African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

Date of Adoption: 
January 30, 2007
Date of last signature: 
April 13, 2015
Date entry into force: 
February 15, 2012
Status List: 
Table StatusList: 

No

Member State

Date of Signature

Date of Ratification

Date Deposited

1

Algeria

14/07/2012

-

-

2

Angola

27/01/2012

-

-

3

Benin

16/07/2007

28/06/2012

11/07/2012

4

Botswana

-

-

-

5

Burkina Faso

02/08/2007

26/05/2010

06/07/2010

6

Burundi

20/06/2007

-

-

7

Cameroon

16/01/2012

24/08/2011

16/01/2012

8

Cape Verde

27/01/2012

-

-

9

Central African Republic

28/06/2008

-

-

10

Chad

22/01/2009

11/07/2011

13/10/2011

11

Comoros

02/02/2010

-

-

12

Congo

18/06/2007

-

-

13

Côte d'Ivoire

11/06/2009

16/10/2013

28/11/2013

14

Democratic Republic of Congo

29/06/2008

-

-

15

Djibouti

15/06/2007

02/12/2012

22/01/2013

16

Egypt

-

-

-

17

Equatorial Guinea

30/01/2011

-

-

18

Eritrea

-

-

-

19

Ethiopia

28/12/2007

05/12/2008

06/01/2009

20

Gabon

02/02/2010

-

-

21

Gambia

29/01/2008

-

-

22

Ghana

15/01/2008

06/09/2010

19/10/2010

23

Guinea

09/05/2007

17/06/2011

11/07/2011

24

Guinea Bissau

17/06/2008

23/12/2011

04/01/2012

25

Kenya

28/06/2008

-

-

26

Lesotho

17/03/2010

30/06/2010

09/07/2010

27

Liberia

18/06/2008

-

-

28

Libya

-

-

-

29

Madagascar

31/01/2014

-

-

30

Malawi

-

11/10/2012

24/10/2012

31

Mali

29/06/2007

13/08/2013

02/09/2013

32

Mauritania

29/01/2008

07/07/2008

28/07/2008

33

Mauritius

14/12/2007

-

-

34

Mozambique

27/05/2010

-

-

35

Namibia

10/05/2007

-

-

36

Niger

17/06/2008

04/10/2011

08/11/2011

37

Nigeria

02/07/2007

01/12/2011

09/01/2012

38

Rwanda

29/06/2007

09/07/2010

14/07/2010

39

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

25/07/2010

27/11/2013

27/01/2014

40

Sao Tome and Principe

01/02/2010

-

-

41

Senegal

15/12/2008

-

-

42

Seychelles

-

-

-

43

Sierra Leone

17/06/2008

17/02/2009

08/12/2009

44

Somalia

28/01/2013

-

-

45

South Africa

01/02/2010

24/12/2010

24/01/2011

46

South Sudan

24/01/2013

26/01/2014

13/04/2015

47

Sudan

30/06/2008

19/06/2013

16/09/2013

48

Swaziland

29/01/2008

-

-

49

Tanzania

-

-

-

50

Togo

30/10/2007

24/01/2012

20/03/2012

51

Tunisia

27/01/2013

-

-

52

Uganda

16/12/2008

-

-

53

Zambia

31/01/2010

31/05/2011

08/07/2011

54

Zimbabwe

-

-

-

Total Countries: 54

Signed: 46

Ratified : 24

Deposited : 24