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Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Total Contracting Parties : 171 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