Registration Number 27531
Title Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
Participant(s)
Submitter
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion
PlaceDate
New York25/05/2000
EIF information
12 February 2002 , in accordance with article 10(1)
Authentic texts
Spanish
Russian
French
English
Chinese
Arabic
Attachments
ICJ information
Depositary
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date ex officio 12 February 2002
Subject terms
War
Human rights
Civil matters
Children-Minors-Youth
Arms
Agreement type Multilateral
UNTS Volume Number 2173 (p.222)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document(s)
Volume In PDF v2173.pdf
Map(s)
Corrigendum/Addendum
   

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanAccession24/09/200324/10/2003
AlbaniaAccession09/12/200809/01/2009
AlgeriaAccession06/05/200906/06/2009
AndorraSignature07/09/2000 
AndorraRatification30/04/200112/02/2002
AngolaAccession11/10/200711/11/2007
ArgentinaSignature15/06/2000 
ArgentinaRatification10/09/200210/10/2002
ArmeniaSignature24/09/2003 
ArmeniaRatification30/09/200530/10/2005
AustraliaSignature21/10/2002 
AustraliaRatification26/09/200626/10/2006
AustriaSignature06/09/2000 
AustriaRatification01/02/200212/02/2002
AzerbaijanSignature08/09/2000 
AzerbaijanRatification03/07/200203/08/2002
BahamasAccession28/09/201528/10/2015
BahrainAccession21/09/200421/10/2004
BangladeshSignature06/09/2000 
BangladeshRatification06/09/200012/02/2002
BelarusAccession25/01/200625/02/2006
BelgiumSignature06/09/2000 
BelgiumWithdrawal of declaration23/06/2003 
BelgiumRatification06/05/200206/06/2002
BelizeSignature06/09/2000 
BelizeRatification01/12/200301/01/2004
BeninSignature22/02/2001 
BeninRatification31/01/200528/02/2005
BhutanSignature15/09/2005 
BhutanRatification09/12/200909/01/2010
BoliviaAccession22/12/200422/01/2005
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSignature07/09/2000 
Bosnia and HerzegovinaRatification10/10/200310/11/2003
BotswanaSignature24/09/2003 
BotswanaRatification04/10/200404/11/2004
BrazilSignature06/09/2000 
BrazilRatification27/01/200427/02/2004
Brunei DarussalamAccession17/05/201617/06/2016
BulgariaSignature08/06/2001 
BulgariaRatification12/02/200212/03/2002
Burkina FasoSignature16/11/2001 
Burkina FasoRatification06/07/200705/08/2007
BurundiSignature13/11/2001 
BurundiRatification24/06/200824/07/2008
CambodiaSignature27/06/2000 
CambodiaRatification16/07/200416/08/2004
CameroonSignature05/10/2001 
CameroonRatification04/02/201304/03/2013
CanadaCommunication14/05/2014 
CanadaSignature05/06/2000 
CanadaRatification07/07/200012/02/2002
Cape VerdeAccession10/05/200210/06/2002
Central African RepublicSignature27/09/2010 
Central African RepublicRatification21/09/201721/10/2017
ChadSignature03/05/2002 
ChadRatification28/08/200228/09/2002
ChileDeclaration13/11/2008 
ChileSignature15/11/2001 
ChileRatification31/07/200331/08/2003
ChinaCommunication20/02/2008 
ChinaSignature15/03/2001 
ChinaRatification20/02/200820/03/2008
ColombiaSignature06/09/2000 
ColombiaRatification25/05/200525/06/2005
CongoAccession24/09/201024/10/2010
Costa RicaSignature07/09/2000 
Costa RicaRatification24/01/200324/02/2003
Côte d'IvoireAccession12/03/201212/04/2012
CroatiaSignature08/05/2002 
CroatiaRatification01/11/200201/12/2002
CubaSignature13/10/2000 
CubaRatification09/02/200709/03/2007
CyprusCommunication29/07/2004 
CyprusSignature01/07/2008 
CyprusObjection01/07/2008 
CyprusRatification02/07/201002/08/2010
Czech RepublicSignature06/09/2000 
Czech RepublicRatification30/11/200112/02/2002
Democratic Republic of the CongoSignature08/09/2000 
Democratic Republic of the CongoRatification11/11/200112/02/2002
DenmarkSignature07/09/2000 
DenmarkWithdrawal of declaration23/01/2004 
DenmarkRatification27/08/200227/09/2002
DenmarkTerritorial exclusion27/08/200227/09/2002
DjiboutiSignature14/06/2006 
DjiboutiRatification27/04/201127/05/2011
DominicaAccession20/09/200220/10/2002
Dominican RepublicSignature09/05/2002 
Dominican RepublicRatification14/10/201414/11/2014
EcuadorSignature06/09/2000 
EcuadorRatification07/06/200407/07/2004
EgyptAccession06/02/200706/03/2007
El SalvadorSignature18/09/2000 
El SalvadorRatification18/04/200218/05/2002
EritreaAccession16/02/200516/03/2005
EstoniaSignature24/09/2003 
EstoniaRatification12/02/201412/03/2014
EthiopiaSignature28/09/2010 
EthiopiaRatification14/05/201414/06/2014
FijiSignature16/09/2005 
FinlandObjection15/11/2005 
FinlandSignature07/09/2000 
FinlandRatification10/04/200210/05/2002
FranceObjection18/11/2005 
FranceSignature06/09/2000 
FranceRatification05/02/200305/03/2003
GabonSignature08/09/2000 
GabonRatification21/09/201021/10/2010
GambiaSignature21/12/2000 
GeorgiaAccession03/08/201003/09/2010
GermanyObjection17/11/2005 
GermanySignature06/09/2000 
GermanyRatification13/12/200413/01/2005
GhanaSignature24/09/2003 
GhanaRatification09/12/201409/01/2015
GreeceSignature07/09/2000 
GreeceRatification22/10/200322/11/2003
GrenadaAccession06/02/201206/03/2012
GuatemalaSignature07/09/2000 
GuatemalaRatification09/05/200209/06/2002
GuineaAccession08/04/201608/05/2016
Guinea-BissauSignature08/09/2000 
Guinea-BissauRatification24/09/201424/10/2014
GuyanaWithdrawal of declaration18/11/2010 
GuyanaDeclaration18/11/2010 
GuyanaAccession11/08/201011/09/2010
HaitiSignature15/08/2002 
Holy SeeSignature10/10/2000 
Holy SeeRatification24/10/200112/02/2002
HondurasAccession14/08/200214/09/2002
HungarySignature11/03/2002 
HungaryObjection24/02/2010 
HungaryRatification24/02/201024/03/2010
IcelandSignature07/09/2000 
IcelandRatification01/10/200112/02/2002
IndiaSignature15/11/2004 
IndiaRatification30/11/200530/12/2005
IndonesiaSignature24/09/2001 
IndonesiaRatification24/09/201224/10/2012
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Signature21/09/2010 
IraqAccession24/06/200824/07/2008
IrelandSignature07/09/2000 
IrelandDeclaration12/01/2015 
IrelandRatification18/11/200218/12/2002
IsraelCommunication18/07/2005 
IsraelSignature14/11/2001 
IsraelCommunication16/05/2014 
IsraelRatification18/07/200518/08/2005
ItalySignature06/09/2000 
ItalyRatification09/05/200209/06/2002
JamaicaSignature08/09/2000 
JamaicaRatification09/05/200209/06/2002
JapanSignature10/05/2002 
JapanModification of declaration01/04/2010 
JapanRatification02/08/200402/09/2004
JordanSignature06/09/2000 
JordanRatification23/05/200723/06/2007
KazakhstanSignature06/09/2000 
KazakhstanRatification10/04/200310/05/2003
KenyaSignature08/09/2000 
KenyaRatification28/01/200212/02/2002
KiribatiAccession16/09/201516/10/2015
KuwaitAccession26/08/200426/09/2004
KyrgyzstanAccession13/08/200313/09/2003
Lao People's Democratic RepublicAccession20/09/200620/10/2006
LatviaSignature01/02/2002 
LatviaRatification19/12/200519/01/2006
LebanonSignature11/02/2002 
LesothoSignature06/09/2000 
LesothoRatification24/09/200324/10/2003
LiberiaSignature22/09/2004 
Libyan Arab JamahiriyaAccession29/10/200428/11/2004
LiechtensteinSignature08/09/2000 
LiechtensteinRatification04/02/200504/03/2005
LithuaniaSignature13/02/2002 
LithuaniaRatification20/02/200320/03/2003
LuxembourgSignature08/09/2000 
LuxembourgModification of declaration25/01/2013 
LuxembourgRatification04/08/200404/09/2004
MadagascarSignature07/09/2000 
MadagascarRatification22/09/200422/10/2004
MalawiSignature07/09/2000 
MalawiRatification21/09/201021/10/2010
MalaysiaAccession12/04/201212/05/2012
MaldivesSignature10/05/2002 
MaldivesRatification29/12/200429/01/2005
MaliSignature08/09/2000 
MaliRatification16/05/200216/06/2002
MaltaSignature07/09/2000 
MaltaRatification09/05/200209/06/2002
MauritiusSignature11/11/2001 
MauritiusRatification12/02/200912/03/2009
MexicoSignature07/09/2000 
MexicoWithdrawal of declaration28/05/2013 
MexicoRatification15/03/200215/04/2002
Micronesia (Federated States of)Signature08/05/2002 
Micronesia (Federated States of)Ratification26/10/201526/11/2015
MonacoSignature26/06/2000 
MonacoRatification13/11/200112/02/2002
MongoliaSignature12/11/2001 
MongoliaRatification06/10/200406/11/2004
MontenegroSuccession02/05/200703/06/2006
MoroccoSignature08/09/2000 
MoroccoRatification22/05/200222/06/2002
MozambiqueAccession19/10/200419/11/2004
MyanmarSignature28/09/2015 
NamibiaSignature08/09/2000 
NamibiaRatification16/04/200216/05/2002
NauruSignature08/09/2000 
NepalSignature08/09/2000 
NepalRatification03/01/200703/02/2007
NetherlandsSignature07/09/2000 
NetherlandsRatification24/09/200924/10/2009
New ZealandSignature07/09/2000 
New ZealandTerritorial exclusion12/11/2001 
New ZealandRatification12/11/200112/02/2002
NicaraguaAccession17/03/200517/04/2005
NigerAccession13/03/201213/04/2012
NigeriaSignature08/09/2000 
NigeriaRatification25/09/201225/10/2012
NoneIssuance of certified true copies12/07/2000 
NoneOpening for signature  
NoneEntry into force12/11/200112/02/2002
NorwaySignature13/06/2000 
NorwayObjection02/12/2005 
NorwayRatification23/09/200323/10/2003
OmanAccession17/09/200417/10/2004
PakistanSignature26/09/2001 
PakistanRatification17/11/201617/12/2016
PanamaSignature31/10/2000 
PanamaRatification08/08/200112/02/2002
ParaguaySignature13/09/2000 
ParaguayDeclaration22/03/200622/03/2006
ParaguayRatification27/09/200227/10/2002
PeruSignature01/11/2000 
PeruRatification08/05/200208/06/2002
PhilippinesSignature08/09/2000 
PhilippinesRatification26/08/200326/09/2003
PolandSignature13/02/2002 
PolandObjection01/12/2005 
PolandRatification07/04/200507/05/2005
PolandModification28/06/201328/06/2013
PortugalSignature06/09/2000 
PortugalRatification19/08/200319/09/2003
QatarAccession25/07/200225/08/2002
Republic of KoreaSignature06/09/2000 
Republic of KoreaRatification24/09/200424/10/2004
Republic of MoldovaSignature08/02/2002 
Republic of MoldovaRatification07/04/200407/05/2004
RomaniaSignature06/09/2000 
RomaniaDeclaration26/02/2002 
RomaniaRatification10/11/200112/02/2002
Russian FederationSignature15/02/2001 
Russian FederationRatification24/09/200824/10/2008
RwandaAccession23/04/200223/05/2002
SamoaAccession17/05/201617/06/2016
San MarinoSignature05/06/2000 
San MarinoRatification26/09/201126/10/2011
Saudi ArabiaAccession10/06/201110/07/2011
SenegalSignature08/09/2000 
SenegalRatification03/03/200403/04/2004
Serbia and MontenegroRatification31/01/200328/02/2003
SeychellesSignature23/01/2001 
SeychellesRatification10/08/201010/09/2010
Sierra LeoneSignature08/09/2000 
Sierra LeoneRatification15/05/200215/06/2002
SingaporeSignature07/09/2000 
SingaporeRatification11/12/200810/01/2009
SlovakiaSignature30/11/2001 
SlovakiaRatification07/07/200607/08/2006
SloveniaSignature08/09/2000 
SloveniaRatification23/09/200423/10/2004
Solomon IslandsSignature24/09/2009 
SomaliaSignature16/09/2005 
South AfricaSignature08/02/2002 
South AfricaRatification24/09/200924/10/2009
South SudanAccession27/09/201827/10/2018
SpainSignature06/09/2000 
SpainObjection02/12/2005 
SpainRatification08/03/200208/04/2002
Sri LankaSignature21/08/2000 
Sri LankaRatification08/09/200012/02/2002
St. LuciaSignature22/09/2011 
St. LuciaRatification15/01/201415/02/2014
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAccession29/03/201129/04/2011
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineAccession07/04/201407/05/2014
SudanSignature09/05/2002 
SudanRatification26/07/200526/08/2005
SurinameSignature10/05/2002 
SwazilandAccession24/09/201224/10/2012
SwedenObjection05/10/2005 
SwedenSignature08/06/2000 
SwedenRatification20/02/200320/03/2003
SwitzerlandSignature07/09/2000 
SwitzerlandRatification26/06/200226/07/2002
Syrian Arab RepublicAccession17/10/200317/11/2003
TajikistanAccession05/08/200205/09/2002
ThailandAccession27/02/200627/03/2006
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSignature17/07/2001 
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaRatification12/01/200412/02/2004
Timor-LesteAccession02/08/200402/09/2004
TogoSignature15/11/2001 
TogoRatification28/11/200528/12/2005
TunisiaSignature22/04/2002 
TunisiaRatification02/01/200302/02/2003
TurkeySignature08/09/2000 
TurkeyRatification04/05/200404/06/2004
TurkmenistanAccession29/04/200529/05/2005
UgandaAccession06/05/200206/06/2002
UkraineSignature07/09/2000 
UkraineRatification11/07/200511/08/2005
United KingdomObjection17/08/2005 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSignature07/09/2000 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRatification24/06/200324/07/2003
United Republic of TanzaniaAccession11/11/200411/12/2004
United States of AmericaSignature05/07/2000 
United States of AmericaCommunication13/05/2014 
United States of AmericaRatification23/12/200223/01/2003
UruguaySignature07/09/2000 
UruguayRatification09/09/200309/10/2003
UzbekistanAccession23/12/200823/01/2009
VanuatuSignature16/09/2005 
VanuatuRatification26/09/200726/10/2007
VenezuelaSignature07/09/2000 
VenezuelaRatification23/09/200323/10/2003
Viet NamSignature08/09/2000 
Viet NamRatification20/12/200112/02/2002
YemenAccession02/03/200702/04/2007
Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of)Signature08/10/2001 
ZambiaSignature29/09/2008 
ZimbabweAccession22/05/201322/06/2013