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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Bulgaria




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

  8 Oct 1968

21 Sep 1970

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

8 Oct 1968
21 Sep 1970

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
 26 Mar 1992

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

11 Mar 1999
10 Aug 1999

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

1 Jun 1966
8 Aug 1966

 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

17 Jul 1980
8 Feb 1982

 

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

6 Jun 2000

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

13 Dec 2000

5 Dec 2001

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

13 Dec 2000

5 Dec 2001

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

13 Dec 2000

 5 Dec 2001

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention
9 Mar 1927
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
Not signed

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

26 Jun 1957

21 Aug 1958

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

18 Jan 1955

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

30 Sep 1993

3 May 1994

1 Sep 1994

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

4 Mar 1997

27 Oct 1997

1 Mar 2002

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

4 Mar 1997

27 Oct 1997

1 Mar 2002

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

10 Jun 1986
16 Dec 1986

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

31 May 1990
3 Jun 1991

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

8 Jun 2001

12 Feb 2002

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

28 Jul 2000

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

8 Jun 1959

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

8 Jun 1959

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

22 Sep 1932

Equal Remuneration Convention

7 Nov 1955

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

23 Mar 1999

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

22 Jul 1960

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

Ratified

Refugees and Asylum

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

12 May 1993

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

12 may 1993

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

21 Jan 1969
21 May 1969

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

21 Jul 1951

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

11 Feb 1999
11 Apr 2002

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
28 Dec 1949

22 Jul 1954 (rat/acced)

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

28 Dec 1949

22 Jul 1954 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

28 Dec 1949

22 Jul 1954 (rat/acced)

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

11 Dec 1978

26 Sep 1989 (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)

11 Dec 1978

26 Sep 1989 (rat/acced)

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

28 Dec 1949

26 Sep 1989 (rat/acced)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

10 Mar 1988

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

12 Feb 2002

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

15 Apr 2002

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

16 Dec 1970

19 May 1971

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

18 Jul 1974

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

30 Sep 1960

Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel

4 Jun 1998

Regional Conventions

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

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

7 May 1992

7 Sep 1992

7 Sep 1992

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

7 May 1992

7 Sep 1992

7 Sep 1992

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

7 May 1992

7 Sep 1992

7 Sep 1992

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

7 May 1992

7 Sep 1992

7 Sep 1992

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

3 Nov 1993

4 Nov 2000

4 Nov 2000

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

7 May 1992

7 Sep 1992

7 Sep 1992

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

7 May 1999

29 Sep 1999

1 Oct 1999

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

3 Nov 1993

4 Nov 2000

1 Feb 2001

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

7 May 1992

7 Sep 1992

7 Sep 1992

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

11 May 1994

3 Nov 1994
1 Nov 1998

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

11 May 1994

3 Nov 1994

1 Nov 1998

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

Not signed

Protocol No. 13 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
21 Nov 2002
13 Feb 2003
1 Jul 2003
Protocol No. 14 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

30 sep 1993

3 May 1994

1 Sep 1994

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

4 Mar 1997

27 Oct 1997

1 Mar 2002

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

4 Mar 1997

27 Oct 1997

1 Mar 2002

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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