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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Convention and Optional Protocol Signatures and Ratifications in the Asia-Pacific region
 
  38 signatures to the Convention
  34 ratifications or accessions to the Convention
  9 signatures to the Optional Protocol
  9 ratifications or accessions to the Optional Protocol
 
Country/Territory by subregion* Convention Signature Date Convention Ratification or Accession (a) Date Protocol Signature Date Protocol Ratification  or Accession (a) Date
East and North-East Asia
China 30 Mar. 2007 1 Aug. 2008 -- --
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea 3 July 2013 -- -- --
Japan 28 Sep. 2007 20 Jan 2014 -- --
Mongolia -- 13 May 2009 (a) -- 13 May 2009 (a)
Republic of Korea 30 Mar. 2007 11 Dec. 2008 -- --
South-East Asia
Brunei Darussalam 18 Dec. 2007 -- -- --
Cambodia 1 Oct. 2007 20 Dec. 2012 1 Oct. 2007 --
Indonesia 30 Mar. 2007 30 Nov. 2011 -- --
Lao People's Democratic Republic 15 Jan. 2008 25 Sep. 2009 -- --
Malaysia 8 Apr. 2008 19 Jul. 2010 -- --
Myanmar -- 7 Dec. 2011 (a) -- --
Philippines 25 Sep. 2007 15 Apr. 2008 -- --
Singapore 30 Nov. 2012 18 Jul. 2013 -- --
Thailand 30 Mar. 2007 29 Jul. 2008 -- --
Timor-Leste -- -- -- --
Viet Nam 22 Oct. 2007 -- -- --
South and South-West Asia
Afghanistan -- 18 Sep. 2012 (a) -- 18 Sep. 2012 (a)
Bangladesh 9 May 2007 30 Nov. 2007 -- 12 May 2008 (a)
Bhutan 21 Sep. 2010 -- -- --
India 30 Mar. 2007 1 Oct. 2007 -- --
Iran (Islamic Republic of) -- 23 Oct. 2009 (a) -- --
Maldives 2 Oct. 2007 5 Apr. 2010 -- --
Nepal 3 Jan. 2008 7 May 2010 3 Jan. 2008 7 May 2010
Pakistan 25 Sep. 2008 5 Jul. 2011 -- --
Sri Lanka 30 Mar. 2007 -- -- --
Turkey 30 Mar. 2007 28 Sep. 2009 28 Sep. 2009 --
North and Central Asia
Armenia 30 Mar. 2007 22 Sep. 2010 30 Mar. 2007 --
Azerbaijan 9 Jan. 2008 28 Jan. 2009 9 Jan. 2008 28 Jan. 2009
Georgia 10 Jul. 2009 13 Mar 2014 10 Jul. 2009 --
Kazakhstan 11 Dec. 2008 -- 11 Dec. 2008 --
Kyrgyzstan 21 Sep. 2011 -- -- --
Russian Federation 24 Sep. 2008  25 Sep. 2012 -- --
Tajikistan -- -- -- --
Turkmenistan -- 4 Sep. 2008 (a) -- 10 Nov. 2010 (a)
Uzbekistan 27 Feb. 2009 -- -- --
Pacific
Australia 30 Mar. 2007 17 Jul. 2008 -- 21 Aug. 2009 (a)
Cook Islands -- 8 May 2009 (a) -- 8 May 2009 (a)
Fiji 2 Jun. 2010 -- 2 Jun. 2010 --
Kiribati -- 27 Sep 2013 (a) -- --
Marshall Islands -- -- -- --
Micronesia (Federated States of) 23 Sep. 2011 -- -- --
Nauru -- 27 Jun. 2012 (a) -- --
New Zealand 30 Mar. 2007 25 Sep. 2008 -- --
Palau 20 Sep. 2011 11 Jun. 2013 -- 11 Jun. 2013 (a)
Papua New Guinea 2 Jun. 2011 26 Sep 2013 -- --
Samoa 24 Sep 2014 -- -- --
Solomon Islands 23 Sep. 2008 -- 24 Sep. 2009 --
Tonga 15 Nov. 2007 -- -- --
Tuvalu -- 18 Dec 2013 (a) -- --
Vanuatu 17 May 2007 23 Oct 2008 -- --
 
Note:
* Excludes associate members, except Cook Islands, to whom the present Convention is not open for signature in accordance with its article 42.