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


Treaty Actions 
 
Multilateral 
 
Consular Relations 
Convention on consular relations.  Done at Vienna Apr. 24, 1963.  
Entered into force Mar. 19, 1967; for the U.S. Dec. 24, 1969.  TIAS 
6820; 21 UST 77. 
Accession:  Kyrgyz Republic, Oct. 7, 1994. 
 
Diplomatic Relations 
Convention on diplomatic relations.  Done at Vienna Apr. 18, 1961.  
Entered into force Apr. 24, 1964; for the U.S. Dec. 13, 1972.  TIAS 
7502; 23 UST 3227. 
Accession:  Kyrgyz Republic, Oct. 7, 1994. 
 
Labor 
Convention concerning labor administration:  role, functions, and 
organization.  Done at Geneva June 26, 1978.  Enters into force 12 
months after date on which ratifications of two members have been 
registered with the Director-General; thereafter, 12 months after date 
on which ratification has been registered by any member.  Senate advice 
and consent to ratification:  Oct. 7, 1994. 
 
Patents 
Patent cooperation treaty, with regulations.  Done at Washington June 
19, 1970.  Entered into force Jan. 24, 1978.  TIAS 8733; 28 UST 7645. 
Accession:  Mexico, Oct. 1, 1994. 
 
Budapest treaty on the international recognition of the deposit of 
micro-organisms for the purposes of patent procedure, with regulations.  
Done at Budapest Apr. 28, 1977.  Entered into force Aug. 19, 1980.  TIAS 
9768; 32 UST 1241. 
Accession:  Latvia, Sept. 29, 1994. 
 
Property  
Nice agreement, as revised, concerning the international classification 
of goods and services for the purposes of the registration of marks.  
Done at Geneva May 13, 1977.  Entered into force Feb. 6, 1979; for the 
U.S. Feb. 29, 1984. 
Accession deposited:  Latvia, Sept. 29, 1994. 
 


Multilateral

Angola  
International express mail agreement, with detailed regulations.  Signed 
at Luanda and Washington Dec. 29, 1993 and Oct. 17, 1994.  Entered into 
force Dec. 1, 1994.  
 
Cambodia  
Agreement concerning the settlement of certain property claims.  Signed 
at Washington Oct. 6, 1994.  Entered into force Oct. 6, 1994. 
 
Canada  
Agreement confirming acceptance by Canada of the terms of the memorandum 
of understanding of Aug. 1, 1994, for a multinational observer group to 
monitor and advise on Haiti.  Effected by exchange of notes at 
Washington Aug. 29, 1994.  Entered into force Aug. 29, 1994. 
 
Cote d'Ivoire 
Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling or refinancing of 
certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States 
Government and its agencies, with annexes.  Signed at Abidjan Aug. 26, 
1994.Entered into force Oct. 7, 1994. 
 
Czech Republic  
Memorandum of understanding on science and engineering cooperation, with 
annexes.  Signed at Prague July 13, 1994.  Entered into force July 13, 
1994. 
 
Germany  
Agreement concerning real property exchange, with attachments.  Signed 
at Bonn Sept. 23, 1994.  Entered into force Sept. 23, 1994. 
 
Israel  
Agreement on encouragement of investment.  Signed at Washington Sept. 
12, 1994.  Entered into force Sept. 12, 1994. 
 
Korea  
Memorandum of understanding concerning technical cooperation in 
chemistry, physics, and engineering measurement sciences.  Signed at 
Gaithersburg Sept. 12, 1994.  Entered into force Sept. 12, 1994. 
 
Moldova  
Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official 
government employees, with attachment.  Effected by exchange of notes at 
Chisinau Sept. 8 and 13, 1994.  Entered into force Sept. 13, 1994. 
 
Namibia 
International express mail agreement, with detailed regulations.  Signed 
at Windhoek and Washington Sept. 30 and Oct. 24, 1994.  Entered into 
force Dec. 1, 1994. 
 
New Zealand  
Memorandum of agreement concerning the Navstar Global Positioning 
System, with annex.  Signed at Washington Sept. 2, 1994.  Entered into 
force Sept. 2, 1994. 
 
Palestine Liberation Organization  
Agreement on encouragement of investment.  Signed at Gaza and Washington 
Aug. 11 and Sept. 12, 1994.  Entered into force Sept. 12, 1994. 
 
Paraguay  
Postal money order agreement.  Signed at Asuncion and Washington Oct. 5 
and 21, 1994.  Enters into force Dec. 1, 1994. 
 
Poland  
Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical 
cooperation in the earth sciences.  Signed at Warsaw Sept. 23, 1994.  
Entered into force Sept. 23, 1994. 
 
Russian Federation 
Agreement concerning the reciprocal exemption from income tax of income 
derived from the international operation of ships and aircraft.  
Effected by exchange of notes at Moscow     July 18 and 21, 1994.  
Entered into force July 21, 1994. 
 
Slovak Republic  
Memorandum of understanding on science and engineering cooperation, with 
annexes.  Signed at Bratislava July 14, 1994.  Entered into force July 
14, 1994. 
 
Vietnam 
International express mail agreement, with detailed regulations.  Signed 
at Seoul Sept. 13, 1994.  Entered into force Dec. 1, 1994.   
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