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Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Total Contracting Parties : 167 countries.

Berne Convention Parties
  Contracting Party   Signature   Instrument   In Force
  Albania   Accession: December 2, 1993   March 6, 1994
  Algeria   Accession: January 19, 1998   April 19, 1998
  Andorra   Accession: March 2, 2004   June 2, 2004
  Antigua and Barbuda   Accession: December 17, 1999   March 17, 2000
  Argentina   Accession: May 5, 1967   June 10, 1967
  Armenia   Accession: July 19, 2000   October 19, 2000
  Australia   Declaration of Continued Application: April 14, 1928   April 14, 1928
  Austria   Accession: September 11, 1920   October 1, 1920
  Azerbaijan   Accession: March 4, 1999   June 4, 1999
  Bahamas   Declaration of Continued Application: July 5, 1976   July 10, 1973
  Bahrain   Accession: November 29, 1996   March 2, 1997
  Bangladesh   Accession: February 4, 1999   May 4, 1999
  Barbados   Accession: March 16, 1983   July 30, 1983
  Belarus   Accession: September 12, 1997   December 12, 1997
  Belgium   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  Belize   Accession: March 17, 2000   June 17, 2000
  Benin   Declaration of Continued Application: January 3, 1961   January 3, 1961
  Bhutan   Accession: August 25, 2004   November 25, 2004
  Bolivia (Plurinational State of)   Accession: August 4, 1993   November 4, 1993
  Bosnia and Herzegovina   Declaration of Continued Application: June 2, 1993   March 1, 1992
  Botswana   Accession: January 15, 1998   April 15, 1998
  Brazil   Accession: February 6, 1922   February 9, 1922
  Brunei Darussalam   Accession: May 30, 2006   August 30, 2006
  Bulgaria   Accession: December 5, 1921   December 5, 1921
  Burkina Faso   Accession: April 26, 1963   August 19, 1963
  Cameroon   Declaration of Continued Application: September 21, 1964   September 21, 1964
  Canada   Declaration of Continued Application: April 10, 1928   April 10, 1928
  Cape Verde   Accession: April 7, 1997   July 7, 1997
  Central African Republic   Accession: May 31, 1977   September 3, 1977
  Chad   Accession: August 4, 1971   November 25, 1971
  Chile   Accession: April 9, 1970   June 5, 1970
  China   Accession: July 10, 1992   October 15, 1992
  Colombia   Accession: December 4, 1987   March 7, 1988
  Comoros   Accession: January 17, 2005   April 17, 2005
  Congo   Declaration of Continued Application: May 8, 1962   May 8, 1962
  Costa Rica   Accession: March 3, 1978   June 10, 1978
  Côte d'Ivoire   Accession: July 8, 1961   January 1, 1962
  Croatia   Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 28, 1992   October 8, 1991
  Cuba   Accession: November 20, 1996   February 20, 1997
  Cyprus   Declaration of Continued Application: February 24, 1964   February 24, 1964
  Czech Republic   Declaration of Continued Application: December 18, 1992   January 1, 1993
  Democratic People's Republic of Korea   Accession: January 28, 2003   April 28, 2003
  Democratic Republic of the Congo   Declaration of Continued Application: October 8, 1963   October 8, 1963
  Denmark   Accession: June 13, 1903   July 1, 1903
  Djibouti   Accession: February 13, 2002   May 13, 2002
  Dominica   Accession: May 7, 1999   August 7, 1999
  Dominican Republic   Accession: September 24, 1997   December 24, 1997
  Ecuador   Accession: July 8, 1991   October 9, 1991
  Egypt   Accession: March 2, 1977   June 7, 1977
  El Salvador   Accession: November 18, 1993   February 19, 1994
  Equatorial Guinea   Accession: March 26, 1997   June 26, 1997
  Estonia   Accession: July 26, 1994   October 26, 1994
  Fiji   Declaration of Continued Application: December 1, 1971   December 1, 1971
  Finland   Accession: March 23, 1928   April 1, 1928
  France   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  Gabon   Accession: December 19, 1961   March 26, 1962
  Gambia   Accession: December 7, 1992   March 7, 1993
  Georgia   Accession: February 16, 1995   May 16, 1995
  Germany   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  Ghana   Accession: July 11, 1991   October 11, 1991
  Greece   Accession: November 9, 1920   November 9, 1920
  Grenada   Accession: June 22, 1998   September 22, 1998
  Guatemala   Accession: April 28, 1997   July 28, 1997
  Guinea   Accession: August 13, 1980   November 20, 1980
  Guinea-Bissau   Accession: April 18, 1991   July 22, 1991
  Guyana   Accession: July 25, 1994   October 25, 1994
  Haiti   Accession: October 11, 1995   January 11, 1996
  Holy See   Accession: July 19, 1935   September 12, 1935
  Honduras   Accession: October 24, 1989   January 25, 1990
  Hungary   Accession: February 14, 1922   February 14, 1922
  Iceland   Accession: June 30, 1947   September 7, 1947
  India   Declaration of Continued Application: April 23, 1928   April 1, 1928
  Indonesia   Accession: June 5, 1997   September 5, 1997
  Ireland   Accession: October 5, 1927   October 5, 1927
  Israel   Accession: December 14, 1949   March 24, 1950
  Italy   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  Jamaica   Accession: September 28, 1993   January 1, 1994
  Japan   Accession: April 18, 1899   July 15, 1899
  Jordan   Accession: April 28, 1999   July 28, 1999
  Kazakhstan   Accession: January 12, 1999   April 12, 1999
  Kenya   Accession: March 11, 1993   June 11, 1993
  Kyrgyzstan   Accession: April 8, 1999   July 8, 1999
  Lao People's Democratic Republic   Accession: December 14, 2011   March 14, 2012
  Latvia   Accession: May 11, 1995   August 11, 1995
  Lebanon   Accession: February 19, 1946   September 30, 1947
  Lesotho   Accession: June 27, 1989   September 28, 1989
  Liberia   Accession: December 8, 1988   March 8, 1989
  Libya   Accession: June 28, 1976   September 28, 1976
  Liechtenstein   Accession: July 20, 1931   July 30, 1931
  Lithuania   Accession: September 14, 1994   December 14, 1994
  Luxembourg   Accession: June 20, 1888   June 20, 1888
  Madagascar   Declaration of Continued Application: February 11, 1966   January 1, 1966
  Malawi   Accession: July 12, 1991   October 12, 1991
  Malaysia   Accession: June 28, 1990   October 1, 1990
  Mali   Declaration of Continued Application: March 19, 1962   March 19, 1962
  Malta   Declaration of Continued Application: May 29, 1968   September 21, 1964
  Mauritania   Accession: October 16, 1972   February 6, 1973
  Mauritius   Accession: February 9, 1989   May 10, 1989
  Mexico   Accession: May 9, 1967   June 11, 1967
  Micronesia (Federated States of)   Accession: July 7, 2003   October 7, 2003
  Monaco   Accession: May 30, 1889   May 30, 1889
  Mongolia   Accession: December 12, 1997   March 12, 1998
  Montenegro   Declaration of Continued Application: December 4, 2006   June 3, 2006
  Morocco   Accession: June 16, 1917   June 16, 1917
  Namibia   Declaration of Continued Application: September 21, 1993   March 21, 1990
  Nepal   Accession: October 11, 2005   January 11, 2006
  Netherlands   Accession: October 9, 1912   November 1, 1912
  New Zealand   Declaration of Continued Application: April 26, 1928   April 24, 1928
  Nicaragua   Accession: May 23, 2000   August 23, 2000
  Niger   Declaration of Continued Application: May 2, 1962   May 2, 1962
  Nigeria   Accession: June 10, 1993   September 14, 1993
  Norway   Accession: April 13, 1896   April 13, 1896
  Oman   Accession: April 14, 1999   July 14, 1999
  Pakistan   Accession: June 4, 1948   July 5, 1948
  Panama   Accession: March 8, 1996   June 8, 1996
  Paraguay   Accession: September 9, 1991   January 2, 1992
  Peru   Accession: May 20, 1988   August 20, 1988
  Philippines   Accession: June 29, 1950   August 1, 1951
  Poland   Accession: January 28, 1920   January 28, 1920
  Portugal   Accession: March 29, 1911   March 29, 1911
  Qatar   Accession: April 5, 2000   July 5, 2000
  Republic of Korea   Accession: May 21, 1996   August 21, 1996
  Republic of Moldova   Accession: August 1, 1995   November 2, 1995
  Romania   Accession: August 28, 1926   January 1, 1927
  Russian Federation   Accession: December 9, 1994   March 13, 1995
  Rwanda   Accession: November 3, 1983   March 1, 1984
  Saint Kitts and Nevis   Accession: January 3, 1995   April 9, 1995
  Saint Lucia   Accession: May 21, 1993   August 24, 1993
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   Accession: May 29, 1995   August 29, 1995
  Samoa   Accession: April 21, 2006   July 21, 2006
  Saudi Arabia   Accession: December 11, 2003   March 11, 2004
  Senegal   Accession: June 30, 1962   August 25, 1962
  Serbia   Declaration of Continued Application: September 19, 2006   April 27, 1992
  Singapore   Accession: September 21, 1998   December 21, 1998
  Slovakia   Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992   January 1, 1993
  Slovenia   Declaration of Continued Application: June 12, 1992   June 25, 1991
  South Africa   Declaration of Continued Application: October 3, 1928   October 3, 1928
  Spain   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  Sri Lanka   Declaration of Continued Application: July 20, 1959   July 20, 1959
  Sudan   Accession: September 28, 2000   December 28, 2000
  Suriname   Accession: November 16, 1976   February 23, 1977
  Swaziland   Accession: September 14, 1998   December 14, 1998
  Sweden   Accession: July 8, 1904   August 1, 1904
  Switzerland   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  Syrian Arab Republic   Accession: March 11, 2004   June 11, 2004
  Tajikistan   Accession: December 9, 1999   March 9, 2000
  Thailand   Accession: June 17, 1931   July 17, 1931
  the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 23, 1993   September 8, 1991
  Togo   Accession: January 28, 1975   April 30, 1975
  Tonga   Accession: March 14, 2001   June 14, 2001
  Trinidad and Tobago   Accession: May 16, 1988   August 16, 1988
  Tunisia   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  Turkey   Accession: October 27, 1951   January 1, 1952
  Ukraine   Accession: July 25, 1995   October 25, 1995
  United Arab Emirates   Accession: April 14, 2004   July 14, 2004
  United Kingdom   September 9, 1886   Ratification: September 5, 1887   December 5, 1887
  United Republic of Tanzania   Accession: April 25, 1994   July 25, 1994
  United States of America   Accession: November 16, 1988   March 1, 1989
  Uruguay   Accession: June 7, 1967   July 10, 1967
  Uzbekistan   Accession: January 19, 2005   April 19, 2005
  Vanuatu   Accession: September 27, 2012   December 27, 2012
  Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)   Accession: September 20, 1982   December 30, 1982
  Viet Nam   Accession: July 26, 2004   October 26, 2004
  Yemen   Accession: April 14, 2008   July 14, 2008
  Zambia   Accession: September 13, 1991   January 2, 1992
  Zimbabwe   Declaration / Notification of Succession: September 18, 1981   April 18, 1980