[A2k] 28 June 2013: 51 Signatories to the Marrakesh Treaty

Heesob Nam hurips at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 07:34:57 PDT 2013


Hi Jamie,

Many thanks for your explanation.

I heard the same thing from the delegate from South Korean government.
They did sign the final Act, not the treaty, and expected to ratify
the treaty in this year or early next year.

Best,
Heesob

On 3 July 2013 02:56, Jamie Love <james.love at keionline.org> wrote:
> Hi Heesob,
>
> Not all countries have authority to sign on Friday, June 28, but many
> will after they have time to review the text.  Because there were so
> many uncertainties in the text coming into Marrakesh, many
> delegations, including the USA delegation, did not have authority to
> sign, in Marrakesh.  Later Friday, the US Statement Department issued
> a press release that said they they "approved" the treaty, and would
> work with the Congress to ratify.  The 51 signatures on the last day
> was a lot, as these things go, more than the Beijing treaty, someone
> said.  Ratification will be the more important measure of acceptance,
> and that will take some time.  Jamie
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Heesob Nam <hurips at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What does this mean? Most of the EU members and the U.S. didn't sign
>> on the treaty.
>>
>> Heesob
>>
>> On 2 July 2013 22:11, Thiru Balasubramaniam <thiru at keionline.org> wrote:
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