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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Democratic Republic of Congo




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

1 Nov 1976

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

1 Nov 1976

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
 1 Nov 1976

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

 21 Apr 1976

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 

17 Jul 1980 

 

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

Not signed

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

28 Oct 2005

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

28 Oct 2005

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

 

28 Oct 2005

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention
Not signed
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
Not signed

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

28 Feb 1975

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

Not signed

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

18 Mar 1996

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

20 Mar 1990
27 Sep 1990

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

8 Sep 2000

11 Nov 2001

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

20 Jun 2001

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

20 Jun 2001

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

16 Jun 1969

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

20 Sep 1960

Equal Remuneration Convention

16 Jun 1969

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

20 Jun 2001

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

20 Jun 2001

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

Refugees and Asylum

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

19 Jul 1965

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

13 Jan 1975

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

Not signed

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

31 May 1962

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

8 Sep 2000
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

24 Feb 1961

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

24 Feb 1961

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

24 Feb 1961

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

24 Feb 1961

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

3 Jun 1982

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

12 Dec 2002

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

2 Jul 1980

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

Not signed

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

11 Nov 2001

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

6 Jul 1977

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

25 Jul 1977

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

8 Dec 1964

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

9 Sep 1999

 
 
 
Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa
10 Sep 1969
 14 Feb 1973
 
 

4 May 1973 

 
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa
5 Dec 2003
 
 
 
 
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights
9 Sep 1999
 
 
 
 
African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
Not signed
 
 
 
 

 

 



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