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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Cameroon




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

27 Jun 1984

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

27 Jun 1984

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
 27 Jun 1984

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

12 Dec 1966
24 Jun 1971

 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

6 Jun 1983
23 Aug 1994

 

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

7 Jan 2005

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

13 Dec 2000

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

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

13 Dec 2000

 

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention
7 Mar 1962
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
27 Jun 1984

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

27 Jun 1984

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

19 Feb 1982

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

19 Dec 1986

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

19 December 1986

June 26, 1987

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

25 Sep 1990
11 Jan 1993

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

5 Oct 2001

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

5 Jun 2002

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

7 Jun 1960

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

3 Sep 1962

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

7 Jun 1960

Equal Remuneration Convention

25 May 1970

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

3 Sep 1962

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

13 May 1988

Employment Policy Convention

25 May 1970

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

Refugees and Asylum

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

23 Oct 1961

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

19 Sep 1967
Nationality, Statelessness, and the Rights of Aliens
Signature
Ratification
 Accession
Succession
Entry into Force
Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness
6 Oct 1972
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

Not signed

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

Not signed

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

17 Jul 1998

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

16 Sep 1963 (rat/acced)

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

16 Sep 1963 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

16 Sep 1963 (rat/acced)

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

16 Sep 1963 (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)

16 Sep 1963 (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)

16 Sep 1963 (rat/acced)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

9 Mar 1988

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

Not signed

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

Not signed

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

14 Apr 1988

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

8 Jun 1992

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

20 Oct 1961

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

Protocol No. 13 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Not signed
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

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 *
23 Jul 1987
 20 Jun 1989
 
 
 
Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in
Africa
*
10 Sep 1969
 7 Sep 1985
 
 
 
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 *
16 Sep 1992
 5 Sep 1997
 
 
 

* No ratification information available.

 



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