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Diplomacy in Action

2003 Treaty Actions (Updated March 2004)


July 9, 2004

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BILATERALS
(Multilaterals)

AFGHANISTAN
Agreement regarding the status of United States military and civilian personnel of the U.S. Department of Defense present in Afghanistan in connection with cooperative efforts in response to terrorism, humanitarian and civic assistance, military training and exercises and other activities. Effected by exchange of notes at Kabul September 26 and December 12, 2002 and May 28, 2003. Entered into force May 28, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington September 20, 2002. Entered into force August 23, 2003.

ALBANIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Tirana May 2, 2003. Entered into force July 7, 2003.

Agreement concerning the program of the Peach Corps in the Republic of Albania. Signed at Tirana July 22, 2003. Entered into force October 9, 2003.

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
Agreement for the exchange of information with respect to taxes. Signed at Washington December 6, 2001. Entered into force February 10, 2003.

Protocol to the agreement of April 19, 1995, as amended concerning maritime counter-drug operations. Signed at Washington September 30, 2003. Entered into force September 30, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington September 29, 2003. Entered into force September 29, 2003.

AZERBAIJAN
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington February 26, 2003. Entered into force August 28, 2003.

BANGLADESH
Agreement on scientific and technical cooperation, with annexes. Signed at Dhaka March 1, 2003. Entered into force May 26, 2003.

BELARUS
Memorandum of understanding concerning the establishment of annual quantitative limits on imports into the United States of fiberglass fabrics in category 622, women's wool coats in category 435, and women's wool trousers in category 448. Signed at Washington January 10, 2003. Entered into force January 10, 2003.

BELIZE
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington December 8, 2003. Entered into force December 8, 2003.

BOLIVIA
Agreement regarding the consolidation of debt owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at La Paz November 27, 2002. Entered into force January 6, 2003.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Sarajevo May 16, 2003. Entered into force July 7, 2003.

BOTSWANA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Gaborone June 30, 2003. Entered into force September 28, 2003.

BRAZIL
Agreement regarding cooperation between their competition authorities in the enforcement of their competition laws. Signed at Washington October 26, 1999. Entered into force March 25, 2003.

BULGARIA
Agreement concerning overflight and temporary presence and transit through and on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria of U.S. armed forces and personnel. Effected by exchange of notes at Sofia February 17 and 18, 2003. Entered into force February 18, 2003.

BURKINA FASO
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Ouagadougou October 2 and 5, 2003. Entered into force October 14, 2003.

BURUNDI
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Bujumbura July 5, 2003. Entered into force July 24, 2003.

CAMEROON
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Yaounde December 1, 2003. Entered into force December 1, 2003.

CANADA
Air transport pre-clearance agreement, with annexes and agreed minute. Signed at Toronto January 18, 2001. Entered into force May 2, 2003.

Agreement amending the agreement of November 15, 1999 for the establishment of a binational education exchange foundation. Effected by exchange of notes at Ottawa July 29, 2003. Entered into force July 29, 2003.

Agreement on the SciSat-1 Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment Mission, with memorandum of understanding. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington July 18, 2003. Entered into force July 18, 2003.

CAPE VERDE
Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Praia January 14, 2003. Entered into force January 14, 2003.

CHAD
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at N'Djamena March 26 and June 30, 2003. Entered into force June 30, 2003.

CHINA
Agreement regarding mutual assistance in customs matters. Signed at Washington
April 9, 1999. Entered into force April 10, 2003.

COLOMBIA
Agreement concerning the program for the suppression of illicit aerial traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (Air Bridge Denial), with annexes. Signed at Bogota April 28, 2003. Entered into force April 28, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Bogota September 17, 2003. Entered into force September 17, 2003.

COTE D'IVOIRE
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Abidjan June 30, 2003. Entered into force October 16, 2003.

CROATIA
Agreement concerning cooperation in the area of the prevention of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and the promotion of defense and military relations. Signed at Zagreb February 4, 2003. Entered into force October 15, 2003.

CUBA
Agreement extending provisional application of the maritime boundary agreement of December 16, 1977, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington and Havana December 16 and 30, 2003. Entered into force December 30, 2003.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
Agreement regarding the reduction and consolidation of debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Kinshasa April 10, 2003. Entered into force June 5, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington March 19, 2003. Entered into force July 22, 2003.

Agreement concerning the employment of dependents of official government employees, with attachment. Effected by exchange of notes at Kinshasa January 12, 2002. Entered into force October 8, 2003.

DENMARK
Memorandum of understanding concerning the Dundas area, with related exchange of notes. Signed at Nuuk February 20, 2003. Entered into force February 20, 2003.

DJIBOUTI
Agreement concerning access to and use of facilities in the Republic of Djibouti, with annex. Signed at Djibouti February 19, 2003. Entered into force February 19, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington January 24, 2003. Entered into force July 2, 2003.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Protocol to the agreement of March 23, 1995, concerning maritime counter-drug operations. Signed at Washington May 20, 2003. Entered into force May 20, 2003.

Search and rescue agreement. Signed at Washington May 21, 2003. Entered into force May 21, 2003.

Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Santo Domingo and Miami May 16 and June 10, 2003. Entered into force June 10, 2003.

EAST TIMOR
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Singed at Dili August 23, 2002. Entered into force October 30, 2003.

ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS)
Agreement regarding grants under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the furnishing of defense articles, related training and other defense services from the United States of America to ECOWAS in support of the ECOFORCE peacekeeping operation in Cote d'Ivoire. Effected by exchange of notes at Abuja January 24 and February 14, 2003. Entered into force February 14, 2003.

EGYPT
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Cairo February 26 and March 5, 2003. Entered into force March 5, 2003.

ESTONIA
Agreement on the protection and preservation of certain cultural properties. Signed at Tallin January 16, 2003. Entered into force July 22, 2003.

ETHIOPIA
Agreement regarding the consolidation and reduction of certain debts owed to the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Addis Ababa January 28, 2003. Entered into force March 12, 2003.

Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences, with annexes. Signed at Reston and Addis Ababa December 9, 2002 and August 28, 2003. Entered into force August 28, 2003.

EUROPEAN ORGANIZATION FOR THE EXPLOITATION OF METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES (EUMETSAT)
Agreement on access to images and meteorological data distribution material from the EUMETSAT geostationary Meteosat Second Generation satellites. Signed at Darmstadt June 24, 2003. Entered into force June 24, 2003.

Agreement on joint transition activities regarding polar-orbiting operational environmental satellite systems, with annex. Signed at Darmstadt June 24, 2003. Entered into force June 24, 2003.

FIJI
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Suva December 17, 2003. Entered into force December 17, 2003.

Agreement concerning the employment of dependents of official government employees. Effected by exchange of notes at Suva June 20 and November 25, 2003. Entered into force November 25, 2003.

FRANCE
Memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the CALIPSO Mission. Signed at Paris June 18, 2003. Entered into force June 18, 2003.

Agreement regarding the wreck of La Belle. Signed at Washington March 31, 2003. Entered into force March 31, 2003.

Arrangement for the exchange of technical information and cooperation in the regulation of nuclear safety, with annex. Signed at Rockville April 17, 2003. Entered into force April 17, 2003.

GABON
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Libreville February 26 and April 15, 2003. Entered into force April 15, 2003.

THE GAMBIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Banjul October 5, 2002. Entered into force June 27, 2003.

GEORGIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Tbilisi February 10, 2003. Entered into force June 26, 2003.

Agreement on defense cooperation, with annex. Signed at Tbilisi November 10, 2002. Entered into force March 25, 2003.

Agreement regarding the consolidation and rescheduling of certain debts owed to the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Tbilisi March 6, 2002. Entered into force January 28, 2003.

GHANA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Accra April 17, 2003. Entered into force October 31, 2003.

GREECE
Agreement extending the mutual defense cooperation agreement of July 8, 1990, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Athens April 11 and May 5, 2003. Entered into force May 5, 2003; effective November 6, 2003.

Agreement extending the air transport agreement of July 31, 1991, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Athens July 3, and 28, 2003. Entered into force July 28, 2003.

HONDURAS
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at New York September 19, 2002. Entered into force June 30, 2003.

Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Tegucigalpa and Miami April 7 and 21, 2003. Entered into force April 21, 2003.

HUNGARY
Agreement extending the annex to the air transport agreement of July 12, 1989, as extended. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington July 11 and August 18, 2003. Entered into force August 18, 2003; effective July 12, 2003.

IRELAND
Agreement concerning security measures for the protection of classified military information. Signed at Dublin January 31, 2003. Entered into force January 31, 2003.

ISRAEL
Agreement amending the land lease and purchase agreement for the construction of diplomatic facilities of January 18, 1989, as amended. Effected by exchange of notes at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem January 2 and 14, 2003. Entered into force January 14, 2003; effective January 18, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Jerusalem August 4, 2002. Entered into force November 27, 2003.

JAPAN
Agreement extending the agreement of June 29, 1998, concerning cooperation on the Mars Exploration PLANET-B Program. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington June 27, 2003. Entered into force June 27, 2003.

Agreement extending the agreement of March 14, 1997, concerning cooperation on the Advanced Earth Observation Satellite - II (ADEOS-II) Program. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington March 13, 2003. Entered into force March 13, 2003.

Agreement concerning the program for the acquisition and production in Japan of the AH-64 Helicopter System and related equipment and materials. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo March 18, 2003. Entered into force March 18, 2003.

Agreement concerning the program for the acquisition and production in Japan of the SH-60J/UH-60J/UH-60JA/SH-60JMOD Aircraft, and related equipment and materials. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo March 18, 2003. Entered into force March 18, 2003.

Agreement concerning a cash contribution by Japan for administrative and related expenses arising from implementation of the Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement on March 8, 1954. Effected by exchange of notes at Tokyo November 25, 2003. Entered into force November 25, 2003.

JORDAN
Agreement regarding the consolidation of certain debts owed to, guaranteed or insured by the United States Government and its agencies, with annexes. Signed at Amman
March 23, 2003. Entered into force April 28, 2003.

Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences. Signed at Reston and Amman December 9, 2002. Entered into force August 26, 2003.

KAZAKHSTAN
Agreement amending the agreement of September 22 and October 3, 1995, as amended, concerning the elimination of infrastructure of weapons of mass destruction. Signed at Astana and Washington March 1 and April 2, 2003. Entered into force April 2, 2003.

LAOS
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Vientiane December 24, 2003. Entered into force December 24, 2003.

LIBERIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington October 8, 2003. Entered into force November 3, 2003.

LIECHTENSTEIN
Agreement for cooperation in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program. Signed at Vaduz March 26, 2003. Entered into force March 26, 2003.

LITHUANIA
Agreement concerning cooperation in the area of the prevention of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the promotion of defense and military relations. Signed at Vilnius October 10, 2002. Entered into force April 24, 2003.

LUXEMBOURG
Agreement amending the air transport agreement of August 19, 1986, as amended, with attachment. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington July 13 and 21, 1998. Entered into force June 12, 2003.

MACEDONIA, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Skopje June 30, 2003. Entered into force November 12, 2003.

Agreement regarding the reorganization of certain debts owed to the United States Government and its agencies, with attachment. Effected by exchange of notes at Skopje January 15 and 30, 2003. Entered into force March 17, 2003.

MADAGASCAR
Agreement amending the agreement of December 16, 1997 regarding the consolidation, reduction and rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agency. Effected by exchange of notes at Antananarivo February 14 and May 20, 2003. Entered into force May 20, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Antananarivo April 23, 2003. Entered into force August 4, 2003.

MALAWI
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Lilongwe September 23, 2003. Entered into force September 23, 2003.

MALDIVES
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Male and Colombo April 8 and 10, 2003. Entered into force July 8, 2003.

Agreement for cooperation in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program. Signed at Male December 8, 2003. Entered into force December 8, 2003.

MARSHALL ISLANDS
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Majuro September 10, 2002. Entered into force June 26, 2003.

MAURITANIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at New York September 17, 2002. Entered into force July 6, 2003.

MAURITIUS
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington June 25, 2003. Entered into force June 30, 2003.

MEXICO
Minute No. 309 of the International Boundary and Water Commission: Volumes of water saved with the modernization and improved technology projects for the irrigation districts in the Rio Conchos Basin and measures for their conveyance to the Rio Grande. Signed at El Paso July 3, 2003. Entered into force July 7, 2003.

Agreement amending the wildfire protection agreement for the common border of June 4, 1999. Signed at Washington November 12, 2003. Entered into force November 12, 2003.

Agreement to establish a program of the Peace Corps in Mexico. Signed at Washington November 12, 2003. Entered into force November 12, 2003.

Agreement on the application by Mexico of a North American Free Trade Agreement safeguard measure on certain poultry products. Effected by exchange of letters at Mexico and Washington July 24 and 25, 2003. Entered into force July 25, 2003.

FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington September 24, 2002. Entered into force June 30, 2003.

MOLDOVA
Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement, with annexes. Signed at Chisinau and Stuttgart-Vaihingen July 8 and 19, 2003. Entered into force November 6, 2003.

MONGOLIA
Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences, with annexes. Signed at Reston and Ulaanbaatar April 2 and June 26, 2003. Entered into force June 26, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of U.S. persons to third parties. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington June 6, 2003. Entered into force June 27, 2003.

MOROCCO
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at New York September 24, 2003. Entered into force November 19, 2003.

NAURU
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington February 26, 2003. Entered into force December 4, 2003.

NEPAL
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Kathmandu December 31, 2002. Entered into force July 22, 2003.

NETHERLANDS
Second protocol to the agreement on social security of December 8, 1987. Signed at The Hague August 30, 2001. Entered into force May 1, 2003.

NICARAGUA
Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Managua April 25, 2003. Entered into force June 9, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Managua June 4, 2003. Entered into force September 12, 2003.

NIGER
Agreement amending the agreement of August 1, 2001, regarding the consolidation, reduction, and rescheduling of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies. Effected by exchange of notes at Niamey January 29 and 30, 2003. Entered into force March 14, 2003.

NIGERIA
Investment incentive agreement. Signed at Abuja December 6, 1999. Entered into force January 20, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Abuja June 30, 2003. Entered into force October 6, 2003.

NORWAY
Memorandum of understanding concerning scientific and technical cooperation in the earth sciences, with annexes. Signed at Reston November 25, 2003. Entered into force November 25, 2003.

Agreement on social security, with administrative agreement. Signed at Oslo November 30, 2001. Entered into force September 1, 2003.

PAKISTAN
Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Islamabad April 5, 2003. Entered into force June 5, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Washington July 21, 2003. Entered into force November 6, 2003.

Agreement on science and technology cooperation, with annexes. Signed at Washington June 25, 2003. Entered into force October 16, 2003.

PALAU
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Koror September 13, 2002. Entered into force July 7, 2003.

PANAMA
Agreement regarding a debt-for-nature swap, with attachments. Signed at Panama City July 10, 2003. Entered into force July 30, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Panama June 23, 2003. Entered into force November 6, 2003.

PHILIPPINES
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Effected by exchange of notes at Manila May 9 and 13, 2003. Entered into force May 13, 2003.

Agreement on cooperation in science and technology, with annex. Signed at Washington May 20, 2003. Entered into force November 25, 2003.

POLAND
Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Warsaw June 16, 2001. Entered into force September 15, 2003.

ROMANIA
Agreement concerning cooperation in the area of counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the promotion of defense and military relations. Signed at Washington March 30, 1998. Entered into force July 8, 2003.

Agreement regarding the status of United States forces in Romania. Signed at Washington October 30, 2001. Entered into force June 10, 2002.

RUSSIA
Agreement concerning the cessation of plutonium production at the operating ADE-4 and ADE-5 reactors in Seversk (Tomsk Region) and ADE-2 reactor in Zheleznogorsk (Krasnoyarsk Region). Signed at Vienna March 12, 2003. Entered into force March 12, 2003.

Agreement amending the memorandum of understanding of September 23, 1997 concerning cooperation regarding plutonium production reactors. Signed at Vienna March 12, 2003. Entered into force March 12, 2003.

Agreement amending the agreement of September 23, 1997 concerning cooperation regarding plutonium production reactors. Signed at Vienna March 12, 2003. Entered into force March 12, 2003.

Treaty on strategic offensive reductions. Signed at Moscow May 24, 2002. Entered into force June 1, 2003.

Agreement extending the agreement of December 16, 1993 on science and technology cooperation. Effected by exchange of notes at Moscow October 28 and December 15, 2003. Entered into force December 16, 2003.

RWANDA
Agreement regarding the reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Kigali April 22, 2003. Entered into force June 9, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Washington March 4, 2003. Entered into force July 11, 2003.

Agreement for cooperation in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program. Signed at Kigali August 21, 2003. Entered into force August 21, 2003.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Libreville and Sao Tome November 6 and 12, 2003. Entered into force November 12, 2003.

SENEGAL
Agreement concerning the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Dakar June 19, 2003. Entered into force June 27, 2003.

Agreement amending the agreement of July 17, 2001 regarding the consolidation and reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by, or insured by the United States Government and its agencies. Effected by exchange of notes at Dakar November 26, 2002 and February 24, 2003. Entered into force February 24, 2003.

Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington January 11, 2001. Entered into force August 11, 2003.

SEYCHELLES
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Victoria June 4, 2003. Entered into force July 17, 2003.

SIERRA LEONE
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Freetown March 31, 2003. Entered into force May 20, 2003.

Agreement regarding the consolidation and reduction of certain debts owed to, guaranteed by or insured by the United States Government, with annexes. Signed at Freetown April 25, 2003. Entered into force June 9, 2003.

SINGAPORE
Memorandum of agreement for research, development, testing and evaluation projects, with annex. Signed at Honolulu February 21, 2003. Entered into force February 21, 2003.

Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Effected by exchange of notes at Singapore October 17, 2003. Entered into force October 17, 2003.

SOUTH PACIFIC FORUM FISHERIES AGENCY
Agreement to promote economic development in the South Pacific region. Signed at Majuro March 12, 2003. Entered into force June 15, 2003.

SPAIN
Protocol of amendment to the agreement on defense cooperation of December 1, 1988, with related note and memorandum of understanding. Signed at Madrid April 10, 2002. Entered into force February 12, 2003.

SRI LANKA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Colombo November 22, 2002. Entered into force July 4, 2003.

Investment incentive agreement. Signed at Washington October 19, 1993. Entered into force August 8, 2003.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS
Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official government employees. Effected by exchange of notes at Bridgetown and Basseterre February 26 and April 14, 2003. Entered into force April 14, 2003.

ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
Agreement relating to the employment of dependents of official government employees. Effected by exchange of notes at Bridgetown and Kingstown February 26 and June 16, 2003. Entered into force June 16, 2003.

TAJIKISTAN
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Dushanbe August 26, 2002. Entered into force June 23, 2003.

THAILAND
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Bangkok June 3, 2003. Entered into force June 3, 2003.

Protocol to the air transport agreement of May 8, 1996. Signed at Bangkok October 18, 2003. Entered into force December 9, 2003.

Acquisition and cross-servicing agreement. Signed at Honolulu September 18 and 21, 2003. Entered into force September 21, 2003.

TOGO
Agreement concerning the loan of U.S. Government equipment and provision of Logistic support services to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and its members in support of the ECOFORCE Peacekeeping operation in Cote d'Ivoire. Effected by exchange of notes at Lome January 22 and February 5, 2003. Entered into force February 5, 2003.

TUNISIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Tunis June 5, 2003. Entered into force December 22, 2003.

TUVALU
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Effected by exchange of notes at Suva and Funafuti September 19, 2002 and January 9, 2003. Entered into force February 3, 2003.

UGANDA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington June 12, 2003. Entered into force October 23, 2003.

UNITED KINGDOM
Agreement on the application to the Isle of Man of the treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters of January 6, 1994. Effected by exchange of notes at London June 2 and 5, 2003. Entered into force June 5, 2003.

Agreement regarding the sharing of forfeited or confiscated assets or their equivalent funds. Signed at Washington March 31, 2003. Entered into force March 31, 2003.

Agreement concerning the use of Wideawake Airfield on Ascension Island by civil aircraft not engaged in scheduled international air services, with annex. Signed at Washington October 1, 2003. Entered into force October 1, 2003.

UZBEKISTAN
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to the International Criminal Court. Signed at Washington September 18, 2002. Entered into force January 7, 2003.

VIETNAM
Agreement relating to trade in cotton, wool, man-made fiber, non-cotton vegetable fiber and silk blend textiles and textile products, with annexes. Signed at Hanoi July 17, 2003. Entered into force July 17, 2003.

YEMEN
Arrangement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Effected by exchange of notes at Washington and Sanaa December 10 and 17, 2003. Entered into force December 17, 2003.

ZAMBIA
Agreement regarding the surrender of persons to international tribunals. Signed at Lusaka July 1, 2003. Entered into force July 2, 2003.

MULTILATERALS

ANTARCTICA
Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty. Done at Madrid October 4, 1991. Entered into force January 14, 1998.
Sen. Treaty Doc. 102-22, 102nd Cong., 2nd Sess.

Ratification: Romania - February 3, 2003

Acceptance: Canada - December 13, 2003

ATOMIC ENERGY
Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at New York October 26, 1956. Entered into force July 29, 1957.
TIAS 3873; 8 UST 1093; 276 UNTS 3

Acceptance: Kyrgyzstan - September 10, 2003

Ratification: Honduras - February 24, 2003

Acceptance: Seychelles - April 22, 2003

Amendments of Articles VI and XIV.A of the Statute of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Done at Vienna October 1, 1999.

Acceptance: Mexico - April 15, 2003 1
Ukraine - February 12, 2003

BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction. Done at Washington, London and Moscow April 10, 1972.
26 UST 583; TIAS 8062; 1015 UNTS 163

Accession: East Timor - May 5, 2003
Palau - February 20, 2003
Sudan - November 7, 2003

CIVIL AVIATION
International Air Services Transit Agreement. Done at Chicago December 7, 1944. Entered into force January 30, 1945.
59 Stat. 1693; 84 UNTS 389; 3 Bevans 916.

Acceptance: Georgia - October 8, 2003

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft. Done at The Hague December 16, 1970. Entered into force October 14, 1971.
TIAS 7192; 22 UST 1641; 860 UNTS 105

Accession: Mozambique - January 16, 2003

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal September 23, 1971. Entered into force January 26, 1973.
TIAS 7570; 24 UST 564; 974 UNTS 177

Accession: Micronesia, Federated States of - March 19, 2003
Mozambique - January 16, 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation supplementary to the 1971 Convention for the suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation. Done at Montreal February 24, 1988. Entered into force August 6, 1989.
Sen. Treaty Doc. 100-19, 100th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Accession: Micronesia, Federated States of - March 19, 2003
Mozambique - January 16, 2003

Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago 1944). Done at Montreal September 29, 1995.

Acceptance: Lithuania - November 12, 2003 2

NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY
Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Romania, the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Slovenia. Done at Brussels March 26, 2003.
Sen. Treaty Doc. 108-4, 108th Cong., 1st Sess.

Acceptance: Czech Republic - September 4, 2003
Canada - March 28, 2003
Denmark - June 10, 2003
Norway - May 6, 2003

Agreement among the States Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other states participating in the Partnership for Peace regarding the status of their forces and additional protocol thereto.
Done at Brussels June 19, 1995.

Ratification: Switzerland - April 9, 2003 3

NUCLEAR WEAPONS
Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. Done at Washington, London and Moscow July 1, 1968. Entered into force March 5, 1970.
21 UST 483; TIAS 6839; 729 UNTS 161

Accession: East Timor - May 5, 2003

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
Amendment of Article 23 of the Operating Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organizaiton "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 9-10, 2000.

Approval: Chad - September 22, 2003
Gabon - July 28, 2003
Ghana - September 4, 2003
Greece - October 8, 2003
Nigeria - August 26, 2003
Rwanda - August 20, 2003
Bahamas-January 30, 2003
Bahrain - May 23, 2003
Burkina Faso - April 3, 2003
Comoros - September 11, 2003
Cuba - January 15, 2003
Ecuador - March 12, 2003
France - June 2, 2003
Iceland - June 25, 2003
Indonesia - November 5, 2003
Luxembourg - February 14, 2003
Malawi - January 31, 2003
Mexico - February 12, 2003
Namibia - April 1, 2003
Norway - May 9, 2003
Pakistan - March 26, 2003
Paraguay - November 19, 2003
Qatar - March 20, 2003
Serbia and Montenegro - May 1, 2003
Tunisia - March 11, 2003
Uganda - September 15, 2003

Amendments of the Agreement relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization "INTELSAT". Done at Washington November 13-17, 2000. 4

Acceptance: Comoros - September 11, 2003
Gabon - July 28, 2003
Nigeria - August 26, 2003
Rwanda - August 20, 2003
Bahamas - January 30, 2003
Bahrain - May 23, 2003
Burkina Faso - April 3, 2003
Chad - September 22, 2003
Cuba - January 15, 2003
Ecuador - March 12, 2003
Ghana - April 3, 2003
Greece - October 8, 2003
Korea - January 10, 2003
Luxembourg - February 14, 2003
Malawi - January 31, 2003
Malaysia - December 8, 2003
Mexico - February 12, 2003
Namibia - April 1, 2003
Nicaragua - February 3, 2003
Norway - March 17, 2003
Pakistan - March 26, 2003
Paraguay - November 19, 2003
Poland - May 30, 2003
Qatar - March 20, 2003
Serbia and Montenegro - May 1, 2003
Tunisia - March 11, 2003
Uganda - September 15, 2003

WHALING
International Convention for the regulation of Whaling. Done at Washington December 2, 1946. Entered into force November 10, 1948.
62 Stat. 1716; TIAS 1849; 161 UNTS 72

Adherence: Belize - June 17, 2003
Nicaragua - June 5, 2003
Mauritania - December 23, 2003

WINE
Agreement on mutual acceptance of oenological practices, with annex. Done at Toronto December 18, 2001. Entered into force December 1, 2002.

Acceptance: Chile - December 1, 2003

WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION
Convention of the World Meteorological Organization. Done at Washington October 11, 1947. Entered into force March 23, 1950.
1 UST 281; TIAS 2052; 77 JNTS 143

Accession: Kiribati - April 4, 2003

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1 Acceptance does not include Article XIV.A
2 Not yet in force
3 With reservations and declaration
4 Not yet in force



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