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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Holy See




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Not signed  

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Not signed  

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Not signed  

 

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 Nov 1966 

1 May 1969 

 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Not signed  

 

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

Not signed  

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

 

25 Jan 2012

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

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

Not signed  

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

26 Jun 2002 

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

20 Apr 1990 

20 Apr 1990 

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

10 Oct 2000 

24 Oct 2001 

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

Not signed  

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

Not signed  

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

Not signed      

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

Not signed  

Equal Remuneration Convention

Not signed  

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

Not signed  

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

Not signed  

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

21 May 1952 

15 Mar 1956 

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

8 Jun 1967

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

28 Sep 1954 

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

Not signed  

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 1951

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

8 Dec 1949

22 Feb 1951

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

8 Dec 1949

22 Feb 1951

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

8 Dec 1949

22 Feb 1951

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

21 Nov 1985

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

21 Nov 1985

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

Not signed

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

Not signed

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

Not signed  

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

Not signed  

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          

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 *

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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