Has your country ratified the CRPD?

The UN convention has now been signed by 158 countries worldwide, and ratified (made legally binding) by 147. 

92 countries have signed the Optional Protocol to the Convention, and 83 have ratified it.

The following 25 EU Member States have ratified the CRPD:

  • Austria (ratified 2008, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Belgium (ratified 2009, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Bulgaria (ratified 2012)
  • Croatia (ratified 2007, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Cyprus (ratified 2011, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Czech Republic (ratified 2009)
  • Denmark (ratified 2009)
  • Estonia (ratified 2012, including the Optional Protocol)
  • France (ratified 2010, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Germany (ratified 2009, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Greece (ratified 2012, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Hungary (ratified 2007, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Italy (ratified 2009, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Latvia (ratified 2010, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Lithuania (ratified 2010, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Luxembourg (ratified 2011, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Malta (ratified 2012, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Poland (ratified 2012)
  • Portugal (ratified 2009, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Romania (ratified 2011)
  • Slovakia (ratified 2010, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Slovenia (ratified 2008, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Spain (ratified 2007, including the Optional Protocol)
  • Sweden (ratified 2008, including the Optional Protocol)
  • United Kingdom (ratified 2009, including the Optional Protocol)

The EU also formally acceded to the Convention on 23 December 2010, the first legally binding international human rights instrument to which the EU is party.
 

See the United Nations map of ratifications.