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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Lithuania


 

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

 
 

20 Nov 1991

 
 

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 
 

20 Nov 1991

 
 
Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
8 Sep 2000
27 Mar 2002

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 Jun 1998

10 Dec 1998

 
 
 

Women's Human Rights

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

 
 

18 Jan 1994

 
 

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

8 Sep 2000

 
 
 
 

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

13 Dec 2000

9 May 2002

 
 

29 Sep 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

25 Apr 2002

23 Jun 2003

 
 
 

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

25 Apr 2002

12 May 2003

 
 
 

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

14 sep 1995

26 Nov 1998

 
 

1 Mar 1999

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

14 Sep 1995

26 Nov 1998

 
 

1 Mar 1999

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

14 Sep 1995

26 Nov 1998

 
 

1 Mar 2002

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

 
 

1 Feb 1996

 
 

Rights of the Child

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

 
 

31 Jan 1992

 
 

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

13 Feb 2002

20 Feb 2003

 
 
 

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

29 Sep 2003

 
 
 
 

Freedom of Association

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

 

26 Sep 1994

 
 
 

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

 

26 Sep 1994

 
 
 

Employment and Forced Labour

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

 

26 Sep 1994

 
 
 

Equal Remuneration Convention

 

26 Sep 1994

 
 
 

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

 

26 Sep 1994

 
 
 

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

 

26 Sep 1994

 
 
 

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

 
 

28 Apr 1997

 
 

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

 
 

28 Apr 1997

 
 
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

 
 

1 Ffeb 1996

 
 

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

 
 

1 Feb 1996

 
 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

10 Dec 1998

12 May 2003

 
 
 

Law of Armed Conflict

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

Armed Forces in the FieldGeneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the field

 

3 Oct 1996
(ratif./acc.)

 
 
 

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

 

3 Oct 1996
(ratif./acc.)

 
 
 

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

 

3 Oct 1996
(ratif./acc.)

 
 
 

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

 

3 Oct 1996
(ratif./acc.)

 
 
 

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

 

13 Jul 2000
(Ratif./acc.)

 
 
 

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

 

13 Jul 2000
(Ratif./acc.)

 
 
 

Terrorism and Human Rights

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

 
 

2 Feb 2001

 
 

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

8 Jun 1998

 
 
 
 

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

 
 

20 Feb 2003

 
 

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

 

4 Dec 1996

 
 
 

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

 
 

23 Oct 2002

 
 

U.N. Activities and Employees

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 
 

9 Dec 1993

 
 

Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel

 
 

8 Sep 2000

 
 

Regional Conventions

Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force

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

14 May 1993

20 Jun 1995

 
 

20 Jun 1995

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

14 May 1993

24 May 1996

 
 

24 May 1996

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

14 May 1993

20 Jun 1995

 
 

20 Jun 1995

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

14 May 1993

20 Jun 1995

 
 

20 Jun 1995

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

14 May 1993

20 Jun 1995

 
 

20 Jun 1995

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

14 May 1993

20 Jun 1995

 
 

20 Jun 1995

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

18 Jan 1999

8 Jul 1999

 
 

1 Aug 1999

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

14 May 1993

20 Jun 1995

 
 

1 Sep 1995

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

14 May 1993

20 Jun 1995

 
 

20 Jun 1995

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

10Jul 1995

 
 
 
 

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

11 May 1994

20 Jun 1995

 
 

1 Now 1998

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

14 Sep 1995

26 Now 1998

 
 

1 Mar 1999

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

14 Sep 1995

26 Now 1998

 
 

1 Marc 2002

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

14 Sep 1995

26 Now 1998

 
 

1 Mar 2002

African Regional Conventions
Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force
African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights *
 
 
 
 
 
Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in
Africa
*
 
 
 
 
 
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the
Rights of Women in Africa
*
 
 
 
 
 
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the
Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights
*
 
 
 
 
 

* No ratification information available.



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