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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Nicaragua




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

12 Mar 1980

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

12 Mar 1980

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
 12 Mar 1980

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

21 Feb 1990
25 Feb 2009

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

 15 Feb 1978

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
27 Oct 1981

 

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

Not signed

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

14 Dec 2000

9 Sep 2002

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 Oct 1927
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
14 Jan 1986

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

14 Jan 1986

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

Not signed

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

6 Feb 1990
5 Oct 1990

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

6 Nov 2000

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

31 Oct 1967

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

31 Oct 1967

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

12 Apr 1934

Equal Remuneration Convention

31 Oct 1967

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

31 Oct 1967

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

31 Oct 1967

Employment Policy Convention

1 Oct 1981

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

Ratified

Refugees and Asylum

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

28 Mar 1980

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

28 Mar 1980

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

3 Sep 1986

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

29 Jan 1952

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
12 Aug 1949

17 Dec 1953 (rat/acced)

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

12 Aug 1949

17 Dec 1953 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

12 Aug 1949

17 Dec 1953 (rat/acced)

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

12 Aug 1949

17 Dec 1953 (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

19 Jul 1999 (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

19 Jul 1999 (rat/acced)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

24 Sep 2003

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

17 Jan 2003

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

17 Oct 2001

14 Nov 2002

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

6 Nov 1973

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

29 Oct 1974
10 Mar 1975

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

29 Nov 1947

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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