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Appendix C: Selected International Human Rights Conventions (HTML)


Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2001
March 4, 2002
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P =Party         S=Signatory       * designates a non-ILO member                                                                                                                               
1 = Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations prior to independence.                                                                          
2 = Party to 1926 Convention only.                                                                                                                                   
  COUNTRY   1  Slavery   2  ILO Conv. 29   3  ILO Conv. 87   4  Genocide   5  ILO Conv. 98   6  Prisoners of War   7  Civilians in War  8       Traffic in Persons   9  European HR Conv.   10        Pol. Rights of Women  11    Suppl. Slavery Conv.  12         ILO Conv. 105  13      Racial Disc.  14        Civil and Pol. Rights  15        Econ/ Soc/ Cul. Rights  16           UN Refugee Conv.  17           UN Refugee Protocol  18  American HR Conv.  19          ILO Conv. 138  20  Geneva Protocol I  21  Geneva Protocol II  22         Disc. Against Women  23  Torture  24            Rights of the Child
Afghanistan P P P P P P P P P P P S P P
Albania  * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Algeria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Andorra P P P P P
Angola P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Antigua & Barbuda P P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P
Argentina P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Armenia P P P S P P P P P P P P P P
Australia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Austria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Azerbaijan P P P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P
Bahamas P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Bahrain P P P P P P P P P P P
Bangladesh P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Barbados P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Belarus P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Belgium P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Belize 1 P P P P P P 1 P P P S P P P P P P P P
Benin 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Bhutan  * P P S P P
Bolivia P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Bosnia & Herz. P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Botswana 1 P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P
Brazil P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Brunei  * 1 P P 1 P P P
Bulgaria 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Burkina Faso P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Burma P P P P P P S S P P
Burundi P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cambodia P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cameroon P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Canada P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cape Verde P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cen. African Rep. 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Chad P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Chile P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
China P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P
   Hong Kong P P P P P P P
   Macau to 12-19-99 P P P P P P P P P P P
   Macau from 12-20-99 P P P
China P
   (Taiwan only)  * P P P P P S S
  COUNTRY   1  Slavery   2  ILO Conv. 29   3  ILO Conv. 87   4  Genocide   5  ILO Conv. 98   6  Prisoners of War   7  Civilians in War  8       Traffic in Persons   9  European HR Conv.   10        Pol. Rights of Women  11    Suppl. Slavery Conv.  12         ILO Conv. 105  13      Racial Disc.  14        Civil and Pol. Rights  15        Econ/ Soc/ Cul. Rights  16           UN Refugee Conv.  17           UN Refugee Protocol  18  American HR Conv.  19          ILO Conv. 138  20  Geneva Protocol I  21  Geneva Protocol II  22         Disc. Against Women  23  Torture  24            Rights of the Child
Colombia S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Comoros P P P P P P S P P P S P
Congo,Dem. Rep. of P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Congo, Republic of 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Costa Rica P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cote D'Ivoire 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Croatia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cuba P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cyprus P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Czech Republic 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Denmark P P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Djibouti P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Dominica P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P
Dom Republic P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Ecuador P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Egypt P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
El Salvador P P P P S S P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Equatorial Guinea P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Eritrea P P P P P P P P P P P P
Estonia 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ethiopia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Fiji P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Finland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
France P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Gabon P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Gambia 1 P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P S P
Georgia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Germany P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ghana 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Greece P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Grenada 1 P P 1 P P P 1 1 P S P P P P P P P
Guatemala P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Guinea P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Guinea-Bissau P P P P P S S P P P P P P S P
Guyana 1 P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P
Haiti 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Holy See P P P P P P P P
Honduras P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Hungary P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
  COUNTRY   1  Slavery   2  ILO Conv. 29   3  ILO Conv. 87   4  Genocide   5  ILO Conv. 98   6  Prisoners of War   7  Civilians in War  8       Traffic in Persons   9  European HR Conv.   10        Pol. Rights of Women  11    Suppl. Slavery Conv.  12         ILO Conv. 105  13      Racial Disc.  14        Civil and Pol. Rights  15        Econ/ Soc/ Cul. Rights  16           UN Refugee Conv.  17           UN Refugee Protocol  18  American HR Conv.  19          ILO Conv. 138  20  Geneva Protocol I  21  Geneva Protocol II  22         Disc. Against Women  23  Torture  24            Rights of the Child
Iceland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
India P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Indonesia P P P P P P P P P P P P
Iran S P P P P S P P P P P P P S S P
Iraq P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ireland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Israel P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Italy P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Jamaica P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Japan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Jordan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kazakhstan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kenya P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kiribati  * 1 P P 1 1 1 1 1 P
Korea, Dem.Rep. of* P P P P P P P P
Korea, Rep. of P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kuwait P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kyrgyzstan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Laos P P P P P P P P S S P P P P
Latvia 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Lebanon P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Lesotho P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Liberia P P P P P P P S S S P P S S P P P P P P
Libya P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Liechtenstein  * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Lithuania S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Luxembourg P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Macedonia, F.Y.R.O. 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Madagascar P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P S P
Malawi P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Malaysia P P P P P P P P P P
Maldives  * P P P P P P P P
Mali P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Malta P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Marshall Islands  * P
Mauritania P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Mauritius P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Mexico P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Micronesia  * P P P P P
  COUNTRY   1  Slavery   2  ILO Conv. 29   3  ILO Conv. 87   4  Genocide   5  ILO Conv. 98   6  Prisoners of War   7  Civilians in War  8       Traffic in Persons   9  European HR Conv.   10        Pol. Rights of Women  11    Suppl. Slavery Conv.  12         ILO Conv. 105  13      Racial Disc.  14        Civil and Pol. Rights  15        Econ/ Soc/ Cul. Rights  16           UN Refugee Conv.  17           UN Refugee Protocol  18  American HR Conv.  19          ILO Conv. 138  20  Geneva Protocol I  21  Geneva Protocol II  22         Disc. Against Women  23  Torture  24            Rights of the Child
Moldova P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Monaco  * P P P P P P P P P P P P
Mongolia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Morocco P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S S P P P
Mozambique P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Namibia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Nauru * S P
Nepal P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Netherlands P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
New Zealand P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Nicaragua P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Niger P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Nigeria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Niue P
Norway P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Oman * P P P P P P
Pakistan P P P P P P P P P P P P S S P P
Palau P P P P P
Panama S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Papua New Guinea P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Paraguay P P P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P
Peru P P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P
Philippines P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P P P P
Poland 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Portugal 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Qatar P P P P P P P
Romania P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Russia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Rwanda P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Samoa  * P P P P P P P P
San Marino P P P P P P P P S P P P P P P
Sao Tome & Principe P P P P S S S P P P P S S P
Saudi Arabia P P P P P P P P P P P P
Senegal 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Seychelles 2 P P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Sierra Leone P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Singapore P P P P P P P P P
  COUNTRY   1  Slavery   2  ILO Conv. 29   3  ILO Conv. 87   4  Genocide   5  ILO Conv. 98   6  Prisoners of War   7  Civilians in War  8       Traffic in Persons   9  European HR Conv.   10        Pol. Rights of Women  11    Suppl. Slavery Conv.  12         ILO Conv. 105  13      Racial Disc.  14        Civil and Pol. Rights  15        Econ/ Soc/ Cul. Rights  16           UN Refugee Conv.  17           UN Refugee Protocol  18  American HR Conv.  19          ILO Conv. 138  20  Geneva Protocol I  21  Geneva Protocol II  22         Disc. Against Women  23  Torture  24            Rights of the Child
Slovak Republic 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Slovenia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Solomon Islands P P P P P P 1 1 P P P P P
Somalia P P P P P P P P P P
South Africa  * P P P P P P P P S P P P S P P P P P P P P
Spain P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Sri Lanka P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
St.Kitts & Nevis  * 1 P P P P P 1 1 P P P P P P
St. Lucia P P P 1 P P P 1 P P P P P P P
St. Vincent  * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Sudan P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Suriname 2 P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P
Swaziland 1 P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P
Sweden P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Switzerland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Syria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tajikistan  * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tanzania P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Thailand P P P P P P P P P
Togo 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tonga  * 1 P P P 1 1 1 P P
Trinidad & Tobago P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tunisia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Turkey P P P P P P P P P P P S S S P P P P P P
Turkmenistan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tuvalu  * 1 P P 1 1 1 P P P P
Uganda P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ukraine P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
United Arab Emir. P P P P P P P P P
United Kingdom P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
United States P P P P P P P P P S P S S S S P S
Uruguay S P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Uzbekistan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Vanuatu  * P P 1 P P P P
Venezuela P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Vietnam  * P P P P P P P P P P
Yemen P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Yugoslavia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Zambia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Zimbabwe 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P



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