Regional Treaties and Reporting

last updated September 2014

 

Regional Conventions (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

Statute of the Council of Europe

ETS 001

Acceded to on January 25, 2001

Entered into force on August 3, 1949 

None

European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

ETS 005

Signed on January 25, 2001

Ratified on April 26, 2002

Original Convention entered into force on September 3, 1952

Reservation (article 57)

 

Protocol No. 4 (Securing additional rights and fundamental freedoms) ETS 046

Signed on January 25, 2001

Ratified on April 26, 2002

Entered into force on May 2, 1968

None

 

Protocol No. 6 (On the abolition of the death penalty) ETS 114

 

Signed on January 25, 2001

Ratified on September 29, 2003

Entered into force on March 1, 1985

None

Protocol No. 7 (Extending list of protected rights) ETS 117

Signed on January 25, 2001

Ratified on April 26, 2002

Entered into force on November 1, 1998

None

Protocol No. 11 (Restructuring machinery for enforcement of rights and liberties guaranteed by the Convention) ETS 155

Signed on January 25, 2001

Ratified on April 26, 2002

Entered into force on April 1, 2005

None

Protocol No. 12 (Prohibition of Discrimination) ETS 177

 

Signed on June 18, 2004

Ratified on December 17, 2004

Entered into force on April 1, 2005

None

Protocol No. 13 (Abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances) ETS 187

Signed on May 19, 2006

Entered into force on July 1, 2003

None

Protocol No. 14 (Amending control systems of Convention) ETS 194

 

Signed on May 13, 2004

Ratified on July 1, 2005

Entered into force on June 1, 2010 

None

Protocol No. 15 (Effectiveness of ECHR) ETS 213

Signed on June 24, 2013

Opened for signature June, 24, 2013

Not yet entered into force

None

Protocol No. 16 (ECHR Advisory opinions) ETS 214

Signed on October 2, 2013

Opened for signature October 2, 2013

Not yet entered into force

None

European Social Charter (Revised) ETS 163

No action taken

Entered into force on January 7, 1999

None

European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, ETS 126

 

Signed on May 11, 2001

Ratified on June 18, 2002

Entered into force on February 1, 1989

None

Protocol No.1  (Inviting non-member state participation) ETS 151

Signed on January 29, 2002

Ratified on June 18, 2002

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

 

None

Protocol No. 2 (Technical amendments) ETS 152

Signed on January 29, 2002

Ratified on June 18, 2002

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

None

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, ETS 197

Signed on May 16, 2005

Ratified April 4, 2008

Entered into force on February 1, 2008

None

Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, ETS 201

Signed on September 9, 2010

Entered into force on July 1, 2010

None

Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) ETS 210

No action taken

Entered into force on August 1, 2014

None