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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Portugal




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

  7 Oct 1976

31 Jul 1978

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

7 Oct 1976
15 Jun 1978

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
1 Aug 1978
3 May 1983
 

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

13 Feb 1990
17 Oct 1990

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

 24 Aug 1982

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

24 Apr 1980
30 Jul 1980

 

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

16 Feb 2000

26 Apr 2002

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

12 Dec 2000

10 May 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

12 Dec 2000

10 May 2004

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

12 Dec 2000

 

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention
4 Oct 1927
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
Not signed

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

7 Sep 1956

10 Aug 1959

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

30 Sep 1992

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

26 Nov 1987

29 Mar 1990

1 Jul 1990

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

3 Jun 1994

20 Mar 1998

1 Mar 2002

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

3 Jun 1994

3 Feb 2000

1 Mar 2002

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

4 Feb 1985
9 Feb 1989

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

26 Jan 1990
21 Sep 1990

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

6 Sep 2000

19 Aug 2003

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

15 Jun 2000

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

14 Oct 1977

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

1 Jul 1964

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

26 Jun 1956

Equal Remuneration Convention

20 Feb 1967

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

23 Nov 1959

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

19 Nov 1959

Employment Policy Convention

9 Jan 1981

Convention concerning Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environment

28 May 1985
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

22 Dec 1960

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

13 Jul 1976

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

9 Feb 1999

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

7 Oct 1998
5 Feb 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
11 Feb 1950

14 Mar 1961 (rat/access)

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

11 Feb 1950

14 Mar 1961 (rat/access)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

11 Feb 1950

14 Mar 1961 (rat/access)

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

11 Feb 1950

14 Mar 1961 (rat/access)

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

27 May 1992 (rat/access)

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

27 May 1992 (rat/access)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

16 Jun 1980

6 Jul 1984

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

30 Dec 1999

10 Nov 2001

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

16 Feb 2000

18 Oct 2002

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

16 Dec 1970

27 Nov 1972

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

11 Sep 1995

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

14 Oct 1998

Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel

15 Dec 1994

14 Oct 1998

Regional Conventions

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

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

22 Sep 1976

9 Nov 1978

9 Nov 1978

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

22 Sep 1976

9 Nov 1978

9 Nov 1978

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

27 Jan 1977

9 Nov 1978

9 Nov 1978

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

22 Sep 1976

9 Nov 1978

9 Nov 1978

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

27 Apr 1978

9 Nov 1978

9 Nov 1978

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

22 Sep 1976

9 Nov 1978

9 Nov 1978

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

28 Apr 1983

2 Oct 1986

1 Nov 1986

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

2 Nov 1984

20 Dec 2004

1 Mar 2005

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

19 Mar 1985

12 Mar 1987

1 Jan 1990

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

22 Jan 1991

12 Oct 1995
1 Feb 1996

Protocol No. 10 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

22 Jul 1992

13 Oct 1994

Protocol No. 11 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

11 May 1994

14 May 1997

1 Nov 1998

Protocol No. 12 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

4 Nov 2000

Protocol No. 13 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
3 May 2002
3 Oct 2003
1 Feb 2004
Protocol No. 14 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
27 May 2004

European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

26 Nov 1987

29 Mar 1990

1 Jul 1990

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

3 Jun 1994

20 Mar 1998

1 Mar 2002

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

3 Jun 1994

3 Feb 2000

1 Mar 2002

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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