On October 28, 2011, the Republic of Albania acceded to the 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes, and became an effective member state of the PCA on December 27, 2011.
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam deposited its instruments of accession to the 1899 and 1907 Hague Conventions for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands, the depositary of the Conventions, on December 29, 2011. According to Article 60 of the 1899 Convention, the Convention entered into force for Vietnam on December 29, 2011.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh acceded to the 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes on December 28, 2011, and will become a member state of the PCA effective February 26, 2012.
Albania, Vietnam and Bangladesh have thus become the 113th, 114th and 115th member states of the PCA.
The PCA welcomes this expression of support for the work of the PCA and the peaceful settlement of international disputes.