Member States

There are one hundred and sixty eight (168) members of the International Seabed Authority as at 25 July 2017. A chronological list of ratifications, accessions and successions to the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (LOSC) is also available online.

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Bahamas

Party to LOSC Date:
Friday, July 29, 1983
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, July 28, 1995

Bahrain

Party to LOSC Date:
Thursday, May 30, 1985
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, June 27, 2014

Bangladesh

Party to LOSC Date:
Friday, July 27, 2001
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, July 27, 2001

Barbados

Party to LOSC Date:
Tuesday, October 12, 1993
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, July 28, 1995

Belarus

Party to LOSC Date:
Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Party to Agreement Date:
Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Belgium

Party to LOSC Date:
Friday, November 13, 1998
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, November 13, 1998

Belize

Party to LOSC Date:
Saturday, August 13, 1983
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, October 21, 1994

Benin

Party to LOSC Date:
Thursday, October 16, 1997
Party to Agreement Date:
Thursday, October 16, 1997

Bolivia (Purinational State of)

Party to LOSC Date:
Friday, April 28, 1995
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, April 28, 1995

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Party to LOSC Date:
Wednesday, January 12, 1994
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, June 27, 2014

Botswana

Party to LOSC Date:
Wednesday, May 2, 1990
Party to Agreement Date:
Monday, January 31, 2005

Brazil

Party to LOSC Date:
Thursday, December 22, 1988
Party to Agreement Date:
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Brunei Darussalam

Party to LOSC Date:
Tuesday, November 5, 1996
Party to Agreement Date:
Tuesday, November 5, 1996

Bulgaria

Party to LOSC Date:
Wednesday, May 15, 1996
Party to Agreement Date:
Wednesday, May 15, 1996

Burkina Faso

Party to LOSC Date:
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
Party to Agreement Date:
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
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