State Parties and/or Signatories

Note:

Brazil, China, Ecuador, India, Liberia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and the World Health Organization are Parties to the treaty.

States approved by the IVI Board of Trustees and Instrument of Accession to be deposited with the United Nations Secretary General include: Cote d’Ivoire, Kuwait, the Slovak Republic, Spain, Sudan, and the United Arab Emirates.

Signatory: A State that expresses its consent to be bound by a treaty by signing the treaty without the need for ratification, acceptance of approval. A State may definitively sign a treaty only when the treaty so permits.

 Party: A Party to a Treaty is a State or other entity with treaty-making capacity that has expressed its consent to be bound by that treaty by an act of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession etc. where that treaty has entered into force for that particular State.