The Hague Code of Conduct Against Ballistic Missile Proliferation was formally brought into effect on November 25, 2002, at a launching conference hosted by the Netherlands in The Hague. The U.S. participated in the conference and is one of 93 original subscribing states to the HCOC (formerly known as the International Code of Conduct Against Ballistic Missile Proliferation). As of April 2019, 140 countries have subscribed to the HCOC.

The HCOC is aimed at bolstering efforts to curb ballistic missile proliferation worldwide and to further delegitimize such proliferation. The HCOC consists of a set of general principles, modest commitments, and limited confidence-building measures. It is intended to supplement, not supplant, the Missile Technology Control Regime, and is administered collectively by all subscribing states.

HCOC List of Subscribing States (as of April 2019)

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Andorra
  4. Antigua and Barbuda
  5. Argentina
  6. Armenia
  7. Australia
  8. Austria
  9. Azerbaijan
  10. Belarus
  11. Belgium
  12. Benin
  13. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  14. Bulgaria
  15. Burkina Faso
  16. Burundi
  17. Cabo Verde
  18. Cambodia
  19. Cameroon
  20. Canada
  21. Central African Republic
  22. Chad
  23. Chile
  24. Colombia
  25. Comoros
  26. Cook Islands
  27. Costa Rica
  28. Croatia
  29. Cyprus
  30. Czech Republic
  31. Denmark
  32. Dominica
  33. Dominican Republic
  34. Ecuador
  35. El Salvador
  36. Eritrea
  37. Estonia
  38. Ethiopia
  39. Fiji
  40. Finland
  41. France
  42. Gabon
  43. Gambia
  44. Georgia
  45. Germany
  46. Ghana
  47. Greece
  48. Guatemala
  49. Guinea
  50. Guinea-Bissau
  51. Guyana
  52. Haiti
  53. Holy See
  54. Honduras
  55. Hungary
  56. Iceland
  57. India
  58. Iraq
  59. Ireland
  60. Italy
  61. Japan
  62. Jordan
  63. Kazakhstan
  64. Kenya
  65. Kiribati
  66. Latvia
  67. Lesotho
  68. Liberia
  69. Libya
  70. Liechtenstein
  71. Lithuania
  72. Luxembourg
  73. Madagascar
  74. Malawi
  75. Maldives
  76. Mali
  77. Malta
  78. Marshall Islands
  79. Mauritania
  80. Micronesia, Federated States of
  81. Moldova
  82. Monaco
  83. Mongolia
  84. Montenegro
  85. Morocco
  86. Mozambique
  87. Netherlands
  88. New Zealand
  89. Nicaragua
  90. Niger
  91. Nigeria
  92. Norway
  93. Palau
  94. Panama
  95. Papua New Guinea
  96. Paraguay
  97. Peru
  98. Philippines
  99. Poland
  100. Portugal
  101. Republic of the Congo
  102. Republic of Korea
  103. Republic of North Macedonia
  104. Romania
  105. Russian Federation
  106. Rwanda
  107. Samoa
  108. San Marino
  109. Senegal
  110. Serbia
  111. Seychelles
  112. Sierra Leone
  113. Singapore
  114. Slovakia
  115. Slovenia
  116. South Africa
  117. Spain
  118. St. Kitts and Nevis
  119. Sudan
  120. Suriname
  121. Sweden
  122. Switzerland
  123. Tajikistan
  124. Tanzania
  125. Timor-Leste
  126. Togo
  127. Tonga
  128. Tunisia
  129. Turkey
  130. Turkmenistan
  131. Tuvalu
  132. Uganda
  133. Ukraine
  134. United Kingdom
  135. United States
  136. Uruguay
  137. Uzbekistan
  138. Vanuatu
  139. Venezuela
  140. Zambia

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