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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Nigeria




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

29 Jul 1993

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

29 Jul 1993

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

 16 Oct 1967

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

23 Apr 1984
13 Jun 1985

 

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

28 Jun 2001

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

13 Dec 2000

28 Jun 2001

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

13 Dec 2000

 27 Sep 2001

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

26 Jun 1961

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

25 Sep 2003

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

28 Jul 1988
28 Jun 2001

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

26 Jun 1990
19 Apr 1991

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

8 Sep 2000

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

2 Oct 2002

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

17 Oct 1960

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

17 Oct 1960

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

17 Oct 1960

Equal Remuneration Convention

8 May 1974

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

17 Oct 1960

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

2 Oct 2002

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

Ratified

Refugees and Asylum

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

23 Oct 1967

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

2 May 1968

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 Dec 1970

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

Not signed

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

1 Jun 2000
27 Sep 2001

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

20 Jul 1961 (rat/acced)

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

20 Jul 1961 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

20 Jul 1961 (rat/acced)

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

10 Oct 1988 (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)

10 Oct 1988 (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)

10 Oct 1988 (rat/acced)

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

1 Jun 2000

16 Jun 2003

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

3 Jul 1973

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

 

26 Jun 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 *
31 Aug 1982
 22 Jul 1983
 
 
 
Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in
Africa
*
10 Sep 1969
 23 May 1986
 
 
 
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the
Rights of Women in Africa
*
16 Dec 2003
 
 
 
 
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 *
13 Jul 1999
 23 Jun 2001
 
 
 

* No ratification information available.

 



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