Regional Treaties

last updated August 2014

 

Regional Conventions (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

 

 

Statute of the Council of Europe

 

Acceded to on April 24, 2002

Entered into force on August 3, 1949

None

 

European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Protocol No. 7 (Extending list of protected rights)

 

 

  

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

 

 

 

Protocol No. 12 (Prohibition of Discrimination)

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Protocol No. 14 (Amending control systems of Convention)

 

 

 

Protocol No. 15 (Effectiveness of ECHR)

 

 

Protocol No. 16 (ECHR Advisory opinions)

Signed on April 24, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Original Convention entered into force on September 3, 1952

 

Signed on April 24, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Entered into force on May 2, 1968

 

Signed on April 24, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Entered into force on March 1, 1985

 

Signed on April 24, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Entered into force on November 1, 1998

 

Signed on April 24, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Entered into force on April 1, 2005

  

Signed on April 24, 2002

Ratified on July 29, 2002

Entered into force on April 1, 2005

 

Signed on May 3, 2002

Ratified on July 29, 2003

Entered into force on July 1, 2003

 

Signed on November 10, 2004

Ratified on May 19, 2006

Entered into force on June 1, 2010

 

No action taken

Entered into force on: Not entered into force

 

No action taken

Entered into force on: Not entered into force

None

 

 

 

 

 None

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 None

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

None

 

European Social Charter (Revised)

Signed on May 11, 2004

Ratified on October 7, 2008

Entered into force on November 2004

Declarations

 

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

 

 

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

   

 

  

Protocol No. 2 (Technical amendments)

Signed on July 12, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Entered into force on February 1, 1989

 

Signed on July 12, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

 

Signed on July 12, 2002

Ratified on July 12, 2002

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

None

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

None

 

Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

Signed on January 19, 2006

Ratified on January 11, 2008

Entered into force on February 1, 2008

None

GRETA Evaluation Report (May 2013)

 

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

Signed on October 12, 2011

Ratified on November 14, 2012

Entered into force on July 1, 2010

None

 

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

Signed on March 8, 2013

Ratified on November 7, 2013

Entered into force on August 1, 2014

None