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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
January 1994 Treaty Actions
Office of the Legal Advisor


Treaty Actions 
 
Multilateral 
 
Genocide 
Convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide.  
Adopted by UN General Assembly at Paris Dec. 9, 1948.  Entered into 
force Jan. 12, 1951; for the U.S. Feb. 23, 1989. 
Accession:  Georgia, Oct. 11, 1993. 
 
Narcotics 
Single convention on narcotic drugs, 1961.  Done at New York Mar. 30, 
1961.  Entered into force Dec. 13, 1964; for the U.S. June 24, 1967.  
TIAS 6298; 18 UST 1407. 
 
Protocol amending the single convention on narcotic drugs, 1961.  Done 
at Geneva Mar. 25, 1972.  Entered into force Aug. 8, 1975.  TIAS 8118; 
26 UST 1439.  Accession:  Croatia, July 26, 1993. 
 
 
Bilateral 
 
Belarus 
International express mail agreement, with detailed regulations.  Signed 
at Minsk and Washington Sept. 21 and Nov. 8, 1993.  Entered into force 
Jan. 1, 1994. 
 
Canada 
Memorandum of understanding concerning defense communications service, 
with annex and appendices.  Signed at Ottawa and Arlington Sept. 9 and 
Oct. 13, 1993.  Entered into force Oct. 13, 1993. 
 
Costa Rica 
Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling or refinancing of 
certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the U.S. Government 
and its agencies, with annexes.  Signed at San Jose Nov. 22, 1993.  
Enters into force following signature and receipt by Costa Rica of 
written notice from the U.S. that all necessary domestic legal 
requirements have been fulfilled. 
 
Ethiopia 
Agreement for economic and technical cooperation.  Signed at Addis Ababa 
Nov. 15, 1993.  Entered into force Nov. 15, 1993. 
 
Grenada 
Agreement concerning the status of U.S. Armed Forces personnel in 
Grenada.  Effected by exchange of notes at St. George's Dec. 7, 1992 and 
Oct. 11, 1993.  Entered into force Oct. 11, 1993. 
 
South Africa 
Investment incentive agreement.  Signed at Cape Town Nov. 30, 1993.  
Enters into force on date on which South Africa notifies the U.S. that 
all legal requirements have been fulfilled. 
 
Syria 
International express mail agreement, with detailed regulations.  Signed 
at Damascus and Washington Sept. 26 and Nov. 16, 1993.  Entered into 
force Jan. 1, 1994. 
 
Ukraine 
International express mail agreement, with detailed regulations.  Signed 
at Kiev and Washington June 1 and Nov. 8, 1993.  Entered into force Jan. 
1, 1994.  (###) 
 
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