Singapore Mediation Convention

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Singapore Convention on Mediation
Long name:
  • United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation
Singapore Mediation Convention.svg
States that signed the convention (yellow)
Signed7 August 2019 (first signatories)
LocationSingapore
Sealed20 December 2018 (adopted by the UN)
Effective12 September 2020
Condition6 Ratifications or Approvals (Singapore, Fiji, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Belarus and Ecuador)
Signatories53[1]
Parties6
DepositarySecretary-General of the United Nations
LanguagesArabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish

The Singapore Convention on Mediation, formally the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation which was adopted on 20 December 2018 and opened for signature on 7 August 2019,[2] is an international agreement regarding the recognition of mediated settlements. Following the UN General Assembly adopting it on 18 December 2018, the Convention was opened for signature by all States; as of 12 September 2020, it was signed by 53 states.[1] The Convention entered into force on 12 September 2020, that is, six months after the deposit of the third ratification instrument by Qatar, the first two being Singapore and Fiji.

List of States Signatory to the Convention[edit]

As of 12 September 2020, 53 states have signed the convention and 6 states have deposited their respective instruments of ratification or approval.[3][4]

Country signature ratification entry into force
 Afghanistan 7 August 2019 - -
 Armenia 26 September 2019 - -
 Belarus 7 August 2019 15 July 2020 15 January 2021
 Belize 7 August 2019 - -
 Brunei 7 August 2019 - -
 Chad 26 September 2019 - -
 Chile 7 August 2019 - -
 China 7 August 2019 - -
 Colombia 7 August 2019 - -
 Republic of the Congo 7 August 2019 - -
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 7 August 2019 - -
 Ecuador 25 September 2019 9 September 2020 9 March 2021
 Kingdom of Eswatini 7 August 2019 - -
 Fiji 7 August 2019 25 February 2020 12 September 2020
 Gabon 25 September 2019 - -
 Georgia 7 August 2019 - -
 Grenada 7 August 2019 - -
 Guinea-Bissau 26 September 2019 - -
 Haiti 7 August 2019 - -
 Honduras 7 August 2019 - -
 India 7 August 2019 - -
 Iran 7 August 2019 - -
 Israel 7 August 2019 - -
 Jamaica 7 August 2019 - -
 Jordan 7 August 2019 - -
 Kazakhstan 7 August 2019 - -
 Laos 7 August 2019 - -
 Malaysia 7 August 2019 - -
 Maldives 7 August 2019 - -
 Mauritius 7 August 2019 - -
 Montenegro 7 August 2019 - -
 Nigeria 7 August 2019 - -
 North Macedonia 7 August 2019 - -
 Palau 7 August 2019 - -
 Paraguay 7 August 2019 - -
 Philippines 7 August 2019 - -
 Qatar 7 August 2019 12 March 2020 12 September 2020
 South Korea 7 August 2019 - -
 Samoa 7 August 2019 - -
 Saudi Arabia 7 August 2019 5 May 2020 5 November 2020
 Serbia 7 August 2019 - -
 Sierra Leone 7 August 2019 - -
 Singapore 7 August 2019 25 February 2020 12 September 2020
 Sri Lanka 7 August 2019 - -
 Timor Leste 7 August 2019 - -
 Turkey 7 August 2019 - -
 Uganda 7 August 2019 - -
 Ukraine 7 August 2019 - -
 United States of America 7 August 2019 - -
 Uruguay 7 August 2019 - -
 Venezuela 7 August 2019 - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation". United Nations Treaty Series. Retrieved 17 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "U.N. members sign mediation convention to settle trade disputes". Reuters. 7 August 2019.
  3. ^ hermesauto (2020-09-12). "Singapore Convention on Mediation comes into force". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  4. ^ "Singapore Convention on Mediation Enters into Force". www.singaporeconvention.org. Retrieved 2020-09-24.

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