Parties and Range States

AEWA currently has 76 Contracting Parties – 40 from Eurasia (including one regional economic integration organization, the EU) and 35 from Africa. Belarus is the most recent country to accede, joining the Agreement on 1 April 2016.

AEWA Range States per region (Contracting Parties and Non-Party Range States):

 

Disclaimer: The map of countries in this page does not represent the geographical area covered by the Agreement and is only intended to display AEWA's Parties and Non-Party Range States, with a link to their respective webpages. To view the Area covered by the Agreement, please click on the expandable button below.

 

The Agreement area stretches from the northern reaches of Canada and the Russian Federation to the southernmost tip of Africa, covering 119 Range States from Europe, parts of Asia and Canada, the Middle East and Africa. Currently 75 countries and the European Union (EU) have become a Contracting Party to AEWA (as of 1 April 2016). The Agreement provides for coordinated and concerted action to be taken by the Range States throughout the migration system of waterbirds to which it applies.

 

Country Status Date of Accession Region
Albania Contracting Party 01 Sep 2001 Europe
Algeria Contracting Party 01 Oct 2006 Africa
Andorra Non-Party Range State Europe
Angola Non-Party Range State Africa
Armenia Non-Party Range State Europe
Austria Non-Party Range State Europe
Azerbaijan Non-Party Range State Europe
Bahrain Non-Party Range State Asia
Belarus Contracting Party 01 Apr 2016 Europe
Belgium Contracting Party 01 Jun 2006 Europe
Benin Contracting Party 01 Jan 2000 Africa
Bosnia and Herzegovina Non-Party Range State Europe
Botswana Non-Party Range State Africa
Bulgaria Contracting Party 01 Feb 2000 Europe
Burkina Faso Contracting Party 01 Oct 2013 Africa
Burundi Contracting Party 01 Oct 2014 Africa
Cabo Verde Non-Party Range State Africa
Cameroon Non-Party Range State Africa
Canada Non-Party Range State North America
Central African Republic Non-Party Range State Africa
Chad Contracting Party 01 Nov 2011 Africa
Comoros Non-Party Range State Africa
Congo Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Africa
Côte d'Ivoire Contracting Party 01 Jun 2013 Africa
Croatia Contracting Party 01 Sep 2000 Europe
Cyprus Contracting Party 01 Sep 2008 Europe
Czech Republic Contracting Party 23 Jun 2006 Europe
Democratic Republic of the Congo Non-Party Range State Africa
Denmark Contracting Party 01 Jan 2000 Europe
Djibouti Contracting Party 01 Mar 2004 Africa
Egypt Contracting Party 01 Jan 1999 Africa
Equatorial Guinea Contracting Party 01 Jan 2003 Africa
Eritrea Non-Party Range State Africa
Estonia Contracting Party 01 Nov 2008 Europe
Ethiopia Contracting Party 01 Feb 2010 Africa
European Union Contracting Party 01 Oct 2005 Europe
Finland Contracting Party 01 Jan 2000 Europe
France Contracting Party 01 Dec 2003 Europe
Gabon Contracting Party 01 Dec 2012 Africa
Gambia Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Africa
Georgia Contracting Party 01 Aug 2001 Europe
Germany Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Europe
Ghana Contracting Party 01 Oct 2005 Africa
Greece Signed but not ratified Europe
Guinea Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Africa
Guinea-Bissau Contracting Party 01 Nov 2006 Africa
Hungary Contracting Party 01 Mar 2003 Europe
Iceland Contracting Party 01 Jun 2013 Europe
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Non-Party Range State Asia
Iraq Non-Party Range State Asia
Ireland Contracting Party 01 Aug 2003 Europe
Israel Contracting Party 01 Nov 2002 Asia
Italy Contracting Party 01 Sep 2006 Europe
Jordan Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Asia
Kazakhstan Non-Party Range State Asia
Kenya Contracting Party 01 Jun 2001 Africa
Kuwait Non-Party Range State Asia
Latvia Contracting Party 01 Jan 2006 Europe
Lebanon Contracting Party 01 Dec 2002 Asia
Lesotho Non-Party Range State Africa
Liberia Non-Party Range State Africa
Libya Contracting Party 01 Jun 2005 Africa
Liechtenstein Non-Party Range State Europe
Lithuania Contracting Party 01 Nov 2004 Europe
Luxembourg Contracting Party 01 Dec 2003 Europe
Madagascar Contracting Party 01 Jan 2007 Africa
Malawi Non-Party Range State Africa
Mali Contracting Party 01 Jan 2000 Africa
Malta Non-Party Range State Europe
Mauritania Contracting Party 01 May 2015 Africa
Mauritius Contracting Party 01 Jan 2001 Africa
Monaco Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Europe
Montenegro Contracting Party 01 Nov 2011 Europe
Morocco Contracting Party 01 Dec 2012 Africa
Mozambique Non-Party Range State Africa
Namibia Non-Party Range State Africa
Netherlands Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Europe
Niger Contracting Party 01 Jan 1999 Africa
Nigeria Contracting Party 01 Jul 2004 Africa
Norway Contracting Party 01 Sep 2008 Europe
Oman Non-Party Range State Asia
Poland Non-Party Range State Europe
Portugal Contracting Party 01 Mar 2004 Europe
Qatar Non-Party Range State Asia
Republic of Moldova Contracting Party 01 Apr 2001 Europe
Romania Contracting Party 01 Oct 2000 Europe
Russian Federation Non-Party Range State Europe
Rwanda Contracting Party 01 Sep 2014 Africa
San Marino Non-Party Range State Europe
Sao Tome and Principe Non-Party Range State Africa
Saudi Arabia Non-Party Range State Asia
Senegal Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Africa
Serbia Non-Party Range State Europe
Seychelles Non-Party Range State Africa
Sierra Leone Non-Party Range State Africa
Slovakia Contracting Party 01 Jul 2001 Europe
Slovenia Contracting Party 01 Oct 2003 Europe
Somalia Non-Party Range State Africa
South Africa Contracting Party 01 Apr 2002 Africa
South Sudan Non-Party Range State Africa
Spain Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Europe
Sudan Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Africa
Swaziland Contracting Party 01 Jan 2013 Africa
Sweden Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Europe
Switzerland Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Europe
Syrian Arab Republic Contracting Party 01 Aug 2003 Asia
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Contracting Party 01 Feb 2000 Europe
Togo Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Africa
Tunisia Contracting Party 01 Jul 2005 Africa
Turkey Non-Party Range State Asia
Turkmenistan Non-Party Range State Asia
Uganda Contracting Party 01 Dec 2000 Africa
Ukraine Contracting Party 01 Jan 2003 Europe
United Arab Emirates Non-Party Range State Asia
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Europe
United Republic of Tanzania Contracting Party 01 Nov 1999 Africa
Uzbekistan Contracting Party 01 Apr 2004 Asia
Yemen Non-Party Range State Asia
Zambia Non-Party Range State Africa
Zimbabwe Contracting Party 01 Jun 2012 Africa