage 1989   Accession 16/10/2002 16/10/2003
United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (PDF) 14/12/2000 Ratified 19/07/2002 29/09/2003
Convention Establishing an International Organisation of Legal Metrology   Accession 27/08/2003 27/09/2003
Constitution of the International Organization for Migration (PDF)   Acceptance 28/05/2003 13/06/2003

2002

     
International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings (PDF)   Accession 04/11/2002 04/12/2002
International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism 07/09/2000 Ratified 04/11/2002 04/12/2002
Amendment to Article 43, paragraph 2 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989   Accession 16/06/2000 18/11/2002
Amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organisation relating to the Function of the Assembly   Accession 09/10/2000 07/11/2002
Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PDF) 18/08/2001 Ratified 21/11/2001 03/10/2002
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court 7/10/1998 Ratified 07/09/2000 01/07/2002
Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines 1966   Accession 06/03/2002 06/06/2002
Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (Beijing Amendment)   Ratified 08/06/2001 25/02/2002
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict 07/09/2000 Ratified 12/11/2001 12/02/2002
Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law   Accession 05/02/2002 05/02/2002
Agreement concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be fitted and/or be used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of These Prescriptions (PDF)   Accession 27/11/2001 26/01/2002
Agreement Concerning the Establishing of Global Technical Regulations for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be fitted and/or be used on Wheeled Vehicles (PDF)   Accession 27/11/2001 26/01/2002

2001

     
Protocol to the Multilateral Agreement on the Liberalization of International Air Transportation (PDF) 01/05/2001 Ratified 21/12/2001 21/12/2001
Multilateral Agreement on the Liberalization of International Air Transportation (PDF) 01/05/2001 Ratified 21/12/2001 21/12/2001
Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 Relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks 04/12/1995 Ratified 18/04/2001 11/12/2001
Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents   Accession 07/02/2001 22/11/2001
Labour Statistics Convention 1985 (ILO 160)   Ratified 06/11/2001  
Convention Concerning Statistics of Wages and Hours of Work 1938 (ILO 63)   Withdrawal notification 06/11/2001 Withdrawal effective 06/11/2001
Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region (Waigani Convention) (PDF) 16/09/1995 Ratified 30/11/2000 21/10/2001
Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions 17/12/1997 Ratified 25/06/2001 24/08/2001
Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention 19/11/2000 Ratified 14/06/2001 14/06/2001
Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974   Accession 06/03/2001 06/06/2001
Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation   Ratified 26/03/2001  
Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (final clause Arabic text)   Ratified 7/03/2001  
Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation   Ratified 7/03/2001  
Protocol on the Authentic Six-Language Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944)   Ratified 7/03/2001  
Universal Postal Convention Final Protocol (PDF) 01/01/2001 Ratified 09/11/2001 01/01/2001
Sixth Additional Protocol to the Constitution of the Universal Postal Union (PDF)   Ratified 09/11/2001 01/01/2001

2000

     
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women 07/09/2000 Ratified 07/09/2000 22/12/2000
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa   Accession 07/09/2000 06/12/2000
1998 Amendments to the Convention on the International Mobile Satellite Organisation   Acceptance 01/12/2000  
Amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organisation relating to the Institutionalisation of the Facilitation Committee in the Convention   Acceptance 9/10/2000  
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals   Accession 07/07/2000 01/10/2000
Amendment to Article 7 of the Constitution of the World Health Organisation   Acceptance 16/06/2000  
Amendment to Article 74 of the Constitution of the World Health Organisation   Acceptance 16/06/2000  
Amendment to Articles 3(5) and 9(8) of the Constitution of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity   Acceptance 10/04/1996 16/03/2000
Additional Protocol No. 4 to Amend the 1929 Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air, as Amended in 1955   Accession 03/12/1999 02/03/2000
Additional Protocol No. 2 to Amend the 1929 Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air, as amended in 1955   Accession 03/12/1999 02/03/2000
Additional Protocol No. 1 to Amend the 1929 Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air   Accession 03/12/1999 02/03/2000

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