Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Criminal Court

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Dark green: States parties to the Agreement
Light green: States that have ratified but for which the Agreement is not yet in force
Orange: Signatories that have not ratified

The Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Criminal Court is a treaty that was adopted by the Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court on 9 September 2002. The treaty provides certain privileges and immunities to officials and staff of the International Criminal Court in order for them to perform their duties impartially. The treaty entered into force on 22 July 2004 after it was ratified by ten states.

States parties[edit]

Currently there are 72 states parties to the Agreement. Although the Agreement is open to all states, Ukraine is the only state that has ratified the Agreement but not the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.[1]

State party Signed Ratified or acceded Entry into force
 Albania 2 August 2006 1 September 2006
 Andorra 21 June 2004 11 February 2005 13 March 2005
 Argentina 7 October 2002 1 February 2007 3 March 2007
 Austria 10 September 2002 17 December 2003 22 July 2004
 Belgium 11 September 2002 28 March 2005 27 April 2005
 Belize 26 September 2003 14 September 2005 14 October 2005
 Benin 10 September 2002 24 January 2006 23 February 2006
 Bolivia 23 March 2004 20 January 2006 19 February 2006
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 24 January 2012 23 February 2012
 Botswana 13 November 2008 13 December 2008
 Brazil 17 May 2004 12 December 2011 11 January 2012
 Bulgaria 2 May 2003 28 July 2006 27 August 2006
 Burkina Faso 7 May 2004 10 October 2005 9 November 2005
 Canada 30 April 2004 22 June 2004 22 July 2004
 Central African Republic 6 October 2006 5 November 2006
 Chile 26 September 2011 26 October 2011
 Colombia 18 December 2003 15 April 2009 15 May 2009
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 3 July 2007 2 August 2007
 Costa Rica 16 December 2002 28 April 2011 28 May 2011
 Croatia 23 September 2003 17 December 2004 16 January 2005
 Cyprus 10 June 2003 18 August 2005 17 September 2005
 Czech Republic 4 May 2011 3 June 2011
 Denmark[A] 13 September 2002 3 June 2005 3 July 2005
 Dominican Republic 10 September 2009 10 October 2009
 Ecuador 26 September 2002 19 April 2006 19 May 2006
 Estonia 27 June 2003 13 September 2004 13 October 2004
 Finland 10 September 2002 8 December 2004 7 January 2005
 France 10 September 2002 17 February 2004 22 July 2004
 Gabon 22 September 2010 22 October 2010
 Georgia 10 March 2010 9 April 2010
 Germany 14 July 2003 2 September 2004 2 October 2004
 Greece 25 September 2003 6 July 2007 5 August 2007
 Guyana 16 November 2005 16 December 2005
 Honduras 1 April 2008 1 May 2008
 Hungary 10 September 2002 22 March 2006 21 April 2006
 Iceland 10 September 2002 1 December 2003 22 July 2004
 Ireland 9 September 2003 20 November 2006 20 December 2006
 Italy 9 September 2002 20 November 2006 20 December 2006
 Korea, South 28 June 2004 18 October 2006 17 November 2006
 Latvia 29 June 2004 23 December 2004 22 January 2005
 Lesotho 16 September 2005 16 October 2005
 Liberia 16 September 2005 16 October 2005
 Liechtenstein 21 September 2004 21 October 2004
 Lithuania 25 May 2004 30 December 2004 29 January 2005
 Luxembourg 10 September 2002 20 January 2006 19 February 2006
 Macedonia, Republic of 19 October 2005 18 November 2005
 Malawi 7 October 2009 6 November 2009
 Mali 20 September 2002 8 July 2004 7 August 2004
 Malta 21 September 2011 21 October 2011
 Mexico 26 September 2007 26 October 2007
 Montenegro[B] 23 October 2006 3 June 2006
 Namibia 10 September 2002 29 January 2004 22 July 2004
 Netherlands 11 September 2003 24 July 2008 23 August 2008
 New Zealand 22 October 2002 14 April 2004 22 July 2004
 Norway 10 September 2002 10 September 2002 22 July 2004
 Panama 14 April 2003 16 August 2004 15 September 2004
 Paraguay 11 February 2004 19 July 2005 18 August 2005
 Poland 30 June 2004 10 February 2009 12 March 2009
 Portugal 10 December 2002 3 October 2007 2 November 2007
 Romania 30 June 2004 17 November 2005 17 December 2005
 Serbia 18 July 2003 7 May 2004 22 July 2004
 Slovakia 19 December 2003 26 May 2004 22 July 2004
 Slovenia 25 September 2003 23 September 2004 23 October 2004
 Spain 21 April 2003 24 September 2009 24 October 2009
 Sweden 19 February 2004 13 January 2005 12 February 2005
  Switzerland 10 September 2002 25 September 2012 25 October 2012
 Trinidad and Tobago 10 September 2002 6 February 2003 22 July 2004
 Tunisia 29 June 2011 29 July 2011
 Uganda 7 April 2004 21 January 2009 20 February 2009
 Ukraine[C] 29 January 2007 28 February 2007
 United Kingdom[D] 10 September 2002 25 January 2008 24 February 2008
 Uruguay 30 January 2004 3 November 2006 3 December 2006

Non-ratifying signatories[edit]

State Signed
 Bahamas, The[C] 30 June 2004
 Ghana 12 September 2003
 Guinea 1 April 2004
 Jamaica[C] 30 June 2004
 Jordan 28 June 2004
 Madagascar 12 September 2002
 Mongolia 4 February 2003
 Peru 10 September 2003
 Senegal 19 September 2002
 Sierra Leone 26 September 2003
 Tanzania 27 January 2004
 Venezuela 16 July 2003

Notes[edit]

A The Agreement does not apply to the Faroe Islands.
B Montenegro acceded to the Agreement on 3 June 2006 (the date of its independence) per a declaration it sent to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, which was received on 23 October 2006.
C The Bahamas, Jamaica and Ukraine have signed but not yet ratified the Rome Statute.
D The Agreement entered into force for Anguilla; Bermuda; the British Virgin Islands; the Cayman Islands; the Falkland Islands; Montserrat; the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands; Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha; the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia; and the Turks and Caicos Islands on 11 March 2010 and the Isle of Man on 13 March 2013.

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