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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Finland




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

  11 Oct 1967

19 Aug 1975

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

11 Oct 1967
19 Aug 1975

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
11 Oct 1967
19 Aug 1975
 

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

13 Feb 1990
4 Apr 1991

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 Oct 1966
14 Jul 1970

 

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
4 Sep 1986

 

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

10 Dec 1999

29 Dec 2000

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

12 Dec 2000

10 Feb 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

12 Dec 2000

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

12 Dec 2000

 

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention
29 Sep 1927
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
19 Mar 1954 (Acceptance)

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

1 Apr 1959

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

27 Feb 1953

8 Jun 1972

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

16 Nov 1989

20 Dec 1990

1 Apr 1991

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

4 Nov 1993

4 Nov 1993

1 Mar 2002

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

4 Nov 1993

4 Nov 1993

1 Mar 2002

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

4 Feb 1985
30 Aug 1989

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

26 Jan 1990
20 Jun 1991

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

7 Sep 2000

10 Apr 2002

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

17 Jan 2000

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

20 Jan 1950

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

22 Dec 1951

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

13 Jan 1936

Equal Remuneration Convention

14 Jan 1963

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

27 May 1960

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

23 Apr 1970

Employment Policy Convention

23 Sep 1968

Convention concerning Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environment

24 Apr 1985
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

10 Oct 1968

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

10 Oct 1968

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
10 Oct 1968

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

18 Dec 1959

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

7 Oct 1998
29 Dec 2000

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

22 Feb 1955

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

8 Dec 1949

22 Feb 1955

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

8 Dec 1949

22 Feb 1955

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

8 Dec 1949

22 Feb 1955

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

12 Dec 1977

7 Aug 1980

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 1977

7 Aug 1980

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

29 Oct 1980

14 Apr 1983

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

23 Jan 1998

28 May 2002 (acceptance)

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

10 Jan 2000

28 Jun 2002 (acceptance)

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

8 Jan 1971

15 Dec 1971

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

10 may 1974
31 Oct 1978

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

31 Jul 1958

Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel

15 Dec 1994

5 Jan 2001

Regional Conventions

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

10 May 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

10 May 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

10 May 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

10 May 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

10 May 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

10 May 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

1 Jun 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

1 Aug 1990

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

5 May 1989

10 May 1990

10 May 1990

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

6 Nov 1990

11 Dec 1992
1 Oct 1994

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

25 Mar 1992

21 Jul 1992

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

11 May 1994

12 Jan 1996

1 Nov 1998

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

4 Nov 2000

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

16 Nov 1989

20 Dec 1990

1 Apr 1991

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

4 Nov 1993

4 Nov 1993

1 Mar 2000

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

4 Nov 1993

4 Nov 1993

1 Mar 2000

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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