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Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area, 1992

Date of adoption: 9 April 1992
Place of adoption: Helsinki
Entry into force: 17 January 2000

– Two months after the deposit of the instruments of ratification or approval by all signatory States bordering the Baltic Sea and by the European Economic Community 

List of signatures, ratifications and entry into force

StateSignatureRatification (R)/ Approval (A)Entry into force
Denmark 9 April 1992 18 April 1996 (R) 17 January 2000
Estonia 9 April 1992  8 June 1995 (R) 17 January 2000
European Community * 24 September 1992 20 September 1994 (A) 17 January 2000
Finland 9 April 1992 16 June 1995 (A) 17 January 2000
Germany 9 April 1992 11 November 1994 (R) 17 January 2000
Latvia 9 April 1992 17 June 1994 (R) 17 January 2000
Lithuania 9 April 1992 30 April 1997 (R) 17 January 2000
Poland 9 April 1992 15 November 1999 (R) 17 January 2000
The Russian Federation 9 April 1992 17 November 1999 (A) 17 January 2000
Sweden 9 April 1992 9 March 1994 (R) 17 January 2000


*) European Community has been replaced and succeeded by the European Union, as from 1 December 2009, as a consequence of the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, on 1 December 2009

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