Constitutive Act of the African Union

Date of Adoption: 
November 07, 2000
Date of last signature: 
August 15, 2011
Date entry into force: 
May 26, 2001
Status List: 
Table StatusList: 

No

Member State

Date of Signature

Date of Ratification

Date Deposited

1

Algeria

12/07/2000

23/05/2001

31/05/2001

2

Angola

01/03/2001

19/09/2001

20/12/2001

3

Benin

12/07/2000

03/07/2001

11/07/2001

4

Botswana

26/02/2001

01/03/2001

02/03/2001

5

Burkina Faso

12/07/2000

27/02/2001

02/03/2001

6

Burundi

12/07/2000

28/02/2001

01/03/2001

7

Cameroon

28/02/2001

09/11/2001

19/04/2002

8

Cape Verde

12/07/2000

21/06/2001

09/07/2001

9

Central African Republic

12/07/2000

16/02/2001

01/03/2001

10

Chad

12/07/2000

16/01/2001

06/02/2001

11

Comoros

01/02/2001

16/02/2001

27/02/2001

12

Congo

01/03/2001

18/02/2002

29/05/2002

13

Côte d'Ivoire

10/01/2001

27/02/2001

01/03/2001

14

Democratic Republic of Congo

01/03/2001

07/07/2002

09/07/2002

15

Djibouti

12/07/2000

04/12/2000

10/01/2001

16

Egypt

22/01/2001

05/07/2001

30/07/2001

17

Equatorial Guinea

12/07/2000

26/12/2000

24/02/2001

18

Eritrea

01/03/2001

01/03/2001

01/03/2001

19

Ethiopia

12/07/2000

08/03/2001

09/03/2001

20

Gabon

12/07/2000

17/05/2001

05/06/2001

21

Gambia

12/07/2000

22/02/2001

18/04/2001

22

Ghana

12/07/2000

11/05/2001

21/05/2001

23

Guinea

02/03/2001

23/04/2002

05/07/2002

24

Guinea Bissau

12/07/2000

14/01/2001

07/07/2003

25

Kenya

02/03/2001

04/07/2001

10/07/2001

26

Lesotho

12/07/2000

16/02/2001

12/03/2001

27

Liberia

12/07/2000

26/02/2001

01/03/2001

28

Libya

12/07/2000

25/10/2000

29/10/2000

29

Madagascar

12/07/2000

05/06/2003

10/06/2003

30

Malawi

12/07/2000

03/02/2001

14/02/2001

31

Mali

12/07/2000

11/08/2000

21/08/2000

32

Mauritania

28/02/2001

20/11/2001

04/07/2002

33

Mauritius

09/02/2001

13/04/2001

19/04/2001

34

Mozambique

23/11/2000

17/05/2001

25/05/2001

35

Namibia

27/10/2000

28/02/2001

21/03/2001

36

Niger

12/07/2000

26/01/2001

09/02/2001

37

Nigeria

08/09/2000

29/03/2001

26/04/2001

38

Rwanda

07/12/2000

16/04/2001

18/04/2001

39

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

12/07/2000

27/12/2000

02/01/2001

40

Sao Tome and Principe

16/12/2000

27/02/2001

02/03/2001

41

Senegal

12/07/2000

28/08/2000

31/08/2000

42

Seychelles

11/09/2000

20/03/2001

09/04/2001

43

Sierra Leone

12/07/2000

09/02/2001

01/03/2001

44

Somalia

18/01/2001

26/02/2001

01/03/2001

45

South Africa

08/09/2000

03/03/2001

23/04/2001

46

South Sudan

15/08/2011

15/08/2011

15/08/2011

47

Sudan

12/07/2000

22/11/2000

24/01/2001

48

Swaziland

01/03/2001

08/08/2001

18/09/2001

49

Tanzania

15/12/2000

06/04/2001

11/04/2001

50

Togo

12/07/2000

30/08/2000

14/09/2000

51

Tunisia

14/12/2000

13/03/2001

21/03/2001

52

Uganda

25/02/2001

03/04/2001

09/04/2001

53

Zambia

12/07/2000

21/02/2001

01/03/2001

54

Zimbabwe

15/02/2001

03/03/2001

03/04/2001

Total Countries: 54

Signed: 54

Ratified : 54

Deposited : 54