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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Mauritania




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

17 Nov 2004 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

17 Nov 2004 

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 Dec 1966 

13 Dec 1988 

 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

10 May 2001 

 

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

Not signed

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

6 Jun 1986 

Protocol amending the Slavery Convention

6 Jun 1986 

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

6 Jun 1986 

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

6 Jun 1986 

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

17 Nov 2004 

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

26 Jan 1990 

16 May 1991 

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

Not signed     

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

3 Dec 2001

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

20 Jun 1961

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

3 Dec 2001

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

20 Jun 1961

Equal Remuneration Convention

3 Dec 2001

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

3 Apr 1997

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

8 Nov 1963

Employment Policy Convention

30 Jul 1971

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

5 May 1987

 

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

5 May 1987

 

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

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

30 Oct 1962 (rat/acced)

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

30 Oct 1962 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

30 Oct 1962 (rat/acced)

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

30 Oct 1962 (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)

14 Mar 1980 (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)

14 Mar 1980 (rat/acced)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

13 Mar 1998

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

30 Apr 2003 

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

30 Apr 2003 

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

1 Nov 1978 

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

9 Feb 1998 

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

25 Feb 1982

14 Jun 1986 

Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa

10 Sep 1969 

22 Jul 1972

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

22 Mar 1999 

African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Not signed        

 

 



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