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


Treaty Actions 
 
Multilateral 
 
Atomic Energy 
Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency.  Done at New York 
Oct. 26, 1956.  Entered into force July 29, 1957.  TIAS 3873.  
Acceptances deposited:  Kazakhstan, Feb. 14, 1994; Lithuania, Nov. 18, 
1993; Marshall Islands, Uzbekistan, Jan. 26, 1994. 
 
Amendment of Article VI.A.1 of the Statute of the International Atomic 
Energy Agency of Oct. 26, 1956, as amended (TIAS 3873, 5284, 7668).  
Done at Vienna Sept. 27, 1984.  Entered into force Dec. 28, 1989.  
[Senate] Treaty Doc. 99-7.  Acceptance deposited:  Indonesia, Oct. 28, 
1993. 
 
Consular Relations 
Optional protocol to the Vienna convention on consular relations 
concerning the compulsory settlement of disputes.  Done at Vienna Apr. 
24, 1963.  Entered into force Mar. 19, 1967; for the U.S. Dec. 24, 1969.  
TIAS 6820; 21 UST 325.  Succession deposited:  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Jan. 
12, 1994. 
 
Cultural Relations 
Agreement for facilitating the international circulation of visual and 
auditory materials of an educational, scientific, and cultural character 
and protocol.  Done at Lake Success July 15, 1949.  Entered into force 
Aug. 12, 1954; for the U.S. Jan. 12, 1967.  TIAS 6116; 17 UST 1578. 
Succession deposited:  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Jan. 12, 1994. 
 
Judicial Procedure 
Convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction.  Done 
at The Hague Oct. 25, 1980.  Entered into force Dec. 1, 1983; for the 
U.S. July 1, 1988.  TIAS 11670.  Accession deposited:  Honduras, Dec. 
20, 1993. 
 
Law, Private International 
Statute of The Hague conference on private international law.  Done at 
The Hague Oct. 9-31, 1951.  Entered into force July 15, 1955; for the 
U.S. Oct. 15, 1964.  TIAS 5710; 15 UST 2228.  Acceptance deposited:  
Macedonia, Dec. 1, 1993, effective Sept. 20, 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. 
 
Convention on psychotropic substances.  Done at Vienna Feb. 21, 1971.  
Entered into force Aug. 16, 1976; for the U.S. July 15, 1980.  TIAS 
9725; 32 UST 543.  Succession deposited:  Czech Republic, Dec. 30, 1993. 
 
United Nations convention against illicit traffic in narcotic drugs and 
psychotropic substances, with annex and final act.  Done at Vienna Dec. 
20, 1988.  Entered into force Nov. 11, 1990.  [Senate] Treaty Doc. 101-
4.  Ratification deposited:  Sudan, Nov. 19, 1993. Succession deposited:  
Czech Republic, Dec. 30, 1993. 
 
Nuclear Weapons--Non-Proliferation 
Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.  Done at Washington, 
London, and Moscow July 1, 1968.  Entered into force Mar. 5, 1970.  TIAS 
6839.  Accession deposited:  Kazakhstan, Feb. 14, 1994. 
 
Patents 
Patent cooperation treaty with regulations.  Done at Washington June 19, 
1970.  Entered into force Jan. 24, 1978.  TIAS 8733; 28 UST 7645.  
Succession deposited:  Georgia, Jan. 18, 1994. 
 
Phonograms 
Convention for the protection of producers of phonograms against 
unauthorized duplication of their phonograms.  Done at Geneva Oct. 29, 
1971.  Entered into force Apr. 18, 1973; for the U.S. Mar. 10, 1974.  
TIAS 7808; 25 UST 309.  Succession deposited:  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Jan. 
12, 1994. 
 
Prisoners of War 
Geneva convention relative to the treatment of prisoners of war.  Done 
at Geneva Aug. 12, 1949.  Entered into force Oct. 21, 1950; for the U.S. 
Feb. 2, 1945.  TIAS 3364; 6 UST 3316.  Accessions deposited:  Andorra, 
Sept. 17, 1993; Uzbekistan, Oct. 8, 1993.  Succession deposited:  
Macedonia, Sept. 1, 1993; effective from date of independence, Sept. 8, 
1991.1 
 
Property 
Convention of Paris for the protection of industrial property of Mar. 
20, 1883, as revised.  Done at Stockholm July 14, 1967.  Entered into 
force for the U.S. Aug. 25, 1973.  TIAS 6923, 7727; 24 UST 2140.  
Succession deposited:  Georgia, Jan. 18, 1994. 
 
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization.  
Done at Stockholm July 14, 1967.  Entered into force Apr. 26, 1970; for 
the U.S. Aug. 25, 1970.  TIAS 6932; 21 UST 1749.  Accession deposited:  
Brunei, Jan. 21, 1994.   Succession deposited:  Georgia, Jan. 18, 1994. 
 
Red Cross 
Geneva convention for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded 
and sick in armed forces in the field.  Done at Geneva Aug. 12, 1949.  
Entered into force Oct. 21, 1950; for the U.S. Feb. 2, 1956.  TIAS 3362; 
6 UST 3114. 
 
Geneva convention for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded, 
sick, and shipwrecked members of armed forces at sea.  Done at Geneva 
Aug. 12, 1949.  Entered into force Oct. 21, 1950; for the U.S. Feb. 2, 
1956.  TIAS 3363; 6 UST 3217. 
 
Geneva convention relative to the protection of civilian persons in time 
of war.  Done at Geneva Aug. 12, 1949.  Entered into force Oct. 21, 
1950; for the U.S. Feb. 2, 1956. TIAS 3365; 6 UST 3516. Accessions 
deposited:  Andorra, Sept. 17, 1993; Georgia, Sept. 14, 1993; 
Uzbekistan, Oct. 8, 1993.  Succession deposited:  Macedonia, Sept. 1, 
1992, effective Sept. 8, 1991.1  
 
Protocol additional to the Geneva conventions of Aug. 12, 1949, and 
relating to the protection of victims of international armed conflicts 
(Protocol I), with annexes.  Done at Geneva June 8, 1977.  Entered into 
force Dec. 7, 1978.2  Accessions deposited:  Colombia, Sept. 1, 1993; 
Georgia, Sept. 14, 1993; Uzbekistan, Oct. 8, 1993.   Succession 
deposited:  Macedonia, Sept. 1, 1992, effective Sept. 8, 1991.1 
  
Protocol additional to the Geneva conventions of Aug. 12, 1949, and 
relating to the protection of victims of non-international armed 
conflicts (Protocol II).  Done at Geneva June 8, 1977.  Entered into 
Oct. 8, 1993.  Succession deposited:  Macedonia, Sept. 1, 1992, 
effective Sept. 8, 1991.1 
 
Treaties 
Vienna convention on the law of treaties, with annex.  Done at Vienna 
May 23, 1969.  Entered into force Jan. 27, 1980.2  Accession deposited:  
Kazakhstan, Jan. 5, 1994. 
 
United Nations 
Convention on the privileges and immunities of the United Nations.  Done 
at New York Feb. 13, 1946.  Entered into force Sept. 17, 1946; for the 
U.S. Apr. 29, 1970.  TIAS 6900; 21 UST 1418.  Accession deposited:   
Lithuania, Dec. 9, 1993. 
 
Women 
Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against 
women.  Adopted by the UN General Assembly Dec. 18, 1979.  Entered into 
force Sept. 3, 1981.2  Accession deposited:  Lithuania, Jan. 18, 1994. 
 
Bilateral 
 
Belarus 
Agreement on science and technology cooperation, with annex.  Signed at 
Minsk Jan. 14, 1994.  Entered into force Jan. 14,1994. 
 
Cote d'Ivoire 
Postal money order agreement.  Signed at Abidjan and Washington Jan. 5 
and 25, 1994.  Entered into force Mar. 1, 1994. 
 
Croatia 
Postal money order agreement.  Signed at Zagreb and Washington  Jan. 19 
and Feb. 10, 1994.  Entered into force Apr. 1, 1994. 
 
France 
Agreement extending the interim agreement of Feb. 24, 1987 relating to 
the employment of dependents of official government employees.  Effected 
by exchange of notes at Paris Dec. 31, 1993.  Entered into force Dec. 
31, 1993. 
 
Kazakhstan 
Agreement on science and technology cooperation, with annex.  Signed at 
Washington Feb. 14, 1994.  Entered into force Feb. 14, 1994. 
 
Netherlands 
Agreement on mutual administrative assistance in the exchange of 
information in futures matters.  Signed at Washington Apr. 29, 1993.  
Entered into force Feb. 1, 1994. 
 
Nicaragua 
Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official 
government employees.  Effected by exchange of notes at Managua Jan. 26 
and Feb. 2, 1994.  Entered into force Feb. 2, 1994. 
 
Grant agreement for economic recovery and development program I.  Signed 
at Managua Jan. 19, 1994.  Entered into force Jan. 19, 1994. 
 
Qatar 
Agreement of educational, cultural, and informational cooperation.  
Signed at Washington Jan. 25, 1994.  Enters into force on date on which 
the parties have exchanged written notification that they have complied 
with their respective requirements. 
 
Russian Federation 
Agreement on cooperation in the fields of public health and bio-medical 
research.  Signed at Moscow Jan. 14, 1994.  Entered into force Jan. 14, 
1994. 
 
Protocol on cooperation in the implementation of certain defense 
conversion projects.  Signed at Moscow Dec. 16, 1993.  Entered into 
force Dec. 16, 1993. 
 
Memorandum on cooperation in the field of defense conversion.  Signed at 
Moscow Dec. 16, 1993.  Entered into force Dec. 16, 1993. 
 
Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in fundamental aeronautical 
sciences, with annex.  Signed at Moscow Dec. 16, 1993.  Entered into 
force Dec. 16, 1993.   
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1  With declaration(s). 
 
2  Not in force for the U.S. (###) 
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