America and Asia

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USA

Brazil

Canada

Philippines

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the crime of genocide. Paris, 9 December 1948

25 Nov 1988

15 Apr 1952

3 Sep 1952

7 Jul 1950

International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination. New York, 7 March 1966

21 Oct 1994

27 Mar 1968

14 Oct 1970

15 Sep 1967

International covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. New York, 10 December 1966

Signed 5 Oct  1977

24 Jan 1992

19 May 1976

7 Jun  1974

International Covenant on Civil and Politcal Rights. New York, 16 December 1966

8 Jun  1992

24 Jan  1992

19 May  1976

23 Oct  1986

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Politcal Rights. New York, 16 December 1966

 

25 Sep  2009

19 May  1976

22 Aug  1989

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty. New York, 15 December 1989

 

25 Sep  2009

25 Nov  2005

20 Nov  2007

Convention on the non-applicability of statutory limitations to war crimes and crimes against humanity. New York, 26 November 1968

 

 

 

15 May  1973

International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid. New York, 30 November 1973

 

 

 

26 Jan  1978

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. New York, 18 December 1979

Signed 17 Jul  1980

1 Feb  1984

10 Dec  1981

5 Aug  1981

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. New York, 6 October 1999

 

28 Jun  2002

18 Oct  2002

12 Nov  2003

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. New York, 10 December 1984

21 Oct  1994

28 Sep  1989

24 Jun  1987

18 Jun  1986

Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. New York, 18 December 2002

 

12 Jan  2007

 

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child. New York, 20 November 1989

signed 16 Feb  1995

24 Sep  1990

13 Dec  1991

21 Aug  1990

Amendment to article 43 (2) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. New York, 12 December 1995

 

26 Feb  1998

17 Sep  1997

14 Jan  1998

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict. New York, 25 May 2000

23 Dec  2002

27 Jan  2004

7 Jul  2000

26 Aug  2003

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography. New York, 25 May 2000

23 Dec  2002

27 Jan  2004

14 Sep  2005

28 May  2002

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. New York, 20 December 2006

 

29 Nov  2010

 

 

 

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