Treaties
last updated August 2013
 
International Treaties
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Acceded to on 1 May 1997 with no reservations and entered into force on 1 August 1997. The Optional Protocol was acceded to on 1 May 1997 with no reservations and entered into force on 1 August 1997. The Second Optional Protocol was acceded to on 11 January 2000 with no reservations. Entered into force on 11 January 2000.
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Acceded to on 1 May 1997 with no reservations. Entered into force on 1 August 1997.
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women: Acceded to on 1 May 1997 with no reservations. Entered into force on 31 May 1997. The Optional Protocol was acceded to in 2009.
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination: Acceded to on 29 September 1994 with no reservations. Entered into force on 29 October 1994.
Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: Acceded to on 25 June 1999 with no reservations and entered into force on 25 July 1999. No action has been taken on the Optional Protocol.
Convention relating to the Status of Refugees: Acceeded to on 2 March 1998 with no reservations. Entered into force on 31 May 1998. The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees was ratified on the same date.
Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery: Acceeded to on 1 May 1997 with no reservations. Entered into force on 1 May 1997.
ILO C29 Forced Labour Convention: Ratified on 15 May 1997.
International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Acceded to in 2008.
Convention on Status of Statelessness Persons: Acceded to in 2011.
Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness: Acceded to in 2012.
Regional Treaties
Statute of the Council of Europe: Turkmenistan is not a member of the Council of Europe.