The attached fact sheet provides responsible authorities of States with some basic advice on how their countries can join the Convention and its related Agreements. It describes the procedures and requirements for becoming a Party to the Convention, for becoming a Party to an Agreement and for becoming a Signatory to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The document also includes
- a Model Instrument of Accession to the Convention or an Agreement,
- a Model Instrument of Full Powers,
- a Model Note Verbale Transmitting the Instrument of Accession and
- a Model Letter of Credentials for the Signature of an MOU.