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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Saint Vincent and Grenadines





International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

9 Nov 1981 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

9 Nov 1981 

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
 

9 Nov 1981 

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

9 Nov 1981 

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

4 Aug 1981 

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

Not signed

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

24 Jul 2002

29 Oct 2010

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

20 Nov 2002

29 Oct 2010

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

20 Nov 2002

 

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention

9 Nov 1981 

Protocol amending the Slavery Convention

9 Nov 1981 

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

9 Nov 1981 

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

1 Aug 2001 

Rights of the Child

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

20 Sep 1993 

26 Oct 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

4 Dec 2001

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

9 Nov 2001

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

21 Oct 1998

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

21 Oct 1998

Equal Remuneration Convention

4 Dec 2001

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

21 Oct 1998

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

9 Nov 2001

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

3 Nov 1993

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

3 Nov 2003

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

27 Apr 1999  

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

9 Nov 1981 

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

9 Nov 1981 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

3 Dec 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

1 Apr 1981

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

1 Apr 1981

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

1 Apr 1981

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

1 Apr 1981

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

8 Apr 1983

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 Apr 1983

Terrorism and Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

12 Sep 2000

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombing

15 Sep 2005 

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

3 Dec 2001 

28 Mar 2002 

International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

29 Nov 1991 

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

12 Sep 2000 

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

Not signed

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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