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No. TREATY SIGNED (S) RATIFIED(R)
ACCEDED (A)
1. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide 10 Dec 1998 (A)
2. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination 3 Oct 1994 (S)
10 Dec 1998 (R)
3. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) Oct 2012 (A)
3.a. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Not applicable
4. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). 3 Oct 1994 (S)
10 Dec 1998 (R)
5. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 28 Aug 2002 (A)
6. Convention on the non-applicability of statutory limitations to war crimes and crimes against humanity.   Not applicable
7. International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid Not applicable
8. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 29 Jan 1993 (S)
15 Dec 1995 (R)
8.a. Amendment to article 20, paragraph 1 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. Not applicable
8.b. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 18 Oct 2005 (A)
9. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Signed (S)
Ratified (R)
9.a. Amendments to articles 17 (7)&18 (5) of the Convention against Torture &Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Not applicable
9.b. Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Not applicable
10. International Convention against Apartheid in Sports.    Not applicable
11. Convention on the Rights of the Child 29 Jan 1993 (S)
16 June 1995 (R)
11.a. Amendment to article 43 (2) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.   5 Aug 1997 (A)
11.b. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict. 8 Feb 2002(S)
24 Sept 2009 (R)
11.c. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography 30 June 2003 (S)
11.d. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure Not applicable
Not yet in force
12. Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty 28 August 2002 (A)
12.a Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime 14 Dec 2000 (S)
20 Feb 2004 (R)
12.b

Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

 15 NOVEMBER 2000 (R)
13. International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families. Not applicable
14. Agreement establishing the Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean.    Not applicable
Not relevant for purposes of RSA*
15. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
 
30 March 2007 (S)
30 November 2007 (R)
15.a. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 30 March 2007 (S)
30 November 2007 (R)
16. International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance Not applicable