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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Afghanistan


 

International Bill of Human Rights

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

 

24 Jan 1983

 

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

 

 24 Jan 1983

 

 

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Prevention of Discrimination on the Basis of Race, Religion or Belief,
and Protection of Minorities

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

 

 

  6 Jul 1983

 

 

Women's Human Rights

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

14 Aug 1980

5 Mar 2003

 

 

 

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

 Not signed

 

 

 

 

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

14 Dec 2000

24 Sep 2003

 

 

 

Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime Preamble, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

  Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

  Not signed

 

 

 

 

Slavery and Slavery-like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

Slavery Convention

 

 

9 Nov 1935

 

 

Protocol amending the Slavery Convention

16 Aug 1954
(definitive
signature)

 

 

 

 

Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery

 

 

16 Nov 1966

 

 

Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others

 

 

21 May 1985

 

 

Protection from Torture, Ill-Treatment and Disappearance

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 2 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and inhuman or Degrading Treatment of Punishment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

4 Feb 1985

1 Apr 1987

 

 

 

Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Rights of the Child

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

27 Sep 1990

28 Mar 1994

 

 

 

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflicts

 

 

24 Sep 2003

 

 

Convention concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Freedom of Association

Signature

Ratification

Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Employment and Forced Labour

Signature

Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Equal Remuneration Convention

 

22 Aug 1969

 

 

 

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

 

16 May 1963

 

 

 

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

 

1 Oct 1969

 

 

 

Employment Policy Convention

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Convention concerning Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Education

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention against Discrimination in Education

 Not signed

 

 

 

 

Persons with Disabilities

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

 Not signed

 

 

 

 

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Refugees and Asylum

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

 

 

30 Aug 2005

 

 

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

 

 

30 Aug 2005

 

 

Nationality, Statelessness, and the Rights of Aliens

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons

Not signed

 

 

 

 

War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide, and
Terrorism

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

 

 

22 Jul 1983

 

 

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

 

 

22 Mar 1956

 

 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

 

 

10 Feb 2003

 

 

Law of Armed Conflict

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field

8 Dec 1949

26 Sep 1956
(rat/acced)

 

 

 

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea 

8 Dec 1949

26 Sep 1956
(rat/acced)

 

 

 

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

8 Dec 1949

26 Sep 1956
(rat/acced)

 

 

 

Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War

8 Dec 1949

26 Sep 1956
(rat/acced)

 

 

 

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I)

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and Relating to the Protection of Victims on Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II)

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Terrorism and Human Rights

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

 

 

24 Sep 2003

 

 

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

 

 

24 Sep 2003

 

 

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

 

 

24 Sep 2003

 

 

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

16 Dec 1970

29 Aug 1979
(rat/acced)

 

 

 

International Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against International Protected Persons

 

 

24 Sep 2003

 

 

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

 

5 Sep 1947

 

 

Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Regional Conventions

Signature

Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

[European] Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No.2 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No.3 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No.4 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No.5 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No.6 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No.7 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 8 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 9 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 10 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 11 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 12 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Not signed

 

 

 

 

European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol No. 2 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and inhuman or Degrading Treatment of Punishment

Not signed

 

 

 

 

African Regional Conventions

Signature

Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

Entry into Force

African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights *

 Not signed

 

 

 

 

Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa *

 Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa *

 Not signed

 

 

 

 

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights *

 Not signed

 

 

 

 

African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child *


Not signed

 

 

 

 

 

* No ratification information available.



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