Exit from Institutions and Agreements, 1991-present

PresidentYearNameTypeStatus Updates
Clinton1995Pan-American Railway Congress AssociationInternational Organization
1995World Tourism OrganizationInternational Organization
1996United Nations Industrial Development OrganizationInternational Organization
Bush20021972 Anti-Ballistic Missile TreatyTreaty
2005Optional Protocol of Vienna Convention on Consular RelationsTreaty
Trump2017Paris AgreementExecutive AgreementEffective in November 2020
2018Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“the Iran Deal”)Political Commitment
2018United Nations Human Rights CouncilInternational Organization
2018Universal Postal UnionInternational Organization Successful Renegotiation
2018Treaty of Amity with IranTreaty
2018Optional Protocol of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic RelationsTreaty
2018UNESCOInternational Organization
20191987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) TreatyTreatyWithdrew on August 2, 2019.
2020Open Skies TreatyTreatyWithdrew on November 22, 2020.
2020World Health OrganizationInternational OrganizationFormal Notice to Congress on July 7, 2020.

Last Updated on 23 November 2020

This is an updated version of Table 7.1 (“US Withdrawals (or Declared Intent to Withdraw) from International Agreements, Organizations, and Treaties, 1991-2019”). We thank Alex Sullivan for research on the original version, and Justin Casey for helping to keep it updated.