Amendments to Annexes to the Stockholm Convention

This list is indicative only – any official statement concerning the status of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession of the Stockholm Convention or any amendments thereto is solely within the competence of the Depositary of the Convention in New York (based on the provisions of the Convention). In accordance with Article 29 of the Convention, the Secretary-General of the United Nations is the Depository of this Convention.

Full treaty information, as well as the status of the Convention, is available on the website of the Treaty Section of the United Nations at the following address: https://treaties.un.org/

For the official date of entry into force of each amendment for each Party, please also refer to the Depositary Notifications (C.N.) by the Secretary General, which are communicated by the Treaty Section and retrievable at http://treaties.un.org/Pages/CNs.aspx

The table below does not include the amendments adopted by the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to amend Annexes A and C by its decisions SC-8/10; SC-8/11 and SC-8/12 to list decabromodiphenyl ether; short-chain chlorinated paraffins; and hexachlorobutadiene. These amendments will enter into force on 18 December 2018 for all Parties that have not submitted a notification of non-acceptance in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3(b) of Article 22 and those Parties that made a declaration in accordance with paragraph 4 of Article 25 and have not deposited their instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect to such amendments.

Blank cells in the table below indicate that the Party has not ratified, accepted, accessed or approved the amendment(s) in question.

Please also refer to the explanatory notes below for more information.