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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Saint Lucia




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Not signed

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Not signed

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

 

14 Feb 1990 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

8 Oct 1982 

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

Not signed

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

26 Sep 2001

16 July 2013

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

 

16 Jul 2013

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

14 Feb 1990 

Protocol amending the Slavery Convention

14 Feb 1990 

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

14 Feb 1990 

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

30 Sep 1990 

16 Jun 1993 

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 Dec 2000

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

14 May 1980

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

14 May 1980

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

14 May 1980

Equal Remuneration Convention

18 Aug 1983

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

14 May 1980

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

18 Aug 1983

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

Not signed 

Refugees and Asylum

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

Not signed 

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

Not signed 

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

Not signed 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

27 Aug 1999 

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

18 Sep 1981

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

18 Sep 1981

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

18 Sep 1981

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

18 Sep 1981

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

7 Oct 1982

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

7 Oct 1982

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

Not signed 

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

Not signed 

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

 

27 Aug 1986 

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Protocol No. 13 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

N/A

Protocol No. 14 to the 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

N/A

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

African Regional Conventions
Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force
African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights *

N/A

Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa *

N/A

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa *

N/A

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights *

N/A

African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child *

N/A

* No ratification information available.

 



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