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Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties - Zambia


 

 


International Bill of Human Rights

Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

10 Apr 1984

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

10 Apr 1984

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

10 Apr
1984

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

11 Oct 1968

4 Feb 1972

Women's Human Rights


Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

17 Jul 1980

21 Jun 1985

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

29 Sep 2008

United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

 

24 Apr 2005

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

 

24 Apr 2005

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

 

24 Apr 2005

Slavery and Slavery-Like Practices


Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Slavery Convention

Not signed

Protocol amending the Slavery Convention

Not signed

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

26 Mar 1973

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

7 Oct 1998

Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Not signed

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Not signed


Rights of the Child


Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of the Child

30 Sep 1990

6 Dec 1991

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

10 Dec 2001


Freedom of Association


Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force


Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention

2 Sep 1996

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention

2 Sep 1996


Employment and Forced Labour


Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour

2 Dec 1964

Equal Remuneration Convention

20 Jun 1972

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

22 Feb 1965

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention

23 Oct 1979

Employment Policy Convention

23 Oct 1979

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


Persons with Disabilities


Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession

Entry into Force

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

09 May 2008

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Not signed

Refugees and Asylum


Signature

Ratification

Accession

Succession


Entry into Force

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

24 Sep 1969

 

Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees

24 Sep 1969

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

1 Nov 1974

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

17 Jul 1998

13 Nov 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

19 Oct 1966 (rat/acced)

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

19 Oct 1966 (rat/acced)

Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

19 Oct 1966 (rat/acced)

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

19 Oct 1966 (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)

4 May 1995 (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)

4 May 1995 (rat/acced)


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

3 Mar 1987

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

16 Jun 1975

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' Right


17 Jan 1983


10 Jan 1984

Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa


10 Sep 1969


30 Jul 1973

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

28 Feb 1992

 

 



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