Protocol for convention signed August 19, 1999 ( [2 MB]). Protocol signed at Copenhagen May 2, 2006; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate September 29, 2006 (Treaty Doc. 109-19, 109th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations October 31, 2007 (Senate Executive Report No. 110-3, 110th Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate November 16, 2007; ratified by the President December 21, 2007; entered into force December 28, 2007. With a related exchange of notes.