Signatories

The Sharks MOU is open for signature by all Range States and regional economic integration organizations of the shark species protected under the instrument. Any State that exercises jurisdiction over any part of the range of migratory sharks, or a State, flag vessels of which are engaged outside its national jurisdiction limits is taking, or which have the potential to take, migratory sharks, is a Range State and can become a Signatory to the MOU.

As of November 2014, the MOU has 38 Signatories (37 national governments and the European Union). For Focal Point contact information for each signatory, please visit the Focal Points page.

Signatory Signed on
Australia 4 February 2011
Belgium 22 November 2011
Chile 6 May 2011
Colombia 4 October 2013
Comoros 17 February 2014
Congo 12 February 2010
Costa Rica 12 February 2010
Denmark 22 November 2011
Egypt 17 February 2014
European Union 22 November 2011
Germany 22 November 2011
Ghana 12 February 2010
Guinea 12 February 2010
Italy 22 November 2011
Jordan 17 February 2014
Kenya 12 February 2010
Liberia 12 February 2010
Libya 17 February 2014
Mauritania 17 February 2014
Monaco 25 November 2011
Nauru 9 September 2010
Netherlands 22 November 2011
Palau 12 February 2010
Philippines 12 February 2010
Romania 22 November 2011
Samoa 07 November 2014
Senegal 12 February 2010
South Africa 12 May 2011
Sudan 17 February 2014
Sweden 05 November 2014
Syrian Arab Republic 17 February 2014
Togo 12 February 2010
Tuvalu 9 September 2010
United Kingdom 18 June 2012
United Arab Emirates 17 February 2014
United States of America 12 February 2010
Vanuatu 19 February 2013
Yemen 17 February 2014
Total number of Signatories: 38
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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