PROTOCOL TO AMEND THE 1949 CONVENTION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN
 INTER-AMERICAN TROPICAL TUNA COMMISSION  

This protocol, approved by the 63rd Meeting of the IATTC in June 1999, amends the 1949 Convention to allow regional economic integration organizations (REIOs) to become Parties to the IATTC. It was opened for signature in Guayaquil at the conclusion of that meeting and remains open for signature at Washington, D.C. (USA).

Entry into force of the Protocol requires ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by all Parties to the Convention.

Signatories: 8

Ratifications/Accessions: 4

Party

Date of signature

Date of ratification/accession

Ecuador

11 June 1999

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France

11 June 1999 9 October 2001 .

Guatemala

8 November 2001 7 May 2002

Mexico

22 August 2000 12 February 2003

Nicaragua

14 October 1999 ..s

Panama

17 May 2001 11 March 2003

United States

11 June 1999 .

Vanuatu

11 June 1999 .

 IATTC Convention protocol 

 Minute re Convention protocol 

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Last modified: 27 Feb 2020