Registration Number 27531
Title Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
Participant(s)
Submitter
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion
PlaceDate
New York25/05/2000
EIF information
18 January 2002 , in accordance with article 14(1)
Authentic texts
Spanish
Russian
French
English
Chinese
Arabic
Attachments
ICJ information
Depositary
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date ex officio 18 January 2002
Subject terms
Human rights
Civil matters
Children-Minors-Youth
Agreement type
UNTS Volume Number 2171 (p.227)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document (s)
Volume In Pdf v2171.pdf
Map(s)
Corrigendum/Addendum
   

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanAccession19/09/200219/10/2002
AlbaniaAccession05/02/200805/03/2008
AlgeriaAccession27/12/200627/01/2007
AndorraSignature07/09/2000 
AndorraRatification30/04/200118/01/2002
AngolaAccession24/03/200524/04/2005
Antigua and BarbudaSignature18/12/2001 
Antigua and BarbudaRatification30/04/200230/05/2002
ArgentinaSignature01/04/2002 
ArgentinaRatification25/09/200325/10/2003
ArmeniaSignature24/09/2003 
ArmeniaRatification30/06/200530/07/2005
AustraliaSignature18/12/2001 
AustraliaRatification08/01/200708/02/2007
AustriaObjection04/10/2002 
AustriaSignature06/09/2000 
AustriaRatification06/05/200406/06/2004
AzerbaijanSignature08/09/2000 
AzerbaijanRatification03/07/200203/08/2002
BahamasAccession28/09/201528/10/2015
BahrainAccession21/09/200421/10/2004
BangladeshSignature06/09/2000 
BangladeshRatification06/09/200018/01/2002
BelarusAccession23/01/200223/02/2002
BelgiumSignature06/09/2000 
BelgiumRatification17/03/200617/04/2006
BelizeSignature06/09/2000 
BelizeRatification01/12/200301/01/2004
BeninSignature22/02/2001 
BeninRatification31/01/200528/02/2005
BhutanSignature15/09/2005 
BhutanRatification26/10/200926/11/2009
BoliviaSignature10/11/2001 
BoliviaRatification03/06/200303/07/2003
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSignature07/09/2000 
Bosnia and HerzegovinaRatification04/09/200204/10/2002
BotswanaAccession24/09/200324/10/2003
BrazilSignature06/09/2000 
BrazilRatification27/01/200427/02/2004
Brunei DarussalamAccession21/11/200621/12/2006
BulgariaSignature08/06/2001 
BulgariaRatification12/02/200212/03/2002
Burkina FasoSignature16/11/2001 
Burkina FasoRatification31/03/200630/04/2006
BurundiAccession06/11/200706/12/2007
CambodiaSignature27/06/2000 
CambodiaRatification30/05/200230/06/2002
CameroonSignature05/10/2001 
CanadaSignature10/11/2001 
CanadaRatification14/09/200514/10/2005
Cape VerdeAccession10/05/200210/06/2002
Central African RepublicSignature27/09/2010 
Central African RepublicRatification24/10/201224/11/2012
ChadSignature03/05/2002 
ChadRatification28/08/200228/09/2002
ChileSignature28/06/2000 
ChileRatification06/02/200306/03/2003
ChinaCommunication03/12/2002 
ChinaRectification30/04/2002 
ChinaSignature06/09/2000 
ChinaRatification03/12/200203/01/2003
ColombiaSignature06/09/2000 
ColombiaRatification11/11/200311/12/2003
ComorosAccession23/02/200723/03/2007
CongoAccession27/10/200927/11/2009
Costa RicaSignature07/09/2000 
Costa RicaRatification09/04/200209/05/2002
Côte d'IvoireAccession19/09/201119/10/2011
CroatiaSignature08/05/2002 
CroatiaRatification13/05/200213/06/2002
CubaSignature13/10/2000 
CubaRatification25/09/200118/01/2002
CyprusSignature08/02/2001 
CyprusObjection12/08/2003 
CyprusRatification06/04/200606/05/2006
Czech RepublicSignature26/01/2005 
Czech RepublicObjection26/08/2013 
Czech RepublicRatification26/08/201326/09/2013
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaSignature09/09/2014 
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaRatification10/11/201410/12/2014
Democratic Republic of the CongoAccession11/11/200118/01/2002
DenmarkSignature07/09/2000 
DenmarkTerritorial exclusion24/07/2003 
DenmarkWithdrawal of declaration10/10/2016 
DenmarkRatification24/07/200324/08/2003
DjiboutiSignature14/06/2006 
DjiboutiRatification27/04/201127/05/2011
DominicaAccession20/09/200220/10/2002
Dominican RepublicAccession06/12/200606/01/2007
EcuadorSignature06/09/2000 
EcuadorRatification30/01/200429/02/2004
EgyptAccession12/07/200212/08/2002
El SalvadorSignature13/09/2002 
El SalvadorRatification17/05/200417/06/2004
Equatorial GuineaAccession07/02/200307/03/2003
EritreaAccession16/02/200516/03/2005
EstoniaSignature24/09/2003 
EstoniaRatification03/08/200403/09/2004
EthiopiaAccession25/03/201425/04/2014
FijiSignature16/09/2005 
FinlandSignature07/09/2000 
FinlandCommunication10/03/2003 
FinlandRatification01/06/201201/07/2012
FranceSignature06/09/2000 
FranceObjection18/11/2005 
FranceRatification05/02/200305/03/2003
FranceObjection18/06/200218/06/2002
GabonSignature08/09/2000 
GabonRatification01/10/200701/11/2007
GambiaSignature21/12/2000 
GambiaRatification08/04/201008/05/2010
GeorgiaAccession28/06/200528/07/2005
GermanySignature06/09/2000 
GermanyObjection21/03/2002 
GermanyObjection28/02/2017 
GermanyRatification15/07/200915/08/2009
GhanaSignature24/09/2003 
GreeceSignature07/09/2000 
GreeceRatification22/02/200822/03/2008
GrenadaAccession06/02/201206/03/2012
GuatemalaSignature07/09/2000 
GuatemalaRatification09/05/200209/06/2002
GuineaAccession16/11/201116/12/2011
Guinea-BissauSignature08/09/2000 
Guinea-BissauRatification01/11/201001/12/2010
GuyanaAccession30/07/201030/08/2010
HaitiSignature15/08/2002 
HaitiRatification09/09/201409/10/2014
Holy SeeSignature10/10/2000 
Holy SeeRatification24/10/200118/01/2002
HondurasAccession08/05/200208/06/2002
HungarySignature11/03/2002 
HungaryObjection24/02/2010 
HungaryRatification24/02/201024/03/2010
IcelandSignature07/09/2000 
IcelandRatification09/07/200118/01/2002
IndiaSignature15/11/2004 
IndiaRatification16/08/200516/09/2005
IndonesiaSignature24/09/2001 
IndonesiaRatification24/09/201224/10/2012
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Accession26/09/200726/10/2007
IraqAccession24/06/200824/07/2008
IrelandSignature07/09/2000 
IrelandCommunication06/01/2003 
IsraelSignature14/11/2001 
IsraelObjection23/07/2008 
IsraelObjection30/09/2003 
IsraelRatification23/07/200823/08/2008
ItalySignature06/09/2000 
ItalyRatification09/05/200209/06/2002
JamaicaSignature08/09/2000 
JamaicaRatification26/08/201126/09/2011
JapanSignature10/05/2002 
JapanRatification24/01/200524/02/2005
JordanSignature06/09/2000 
JordanRatification04/12/200604/01/2007
KazakhstanSignature06/09/2000 
KazakhstanRatification24/08/200118/01/2002
KenyaSignature08/09/2000 
KiribatiAccession16/09/201516/10/2015
KuwaitAccession26/08/200426/09/2004
KyrgyzstanAccession12/02/200312/03/2003
Lao People's Democratic RepublicAccession20/09/200620/10/2006
LatviaSignature01/02/2002 
LatviaRatification22/02/200622/03/2006
LebanonSignature10/10/2001 
LebanonRatification08/11/200408/12/2004
LesothoSignature06/09/2000 
LesothoRatification24/09/200324/10/2003
LiberiaSignature22/09/2004 
Libyan Arab JamahiriyaAccession18/06/200418/07/2004
LiechtensteinSignature08/09/2000 
LiechtensteinRatification30/01/201328/02/2013
LithuaniaAccession05/08/200405/09/2004
LuxembourgSignature08/09/2000 
LuxembourgRatification02/09/201102/10/2011
MadagascarSignature07/09/2000 
MadagascarRatification22/09/200422/10/2004
MalawiSignature07/09/2000 
MalawiRatification07/10/200907/11/2009
MalaysiaAccession12/04/201212/05/2012
MaldivesSignature10/05/2002 
MaldivesRatification10/05/200210/06/2002
MaliAccession16/05/200216/06/2002
MaltaSignature07/09/2000 
MaltaRatification28/09/201028/10/2010
MauritaniaAccession23/04/200723/05/2007
MauritiusSignature11/11/2001 
MauritiusRatification14/06/201114/07/2011
MexicoSignature07/09/2000 
MexicoRatification15/03/200215/04/2002
Micronesia (Federated States of)Signature08/05/2002 
Micronesia (Federated States of)Ratification23/04/201223/05/2012
MoldovaRatification12/04/200712/05/2007
MonacoSignature26/06/2000 
MonacoRatification24/09/200824/10/2008
MongoliaSignature12/11/2001 
MongoliaRatification27/06/200327/07/2003
MontenegroSuccession23/10/200603/06/2006
MoroccoSignature08/09/2000 
MoroccoRatification02/10/200118/01/2002
MozambiqueAccession06/03/200306/04/2003
MyanmarAccession16/01/201216/02/2012
NamibiaSignature08/09/2000 
NamibiaRatification16/04/200216/05/2002
NauruSignature08/09/2000 
NepalSignature08/09/2000 
NepalRatification20/01/200620/02/2006
NetherlandsTerritorial application17/10/2006 
NetherlandsCommunication07/04/2003 
NetherlandsSignature07/09/2000 
NetherlandsTerritorial application11/10/2010 
NetherlandsRatification23/08/200523/09/2005
New ZealandSignature07/09/2000 
New ZealandTerritorial exclusion20/09/201120/09/2011
New ZealandRatification20/09/201120/10/2011
NicaraguaAccession02/12/200402/01/2005
NigerSignature27/03/2002 
NigerRatification26/10/200426/11/2004
NigeriaSignature08/09/2000 
NigeriaRatification27/09/201027/10/2010
NoneOpening for signature  
NoneIssuance of certified true copies12/07/2000 
NoneRectification16/12/2002 
NoneEntry into force18/10/200118/01/2002
NorwayObjection30/12/2002 
NorwaySignature13/06/2000 
NorwayObjection19/01/2006 
NorwayRatification02/10/200118/01/2002
OmanAccession17/09/200417/10/2004
PakistanSignature26/09/2001 
PakistanRatification05/07/201105/08/2011
PanamaSignature31/10/2000 
PanamaRatification09/02/200118/01/2002
ParaguaySignature13/09/2000 
ParaguayRatification18/08/200318/09/2003
PeruSignature01/11/2000 
PeruRatification08/05/200208/06/2002
PhilippinesSignature08/09/2000 
PhilippinesRatification28/05/200228/06/2002
PolandSignature13/02/2002 
PolandRatification04/02/200504/03/2005
PortugalSignature06/09/2000 
PortugalRatification16/05/200316/06/2003
QatarWithdrawal of reservation18/06/2008 
QatarAccession14/12/200118/01/2002
Republic of KoreaSignature06/09/2000 
Republic of KoreaRatification24/09/200424/10/2004
Republic of MoldovaSignature08/02/2002 
RomaniaSignature06/09/2000 
RomaniaRatification18/10/200118/01/2002
Russian FederationSignature26/09/2012 
Russian FederationRatification24/09/201324/10/2013
RwandaAccession14/03/200214/04/2002
SamoaAccession29/04/201629/05/2016
San MarinoSignature05/06/2000 
San MarinoRatification26/09/201126/10/2011
Saudi ArabiaAccession18/08/201018/09/2010
SenegalSignature08/09/2000 
SenegalRatification05/11/200305/12/2003
SeychellesSignature23/01/2001 
SeychellesRatification11/12/201211/01/2013
Sierra LeoneSignature08/09/2000 
Sierra LeoneRatification17/09/200118/01/2002
SlovakiaSignature30/11/2001 
SlovakiaRatification25/06/200425/07/2004
SloveniaSignature08/09/2000 
SloveniaRatification23/09/200423/10/2004
Solomon IslandsSignature24/09/2009 
South AfricaAccession30/06/200330/07/2003
SpainSignature06/09/2000 
SpainObjection10/09/2002 
SpainRatification18/12/200118/01/2002
Sri LankaSignature08/05/2002 
Sri LankaRatification22/09/200622/10/2006
St. LuciaSignature22/09/2011 
St. LuciaRatification08/10/201308/11/2013
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAccession15/09/200515/10/2005
SudanAccession02/11/200402/12/2004
SurinameSignature10/05/2002 
SurinameRatification18/05/201218/06/2012
SwazilandAccession24/09/201224/10/2012
SwedenObjection11/07/2003 
SwedenObjection27/11/2002 
SwedenSignature08/09/2000 
SwedenRatification19/01/200719/02/2007
SwitzerlandSignature07/09/2000 
SwitzerlandRatification19/09/200619/10/2006
Syrian Arab RepublicAccession15/05/200315/06/2003
TajikistanAccession05/08/200205/09/2002
ThailandAccession11/01/200611/02/2006
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSignature17/07/2001 
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaRatification17/10/200317/11/2003
Timor-LesteAccession16/04/200316/05/2003
TogoSignature15/11/2001 
TogoRatification02/07/200402/08/2004
TunisiaSignature22/04/2002 
TunisiaRatification13/09/200213/10/2002
TurkeySignature08/09/2000 
TurkeyRatification19/08/200219/09/2002
TurkmenistanAccession28/03/200528/04/2005
UgandaAccession30/11/200118/01/2002
UkraineSignature07/09/2000 
UkraineRatification03/07/200303/08/2003
United Arab EmiratesAccession02/03/201602/04/2016
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandObjection01/03/2017 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application29/04/2014 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSignature07/09/2000 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRatification20/02/200920/03/2009
United Republic of TanzaniaAccession24/04/200324/05/2003
United States of AmericaSignature05/07/2000 
United States of AmericaRatification23/12/200223/01/2003
UruguaySignature07/09/2000 
UruguayRatification03/07/200303/08/2003
UzbekistanAccession23/12/200823/01/2009
VanuatuSignature16/09/2005 
VanuatuRatification17/05/200717/06/2007
VenezuelaSignature07/09/2000 
VenezuelaRatification08/05/200208/06/2002
Viet NamWithdrawal of reservation26/03/2009 
Viet NamSignature08/09/2000 
Viet NamRatification20/12/200118/01/2002
YemenAccession15/12/200415/01/2005
YugoslaviaSignature08/10/2001 
YugoslaviaRatification10/10/200210/11/2002
ZambiaSignature29/09/2008 
ZimbabweAccession14/02/201214/03/2012