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Afghanistan is a contracting state to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 30 September 1966
  • Deposit of Ratification: 25 June 1968
  • Entry into Force: 25 July 1968

Afghanistan is a contracting state to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 30 November 2004
  • Entry into Force: 28 February 2005
  • Afghanistan will only apply the New York Convention to the recognition and enforcement of awards made in the territory of another contracting state & only to differences arising out of legal relationships, whether contractual or not, that are considered commercial under their national law

Afghanistan is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 19 November 1946

ICSID Lawyers is aware of 2 Bilateral Investment Treaties (available below) to which Afghanistan is a Contracting State. The ICSID Lawyers FREE International Investment Arbitration Law Research System ('System') is currently missing 1 of the aforementioned 2 treaties. Users are welcome to submit the missing treaties to ICSID Lawyers and such shall be posted to the System. Please inform ICSID Lawyers of any inaccuracy or missing information you detect in the System, all feedback is welcome. Together we can ensure that the System remains the best FREE research tool of its kind in the world.

Afghanistan - Germany Bilateral Investment Treaty (in English & German) - (PDF)

  • Signature Date: 20 April 2005
  • Entry into Force Date: N/A

Afghanistan - Turkey Bilateral Investment Treaty - (MISSING PDF)

  • Signature Date: N/A
  • Entry into Force Date: 19 July 2005

Official State Name: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan -  جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان - Jomhūrī-ye Eslāmī-ye Afġānistān - د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت - Da Afġānistān Islāmī Jomhoriyat

Official Languages: Dari (Persian), Pashto

Capital: Kabul

Currency: Afghani (AFN)

Time Zone: D† (UTC+4:30)

International Calling Code: +93

Internet TLD: .af


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