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Biological Weapons ConventionParty15 Nov 198415 Nov 1984
Cartagena ProtocolParty8 Aug 20238 Jun 20056 Sep 2005
CITESParty8 Jan 19818 Apr 1981
Convention on Biological DiversityParty11 Jun 19925 Jan 199329 Dec 1993
Geneva ProtocolParty7 Aug 19297 Aug 1929
International Health RegulationsParty15 Jun 2007
Nagoya ProtocolParty8 Jun 20166 Sep 2016
Paris AgreementParty22 Apr 20163 Sep 20164 Nov 2016
TRIPS AgreementParty28 Nov 200723 Jan 2017
World Health OrganizationParty22 Jul 19467 Apr 1948
World Organization for Animal HealthParty18 Feb 199218 Feb 1992
World Trade OrganizationParty11 Nov 200111 Nov 200111 Dec 2001

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The state has not taken any actions with regard to the agreement.

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The state may have requirements for some of the statutory or non statutory aspects of an agreement, but would not confer all of the obligations of the agreement on the member. Associate members may not have voting rights.

The state is non-party to an agreement, but has the ability to attend meetings or other discussions, and otherwise participate in activities. Observers may be granted permission to speak at formal meetings.