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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Greece




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

16 May 1985

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

5 May 1997

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
 5 May 1997

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

5 May 1997

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

7 Mar 1966
18 Jun 1970

 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

2 Mar 1982
7 Jun 1983

 

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

10 Dec 1999

24 Jan 2002

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

13 Dec 2000

11 Jan 2011

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 2002

 

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention
4 Jul 1930
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
7 Dec 1953
12 Dec 1955 (Acceptance)

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

7 Sep 1956

13 Dec 1972

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

26 Nov 1987

2 Aug 1991

1 Dec 1991

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

4 Nov 1993

29 Jun 1994

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

29 Jun 1994

1 Mar 2002

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

4 Feb 1985
6 Oct 1988

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

26 Jan 1990
11 May 1993

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

7 Sep 2000

22 Oct 2003

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

6 Nov 2001

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

30 Mar 1962

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

30 Mar 1962

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

13 Jun 1952

Equal Remuneration Convention

6 Jun 1975

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

30 mar 1962

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

7 May 1984

Employment Policy Convention

7 May 1984

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

10 Apr 1952
5 Apr 1960

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

7 Aug 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
4 Nov 1975

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

29 Dec 1949
8 Dec 1954

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

18 Jul 1998
15 May 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
22 Dec 1949

5 Jun 1956

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

22 Dec 1949

5 Jun 1956

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

22 Dec 1949

5 Jun 1956

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

22 Dec 1949

5 Jun 1956

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

22 Mar 1978

31 Mar 1989

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

15 Feb 1993 (rat/acced)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

18 Mar 1980

18 Jun 1987

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

2 Feb 1998

27 May 2003

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

8 Mar 2000

16 Apr 2004

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

16 Dec 1970

20 Sep 1973

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

3 Jul 1984

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

29 Dec 1947

Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel

3 Aug 2000

Regional Conventions

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

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

28 Nov 1950

28 Nov 1974

28 Nov 1974

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

20 Mar 1952

28 Nov 1974

28 Nov 1974

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

28 Nov 1974

8 Jan 1975

28 Nov 1974

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

30 Nov 1965

8 Jan 1975

28 Nov 1974

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

28 Nov 1974

8 Jan 1975

28 Nov 1974

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

2 May 1983

8 Sep 1998

1 Oct 1998

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

22 Nov 1984

29 Oct 1987

1 Nov 1988

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

19 Mar 1985

6 Sep 1989

1 Jan 1990

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

6 Nov 1990

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

29 Apr 1992

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

11 May 1994

9 Jan 1997

1 Nov 1998

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

4 Nov 2000

Protocol No. 13 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
3 May 2002
Protocol No. 14 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
13 May 2004

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

26 Nov 1987

2 Aug 1991

1 Dec 1991

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

4 Nov 1993

29 Jun 1994

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

29 Jun 1994

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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