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


Treaty Actions 
 
Multilateral 
 
Finance 
Articles of agreement of the International Bank for 
Reconstruction and Development, formulated at the 
Bretton Woods Conference July 1-22, 1944.  Opened 
for signature at Washington Dec. 27, 1945; entered 
into force Dec. 27, 1945.  TIAS 1502; 60 Stat. 1440. 
Acceptance:  Eritrea, July 6, 1994. 
 
Articles of agreement of the International Monetary 
Fund, formulated at the Bretton Woods Conference 
July 1-22, 1944.  Opened for signature at Washington 
Dec. 27, 1945; entered into force Dec. 27, 1945.  
TIAS 1501; 60 Stat. 1401. 
Acceptance:  Eritrea, July 6, 1994. 
 
Labor  
Instrument for the amendment of the constitution of 
the International Labor Organization.  Done at 
Montreal Oct. 9, 1946.  Entered into force Apr. 20, 
1948.  TIAS 1868; 62 Stat. 3485. 
Acceptance:  South Africa, May 26, 1994. 
 
Patents  
International convention for the protection of new 
varieties of plants of Dec. 2, 1961, as revised.  
Done at Geneva Oct. 23, 1978.  Entered into force 
Nov. 8, 1981.  TIAS 10199; 33 UST 2703. 
Accession:  Austria, June 14, 1994. 
 
Racial Discrimination 
International convention on the elimination of all 
forms of racial discrimination.  Done at New York 
Dec. 21, 1965.  Entered into force Jan. 4, 19691.  
Senate advice and consent to ratification:  June 24, 
19942. 
 
World Heritage  
Convention concerning the protection of the world 
cultural and natural heritage.  Done at Paris Nov. 
23, 1972.  Entered into force Dec. 17, 1975.  TIAS 
8226; 27 UST 37. 
Acceptance:  Burma, Apr. 29, 1994. 
 
Bilateral 
 
Croatia 
Agreement concerning economic, technical, and 
related assistance.  Signed at Zagreb May 6, 1994.  
Entered into force provisionally, May 6, 1994; 
definitively, on the first day of the first month 
after Parties exchange notes confirming that they 
have completed their respective internal 
requirements. 
 
France  
Agreement for the continuous processing of composite 
propellants, with annexes.  Signed at Paris and 
Washington Apr. 5 and May 16, 1994.  Entered into 
force May 16, 1994. 
 
Germany 
Agreement amending and extending the memorandum of 
understanding of Apr. 14, 1989, for cooperative 
projects of research and development in the field of 
high energy laser technology.  Signed at Washington 
and Bonn Apr. 7 and May 26, 1994.  Entered into 
force May 26, 1994.  
 
Kenya  
Agreement regarding the consolidation and 
rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed 
by, or insured by the United States Government and 
its agency, with annexes.  Signed at Nairobi July 1, 
1994.  Enters into force following signature and 
receipt by Kenya of written notice from the U.S. 
that all necessary domestic legal requirements have 
been fulfilled.  
 
Norway  
Agreement for cooperation on environmental 
protection in defense matters.  Signed at Baltimore 
May 19, 1994.  Entered into force May 19, 1994. 
Russian Federation 
Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in 
geoscience, with annexes.  Signed at Washington June 
23, 1994.  Entered into force June 23, 1994. 
 
Memorandum of understanding on basic scientific 
research cooperation, with annexes.  Signed at 
Washington June 23, 1994.  Entered into force June 
23, 1994. 
 
Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in 
transportation, science, and technology, with annex.  
Signed at Washington June 23, 1994.  Entered into 
force June 23, 1994.  
 
Saudi Arabia  
Agreement extending the technical cooperation 
agreement of Feb. 13, 1975, as amended and extended.  
Signed at Washington Apr. 27, 1994.  Entered into 
force Apr. 27, 1994; effective Feb. 13, 1995. 
 
Spain 
Agreement on scientific and technological 
cooperation, with annex.  Signed at Madrid June 10, 
1994.  Entered into force provisionally June 10, 
1994; definitively, upon an exchange of notes in 
which the parties have notified each other that they 
have completed their internal processes. 
 
Ukraine  
Memorandum of understanding on scientific and 
technical cooperation in the fields of standards and 
metrology.  Signed at Gaithersburg and Kiev May 20 
and 28, 1994.  Entered into force May 28, 1994. 
 
 
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1  Not in force for the U.S. 
2  With reservations, understanding, declaration, 
and a proviso.   
 
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