Treaties

last updated November 2011

International Treaties

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings: Entered into force on 1 February 2008.

ILO Convention No. C183 Maternity Protection Convention: Ratified on 28 August 2006.

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women: Ratified on 28 February 2006.

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict: Ratified on 7 April 2004.

ILO Convention No. C182 Concerning the Prohibition & Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour: Ratified on 14 June 2002.

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees: Acceded to on 31 January 2002 with declarations and reservations. Entered into force on 1 May 2002. Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees: Ratified on the same date.

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography: Signed on 8 February 2002.

Optional Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, which is not in force): Signed on 14 December 2000.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: Signed on 8 September 2000.

ILO Convention No. 29 Convention Concerning Forced Labour or Compulsory: Ratified on 23 March 2000.

ILO Convention No. 100 Equal Remuneration Convention: Ratified on 23 March 2000.

ILO Convention No. C111 Discrimination (Employment & Occupation) Convention: Ratified on 12 August 1996.

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women: Ratified on 1 July 1994.