Human Rights: Civil and Political
Covenant adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at New York on December 16, 1966; signed by the United States on October 5, 1977; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate February 23, 1978 (Treaty Doc. Exec. E, 95-2, 95th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations March 4, 1992 (Senate Executive Report No. 102-23, 102d Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate April 2, 1992; Ratified by the President June 1, 1992; Ratification of the United States of America deposited June 8, 1992; entered into force for the United States September 8, 1992.