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TITLE:  APPENDIX C (HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTION), HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 1993
DATE:  JANUARY 31, 1994
AUTHOR:  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

       Appendix C - International Human Rights Conventions


Country            A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

Afghanistan        P     P   P P P   P P P P P P           S P S
Albania *          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
Andora                                                         
Angola               P     P P P     P   P   P P P     P   P   P
Antigua & Barbuda  P P P P P 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
Armenia                  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
Austria            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
Bahamas            P P   P P P P     P P P 1     1     P P P   P
Bahrain            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
Barbados           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
Belgium            P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P   P P P P S P
Belize             1 P P   P P P       1 P   1 1 P     P P P P P
Benin              2 P P   P P P         P S P P P     P P P P P
Bhutan *                                   S               P   P
Bolivia            P   P S P P P P   P P P P P P P P   P P P S P
Bosnia & Herz.           P   P P           P P P P     P P P P P
Botswana           1         P P       1   P     P     P P     
Brazil             P P   P P P P P   P P P P P P P     P P P P P
Brunei *           1         P P     1 1               P P     
Bulgaria           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
Burma              2 P P P   P P S   S                         P
Burundi              P       P P     P   P P P P P     P P P P P
Cambodia             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 S P P
Canada             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
Cen. African Rep.  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
Chile                P   P   P P     P     P P P P P   P P P P P
China                    P   P P     P     P     P     P P P P P
China
  (Taiwan only)*   P     P           P P   P S S               
Colombia             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
Congo              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 S P
Cote D'Ivoire      P P P   P P P       P P P P P P     P P S   P
Croatia            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 S P
Cyprus             P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P     P   P P P
Czech Republic     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
Djibouti             P P   P P P P     P P       P     P P     P
Dominica           1 P P   P P P     1 1 P   P P     P     P   P
Dom Republic         P P S 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
Egypt              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     S S P P P P P P   P P P   P
Equatorial Guinea            P P             P P P   P P P P   P
Eritrea            
Estonia            2     P   P P   S       P P P       P P P P P
Ethiopia           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 1     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
France             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 S S
Gambia *           1     P   P P       1   P P P P     P P P S P

P = Party    S = Signatory    * = non-ILO member
1  Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations 
prior to independence.
2  Party to 1926 Convention only.


       Appendix C - International Human Rights Conventions


Country            A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

Georgia                  P                                     
Germany            P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P
Ghana              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
Grenada            1 P   1 P P P     1 1 P S 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
Guinea             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     P P     P P P   P
Guyana             1 P P   P P P       1 P P P P       P P P P P
Haiti              P P P P P P P P   P P P P P   P P       P   S
Holy See *                   P P           P     P     P P     P
Honduras             P P P P P P S       P   S P P P P S S P   P
Hungary            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 S P
India              P P   P   P P P   P P   P P P           P   P
Indonesia            P     P P P     P                     P S P
Iran                 P   P   P P S     P P P P P P     S S     S
Iraq               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 S P P P   P S S 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
Jamaica            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   S
Jordan             P P   P P P P P   P P P P P P       P P P P P
Kazakhstan                   P P                       P P     
Kenya                P     P P P         P   P P P   P     P   P
Kiribati *         1         p p     1 1     1 1 1             
Korea, Dem. Peo.*        p   p p             P P       P       P
Korea, Rep. of           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
Kyrgyzstan                   P P                       P P     
Laos                 P   P   P P P   P P   P           P P P   P
Latvia             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
Lesotho            P P P P P P P     P P   P P P P         S   P
Liberia            2 P P P P P P S   S S P P S S 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
Liechtenstein *              P P   P             P     P P   P S
Lithuania                          S         P P               P
Luxembourg           P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P   P P P P P S
Macedonia                                                      P
Madagascar         P P P     P P     P P   P P P       P P P   P
Malawi             P   S   P P P P   P P         P     P P P   P
Malaysia             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
Malta              P P P   P P P   P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P
Marshall Isl. *                                                P
Mauritania         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
Mexico             P P P P   P P P   P P P P P P   P   P   P P P
Micronesia *                                                   P
Moldova                  P   P P     P   P P P P       P P     P
Monaco *           2     P   P P                             P P
Mongolia           P   P P P P P     P P   P P P       S S P   P
Morocco            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       S
Namibia                      P P           P           P P P   P
Nauru *            1                   1                       
Nepal              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 S
New Zealand        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 S S P S P

P = Party    S = Signatory    * = non-ILO member
1  Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations 
prior to independence.
2  Party to 1926 Convention only.


       Appendix C - International Human Rights Conventions


Country            A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

Niger              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 S P
Norway             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     
Pakistan           P P P P P P P P   P P P P           S S     P
Panama               P P P P P P         P P P P P P   S S P P P
Papua New Guinea   P P   P P P P     P   P P     P             P
Paraguay             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
Philippines        P   P P P P P P   P P P P P P P     S P P P P
Poland             P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P
Portugal           P P P   P P P P P   P P P P P P     P P P P P
Qatar                        P P           P           P       S
Romania            P P P P P P P P S P P   P P P P   P S S P P P
Russia             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
San Marino             P   P P P   P   P     P P       S S     P
Sao Tome & Prin.       P   P P P                 P             P
Saudi Arabia       P P   P   P P       P P             P         
Senegal            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   1 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 S P
Singapore            P     P P P P     P P                     
Slovak Republic              P P   P             P     P P     P
Slovenia           P P P P P P P P S P P   P P P P   P P P P P P
Solomon Isl.       P P       P P     P P   1   1       P P S   
Somalia              P       P P         P P P P P           P 
South Africa *     2         P P P   S                       S S
Spain              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
St.Kitts/Nevis *   1         P P     1 1               P P P   P
St. Lucia          P P P S P P P     1 P P P 1   1     P P P   P
St. Vincent *      P     P   P P     1 P     P P       P P P   P
Sudan              P P     P P P       P P P P P P           S P
Suriname           P P P     P P     1 P P   P P P P   P P P   P
Swaziland          1 P P   P P P     P 1 P P     P             S
Sweden             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 S P S
Syria              P P P P P P P P     P P P P P       P   P   P
Tajikistan *                 P P                       P P P   P
Tanzania           P P   P P P P     P P P P P P P     P P P   
Thailand             P       P P     P   P                 P   P
Togo               P P P P P P P P     P   P P P P   P P P P P P
Tonga *            1     P   P P P     P 1 P                   
Trinidad & Tobago  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
Turkey             P S   P P P P   P P P P S     P         P P S
Turkmenistan                 P P                       P P     P
Tuvalu *           1         P P     1 1         P             
Uganda             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
United Arab Em       P       P P           P           P P       
United Kingdom     P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P P     S S P P P
United States      P     P   P P     P P P S P S P S   S S S S 
Uruguay                P P P P P     S   P P P P P P P P P P P P
Vanuatu *                    P P       1               P P     P
Venezuela            P P P P P P P   P   P P P P P P P     P P P
Vietnam *          P     P   P P       S   P P P       P   P   P
Western Samoa *              P P                       P P P   S
Yemen              P P P P P P P P   P P P P P P P     P P P P P
Zaire                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
Zimbabwe           1     P   P P       P   P P P P     P P P   P

P = Party    S = Signatory    * = non-ILO member
1  Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations 
prior to independence.
2  Party to 1926 Convention only.


                  International Human Rights Conventions

A)   Convention to Suppress the Slave Trade and Slavery of September 
25,1926, as amended by the Protocol of December 7, 1953.

B)   Convention Concerning Forced Labor of June 28, 1930 (ILO Convention 
29).

C)   Convention Concerning Freedom of Association and Protection of the 
Right to Organize of July 9, 1948 (ILO Convention 87).

D)   Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide 
of December 9, 1948.

E)   Convention Concerning the Application of the Principles of the Right 
to Organize and Bargan Collectively of July 1, 1949 (ILO Convention 98).

F)   Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War of 
August 12, 1949.

G)   Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in 
Time of War of August 12, 1949.

H)   Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the 
Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others of March 21, 1950.

I)   European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and 
Fundamental Freedoms of November 4, 1950.

J)   Convention on the Political Rights of Women of March 31, 1953.

K)   Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave 
Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery of September 7, 
1956.

L)   Convention Concerning the Abolition of Forced Labor of June 25, 1957 
(ILO Convention 105).

M)   International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial 
Discrimination of December 21, 1965.

N)   International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of December 16, 
1966.

O)   International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of 
December 16, 1966.

P)   Protocol Relating to the Status Of Refugees of January 31, 1967.

Q)   American Convention on Human Rights of November 22, 1969.

R)   Convention Concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment of 
June 26, 1973 (ILO Convention 138).

S)   Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of August 12, 1949, 
and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed 
Conflicts (Protocol I), of June 8, 1977.

T)   Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of August 12, 1949, 
and Relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed 
Conflicts (Protocol II), of June 8, 1977.

U)   Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against 
Women of December 18, 1979.

V)   Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading 
Treatment or Punishment of December 10, 1984.

W)   Convention on the Rights of the Child of November 20, 1989.

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