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Appendix C: Selected International Human Rights Conventions


Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2007
March 11, 2008
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* = non-ILO member
S = Signatory
1 = Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations prior to independence
2 = Party to 1926 Convention only
** = change in status since 2006 report

 

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Country Slavery ILO
Convention
29
ILO
Convention
87
Genocide ILO
Convention
98
Prisoners
of War
Civilians
in War
Traffic
in
Persons
European
HR
Convention
Political
Rights of
Women
Supplementary
Slavery
Conv.
ILO
Convention
105
Racial
Discrimination
Civil and
Political
Rights
Econ/Soc/Cultural
Rights
UN
Refugee
Convention
UN
Refugee
Protocol
American
HR
Convention
ILO
Convention
138
Geneva
Protocol I
Geneva
Protocol II
CEDAW Torture Rights
of the
Child
ILO
Convention
182
Afghanistan P     P   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 P
Algeria P P 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 P               P P P  
Angola   P 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 P
Argentina   P 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 P P P   P     P P P 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 P
Austria P 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 P   P 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 P
Bahrain P P   P   P P       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 P
Barbados P 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 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 P
Belize 1 P P P P P P       1 P P P S P 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 P
* Bhutan           P P           S                 P   P  
Bolivia P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Bosnia &
Herzegovina
P P 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 P
Brazil P 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   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 P
Burkina
Faso
  P 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 P
Cambodia   P P P P P P S   S P 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 P
Canada P   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 P
Central
African
Republic
2 P 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 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 P
China 2     P   P P     P     P S P P P   P P P P P P P
China
Hong Kong
P     P           P     P                 P P P  
China
Macau from
12-20-99
      P                 P                   P    
China
Macau to
12-19-99
      P       P     P   P P P P P         P P P  
* China
Taiwan only
P     P           P P   P S S                    
Colombia S P 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         P P           P P P P S P P
Congo,
Democratic
Republic
  P P P P P P     P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P
Congo,
Republic
2 P P   P P P P   P P P P P P P P   P P P P   P P
Cook Islands             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 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 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 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 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 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 P
Djibouti   P P   P P P P     P P S 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 P
Dominican
Republic
S P P S P P P     P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P P
East Timor             P                         P 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 P
Egypt P 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 P P     S S P 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 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 P P
Ethiopia P P 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     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 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 P
Gabon   P 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 P
Georgia   P P 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 P
Ghana 2 P 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   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 P
Guinea P P 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 P
Haiti 2 P P P 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 P  
Honduras   P P 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 P
Iceland   P 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 P P P
Iran S P   P   P P S     P P P P P P P     S S     P P
Iraq P 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 P P P
Israel P 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 P
Jamaica P P 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 P P P
Jordan P 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 S 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 P
* Kiribati 1 P P   P P P     1 1 P   1 1   1         P   P  
* Korea,
Democratic
Rep. of
      P   P P             P P         P   P   P  
* Korea,
Republic of
      P   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 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 P
Laos   P   P   P P P   P P   P S ** P       P P 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 P P
Lebanon 2 P   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 P P
Liberia P P P P P P P S   S S P P P P P P     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 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 P
Luxembourg   P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P
Macedonia 2 P P 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 P P P P
Malawi P 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 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 P P
Malta P P P   P P P   P P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P
* Marshall
Islands
            P                             P   P  
Mauritania P P P   P 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 P P
Mexico P 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   P  
Moldova   P 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   S       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 P P
* Montenegro P     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 P
Mozambique   P P P P 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 P
* Nauru           P P           S S           P P   S P  
Nepal P P   P 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 P
New Zealand P P   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 P P P
Niger P 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 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 P
* Oman   P       P P         P P           P P P P   P P
Pakistan P P P P P P P P   P P P P   S       P S S P   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 P
Papua New
Guinea
P P P P P P P     P   P P     P P   P     P   P P
Paraguay ** P P P P P P P ** S   P ** P P S P P 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 P P
Philippines P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P P   P S P 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 P
Portugal 2 P 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 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 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 P
Rwanda   P P 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 P P P       P P P   P P P
Sao Tome &
Principe
  P P   P P P         P S S S P P   P P P S S P P
Saudi Arabia P P   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 P
Serbia   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 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   P P
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 P
Slovenia   P 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 P   P
Somalia   P       P P         P P P P P P           P S  
* South
Africa
P P P P P P P P   S   P P P S P 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 P
Sri Lanka P P 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 P   P P
St. Lucia P P P 1 P P P     1 P P P             P P P   P P
* St. Vincent &
the
Grenadines
P P 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   P P P   S P P
Suriname 2 P P   P P P     1 P 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 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 P
Switzerland P 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 P P
* Tajikistan   P 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 P
Thailand   P       P P     P   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 P
* Tonga 1     P   P P     1 1 1 P             P P     P  
Trinidad &
Tobago
P 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 P
Turkey P P P P P P P   P P P P P S S P 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 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 P P P
United Arab
Emirates
  P   P   P 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 P
United States P     P   P P     P P P P P S   P S   S S S P S P
Uruguay S P P P P P P     S P 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 P  
* Vanuatu     P   P P P       1 P               P 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 P
* Vietnam P ** P   P   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 P
former
Yugoslavia
P 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 P
Zimbabwe 1 P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P P   P P P P   P P



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