Regional Treaties and Reporting

last updated February 2014

 

Regional Conventions (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

Statute of the Council of Europe ETS 001

Acceded to on May 14, 1993

Entered into force on August 3, 1949

None

European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms ETS 005

Signed on May 14, 1993

Ratified on June 20, 1995

Original Convention entered into force on September 3, 1953

None

 

 

 

 

 

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

Signed on May 14, 1993

Ratified on June 20, 1995

Entered into force on May 2, 1968

None

 

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

 

Signed on January 18, 1999

Ratified on July 8, 1999

Entered into force on March 1, 1985

None

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

Signed on May 14, 1993

Ratified on June 20, 1995

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 May 11, 1994

Ratified on June 20, 1995

Entered into force on April 1, 2005

None

Protocol No. 12 (Prohibition of Discrimination) ETS 177

 

No action taken

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 January 29, 2004

Entered into force on July 1, 2003

 

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

 

Signed on November 10, 2004

Ratified on July 1, 2005

Entered into force on June 1, 2010

None

Protocol No. 15 (Effectiveness of ECHR) ETS 213

Not entered into force

Opened for signature June, 24, 2013

 

Protocol No. 16 (ECHR Advisory opinions) ETS 214

Not entered into force

Opened for signature October 2, 2013

 

European Social Charter (Revised) ETS 163

Signed on July 8, 1997

Ratified on June 29, 2001

Entered into force on November 2004

None

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

 

Signed on September 14, 1995

Ratified on November 26, 1998

Entered into force on February 1, 1989

None

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

Signed on September 14, 1995

Ratified on November 26, 1998

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

None

Protocol No. 2 (Technical amendments) ETS 152

Signed on  September 14, 1995

Ratified on November 26, 1998

Entered into force on March 1, 2002

None

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

Signed on February 12, 2008

Ratified on July 26, 2012

Entered into force on February 1, 2008

None

First GRETA visit May 2014

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

Signed on November 25, 2007

Ratified on April 9, 2013

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

Signed on June 7, 2013

Entered into force on August 1, 2014