Law Approving The Statute Of The International Agency For Energy Renewable (Irena), Done At Bonn On January 26, 2009 (1) (2) (3).

Original Language Title: Loi portant assentiment au Statut de l'Agence internationale pour les énergies renouvelables (IRENA), fait à Bonn le 26 janvier 2009 (1) (2) (3)

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Posted the: 2014-03-11 Numac: 2014015005 FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE Foreign Affairs, trade outside and COOPERATION to development 8 December 2013. -Law on consent to the status of the International Energy Agency renewable (IRENA), done at Bonn on January 26, 2009 (1) (2) (3) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and future, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 77 of the Constitution.
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2. the status of the International Energy Agency renewable (IRENA), signed in Bonn on 26 January 2009, will release its full and complete effect.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels, December 8, 2013.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, D. REYNDERS the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of economy, J. VANDE LANOTTE the the Secretary of State for energy, M. WATHELET Scellé of the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Notes (1) Senate (www.senate.be): Documents: 5-2269.
Annals of the Senate: November 7, 2013.
House of representatives (www.lachambre.be): Documents: 53-3125.
Full report: November 21, 2013.
(2) see the Decree of the Flemish community / the Flemish Region from February 17, 2012 (Moniteur belge of 7 March 2012 - Ed 1), the Decree of the French community of December 20, 2011 (Moniteur belge of 27 March 2012 - Ed 1), Decree of the German-speaking community of March 19, 2012 (Moniteur belge of April 18, 2012), the Decree of the Walloon Region from January 12, 2012 (Moniteur belge of January 26, 2012 - Ed 1) and the order of the Region Brussels-capital of July 23, 2012 (Moniteur belge of 28 August 2012 - Ed. 1).

Statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) The Parties to this Statute, desiring to promote the widespread and increased adoption and use of renewable energy with a view to sustainable development, inspired by their firm belief in the vast opportunities offered by renewable energy for addressing and gradually alleviating problems of energy security and volatile energy prices, convinced of the major role that renewable energy can play in reducing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere , thereby contributing to the stabilization of the climate system, and allowing for a sustainable, secure and gentle transit to a low-carbon economy, desiring to foster the positive impact that renewable energy technologies can have on stimulating sustainable economic growth and creating employment, motivated by the huge potential of renewable energy in providing decentralised access to energy, particularly in developing countries , and access to energy for isolated and remote regions and islands, concerned about the serious negative implications that the use of fossil fuels and the inefficient use of traditional biomass can have on health, convinced that renewable energy, combined with enhanced energy efficiency, can increasingly cover the anticipated steep increase in global energy needs in the coming decades, affirming their desire to establish an international organization for renewable energy , that facilitates the cooperation between its Members, while also establishing close collaboration with existing organizations that promote the use of renewable energy, have agreed as follows: Article I Establishment of the Agency. The Parties to this Statute hereby establish the International Renewable Energy Agency (hereinafter referred to as "the Agency") in accordance with the following terms and conditions.

B. The Agency is based on the principle of the equality of all its Members and shall pay due respect to the sovereign rights and competencies of its Members in performing its activities.
Article II Objectives The Agency shall promote the widespread and increased adoption and the sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, taking into account: a.) national and domestic priorities and benefits derived from a combined approach of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures, and (b).) the contribution of renewable energy to environmental preservation, through limiting pressure on natural resources and reducing deforestation, particularly tropical deforestation, desertification and biodiversity loss; to climate protection; to economic growth and social cohesion including poverty alleviation and sustainable development; to access to and security of energy supply; to regional development and to inter-generational responsibility.
Article III Definition In this Statute the term "renewable energy" means all forms of energy produced from renewable sources in a sustainable manner, which include, inter alia: 1. bioenergy;
2 geothermal energy;
3 hydropower;
4 ocean energy, including inter alia tidal, wave and ocean thermal energy;
5 solar energy; and 6. wind energy.
Article IV Activities. As a centre of excellence for renewable energy technology and acting as a facilitator and catalyst, providing experience for practical applications and policies, offering support on all matters relating to renewable energy and helping countries to benefit from the efficient development and transfer of knowledge and technology, the Agency performs the following activities: 1. In particular for the benefit of its Members the Agency shall (: a.) analysis, monitor and, without obligations on Members' policies, systematise current renewable energy practices, including policy instruments, incentives, investment mechanisms, best practices, available technologies, integrated systems and equipment, and success-failure factors;
(b) initiate discussion and ensure interaction with other governmental and nongovernmental organizations and networks in this and other relevant fields.
c) provide relevant policy advice and assistance to its Members upon their request, taking into account their respective needs, and stimulate international discussions on renewable energy policy and its framework conditions;
d.) improve relevant knowledge and technology transfer and promote the development of local capacity and competence in Member States including necessary interconnections;
e.) offer capacity-building including training and education to its Members;
f.) provide to its Members upon their request advice on the financing for renewable energy and support the application of related mechanisms;
g) stimulate and encourage research, including on socio-economic issues, and foster research networks, joint research, development and deployment of technologies; and h.) provide information about the development and deployment of national and international technical standards in relation to renewable energy, based on a sound understanding through active presence in the relevant fora.
2 Furthermore, the Agency shall disseminate information and increase public awareness on the benefits and potential offered by renewable energy.
B. In the performance of its activities, the Agency shall: 1. act in accordance with the purposes and principles of the United Nations to promote peace and international cooperation, and in conformity with policies of the United Nations furthering sustainable development;

2 allocate its resources in such a way as to ensure their efficient operation with a view to appropriately address all its objectives and perform its activities for achieving the greatest possible benefit for its Members and in all areas of the world, bearing in mind the special needs of the developing countries, and remote and isolated regions and islands;
3 cooperate closely and strive for establishing mutually beneficial relationships with existing institutions and organizations in order to avoid unnecessary duplication of work and build upon and make efficient and effective use of resources and on-going activities by governments, other organizations and agencies, which aim to promote renewable energy.
C. The Agency shall: 1. submit an annual report on its activities to its Members.
2 inform Members about its policy advice after it was given; and 3. inform Members about consultation and cooperation with and the work of existing international organizations working in this field.
Article V Work programme and projects. The Agency shall perform its activities on the basis of the annual work programme, prepared by the Secretariat, considered by the Council and adopted by the Assembly.
B. The Agency may, in addition to its work programme, after consultation of its Members and, in case of disagreement, after approval by the Assembly, carry out projects initiated and financed by Members subject to the availability of new resources of the Agency.
Article VI Membership A. Membership is open to those States that are members of the United Nations and to regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations willing and able to act in accordance with the objectives and activities laid down in this Statute. To be eligible for membership to the Agency, a regional intergovernmental economic integration organization must be constituted by sovereign States, at least one of which is a Member of the Agency, and to which its Member States have transferred competence in at least one of the matters within the purview of the Agency.
B. Such States and regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations shall become: 1. original Members of the Agency by having signed this Statute and having deposited an instrument of ratification;
2 other Members of the Agency by depositing an instrument of accession after their application for membership has been approved. Membership shall be regarded as approved

If three months after the application has been sent to Members no. disagreement has been expressed. In case of disagreement the application shall be decided on by the Assembly in accordance with Article IX paragraph H number 1.
C. In the case of any regional intergovernmental economic integration organization, the Organization and its Member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under this Statute. The Organization and its Member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights, including voting rights, under the Statute concurrently. In their instruments of ratification or accession, the organizations referred to above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by this Statute. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary Government of any relevant modification in the extent of their competence. In the case of voting on matters within their competence, regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations shall vote with the number of votes equal to the total number of votes attributable to their Member States which are also Members of this Agency.
Article VII Observers A. Observer status may be granted by the Assembly to: 1. intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations active in the field of renewable energy;
2 Signatories that have not ratified the Statute.
and 3. applicants for membership whose application for membership has been approved in accordance with Article VI paragraph B number 2.
B. Observers may participate without the right to vote in the public sessions of the Assembly and its subsidiary organs.
Article VIII Organs has.
There are hereby established as the principal organs of the Agency: 1. the Assembly;
2 the Council; and 3. the Secretariat.
B. The Assembly and the Council, subject to approval by the Assembly, may establish such subsidiary organs as they find necessary for the exercise of their functions in accordance with this Statute.
Article IX The Assembly A.
1. The Assembly is the supreme organ of the Agency.
2. The Assembly may discuss any matter within the scope of this Statute or relating to the powers and functions of any organ provided for in this Statute.
3. on any such matter the Assembly may: a.) take decisions and make recommendations to any such organ; and (b).) make recommendations to the Members of the Agency, upon their request.
4 Furthermore, the Assembly shall have the authority to propose matters for consideration by the Council and request from the Council and the Secretariat reports on any matter relating to the functioning of the Agency.
B. The Assembly shall be composed of all Members of the Agency. The Assembly shall meet in regular sessions which shall be held annually unless it decides otherwise.
V. The Assembly includes one representative of each Member. Representatives may be accompanied by alternates and advisors. The costs of a delegation's participation shall be borne by the respective Member.
D. Sessions of the Assembly shall take place at the seat of the Agency, unless the Assembly decides otherwise.
E. At the beginning of each regular session, the Assembly shall elect a President and such other officials as may be required, taking into account equitable geographic representation. They shall hold office until a new President and other officials are elected at the next regular session. The Assembly shall adopt its rules of procedure in conformity with this Statute.
F. Subject to Article VI paragraph C, each Member of the Agency shall have one vote in the Assembly. The Assembly shall take decisions on matters of procedure by a simple majority of the Members present and voting. Decisions on matters of substance shall be taken by consensus of the Members present. If no. consensus can be reached, consensus shall be considered achieved if no. more than 2 Members object, unless the Statute provides otherwise. When the issue arises as to whether the question is one of substance or not, that question shall be treated as a matter of substance unless the Assembly by consensus of the Members present decides otherwise, which, if consensus can be reached, shall be considered achieved if no. No. more than 2 Members object. A majority of the Members of the Agency shall constitute a quorum for the Assembly.

G. The Assembly shall, by consensus of the Members present: 1. elect the members of the Council;
2 adopted at its regular sessions the budget and the work programme of the Agency, submitted by the Council, and have the authority to decide on amendments of the budget and the work programme of the Agency;
3 take decisions relating to the supervision of the financial policies of the Agency, the financial rules and other financial matters and elect the auditor;
4 approve amendments to this Statute.
5 decide on the establishment of subsidiary bodies and approved their terms of reference; and 6. decide on permission to vote in accordance with Article XVII paragraph A.
H. The Assembly shall by consensus of the Members present, which if consensus can be reached shall be considered achieved if no. No. more than 2 Members object: 1. decide, if necessary, on applications for membership;
2 approve the rules of procedure of the Assembly and of the Council, which shall be submitted by the latter;
3 adopt the annual report as well as other reports;
4 approve the conclusion of agreements on any questions, matters or issues within the scope of this Statute; and 5. decide in case of disagreement between its Members on additional projects in accordance with Article V paragraph B.
I. The Assembly shall designate the seat of the Agency and the Director-General of the Secretariat (hereinafter referred to as "Director-General") by consensus of the Members present, or, if no. consensus can be reached, by a majority vote of two thirds of the Members present and voting.
J. The Assembly shall consider and approve as appropriate at its first session any decisions, draft agreements, provisions and guidelines developed by the Preparatory Commission in accordance with the voting procedures for the respective issue as outlined in Article IX paragraphs F to I. Article X The Council. The Council shall consist of at least 11 but not more than 21 representatives of the Members of the Agency elected by the Assembly.
The concrete number of representatives between 11 and 21 shall correspond to the rounded up equivalent of one third of the Members of the Agency to be calculated on the basis of the number of Members of the Agency at the beginning of the respective election for members of the Council. The members of the Council shall be elected on a rotating basis as laid down in the rules of procedure of the Assembly, with a view to ensuring effective participation of developing and developed countries and achieving fair and equitable geographical distribution and effectiveness of the Council's work. The members of the Council shall be elected for a term of two years.
B. The Council shall convene semi-annually and its meetings shall take place at the seat of the Agency, unless the Council decides otherwise.
C. The Council shall, at the beginning of each meeting for the duration until its next meeting, elect a Chairperson and such other officials from among its members as may be required. It shall have the right to elaborate its rules of procedure. Such rules of procedure have to be submitted to the Assembly for approval.
D. Each member of the Council shall have one vote. The Council shall take decisions on matters of procedure by a simple majority of its members. Decisions on matters of substance shall be taken by a majority of two thirds of its members. When the issue arises as to whether the question is one of substance or not, that question shall be treated as a matter of substance unless the Council, by a majority of two thirds of its members, decides otherwise.
E. The Council shall be responsible and accountable to the Assembly. The Council shall carry out the powers and functions entrusted to it under this Statute, as well as those functions delegated to it by the Assembly. In so doing, it shall act in conformity with the decisions and with due regard to the recommendations of the Assembly and ensures their proper and continuous implementation.
F. The Council shall: 1. facilitate consultations and cooperation among Members;
2 consider and submit to the Assembly the draft work programme and the draft budget of the Agency;
3 approve arrangements for the sessions of the Assembly including the preparation of the draft agenda;
4 consider and submit to the Assembly the draft annual report concerning the activities of the Agency and other reports as prepared by the Secretariat according to Article XI paragraph E number 3 of this Statute;
5. prepare any other reports which the Assembly may request;
6 conclude agreements or arrangements with States, international organizations and international agencies on behalf of the Agency, subject to prior approval by the Assembly;

7 substantiate the work programme as adopted by the Assembly with a view to its implementation by the Secretariat and within the limits of the adopted budget;
8 have the authority to refer to the Assembly matters for its consideration; and 9. establish subsidiary organs, when necessary, in accordance with Article VIII paragraph B, and decide on their terms of reference and duration.
Article XI The Secretariat. The Secretariat shall assist the Assembly, the Council and their subsidiary organs in the performance of their functions. It shall carry out the other functions entrusted to it under this Statute as well as those functions delegated to it by the Assembly or the Council.
(B).

The Secretariat shall included Director-General, who shall be its head and chief administrative officer, and such staff as may be required. The Director-General shall be appointed by the Assembly upon the recommendation of the Council for a term of four years, renewable for one further term, but not thereafter.
C. The Director-General shall be responsible to the Assembly and the Council, inter alia for the appointment of the staff as well as the Organization and functioning of the Secretariat. The paramount consideration in the employment of the staff and in the determination of the conditions of service shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. Due regard shall be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff primarily from Member States and on as wide a geographical basis as possible, taking particularly into account the adequate representation of developing countries and with emphasis on gender balance. In preparing the budget the proposed recruitment shall be guided by the principle that the staff shall be kept to a minimum necessary for the proper discharge of the responsibilities of the Secretariat.
D. The Director-General or a representative designated by him or her shall participate, without the right to vote, in all meetings of the Assembly and of the Council.
E. The Secretariat shall: 1. prepare and submit to the Council the draft work programme and the draft budget of the Agency;
2 implement the Agency's work programme and its decisions;
3 prepare and submit to the Council the draft annual report concerning the activities of the Agency and such other reports as the Assembly or the Council may request;
4. provide administrative and technical support to the Assembly, the Council and their subsidiary organs;
5 facilitate communication between the Agency and its Members; and 6. circulate the policy advice after it was given to the Members of the Agency in accordance with Article IV paragraph C number 2 and prepare and submit to the Assembly and the Council a report on its policy advice for each of their sessions. The report to the Council shall include also the planned policy advice in implementing the annual work programme.
F. In the performance of their duties, the Director-General and the other members of the staff shall not seek or receive instructions from any government or from any other source external to the Agency. They shall refrain from any action that might reflect on their position as international officers responsible only to the Assembly and the Council. Each Member shall respect the exclusively international character of the responsibilities of the Director-General and the other members of the staff and shall not seek to influence them in the discharge of their responsibilities.
Article XII The budget A.
The budget of the Agency shall be financed by: 1. mandatory contributions of its Members, which are based on the scale of assessments of the United Nations, as determined by the Assembly;
2 voluntary contributions; and 3. other possible sources in accordance with the financial rules to be adopted by the Assembly by consensus, as laid down in Article IX paragraph G of this Statute.
The financial rules and the budget shall secure a solid financial basis of the Agency and shall ensure the effective and efficient implementation of the Agency's activities, as defined by the work programme.
Mandatory contributions will finance core activities and administrative costs.
B. The draft budget of the Agency shall be prepared by the Secretariat and submitted to the Council for examination.
The Council shall either forward it to the Assembly with a recommendation for approval or return it to the Secretariat for review and re-submission.
V. The Assembly shall fill an external auditor who shall hold office for a period of four years and who shall be eligible for re-election. The first auditor shall hold office for a period of two years. The auditor shall examine the accounts of the Agency and shall make such comments and recommendations as deemed necessary with respect to the efficiency of the management and the internal financial controls.
Article XIII Legal personality, privileges and immunities A. The Agency shall have international legal personality. In the territory of each Member and subject to its national legislation, it shall enjoy such domestic legal capacity as may be necessary for the exercise of its functions and the fulfilment of its purposes.
B. Members shall decide upon a separate agreement on privileges and immunities.
Article XIV Relations with other organizations Subject to the approval of the Assembly the Council shall be authorised to conclude agreements on behalf of the Agency establishing appropriate relations with the United Nations and any other organizations whose work is related to that of the Agency. The provisions of this Statute shall not affect the rights and obligations of any Member deriving from any existing international treaty.
Article XV Amendments and withdrawal, review A. Amendments to this Statute may be proposed by any Member. Certified copies of the text of any amendment proposed shall be prepared by the Director-General and communicated by him to all Members at least ninety days in advance of its consideration by the Assembly.

B. Amendments shall come into force for all Members: 1. when approved by the Assembly after consideration of comments submitted by the Council on each proposed amendment. and 2.
After all the Members have à to be bound by the amendment in accordance with their respective constitutional processes. Members shall express their consent to be bound by depositing a corresponding instrument with the Depositary referred to in Article XX paragraph A.
C. At any time after five years from the date when this Statute takes effect in accordance with paragraph D of Article XIX, a Member may withdraw from the Agency by notice in writing to that effect given to the Depositary referred to in Article XX paragraph A, which shall promptly inform the Council and all Members.
D. Such withdrawal shall take effect at the end of the year in which it is expressed. Withdrawal by a Member from the Agency shall not affect its contractual obligations entered into pursuant to Article V paragraph B or its financial obligations for the year in which it withdraws.
Article XVI Settlement of disputes A. Members shall settle any dispute between them concerning the interpretation or application of this Statute by peaceful means in accordance with Article 2 paragraph 3 of the Charter of the United Nations and, to this end, shall seek a solution by the means indicated in Article 33 paragraph 1 of the Charter of the United Nations.
B. The Council may contribute to the settlement of a dispute by whatever means it deems appropriate, including offering its good offices, calling upon the Members to a dispute to start the settlement process of their choice and recommending a time limit for any agreed procedure.
Article XVII Temporary suspension of rights A. Any Member of the Agency which is in arrears with its financial contributions to the Agency shall have no. right to vote if its arrears reach or exceed the amount of its contributions for the two preceding years. However, the Assembly may permit this Member to vote if it is convinced that the non-payment is due to circumstances beyond the Member's control.
B. A Member which has persistently violated the provisions of this Statute or of any agreement entered into by it pursuant to this Statute may be suspended from the exercise of the privileges and rights of membership by the Assembly acting by a two-thirds majority of the Members present and voting upon recommendation of the Council.
Article XVIII Seat of the Agency. The seat of the Agency shall be determined by the Assembly at its first session.
Article XIX Signature, ratification, entry into force and accession A. This Statute shall be open for signature at the Founding Conference by all States that are members of the United Nations and regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations as defined in Article VI paragraph A. It shall remain open for signature until the date this Statute enters into force.
B. For States and regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations as defined in Article VI paragraph A having not signed this Statute, this Statute shall be open for accession after their membership has been approved by the Assembly in accordance with Article VI paragraph B number 2.
C. Consent to be bound by this Statute shall be expressed by depositing an instrument of ratification or accession with the Depositary. Ratification of or accession to this Statute shall be effected by States in accordance with their respective constitutional processes.
D. This Statute shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit of the twenty-fifth instrument of ratification.
E. For States or regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations having deposited an instrument of ratification or accession after the entry into force of the Statute, this Statute shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit of the relevant instrument.
F. No reservations may be made to any of the provisions contained in this Statute.
Article XX Depositary, registration, authentic text. The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany is hereby designated as the Depositary of this Statute and any instrument of ratification or accession.
B. This Statute shall be registered by the Depositary Government pursuant to Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
C. This Statute, done in English, shall be deposited in the archives of the Depositary Government.
D. Duly certified copies of this Statute shall be transmitted

by the Depositary Government to the governments of States and to the executive organs of regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations which have signed or have been approved for membership according to Article VI paragraph B number 2.
E. The Depositary Government shall promptly inform all Signatories to this Statute of the date of each deposit of any instrument of ratification and the date of entry into force of the Statute.
F. The Depositary Government shall promptly inform all Signatories and Members of the dates on which States or regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations subsequently become Members thereto.
G. The Depositary Government shall promptly send new applications for membership to all Members of the Agency for consideration in accordance with Article VI paragraph B number 2.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorised, have signed this Statute.

DONE at Bonn, this 26th January 2009, in a single original, in the English language.

Declaration of the Conference Regarding Authentic Versions of the Statute ' Gathering in Bonn the 26th January 2009, the representatives of the invited States to the Founding Conference of the International Renewable Energy Agency have adopted the following declaration which shall form an integral part of the Statute: The Statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency, signed on the 26th January 2009 in Bonn. , including this statement, shall also be authenticated in the official languages of the United Nations other than English, as well as in the language of the depositary, on the request of the respective Signatories. (1) (2)' text AUTHENTIFIE status, the International Energy Agency renewable (IRENA) the Parties to these statutes, desiring to promote the adoption and use increased and widespread renewable energy from the perspective of sustainable development, driven by the firm conviction that renewable energies offer vast opportunities to address the problems of energy security and the volatility of energy prices and to address them gradually convinced of the important role that may play renewable energy in terms of reduction of gas concentrations greenhouse in the atmosphere, thus contributing to stabilizing the climate system and to promote the sustainable, safe transition and smooth to a sober economy carbon, desiring to increase the positive effects that renewable energy technologies can have on sustainable economic growth and job creation motivated by the considerable potential of renewable energy for decentralized access to energy, especially in developing countries, and access to energy in the regions and isolated and remote islands, concerned by the serious implications negative that can have the use of fossil fuels and the inefficient use of traditional health biomass, convinced that renewable energy combined with a strengthening of energy efficiency can cover increasingly the strong increase of global energy needs in the coming decades, asserting their desire to create an international organization for renewable energy that facilitates cooperation among its members while establishing close cooperation with existing organizations that encourage the use of renewable energy, have agreed the following: section I establishment of the Agency A.
The Parties to these statutes create hereby the International Renewable Energy Agency (hereinafter referred to as 'the Agency') in accordance with the conditions laid down hereinafter.
B. the Agency is based on the principle of the equality of all its members and respects the sovereign rights and the expertise of its members in the implementation of its activities.
Article II objectives the Agency promotes the increased and widespread and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy taking into account: a) of national and domestic priorities and the benefits of a set of measures to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency;
(b) of the contribution of renewable energies to the preservation of the environment through a pressure limited on natural resources and the reduction of deforestation, particularly in tropical areas, desertification and loss of biodiversity, as well as their contribution to the protection of the climate, economic growth and social cohesion, including with regard to poverty reduction and sustainable development access to energy and the security of energy supply, regional development and responsibility between generations.
Article III Definition for the purposes of the present articles, "renewable energy" means all forms of energy produced sustainably from renewable sources, which include, inter alia: 1. bioenergy;
2. geothermal energy;
3. the hydraulic energy;
4. the power of the oceans, which inter alia includes tidal energy, wave energy and the thermal energy of the seas;
5. the solar energy; and 6. wind energy.
Article IV activities a.
Centre of excellence for renewable energy technologies, facilitator and catalyst, the Agency brings experience in practical applications and policies, support on all matters related to renewable energy, assistance to countries so that they benefit the efficient development and transfer of knowledge and technology, and carries out the following activities: 1. more particularly for the benefit of its members the agency mission is to (: a) to analyse, supervise and, without obligation for the policies of members, systematic practices on renewable energy, including instruments of action, incentives, mechanisms of investment, best practices, available technologies, integrated equipment and systems and the factors of failure or success;
(b)) to initiate the discussion and interaction with other organizations and governmental and non-governmental networks in these areas and in other relevant areas;
(c)) to its members, at their request, provide advice and relevant political assistance taking into account their respective needs, to stimulate international discussions on renewable energy policy and the framework conditions
d) and improve the transfer of knowledge and technologies appropriate to encourage the development of capacities and local expertise in the Member States, as well as the necessary interconnections;
(e) to propose its members to the actions of capacity-building, including training and education;
f) advice to its members, at their request, on the financing of renewable energy and to support the implementation of the mechanisms associated with it;
g) stimulate and encourage research, including on socio-economic issues, and fostering networks of research, joint research, development and deployment of technologies;
and (h) to provide information on the development and implementation of national and international technical standards related to renewable energies, from solid knowledge made possible by the active presence within the relevant fora.
2. in addition, the agency disseminates information and educates the public to the benefits and the potential of renewable energy.
B. in the deployment of its activities, the Agency: 1. is in compliance with the goals and principles of the United Nations to promote peace and international cooperation and in accordance with the policies of the United Nations aimed at promoting sustainable development;
2 allocates its resources to ensure efficient use to pursue adequately the all of its objectives and carry out its activities so as to obtain the greatest possible benefits for its members and in all regions of the world, bearing in mind the specific needs of the developing countries and regions and isolated and remote islands;
3. cooperates closely with institutions and the existing organizations and work to establish mutually beneficial with them in order to avoid relationships duplicates unnecessary, and relies on the resources and activities in the States and other organizations and agencies whose goal is to promote renewable energy sources, to ensure efficient and effective use.
C. the Agency: 1 presents each year a report to its members;
2 keeps members informed after having provided advice; and 3. informs its members of its shares in consultation with international organisations active in this field, its cooperation with these organizations and their work.
Article V Programme of work and projects is. The Agency carries out its activities on the basis of an annual work programme prepared by the Secretariat and considered by the Council and adopted by the Assembly.
B. addition to its programme of work, after consultation with its members and, in case of disagreement, after approval by the Assembly, the Agency can lead to projects launched and funded by its members subject to the availability of other financial resources.
Article VI accession has.
Membership is open to States members of the United Nations and intergovernmental organizations

regional economic integration which are willing and able to act in accordance with the objectives and activities set out in these statutes. To be a member of the Agency, an intergovernmental regional economic integration organization must be constituted by sovereign States of which at least one is a member of the Agency and its Member States must have transferred it their skills in at least one of the areas under the jurisdiction of the Agency.
B. these States and those regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations become: 1. founding members of the agency having signed these articles and deposited their instrument of ratification;
2. other members of the Agency by depositing an instrument of accession after their application has been approved. An application shall be deemed to have been approved if, three months after being sent to members, no disagreement was expressed. In case of disagreement, the Assembly decides on the application in accordance with point 1 of paragraph (H) of article IX.
C. in the case of an intergovernmental organization of regional economic integration, the Organization and its Member States define their respective functions regarding compliance with their obligations under these statutes. The Organization and its Member States cannot simultaneously exercise their rights under the Statute, including their right to vote. In their instruments of ratification or accession, the above-mentioned organizations declare the extent of their competence with respect to matters governed by the present articles. They shall also inform the Depositary Government of any relevant modification in the extent of their competence. In the case of voting on matters within their competence, the regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations have a number of votes equal to the total of the votes of those of their Member States which are also members of the Agency.
Article VII observers has.
The Assembly may grant observer status: 1. intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations active in the field of renewable energy;
2. to the signatories that have not ratified the Statute. and 3. to the applicant whose application has been approved in accordance with point 2 of paragraph B of article VI.
B. observers may participate without the right to vote in public sessions of the Assembly and its subsidiary bodies.
Article VIII organs has. The main organs created hereby shall: 1. Assembly;
2. the Council; and 3. the Secretariat.
B. the Assembly and the Council may, subject to the approval of the Assembly, create subsidiary bodies as they deem necessary for the performance of their duties in accordance with these statutes.
Article IX Assembly a.
1. the Assembly is the supreme organ of the Agency.
2. the Assembly may discuss any matter falling within the scope of the present articles or relating to the powers and the functions of the bodies provided for by these statutes.
3. on all these subjects, the Assembly may: has) make decisions and issue recommendations to each of these bodies; and (b) make recommendations to the members of the Agency, at their request.
4. in addition, the Assembly has the power to propose that some subjects are considered by the Council and ask the Council and the Secretariat to prepare reports on any matter relating to the operation of the Agency.
B. the Assembly consists of all members of the Agency. It shall meet in regular sessions which shall be held once a year, unless otherwise decided.
V. the Assembly consists of one representative of each Member.
The representatives may be accompanied by alternates and advisers. Each Member supports the cost of the participation of its delegation.
D. sessions of the Assembly are held at the headquarters of the Agency, unless otherwise decided by the Assembly.
E. at the beginning of each regular session, the Assembly elects a president and other officials on the basis of needs, taking into account equitable geographical representation. These persons exercise their mandate until the election of a new president and new officials at the next regular session. The Assembly adopted its rules of procedure in accordance with the present articles.
F. under subject to paragraph (C) of article VI, each Member Agency has one vote in the Assembly. The Assembly takes its decisions on points of procedure by a simple majority of the members present and voting. Decisions on substantive matters are taken by consensus of the members present. In the absence of consensus, it is presumed if the members opposed to the decision are not more than two, unless otherwise provided in the articles of Association.
If the question arises whether an issue is substantive or not, it is treated as a matter of substance unless otherwise decided by the Assembly by consensus of the members present; in the absence of consensus, it is presumed if the members opposed to the decision are not more than two. The Conference is quorate if the majority of the members of the Agency are present at the meeting.
G. by consensus of the members present, the Assembly: 1. elects the members of the Council;
2 adopted at its regular sessions, the budget and the Agency's work programme presented by the Commission and has the power to decide on amendments to the budget and the programme of work of the Agency;
3. adopts decisions related to the control of the financial policies of the Agency, to the financial regulation and other financial matters, and elects the Board of Auditors;
4. Approves the amendments to these statutes;
5 decide on the establishment of subsidiary bodies and approved mandates;
and 6. Statue on the right to vote in accordance with paragraph (A) of article XVII.
H. by consensus between the members present, which, in the absence of consensus, is presumed if the members opposed to the decision are not more than two, the Assembly: 1. decide, if necessary, on the applications for accession;
2. approves its own rules of procedure and the Council submitted by the latter;
3. adopts the annual report and other reports;
4. Approves the conclusion of agreements on all issues, problems or questions falling within the scope of the present articles; and 5. statue in case of disagreement among its members on additional projects in accordance with paragraph B of article V. I. The Assembly fixed the seat of the Agency and means the Director general of the Secretariat (hereinafter referred to as "the Director general") by consensus of the members present or, in the absence of consensus, by a majority of two-thirds of the members present and voting.
J. at its first session, the Assembly shall consider and approve the decisions, the draft agreements, provisions and guidelines developed by the Preparatory Commission and considered to be appropriate in accordance with applicable to the subject voting procedures, set out in paragraphs (F) to I of article IX.
Article X the Board. The Board is composed of at least 11 and more than 21 representatives of agency members elected by the Assembly. The actual number of representatives between 11 and 21 corresponds to the third (rounded) of the number of members of the Agency on the date of each election of the members of the Council. The members of the Council are elected in turn, in accordance with the rules of procedure of the Assembly, in order to ensure developing countries and developed countries effective participation, to achieve equitable geographical distribution and ensure the effectiveness of the work of the Council. The Board members are elected for a term of two years.
B. the Council meets twice a year at the headquarters of the Agency, unless otherwise decided by the Council.
C. at the beginning of each meeting, the Board elects among its members a president and other officials deemed necessary, for the period until its next meeting. It is allowed to develop its rules of procedure. These rules of procedure shall be submitted to the Assembly for approval.
D. each Member of Council shall have one vote. The Council takes its decisions on points of procedure by a simple majority of its members. Decisions on substantive matters are taken by a majority of two-thirds of its members. If the question arises whether a matter is or non-substantive, it is treated as a matter of substance unless otherwise decided by the Council by a majority of two-thirds of its members.
E. the Commission is accountable to the Assembly to which it reports.
It exercises the powers and functions allocated to him under these statutes, as well as functions that are delegated to it by the Assembly. In doing so, it is in compliance with the decisions of the Assembly and taking due account of its recommendations, which it ensures constant good implementation.
F. the Council: 1 facilitate consultation and cooperation between the members;
2 review and submit to the Assembly the draft work programme and draft budget of the Agency;
3. Approves the practical arrangements for sessions of the Assembly, including the preparation of the draft agenda;
4 examines and presents to the Assembly the draft annual report on the activities of the Agency and other reports prepared by the Secretariat, in accordance with point 3 of paragraph E of article XI hereof;
5 preparing all other reports requested by the Assembly;
6 enter into agreements or arrangements with States, international organizations and the international agencies on behalf of the Agency, under

subject to the prior approval of the Assembly;
7 feeds the programme of work adopted by the Assembly with a view to its implementation by the Secretariat within the adopted budget.
8 is entitled to submit topics for the consideration of the Assembly; and 9. creates subsidiary bodies if necessary, in accordance with paragraph B of article VIII, and establishes the mandate and duration.
Article XI the Secretariat. The Secretariat provides support to the Assembly, the Council and their subsidiary bodies in the exercise of their functions. It exercises other functions conferred under these statutes, as well as the functions delegated by the Assembly and the Council.
B. the Secretariat is composed of an Executive Director who is the head and ensures the administrative management, and the necessary staff. The Director general is appointed by the Assembly on the recommendation of the Council for a term of four years, renewable only once.
C. the Director-general is accountable to the Assembly and the Council, inter alia in the designation of staff and organization and the functioning of the Secretariat. The recruitment of staff and the determination of working conditions are to be governed primarily by the need to apply the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. Special attention must be paid to the need to recruit staff essentially among the Member States and on geographical as wide a basis as possible, taking particularly into account the adequate representation of developing countries and in accordance with the gender parity.
For the preparation of the budget, the proposed recruitment shall comply with the principle of retention of staff to the minimum necessary for the proper performance of the responsibilities of the Secretariat.
D. the Director-general or a representative appointed by it participates without the right to vote at all meetings of the Assembly and the Council.
E. the Secretariat is charged: 1. prepare and submit to the Board the draft work programme and draft budget of the Agency;
2. to implement the programme of work and the decisions of the Agency;
3. prepare and submit to the Council the draft annual report on the activities of the Agency and other reports requested by the Assembly or the Council;
4. to provide administrative and technical support to the Assembly, the Council and their subsidiary bodies;
5. to facilitate communication between the Agency and its members; and 6. disseminate advice after they were provided to the members of the Agency, in accordance with point 2 of paragraph (C) of article IV, and prepare and submit to the Assembly and to the Council a report on the measures recommended for each of their sessions. The report to the Council must also wear on the advice provided on implementation of the annual programme of work.
F. in the performance of their duties, the Director-general and the other members of the staff shall neither seek nor receive instructions from any Government or from any other source external to the Agency. They shall refrain from any action likely to prejudice their function as international leaders not making account to the Assembly and the Council. Every Member respects the exclusively international character of the responsibilities of the Director-general and other members of staff and does not seek to influence the latter in carrying out their responsibilities.
Article XII Budget has.
The Agency's budget is funded by: 1. the compulsory contributions of its members, on the basis of the scale of assessments of the United Nations, such as defined by the Assembly;
2. voluntary contributions; and 3. other potential sources in accordance with the financial regulation which will be adopted by consensus by the Assembly under the conditions provided for in paragraph (G) of article IX of the present articles. The financial regulation and budget provide the Agency a solid financial base and a realization and effective activities of the Agency as defined in the work programme. Compulsory contributions to finance core activities and administrative costs.
B. the draft budget of the Agency is prepared by the Secretariat and submitted to the Council for consideration. The Commission forwards it to the Assembly with the recommendation to approve or returns it to the Secretariat for review and new submission to the Commission.
V. the Assembly shall appoint an external auditor for a renewable term of four years. The first Board of Auditors performs that function for two years. The Board of Auditors shall examine the accounts of the Agency and formulates observations and recommendations as it deems necessary regarding the effectiveness of the management and internal financial controls.
Article XIII legal personality, privileges and Immunities has. The Agency has international legal personality. It shall enjoy in the territory of each Member, subject to its national legislation, the national legal capacity necessary for the exercise of its functions and the fulfilment of its mission.
B. members conclude a separate agreement on privileges and immunities.
Article XIV Relations with other organizations subject to the approval of the Assembly, the Council is hereby authorised to conclude agreements on behalf of the Agency in order to establish the appropriate relationships with the United Nations and with any other organization whose work have a connection with those of the Agency. The provisions of these statutes are without prejudice to the rights and the obligations of a member arising out of an international treaty in force.
Article XV amendments and withdrawal, review A.
Each Member may propose amendments to these statutes. Director-general establishes certified copies of the text of each draft amendment and shall communicate them to all members at least ninety days before the consideration of the Assembly.
B. amendments enter into force for all members therefore: 1. that they have been approved by the Assembly after review of the comments submitted by the Commission on each proposed amendment. and 2. that all members have consented to be bound by the amendment in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures. Said consent is expressed by means of the deposit of the instrument corresponding to the depositary referred to in paragraph (A) of article XX.
C. a member may withdraw from the Agency at any time, at the end of a period of five years from the date of entry into force of these statutes, in accordance with paragraph (D) of article XIX, by sending a written notification to this effect to the depositary referred to in paragraph A of article XX, which shall promptly inform the Council and all Member.
D. withdrawal Ce takes effect at the end of the year during which it has been notified. The withdrawal of a member of the Agency shall not affect its contractual obligations under paragraph B of article V, or on its financial obligations for the year in which he retired.
Article XVI settlement of disputes a. Members resolve any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of the present articles by peaceful means, in accordance with paragraph 3 of article 2 of the Charter of the United Nations and, to this end, seek a solution through the means indicated in paragraph 1 of article 33 of the Charter of the United Nations.
B. the Council may contribute to the settlement of a dispute by any means it deems appropriate, including offering its good offices, by inviting the members parties to a dispute to initiate the process of regulation of their choice and recommending a time limit for the culmination of any arrested procedure by mutual agreement.
Article XVII Temporary Suspension of rights a. Any member of the agency behind its financial contributions to the Agency is deprived of the right to vote if its back is greater than or equal to the amount of its contributions for the previous two years. However, the Assembly can allow this member to vote if it is convinced that the failure to pay is due to an event of force majeure.
B. Si a member repeatedly violated the provisions of these articles or any agreement entered into under these statutes, the Assembly, acting by a majority of two-thirds of the members present and voting may, on the recommendation of the Council, suspend this member for the benefit of the privileges and the exercise of the rights granted to members.
Article XVIII headquarters of the Agency the Agency's headquarters is set by the Assembly at its first session.
Article XIX Signature, ratification, entry into force and membership has. The inaugural conference, these articles will be open for signature by all States members of the United Nations and regional intergovernmental organizations of economic integration defined in paragraph A of article VI. They will remain open for signature until the date of their entry into force.
B. hereof will be open for accession by the States and regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations as defined in paragraph A of article VI, that have not signed them, after their application has been approved by the Assembly, in accordance with the point 2 of paragraph B of article VI.
C. consent to be bound by these articles of Association is expressed by the deposit of an instrument of ratification or accession with the depositary. States shall to the ratification or the accession to these articles in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures.
D. the

These statutes come into force the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the twenty-fifth instrument of ratification.
E. this Statute shall enter into force for States or regional intergovernmental organizations of economic integration which have deposited an instrument of ratification or accession after the entry into force of these statutes, the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the instrument.
F. no reservation may be made with regard to the provisions contained in the articles.
Article XX depositary, registration, authentic text a.
The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany is referred to herein as being the custodian of these statutes and of any instrument of ratification or accession.
B. these statutes are registered by the Depositary Government pursuant to article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
C. the articles, written in English, shall be deposited in the archives of the Depositary Government.
D. the Depositary Government shall transmit copies duly certifieesdes present status to the Governments of the States and the executive bodies of regional intergovernmental organizations of economic integration which have signed or whose membership has been approved in accordance with point 2 of paragraph B of article VI.
E. the Depositary Government shall promptly inform all signatories hereof from the date of the deposit of each instrument of ratification and the date of entry into force of these statutes.
F. the Depositary Government shall promptly inform all signatories and all members of the dates to which States and regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations become members thereafter.
G. the Depositary Government shall promptly forward to new applications for membership to all members of the Agency for consideration, in accordance with point 2 of paragraph B of article VI.
IN witness whereof, the undersigned, being duly authorized thereto, have signed the articles.
MADE in Bonn on 26 January 2009, in a single original in the English language.
Declaration of the Conference on versions of the articles gathered in Bonn on 26 January 2009, the representatives of the States invited to the founding Conference of the International Renewable Energy Agency adopted the following statement, which is part of the Statute: the statutes of the international renewable energy agency, signed in Bonn on 26 January 2009, including the present declaration must be also authenticated in the official languages of the United Nations other than English, as well as in the language of the depositary at the request of the concerned parties.

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Saudi Arabia adhesion30/12/201129/01/2012 ARGENTINE26/01/2009Ratification16/05/201315/06/2013 ARMENIE26/01/2009Ratification30/03/201029/04/2010 AUSTRALIE29/06/2009Ratification06/01/201105/02/2011 2009Ratification-01-AUTRICHE26 06-Azerbaijan10-2009Ratification BAHREIN26/01/2009Ratification21/05/201220/06/2012 BANGLADESH19/06/2009Ratification21/10/201020/11/2010 BELARUS11/02/2009Ratification28/01/201127/02/2011 Belgium adhesion17/12/201316/01/2014 Bosnia-HERZEGOVINE23/06/2009Ratification13/12/201012/01/2011 BRUNEI23/06/2009Ratification20/04/201120/05/2011 bulgaria26/01/2009Ratification23/03/201022 /. 04/2010 BURKINA FASO26/01/2009Ratification25/06/201325/07/2013 BELIZE adhesion28/12/201227/01/2013 BENIN26/01/2009Ratification22/10/201221/11/2012 06-CAMBODGE11-2009Ratification CAMEROUN24/06/2009Ratification21/07/201120/08/2011 Cape Verde (Islands) CHILI26/01/2009Ratification 26/01/2009Ratification18/01/201117/02/2010 China (REP. POPULAR) adhesion03/12/201302/01/2014 2010Ratification-06-COLOMBIE29 01-COMORES26-2009Ratification CONGO CHYPRE26/01/2009Ratification27/05/201008/07/2010 (REP. Democratic) 2009Ratification-01-26 CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE04/06/2009Ratification Korea of the COSTA-RICA29/06/2009Ratification abkhazia26/01/2009Ratification18/05/201017/06/2010 coast of CUBA CROATIE25/05/2010Ratification24/06/201124/07/2011 IVOIRE26/01/2009Ratification16/09/201316/10/2013 adhesion30/03/201229/04/2012 DANEMARK26/01/2009Ratification05/02/201007/03/2010 DJIBOUTI26/01/2009Ratification12/05/201111/06/2011 Dominican republic15/05/2009Ratification09/06/201009/07/2010 Egypt.26/01/2009Ratification11/06/201211/07/2012 UAE UNIS26/01/2009Ratification18/06/200918/07/2009 EQUATEUR18/06. 2009Ratification13/01/201112/02/2011 ERYTHREE26/01/2009Ratification06/07/201005/08/2010 ESPAGNE26/01/2009Ratification02/03/201101/04/2011 ESTONIE11/06/2009Ratification31/05/201230/06/2012 States-mills29/06/2009Ratification04/03/201103/04/2011 ETHIOPIE26/01/2009Ratification09/02/201210/03/2012 FIDJI29/06/2009Ratification02/11/201002/12/2010 FINLANDE26/01/2009Ratification23/02/201125/03/2011 FRANCE26 01-2009Ratification02/03/201101/04/2011 06-GABON29-2009Ratification GAMBIE26/01/2009Ratification01/03/201131/03/2011 2009Ratification-01-GHANA26 GRECE26/01/2009Ratification26/01/201225/02. 2012 GRENADE05/06/2009Ratification15/06/201115/07/2011 01-GUATEMALA26-2009Ratification 2009Ratification-04-GUINEE16 Guinea-BISSAU26/01/2009Ratification GEORGIE24/06/2009Ratification31/05/201030/06/2011 01-HONDURAS26-2009Ratification Solomon Islands adhesion05/07/201304/08/2013 India.17/03/2009Ratification04/05/201003/06/2010 IRAK23/06/2009Ratification30/11/201230/12/2012 IRAN26/01/2009Ratification21/02/201323/03/2013 2009Ratification-01-IRLANDE26 ISLANDE26/01/2009Ratification19/05/201018/06/2010 ISRA "L26/01/2009Ratification08/06/201008/07/2010 ITALIE26/01/2009Ratification25/09/201225/10/2012
America29/06/2009Ratification01/07/201031/07/2010 2009Ratification-01-JORDANIE26 KAZAKHSTAN26/06/2009Ratification05/06/201305/07/2013 KENYA22/05/2009Ratification26/06/200926/07/2010 01-KIRGIZSTAN17-2010Ratification KIRIBATI29/06/2009Ratification23/04/201323/05/2013 06-KOWEIT19-2009Ratification LESOTHO29/06/2009Ratification16/09/201016/10/2010 latvia26/01/2009Ratification15/04/201015/05/2010 unifil20/05/2009Ratification 2009Ratification-01-LIBERIA26 06-LIBYE23-2009Ratification LIECHTENSTEIN29/06/2009Ratification29/06/200929/07/2009 lithuania26/01/2009Ratification01/03/201131/03/2011 LUXEMBOURG26/01/2009Ratification09/09/201009/10. 2010 MACEDONIA (EX - REP. Yugoslav of) 26/01/2009Ratification29/11/201029/12/2010 2009Ratification-01-MADAGASCAR26 MALAISIE26/04/2010Ratification28/12/201027/01/2011 MALDIVES29/06/2009Ratification30/06/200930/07/2009 MALI26/01/2009Ratification19/10/201018/11/2010 MALTE29/06/2009Ratification19/04/201119/05/2011 01-MAROC26-2009Ratification MARSHALL Islands 24/06/2010Ratification16/11/201016/12/2010 MAURICE24/09/2009Ratification25/03/201124/04/2011 MAURITANIE07/05/2009Ratification13/03/201212/04/2012 MEXIQUE07/07/2010Ratification04/03/201103/04/2011 MOLDAVIE26/01/2009Ratification04/07/201103/08/2011
MONACO04/06/2009Ratification14/01/201113/02/2011 MONGOLIE26/01/2009Ratification12/03/201011/04/0210 MONTENEGRO26/01/2009Ratification03/06/201003/07/2010 MOZAMBIQUE12/02/2010Ratification29/03/201128/04/2011 Namibia adhesion28/11/201328/12/2013 NAURU29/06/2009Ratification10/08/201009/09/2010 NICARAGUA26/01/2009Ratification23/09/201023/10/2010 NIGER26/01/2009Ratification16/11/201016/12/2010 NIGERIA26/01/2009Ratification31/08/201030/09/2010 NORVEGE26/01/2009Ratification06/10/200905/11/2009 New Zealand 2009Ratification-01-NEPAL26 OMAN04/06/adhesion01/04/201101/05/2012. 2009Ratification05/08/201004/09/2010 OUGANDA26/01/2009Ratification17/04/201217/05/2012 06-OUZBEKISTAN19-2009Ratification PAKISTAN04/06/2009Ratification24/05/201323/06/2013 PALAU29/06/2009Ratification27/11/200927/12/2009 PANAMA26/06/2009Ratification16/12/201115/01/2012 Papua New 06-GUINEE29-2009Ratification country-BAS26/01/2009Ratification13/12/201012/01/2011 PHILIPPINES26/01/2009Ratification10/06/201110/07/2011 POLOGNE26/01/2009Ratification01/04/201001/05/2010 PORTUGAL26/01/2009Ratification30/06/201130/07/2011 PEROU26/01/2009Ratification22/10/201321/11/2013 QATAR24/06/2010Ratification30/03/201129. 04/2011 romania26/01/2009Ratification22/07/201021/08/2010 Kingdom-UNI26/06/2009Ratification10/04/201210/05/2012 RWANDA08/06/2009Ratification25/05/201224/06/2012 Republic 2009Ratification-01-CENTRAFRICAINE26 St. VINCENT & the GRENADE17/01/2010Ratification10/10/201209/11/2012 SAINT Kitts Nevis adhesion21/05/201320/06/2013 SAMOA AMERICAINES29/06/2009Ratification05/07/201004/08/2010 SÃO TOMÉ and 2009Ratification-01-PRINCIPE26 SERBIE26/01/2009Ratification04/02/201006/03/2010 SEYCHELLES08/06/2009Ratification03/05/201102/06/2011 SIERRA LEONE08/06/2009Ratification25/03/201124/04/2011 Singapore
 
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2009Ratification-01-TADJIKISTAN26 06-TANZANIE15-2009Ratification 2009Ratification-01-TCHAD26 Czech REP.06/01/2010Ratification31/05/201130/06/2011 06-TIMOR29-2009Ratification TOGO15/06/2009Ratification08/09/201108/10/2011 TONGA29/06/2009Ratification04/02/201006/03/2010 TUNISIE26/01/2009Ratification18/08/201117/09/2011 TURQUIE26/01/2009Ratification02/03/201201/04/2012 TUVALU adhesion13/01/201312/02/2013 URUGUAY26/01/2009Ratification29/07/201128/08/2011 Union europeenne20/11/2009Ratification05/07/201004/08/2010 VANUATU29/06/2009Ratification30/01/201301/03/2013 YEMEN (Arab REP) 26. ZIMBABWE29/06/2009Ratification 01/2009Ratification22/02/201223/03/2012 ZAMBIE26/01/2009Ratification23/05/201322/06/2013