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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Syria




International Bill of Human Rights

 Signature

  Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

  Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

21 Apr 1969

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 21 Apr 1969

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

 21 Apr 1969

Women's Human Rights

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

  27 Apr 2003

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

 Not signed

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

13 Dec 2000

8 Apr 2009

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

8 Apr 2009

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

  13 Dec 2000

 

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Slavery Convention
25 Jun 1931
Protocol amending the Slavery Convention
4 Aug 1954

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

17 Apr 1958

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

12 Jun 1959

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

14 Aug 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

22 May 2003

Freedom of Association

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

26 Jul 1960

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

7 Jun 1957

Employment and Forced Labour

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

26 Jul 1960

Equal Remuneration Convention

7 Jun 1957

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

23 Oct 1958

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

10 May 1960

Employment Policy Convention

10 May 1960

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

25 Jun 1955

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

29 Nov 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
12 Aug 1949

2 Nov 1953
Ratif,/Acc.

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

12 Aug 1949

2 Nov 1953
Ratif,/Acc.

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

12 Aug 1949

2 Nov 1953
Ratif,/Acc.

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

12 Aug 1949

2 Nov 1953
Ratif,/Acc.

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

14 Nov 1983 Ratif,/Acc.

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

Not signed

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

10 Jul 1980 Ratif./Acc.

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

25 Apr 1988

U.N. Activities and Employees

 Signature

 Ratification

 Accession

 Succession

 Entry into Force

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations

 

29 Sep 1953

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

African Regional Conventions
Signature
Ratification
Accession
Succession
Entry into Force
African [Banjul] Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights *          
Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa *          
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa *
         
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights *
         
African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child *
         

* No ratification information available.

 



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