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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Seychelles





International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

5 May 1992 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

5 May 1992 

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
 

5 May 1992 

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

15 Dec 1994  

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

7 Mar 1978 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

5 May 1992 

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

22 Jul 2002

1 Mar 2011

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

12 Dec 2000

22 Apr 2003 

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

22 Jul 2002

22 Jun 2004

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

22 Jul 2002

 

22 Jun 2004

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention

5 May 1992  

Protocol amending the Slavery Convention

Not signed  

 

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

5 May 1992  

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

5 May 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

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

5 May 1992  

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

7 Sep 1990 

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

23 Jan 2001

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

28 Sep 1999

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

6 Feb 1978

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

4 Oct 1999

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

6 Feb 1978

Equal Remuneration Convention

23 Nov 1999

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

6 Feb 1978

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

23 Nov 1999

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

15 Dec 1994 

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

23 Apr 1980

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

23 Apr 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

Not signed

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

5 May 1982 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

28 Dec 2000

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

8 Nov 1984 (rat/acced)

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

8 Nov 1984 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

8 Nov 1984 (rat/acced)

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

8 Nov 1984 (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)

8 Nov 1984 (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)

8 Nov 1984 (rat/acced)

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

12 Nov 2003

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

22 Aug 2003 

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

15 Nov 2001

30 Mar 2004

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

29 Dec 1978 

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

29 May 1980 

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

26 Aug 1980

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

13 Apr 1992 

Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa

11 Sep 1980 

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

27 Feb 1992 

13 Feb 1992

 

 



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