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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Niger




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

7 Mar 1986 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

7 Mar 1986 

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

7 Mar 1986 

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

14 Mar 1996

27 Apr 1967

 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

8 Oct 1999

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

30 Sep 2004

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

21 Aug 2001

30 Sep 2004

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

21 Aug 2001

30 Sep 2004

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

25 Aug 1961 

Protocol amending the Slavery Convention

Not signed

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

22 Jul 1963

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

10 Jun 1977

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

5 Oct 1998

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

26 Jan 1990 

30 Sep 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

23 Oct 2000

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

27 Feb 1961

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

23 Mar 1962

 

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

27 Feb 1961

Equal Remuneration Convention

9 Aug 1966

 

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

23 Mar 1962

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

23 Mar 1962

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

16 Jul 1968

Refugees and Asylum

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

25 Aug 1961 

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

2 Feb 1970

 

Nationality, Statelessness, and the Rights of Aliens
Signature
Ratification
 Accession
Succession
Entry into Force
Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

17 Jun 1985

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

17 Jul 1998

11 Apr 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

21 Apr 1964 (rat/acced)

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

21 Apr 1964 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

21 Apr 1964 (rat/acced)

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

21 Apr 1964 (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)

16 Jun 1978

8 Jun 1979

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

16 Jun 1978

8 Jun 1979

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

26 Oct 2004

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

19 Feb 1971 

15 Oct 1971

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

17 Jun 1985 

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

25 Aug 1961

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 *

9 Jul 1986  

15 Jul 1986

Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in
Africa
*

10 Sep 1969

16 Sep 1971

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 *

9 Jun 1998  

African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child *

13 Jul 1999  

11 Dec 1999

* No ratification information available.

 



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