Rs 0.731.1 Statutes Of January 26, 2009 Of The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) Renewable (With Decl.)

Original Language Title: RS 0.731.1 Statuts du 26 janvier 2009 de l’Agence internationale pour les énergies renouvelables (IRENA) (avec décl.)

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0.731.1 translation Statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) concluded in Bonn on 26 January 2009, approved by the Federal Assembly on October 1, 2010 Instrument of ratification deposited by the Switzerland on 1 March 2011 entered into force for the Switzerland on 31 March 2011 (State November 23, 2015) the Parties to the present Statute, eager to encourage adoption and usage increased and widespread renewable energy from the perspective of sustainable development driven by the firm conviction that renewable energy offer vast opportunities to deal with the problems of energy security and the volatility of the price of energy and to gradually remedy, convinced of the major role that can play renewable energy in terms of reduction of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, thus helping to stabilize the climate system and encourage the transition sustainable safe and smooth to a low economy carbon, eager to increase the positive effects that renewable energy technologies can have on sustainable economic growth and job creation, motivated by the significant potential of renewable energy to ensure a decentralized energy, particularly in developing countries, and access to energy in the regions and the Islands isolated and remote concerned about the serious negative implications that may affect health the use of fossil fuels and the inefficient traditional biomass use, convinced that renewable energy combined with a strengthening of energy efficiency can cover the strong expected increase of world in the decades to come energy needs, increasingly asserting their desire to create an international organization for renewable energy, which facilitates cooperation between members while establishing close cooperation with the existing organizations that encourage the use of renewable energy, have agreed to the following: art. I Creation of the Agency has. The Parties to these statutes create hereby the International Renewable Energy Agency (hereinafter referred to as 'the Agency') in the terms and conditions below. B. the Agency is based on the principle of the equality of all its members and respect the sovereign rights and the expertise of its members in the implementation of its activities.

Art. II objectives the Agency promotes the widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy taking into account: a. national and domestic priorities and the benefits of a package of measures for renewable energy and energy efficiency; ETB. the contribution of renewable energy to the preservation of the environment through less pressure 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, particularly with regard to the fight against poverty and sustainable development access to energy and the security of energy supply, regional development and responsibility between the generations.

Art. III Definition for the purposes of these statutes, "renewable energy" means all forms of energy produced sustainably from renewable sources, in particular: 1. the bioenergy; 2. energy geothermal; 3. energy hydroelectric; 4. the energy of the oceans, including tidal energy, the energy of waves and energy thermal Sea; 5. solar energy; et6. wind energy.

Art. IV activities A. Center of excellence for renewable energy technologies, facilitator and catalyst, the Agency brings experience in practical applications and policies, support on all issues related to renewable energy, assistance to countries so that they benefit the efficient development and transfer of knowledge and technology, and she realizes the following activities: 1. more particularly for the benefit of its members , the Agency's mission: a. to analyze, track and, without obligations for the policies of the members, to systematize practices on renewable energy, including action instruments, incentives, investment mechanisms, practices, technologies, systems and integrated equipment and the factors of success or failure; b. the discussion and ensure interaction with other organizations and networks, Government and non-government in these areas, and in other relevant areas; c. providing at their request of advice and relevant assistance to its members, taking into account their respective needs, and foster international discussions on renewable energy policy and the conditions of this policy; (d) to improve the transfer of knowledge and technologies appropriate and to encourage the development of capacities and local skills in the Member States , as well as the necessary interconnections; e. to propose members to the actions of capacity-building, including training and education; f. to provide its members, at their request, with advice on financing for renewable energy and support the implementation of the mechanisms are partners; g. to stimulate and encourage research, including on socio-economic issues , and promote networks of research, joint research, development and deployment of technologies; ETH. to provide information on the development and implementation of national and international technical standards relating to renewable energy, based on solid knowledge made possible by the active presence in the relevant.

2. in addition, the agency disseminates information and awareness to the benefits and the potential of renewable energy.

B. in the deployment of its activities, the Agency: 1 is in respect of the goals and the principles of the United Nations to promote peace and international cooperation and in accordance with the policies of the United Nations to encourage the development of sustainable; 2. allocates its resources to ensure effective use to reflect adequately all 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 the Islands isolated and remote; 3. cooperates closely with the institutions and organizations and is in favour of mutually beneficial relationships with them in order to avoid unnecessary duplication, and relies on the resources and activities in the States and other organizations and agencies whose goal is to promote renewable energy, to ensure efficient and effective use.

C. the Agency: 1 presents each year a report of activity for its members; 2. keeps its members informed after having provided advice; ET3. informs its members of its consultation with international organizations active in this field, its cooperation with these organizations and their work.

Art. V Programme of work and projects A. The Agency performs its activities on the basis of an annual work programme prepared by the Secretariat, reviewed by the Board and adopted by the Assembly. B. off its programme of work, after consultation with its members and, in case of disagreement, after approval of the Assembly, the Agency can carry out projects launched and funded by its members according to its availability other than financial.

Art. VI membership 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. In order to be a member of the Agency, a regional intergovernmental economic integration organization must consist of sovereign States of which at least one is a member of the Agency and its Member States have transferred their skills in one at least of the areas to him of the responsibilities of the Agency. B. these States and those intergovernmental regional economic integration organizations become: 1 member founding of the agency having signed the Statute and deposited their instrument of ratification; 2. other members of the Agency by depositing an instrument of accession once their application has been approved. An application is considered to have been approved if, three months after it was sent to members, no disagreement was expressed. In case of disagreement, the Assembly shall on the request in accordance with point 1 of the by. H art. IX.


(C) in the case of an intergovernmental organization of regional economic integration, the Organization and its Member States define their respective responsibilities with respect to their obligations under the present statutes. The Organization and its Member States cannot simultaneously exercise their rights under the Statute, including the right to vote. In their instruments of ratification or accession, the above organizations declare what is the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the present statutes. They also inform the depositary of any relevant modification to the extent of their competence Government. In the case of voting on matters within their competence, intergovernmental regional economic integration organizations 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.

Art. VII observers has. The Assembly may grant observer status: 1. to intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations acting in the field of energy renewable; 2. the signatories that have not ratified the Statute; ET3. to the applicant whose application has been approved in accordance with point 2 of the by. B of art. VI. B. Observers may participate without the right to vote in the public sessions of the Assembly and its subsidiary bodies.

Art. VIII organs has. It is created hereby the main bodies of the Agency below: 1. the Assembly; 2. the Council; ET3. the Secretariat.

B. the Assembly and the Council may, subject to the approval of the Assembly, establish subsidiary bodies as they deem necessary to the exercise of their functions in accordance with the present statutes.

Art. IX Assembly a. 1. The Assembly is the supreme organ of the Agency.

2. the Assembly may discuss any subject within the scope of application of the present statutes or relating to the powers and functions of the bodies provided for in the present Statuts.3. On all these matters, the Assembly may: a. make decisions and make recommendations to these bodies; ETB. make recommendations to the members of the Agency, at their request.

4. in addition, the Assembly has the power to propose topics for the consideration of the Council and ask the Council and the Secretariat with reports on any matter relating to the operation of the Agency.

(B) the Assembly consists of all members of the Agency. It meets in regular session which is held once a year, unless otherwise decided. C. the Assembly includes a representative of each Member. The representatives may be accompanied by alternates and advisers. Each member takes in charge 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 as necessary, on the basis of equitable geographical representation. These persons shall hold their offices until the election of a new president and new leaders at its next regular session. The Assembly shall adopt its rules of procedure in accordance with the present Statuts.F. Subject of the by. C 1 ' art. 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 issues by consensus among the members present. In the absence of consensus, it is presumed if Members oppose the decision are not more than two, unless otherwise provided in the articles of Association. If the question arises whether a subject is or not substantive, it is treated as a question background unless otherwise decided by the Assembly by consensus among the members present; in the absence of consensus, it is presumed if Members oppose the decision are not more than two. Is a quorum if the majority of the members of the Agency are present at the meeting. G. by consensus among the members present, the Assembly: 1. elects the members of the Council; 2. adopt, at its regular sessions, the budget and the work programme of the Agency submitted by the Council and has the power to decide on changes in the budget and the programme of work of the Agency; 3. adopts decisions concerning the control of the financial policies of the Agency, to the financial regulation and other financial issues, and elects the Commissioner Auditors; 4. approves amendments to these statutes, 5. decision on the establishment of subsidiary bodies and approved mandates; et6. Statue on the right to vote in accordance with the by. Art a. XVII. H. By consensus of the members present, which, in the absence of consensus, is presumed if Members oppose the decision are not more than two, the Assembly: 1 statue, if necessary, on applications for accession; 2. approve 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 issues within the scope of application of the present statutes; and 5. statue in case of disagreement between members on additional projects according to the by. B of art. 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. the Assembly reviews and approves as necessary during its first session decisions, draft agreements, provisions and guidelines developed by the Preparatory Commission in accordance with the voting procedures for the topic, provided to the by. F to I of art. IX. art. X the Council has. The Board is composed of at least 11 and at least 21 representatives of agency members elected by the Assembly. The actual number of representatives between 11 and 21 is 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 meaningful participation of developing countries and developed countries, to obtain an equitable geographical distribution and ensure the effectiveness of the work of the Council. The members of the Council are elected for two years. B. the Council meets twice a year at the headquarters of the Agency, unless otherwise decided by the Conseil.C. At the beginning of each of its meetings, the Council elects from among its members a president and other officers considered necessary for the period until its next meeting. It can draw up its internal rules. These rules must be submitted to the Assembly for approval. D. each Member of the Council shall have one vote. The Council takes its decisions on points of procedure by a simple majority of its members. Decisions on substantive issues are taken by a majority of two thirds of its members. If the question arises whether a matter is or not of substance, it is treated as a matter of substance unless otherwise decided by the Council by a majority of two thirds of its members. E. Council is responsible to the Assembly to which it reports. It exercises the powers and functions conferred under these statutes, as well as functions that are delegated to it by the Assembly. For this purpose, it is in compliance with the decisions of the Assembly and with due consideration of its recommendations, which he is constantly the right application. F. the Council: 1 facilitate consultations and cooperation among members; 2. reviews and reports to the Assembly on the proposed programme of work and budget of the Agency; 3. approves the terms practical for sessions of the Assembly, including the preparation of the draft agenda; 4. reviews and reports 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 the by. Art E. XI of the present statutes; 5. prepares all reports requested by the Assembly; 6. concludes on behalf of the Agency of the agreements or arrangements with States, international organizations and international agencies, subject to the prior approval of the Assembly; 7. feeding the work programme adopted by the Assembly with a view to its implementation by the Secretariat within the limits of the budget adopted; 8. is entitled to submit topics for the consideration of the Assembly; et9. establish subsidiary bodies, as appropriate, in accordance with the by. B of art. VIII, and set the mandate and duration.

Art. XI the Secretariat


A. the Secretariat support to the Assembly, the Council and their subsidiary bodies in the exercise of their functions. The other responsibilities assigned under these statutes, as well as the functions delegated by the Assembly and the Conseil.B. The Secretariat is composed of an Executive Director who is the head and ensures the administrative management, and the necessary personnel. 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, including the appointment of staff and the Organization and the functioning of the Secretariat. The recruitment of staff and the determination of working conditions must be governed primarily by the need to apply the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. Special attention should be paid to the need to recruit staff essentially among the Member States and on geographical as broad a basis as possible, including providing adequate representation of developing countries and respecting the gender parity. For the preparation of the budget, the proposed recruitment will respect the principle of retention of staff at the lowest level necessary for the proper performance of the responsibilities of the Secretariat.
(D) the Director general or a representative designated by him shall participate, without right to vote, in all meetings of the Assembly and the Conseil.E. The Secretariat shall: 1. to prepare and present to the Council the draft programme of work and budget of the Agency; 2. to implement the work programme and the Agency's decisions; 3. to prepare and submit to the Board the draft report 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 bodies subsidiary; 5. to facilitate communication between the Agency and its members; et6. to disseminate advice after that they were provided to the members of the Agency in accordance with point 2 of the by. C art. IV, and to 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 address the Council activities planned for implementation of the annual programme of work.

F. in the performance of their duties, the Director-general and other members of staff not seeking nor do not receive instructions from any Government or from any other source external to the Agency. They shall refrain from any act likely to prejudice to their function of international leaders not reporting that the Assembly and the Council. Each Member respect the exclusively international nature of the responsibilities of the Director-general and other members of the staff and does not seek to influence them in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Art. XII the 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, as defined by the Assembly, 2 contributions volunteers et3. other possible sources, in accordance with the financial regulation, which will be adopted by consensus by the Assembly under the conditions provided in the by. G art. IX of the present statutes. The financial regulation and the budget ensure the Agency a solid financial base and a realization of efficient and effective activities of the Agency set out in the programme of work. Contributions finance the 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 Council passes it on to the Assembly along with a recommendation to approve it or return it to the Secretariat for review and re-submission to the Conseil.C. The Assembly shall appoint an external auditor for a renewable term of four years. The first auditor exercises this function for two years. The auditor examines the Agency's accounts and formulates observations and recommendations he deems necessary regarding the effectiveness of the management and internal financial controls.

Art. XIII. legal personality, privileges and Immunities has. The Agency has international legal personality. She enjoys on the territory of each Member, and subject to its national law, national legal capacity necessary to the exercise of its functions and the fulfillment of its mission. B. members conclude a separate agreement on privileges and immunities.

Art. XIV. Relations with other organizations subject to the approval of the Assembly, the Council is authorized to enter into agreements on behalf of the Agency in order to establish relationships right with United Nations and other organizations whose works are related to those of the Agency. The provisions of these statutes do not affect the rights and obligations of a member an international treaty into force.

Art. XV amendments and withdrawal, review A. Each Member may propose amendments to these statutes. The Director general establishes certified copies of the text of each draft amendment and shall communicate them to all members at least ninety days before its consideration by the Assembly. (B) the amendments come into force for all members therefore: 1. that they were approved by the Assembly after review of the submissions made by the Board on each proposed amendment. et2. that all members have agreed to be bound by the amendment in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures. Consent is expressed through the deposit of the corresponding with the depositary referred to the by. Art a. XX. C. A member may withdraw from the Agency at any time, on the expiry of a period of five years from the date of entry into force of these statutes in accordance with the by. D art. XIX, by sending a written notification to this effect to the depositary referred to the by. Art a. XX, which promptly informs the Council and all members. 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 does not affect its contractual obligations by virtue of the by. B of art. V nor its financial obligations for the year in which he retired.

Art. XVI. settlement of disputes a. Member pay any dispute relating to the interpretation or application of these statutes by peaceful means in accordance with the by. 3 of art. 2 of the Charter of the United Nations and, to this end, they seek a solution through the means indicated in the by. 1 of art. 33 of the Charter of the Unies.B Nations. 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 start the process of regulation of their choice and recommending a time limit for the completion of any agreed procedure by mutual agreement.

RS 0.120 art. 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 their contributions for the previous two years. However, the Assembly can allow this member to vote if the Court is satisfied that this failure to pay is due to a case of force majeure. B. Si a member breach repeatedly the provisions of this Constitution or of any agreement it concluded under these statutes, the Assembly, 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.

Art. XVIII. headquarters of the Agency the Agency's headquarters is set by the Assembly at its first session.

Art. XIX. Signature, ratification, entry into force and membership


A. the present statutes are open for signature by all States members of the United Nations and the intergovernmental regional economic integration organizations defined in the by. Art a. VI, at the inaugural Conference. They remain open for signature until the date of their entry into force. (B) these statutes will be open to the accession of States and intergovernmental organizations of regional economic integration defined in the by. Art a. VI, which have not signed them, once their application has been approved by the Assembly in accordance with point 2 of the by. Art a. VI. C. consent to be bound by the present statutes is expressed by the deposit of an instrument of ratification or accession with the depositary. States make to the ratification or accession to the present Statute in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures. D. these statutes come into force thirty days after the date of the deposit of the twenty-fifth instrument of ratification. E. these statutes come into force for the States or regional economic integration organizations that 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 reserve can be made as to the provisions of these statutes.

Art. XX depositary, registration, authentic text has. The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany is referred to herein as the depositary of the present statutes and of any instrument of ratification or accession. B. the present statutes are registered by the Government custodian in accordance with art. 102 of the Charter of the Unies.C Nations. The present statutes, written in English, are deposited in the archives of the Depositary Government. D. the Depositary Government shall forward duly certified copies of the present statutes to the Governments of the States and the executive bodies of intergovernmental organizations of regional economic integration which have signed, or whose accession has been approved in accordance with point 2 of the by. B of art. VI. E. the Depositary Government shall promptly inform all signatories to the present statutes of the date of the deposit of each instrument of ratification and the date of entry into force of the present Statuts.F. The Depositary Government shall promptly inform all signatories and all members of the date at which States and intergovernmental organizations of regional economic integration become members thereafter. G. the Depositary Government promptly sends the new membership applications to all members of the Agency for consideration in accordance with point 2 of the by. B of art. VI. in faith whereof, the undersigned, duly authorized to that effect, have signed the present statutes.
Done at Bonn, on 26 January 2009, in a single original in the English language.
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RS 0.120 Conference statement regarding versions authentic the statutes together 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 statutes: the statutes of the international renewable energy agency, signed in Bonn on 26 January 2009 including this statement, must also be authenticated in the official languages of the United Nations other than English, as well as in the language of the depositary, on request of the signatories concerned.

Scope on 23 November 2015 States parties Ratification entry into force South Africa November 30, 2010 December 30, 2010 Albania July 14, 2010 August 13, 2010 Algeria 9 may 2012 June 8, 2012 Germany 25 August 2009 July 8, 2010 Angola December 15, 2011 January 14, 2012 Antigua - and - Barbuda September 10, 2010 10 October 2010 Saudi Arabia December 30, 2011 A January 29, 2012 Argentina may 16, 2013 June 15, 2013 Armenia March 30, 2010 July 8, 2010 Australia

January 6, 2011 February 5, 2011 Azerbaijan 11 June 2014 July 11, 2014 Bahamas April 3, 2014 was may 3, 2014 Bahrain may 21, 2012 June 20, 2012 Bangladesh 21 October 2010 November 20, 2010 Barbados August 26, 2014 was September 25, 2014 Belarus 28 January 2011 February 27, 2011 Belgium December 17, 2013 January 16, 2014 Belize December 28, 2012 has 27 January 2013 Benin 22 October 2012 November 21, 2012 Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 December 13, 2010 January 2011 Brunei April 20, 2011 20 May 2011 Bulgaria March 23, 2010 July 8, 2010 Burkina Faso June 25, 2013 July 25, 2013 Cameroon July 21, 2011 August 20, 2011 green - January 18, 2011 February 17, 2011 China 3 December 2013 A January 2, 2014 Cyprus may 27, 2010 July 8, 2010 Colombia 8 January 2015 7 February 2015 Comoros October 9, 2015 November 9, 2015 (South) Korea may 18, 2010 July 8, 2010 Ivory Coast September 16, 2013

October 16, 2013 Croatia 24 June 2011 July 24, 2011 Cuba March 30, 2012 was April 29, 2012 Denmark 5 February 2010 8 July 2010 Djibouti may 12, 2011 June 11, 2011 Egypt 11 June 2012 11 July 2012 UAE United 18 June 2009 July 8, 2010 Equator January 13, 2011 February 12, 2011 Eritrea July 6, 2010 August 5, 2010 Spain March 2, 2011 April 1, 2011 Estonia 31 May 2012 June 30, 2012 Ethiopia 9 February 2012

March 10, 2012 United States March 4, 2011 April 3, 2011 Fiji November 2, 2010 December 2, 2010 Finland February 23, 2011 March 25, 2011 France March 2, 2011 April 1, 2011 Gabon may 12, 2015 11 June 2015 Gambia March 1, 2011 March 31, 2011 Georgia 31 May 2010 8 July 2010 Ghana January 7, 2014 6 February 2014 Greece 26 January 2012 February 25, 2012 Granada June 15, 2011 July 15, 2011 Guyana 14 January 2014 has 13 February

Hungary 16 December 2014 2014 was January 15, 2015 Marshall Islands 16 November 2010 December 16, 2010 India may 4, 2010 July 8, 2010 Indonesia August 8, 2014 has 7 September 2014 Iran 21 February 2013 March 23, 2013 Iraq November 30, 2012 December 30, 2012 Ireland June 9, 2015 9 July 2015 Iceland 18 May 2010 July 8, 2010 Israel June 8, 2010 July 8, 2010 Italy September 25, 2012 October 25, 2012 Jamaica 28 January 2014 has 27 February 2014 Japan July 1, 2010 July 31, 2010 Jordan July 3, 2014 August 2, 2014 Kazakhstan 21 July 2011 August 20, 2011 Kenya 26 June 2009 July 8, 2010 Kiribati April 23, 2013 23 May 2013 Kuwait February 6, 2014 March 8, 2014 Lesotho September 16, 2010 October 16, 2010 Latvia 15 April 2010 8 July 2010 Liechtenstein June 29, 2009 July 8, 2010 Lithuania 1 March 2011 March 31, 2011 Luxembourg, on September 9, 2010 October 9, 2010 Macedonia

November 29, 2010 December 29, 2010 Malaysia December 28, 2010 January 27, 2011 Maldives June 30, 2009 July 8, 2010 Mali 19 October 2010 November 18, 2010 Malta 19 April 2011 19 May 2011 Maurice March 25, 2011 April 24, 2011 Mauritania 13 March 2012 April 12, 2012 Mexico 4 March 2011 April 3, 2011 Micronesia 24 October 2014 has 23 November 2014 Moldova July 4, 2011 August 3, 2011 Monaco 14 January 2011 February 13, 2011 Mongolia March 12

July 2010 8 2010 Montenegro 3 June 2010 8 July 2010 Mozambique March 29, 2011 April 28, 2011 Namibia 28 November 2013 has 28 December 2013 Nauru 10 August 2010 9 September 2010 Nicaragua September 23, 2010 October 23, 2010 Niger November 16, 2010 December 16, 2010 Nigeria August 31, 2010 September 30, 2010 New Zealand April 1, 2011 was 1 May 2011 Norway October 6, 2009 July 8, 2010 Oman 5 August 2010 September 4, 2010 Uganda 17 April 2012

May 17, 2012 Pakistan 24 may 2013 23 June 2013 Palau November 27, 2009 July 8, 2010 Panama 16 December 2011 January 15, 2012 Netherlands December 13, 2010 January 12, 2011 Peru October 22, 2013 November 21, 2013 Philippines 10 June 2011 July 10, 2011 Poland 1 April 2010 8 July 2010 Portugal 30 June 2011 July 30, 2011 Qatar March 30, 2011 April 29, 2011 Romania July 22, 2010 August 21, 2010 United Kingdom April 10, 2012 may 10, 2012

Dominican Republic 9 June 2010 9 July 2010 Czech Republic 31 May 2011 June 30, 2011 Russia June 22, 2015 July 22, 2015 Rwanda 25 may 2012 June 24, 2012 Saint - Kitts - and - Nevis May 21, 2013 June 20, 2013 Saint - Vincent - and - the Grenadines October 10, 2012 9 November 2012 Solomon, Islands 5 July 2013 4 August 2013 Samoa July 12, 2010 August 11, 2010 Sao Tome - and - principle October 2, 2014 1 November 2014 Serbia 4 February 2010 8 July 2010 Seychelles may 3

2011 2 June 2011 Sierra Leone March 25, 2011 April 24, 2011 Singapore February 5, 2013 to March 4, 2013 Slovakia March 22, 2010 July 8, 2010 Slovenia 22 March 2010 July 8, 2010 Somalia November 13, 2013 December 13, 2013 Sudan may 19, 2011 June 18, 2011 Sri Lanka January 27, 2011 February 26, 2011 Switzerland 1 March 2011 March 31, 2011 Sweden July 10, 2009 July 8, 2010 Swaziland 4 March 2011 April 3, 2011 Senegal October 19

2010 November 18, 2010 Tajikistan July 17, 2013 August 16, 2013 Togo 8 September 2011 October 8, 2011 Tonga 3 February 2010 Tunisia 8 July 2010


August 18, 2011 September 17, 2011 Turkey 2 March 2012 April 1, 2012 Tuvalu 13 January 2013 A 12 February 2013 Trinidad and Tobago 16 January 2014 A 15 February 2014 European Union July 5, 2010 August 4, 2010 Uruguay 29 July 2011 August 28, 2011 Vanuatu 30 January 2013 March 1, 2013 Yemen 22 February 2012 March 23, 2012 Zambia 23 May 2013 22 June 2013 Zimbabwe 18 August 2014 September 17, 2014 RO 2011 1721; FF 2010 347 authenticated translation of the original English text by the France.
RO 2011 1719. the Conference notes that the France has already sent to the Depositary Government a French version of the statutes for their authentication in the French language.
This statement has no effect on the setting of the final preparatory conference in Madrid concerning the language of work.
RO 2011 1721, 2015 5981 a version of the update scope is published on the web site of the FDFA (www.dfae.admin.ch/traites).

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