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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Ghana




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

  7 Sep 2000

7 Sep 2000

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

7 Sep 2000
7 Sep 2000

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
7 Sep 2000
7 Sep 2000
 

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

7 Sep 2000
7 Sep 2000

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

8 Sep 1966
8 Sep 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
2 Jan 1986

 

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

24 Feb 2000

3 Feb 2011

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

Not signed

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
3 Mar 1963
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
Not signed

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

Not signed

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

24 Sep 2003

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

7 Sep 2000
7 Sep 2000

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

29 Jan 1990
5 Feb 1990

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

13 Jun 2000

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

2 Jun 1965

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

2 Jul 1959

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

20 May 1957

Equal Remuneration Convention

14 Mar 1968

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

15 Dec 1958

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

4 Apr 1961

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
7 Sep 2000
7 Sep 2000

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

18 Mar 1963

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

30 Oct 1968

Nationality, Statelessness, and the Rights of Aliens
Signature
Ratification
 Accession
Succession
Entry into Force
Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness
7 Sep 2000
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

24 Dec 1958

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

18 Jul 1998
20 Dec 1999

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

2 Aug 1958 (rat/acced)

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

2 Aug 1958 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

Not signed

2 Aug 1958 (rat/acced)

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

2 Aug 1958 (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)

12 Dec 1977

28 Feb 1978 (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)

12 Dec 1977

28 Feb 1978 (rat/acced)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

10 Nov 1987

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

6 Sep 2002

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

12 Nov 2001

6 Sep 2002

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

16 Dec 1970

16 Dec 1973

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

25 Apr 1975

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

5 Aug 1958

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
 
 24 Jan 1989
 
 
Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa
10 Sep 1969
 19 Jun 1975
 
 
 
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
9 Jun 1998
 
 
 
 
African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
18 Aug 1997
 
 
 
 

 



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