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Participating States of the Montreux Document

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Participating States of the Montreux Document © FDFA

There are currently 50 States that support the Montreux Document. 17 States jointly finalised the document on the occasion of a concluding meeting in Montreux, Switzerland, on 17 September 2008:

1. Afghanistan
2. Angola
3. Australia
4. Austria
5. Canada
6. China
7. France
8. Germany
9. Iraq
10. Poland
11. Sierra Leone
12. South Africa
13. Sweden
14. Switzerland
15. United Kingdom
16. Ukraine
17. United States of America

The following additional States have joined the Montreux Document since its release, with date of communication of support:

18. Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (3 February 2009)
19. Ecuador (12 February 2009)
20. Albania (17 February 2009) 
21. Netherlands (20 February 2009)
22. Bosnia and Herzegovina (9 March 2009)
23. Greece (13 March 2009)
24. Portugal (27 March 2009)
25. Chile (06 Avril 2009)
26. Uruguay (22 Avril 2009)
27. Liechtenstein (27 Avril 2009)
28. Qatar (30 Avril 2009)
29. Jordan (18 May 2009)
30. Spain (20 May 2009)
31. Italy (15 June 2009)
32. Uganda (23.07.2009)
33. Cyprus (29.09.2009)
34. Georgia (22.10.2009)
35. Denmark (09.08.2010)
36. Hungary (01.02.2011)
37. Costa Rica (25.10.2011)
38. Finland (25.11.2011)
39. Belgium (28.02.2012)
40. Norway (08.06.2012)
41. Lithuania (13.06.2012)
42. Slovenia (24.07.2012)
43. Iceland (22.10.2012)
44. Bulgaria (08.01.2013)
45. Kuwait (02.05.2013)
46. Croatia (22.05.2013)
47. New Zealand (14.10.2013)
48. Czech Republic (14.11.2013)
49. Luxembourg (27.11.2013)
50. Japan (6.2.2014)

The following international organisations have joined the Montreux Document since its release, with date of communication of support:

1. European Union (27.07.2012)
2. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) (21.11.2013)
3. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) (6.12.2013) 

The Montreux Document is open to all states and international organisations. Its preface reads: “The participating States invite other States and international organisations to communicate their support for this document to the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland”. The Swiss FDFA updates this webpage upon receipt of any such communication.