Regional Treaties

last updated July 2014

 

Regional Conventions (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

Statute of the Council of EuropeETS 001

Acceded to on November 9, 1995

Entered into force on August 3, 1949 

None

European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental FreedomsETS 005

Signed on November 11, 1995

Ratified on April 10, 1997

Original Convention entered into force on September 3, 1952 

None

 

 

 

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

Signed on June 14, 1996

Ratified on October 4, 1997

Entered into force on May 2, 1968

None

 

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

 

Signed on June 14, 1996

Ratified on October 4, 1997

Entered into force on March 1, 1985

None

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

Signed on June 14, 1996

Ratified on October 4, 1997

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 November 9, 1995

Ratified on October 4, 1997

Entered into force on April 1, 2005

None

Protocol No. 12 (Prohibition of Discrimination) ETS 177

 

Signed on November 4, 2000

Ratified on July 13, 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 3, 2002

Ratified on July 13 2004

Entered into force on July 1, 2003 

None

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

 

Signed on September 15, 2004

Ratified on June 15, 2005

Entered into force on June 1, 2010

None

Protocol No. 15 (Effectiveness of ECHR) ETS 213

Signed on November 11,2013

Opened for signature June, 24, 2013

None

Protocol No. 16 (ECHR Advisory opinions) ETS 214

No action taken

Opened for signature October 2, 2013

None

European Social Charter (Revised) ETS 163

Signed on May 27, 2009

Ratified January 6, 2012

Entered into force on January 7, 1999

Declaration on several articles in Part II

European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or PunishmentETS 126

 

Signed on June 14, 1996

Ratified on June 6, 1997

Entered into force on February 1, 1989

None

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

Signed on June 14, 1996

Ratified on June 6, 1997

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

None

Protocol No. 2 (Technical amendments) ETS 152

Signed on June 14, 1996

Ratified on June 6, 1997

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

None

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human BeingsETS 197

Signed on November 17, 2005

Ratified on May 27, 2009

Entered into force on February 1, 2008

Declaration (Article 31)

GRETA Evaluation report (June 2014)

Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual AbuseETS 201

Signed on October 25, 2007

Ratified on November 6, 2012

Entered into force on July 1, 2010

Declaration (Article 37)

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

Signed on July 8, 2011

Entered into force on August 1, 2014

None