Registration Number 14531
Title International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Participant(s)
Submitter
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion
PlaceDate
New York16/12/1966
EIF information
3 January 1976 , in accordance with article 27
Authentic texts
Spanish
Russian
French
English
Chinese
Attachments
ICJ information
Depositary
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date ex officio 3 January 1976
Subject terms
ICESC (Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)
Human rights
Agreement type Multilateral
UNTS Volume Number 993 (p.3)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document(s) volume-993-I-14531-English.pdf
volume-993-I-14531-French.pdf
volume-993-I-14531-Other.pdf
Volume In PDF v993.pdf
Map(s)
Corrigendum/Addendum
   

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanAccession24/01/198324/04/1983
AlbaniaAccession04/10/199104/01/1992
AlgeriaSignature10/12/1968 
AlgeriaRatification12/09/198912/12/1989
AngolaAccession10/01/199210/04/1992
ArgentinaObjection03/10/1983 
ArgentinaSignature19/02/1968 
ArgentinaRatification08/08/198608/11/1986
ArmeniaAccession13/09/199313/12/1993
AustraliaSignature18/12/1972 
AustraliaRatification10/12/197510/03/1976
AustriaSignature10/12/1973 
AustriaCommunication25/11/2005 
AustriaObjection16/05/2018 
AustriaRatification10/09/197810/12/1978
AzerbaijanAccession13/08/199213/11/1992
BahamasSignature04/12/2008 
BahamasRatification23/12/200823/03/2009
BahrainAccession27/09/200727/12/2007
BangladeshAccession05/10/199805/01/1999
BarbadosAccession05/01/197303/01/1976
BelarusWithdrawal of declaration30/09/199230/09/1992
BelgiumSignature10/12/1968 
BelgiumRatification21/04/198321/07/1983
BelizeSignature06/09/2000 
BelizeRatification09/03/201509/06/2015
BeninAccession12/03/199212/06/1992
BoliviaAccession12/08/198212/11/1982
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSuccession01/09/199306/03/1992
BrazilAccession24/01/199224/04/1992
BulgariaObjection29/01/1981 
BulgariaSignature08/10/1968 
BulgariaRatification21/09/197003/01/1976
Burkina FasoAccession04/01/199904/04/1999
BurundiAccession09/05/199009/08/1990
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicSignature19/03/1968 
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicObjection18/02/1981 
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicRatification12/11/197303/01/1976
CambodiaSignature17/10/1980 
CambodiaAccession26/05/199226/08/1992
CameroonAccession27/06/198427/09/1984
CanadaCommunication14/05/2014 
CanadaAccession19/05/197619/08/1976
Cape VerdeAccession06/08/199306/11/1993
Central African RepublicAccession08/05/198108/08/1981
ChadAccession09/06/199509/09/1995
ChileSignature16/09/1969 
ChileRatification10/02/197203/01/1976
ChinaCommunication03/12/1999 
ChinaSignature27/10/1997 
ChinaCommunication20/04/2001 
ChinaRatification27/03/200127/06/2001
ColombiaSignature21/12/1966 
ColombiaRatification29/10/196903/01/1976
ComorosSignature25/09/2008 
CongoWithdrawal of reservation21/03/2001 
CongoAccession05/10/198305/01/1984
Costa RicaSignature19/12/1966 
Costa RicaRatification29/11/196803/01/1976
Côte d'IvoireAccession26/03/199226/06/1992
CroatiaSuccession12/10/199208/10/1991
CubaSignature28/02/2008 
CyprusObjection26/11/2003 
CyprusSignature09/01/1967 
CyprusRatification02/04/196903/01/1976
Czech RepublicSuccession22/02/199301/01/1993
CzechoslovakiaSignature07/10/1968 
CzechoslovakiaObjection10/03/1981 
CzechoslovakiaRatification23/12/197523/03/1976
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaAccession14/09/198114/12/1981
Democratic YemenAccession09/02/198709/05/1987
DenmarkObjection17/03/2005 
DenmarkWithdrawal of reservation14/01/1976 
DenmarkSignature20/03/1968 
DenmarkRatification06/01/197203/01/1976
DjiboutiAccession05/11/200205/02/2003
DominicaAccession17/06/199317/09/1993
Dominican RepublicAccession04/01/197804/04/1978
EcuadorSignature29/09/1967 
EcuadorRatification06/03/196903/01/1976
EgyptSignature04/08/1967 
EgyptDeclaration14/01/1982 
EgyptRatification14/01/198214/04/1982
El SalvadorSignature21/09/1967 
El SalvadorRatification30/11/197929/02/1980
Equatorial GuineaAccession25/09/198725/12/1987
EritreaAccession17/04/200117/07/2001
EstoniaAccession21/10/199121/01/1992
EthiopiaAccession11/06/199311/09/1993
Federal Republic of GermanyDeclaration15/08/1980 
Federal Republic of GermanyDeclaration19/09/1975 
Federal Republic of GermanyDeclaration06/12/1974 
Federal Republic of GermanySignature09/10/1968 
Federal Republic of GermanyRatification17/12/197303/01/1976
FijiAccession16/08/201816/11/2018
FinlandObjection25/09/2018 
FinlandSignature11/10/1967 
FinlandObjection13/10/2004 
FinlandObjection15/11/2005 
FinlandObjection13/12/1999 
FinlandObjection25/07/1997 
FinlandRatification19/08/197503/01/1976
FranceCommunication16/04/2009 
FranceObjection30/09/1999 
FranceObjection11/11/2005 
FranceDeclaration08/07/1975 
FranceDeclaration05/11/1974 
FranceObjection04/11/1980 
FranceAccession04/11/198004/02/1981
GabonAccession21/01/198321/04/1983
GambiaAccession29/12/197829/03/1979
GeorgiaAccession03/05/199403/08/1994
German Democratic RepublicObjection11/12/1980 
German Democratic RepublicDeclaration12/08/1974 
German Democratic RepublicRatification08/11/197303/01/1976
GermanyObjection26/09/2018 
GermanyDeclaration25/10/1990 
GermanyObjection08/11/2005 
GermanyObjection13/10/2004 
GermanyCommunication17/12/1999 
GermanyObjection10/07/1997 
GhanaSignature07/09/2000 
GhanaRatification07/09/200007/12/2000
GreeceObjection11/10/2004 
GreeceAccession16/05/198516/08/1985
GrenadaAccession06/09/199106/12/1991
GuatemalaAccession19/05/198819/08/1988
GuineaSignature28/02/1967 
GuineaRatification24/01/197824/04/1978
Guinea-BissauAccession02/07/199202/10/1992
GuyanaSignature22/08/1968 
GuyanaRatification15/02/197715/05/1977
HaitiAccession08/10/201308/01/2014
HondurasSignature19/12/1966 
HondurasRatification17/02/198117/05/1981
HungaryObjection19/01/1981 
HungarySignature25/03/1969 
HungaryRatification17/01/197403/01/1976
IcelandSignature30/12/1968 
IcelandRatification22/08/197922/11/1979
IndiaAccession10/04/197910/07/1979
IndonesiaAccession23/02/200623/05/2006
IranRatification24/06/197503/01/1976
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Signature04/04/1968 
IraqSignature18/02/1969 
IraqRatification25/01/197103/01/1976
IrelandObjection04/10/2018 
IrelandSignature01/10/1973 
IrelandRatification08/12/198908/03/1990
IsraelSignature19/12/1966 
IsraelCommunication16/05/2014 
IsraelRatification03/10/199103/01/1992
ItalyObjection25/07/1997 
ItalySignature18/01/1967 
ItalyRatification15/09/197815/12/1978
JamaicaSignature19/12/1966 
JamaicaRatification03/10/197503/01/1976
JapanWithdrawal of reservation11/09/2012 
JapanSignature30/05/1978 
JapanRatification21/06/197921/09/1979
JordanSignature30/06/1972 
JordanRatification28/05/197503/01/1976
KazakhstanSignature02/12/2003 
KazakhstanRatification24/01/200624/04/2006
KenyaAccession01/05/197203/01/1976
KuwaitAccession21/05/199621/08/1996
KyrgyzstanAccession07/10/199407/01/1995
Lao People's Democratic RepublicSignature07/12/2000 
Lao People's Democratic RepublicRatification13/02/200713/05/2007
LatviaObjection10/11/2005 
LatviaObjection05/10/2018 
LatviaAccession14/04/199214/07/1992
LebanonAccession03/11/197203/01/1976
LesothoAccession09/09/199209/12/1992
LiberiaSignature18/04/1967 
LiberiaRatification22/09/200422/12/2004
Libyan Arab RepublicAccession15/05/197003/01/1976
LiechtensteinAccession10/12/199810/03/1999
LithuaniaAccession20/11/199120/02/1992
LuxembourgSignature26/11/1974 
LuxembourgRatification18/08/198318/11/1983
MadagascarSignature14/04/1970 
MadagascarRatification22/09/197103/01/1976
MalawiAccession22/12/199322/03/1994
MaldivesAccession19/09/200619/12/2006
MaliAccession16/07/197403/01/1976
MaltaSignature22/10/1968 
MaltaRatification13/09/199013/12/1990
Marshall IslandsAccession12/03/201812/06/2018
MauritaniaAccession17/11/200417/02/2005
MauritiusAccession12/12/197303/01/1976
MexicoAccession23/03/198123/06/1981
MonacoSignature26/06/1997 
MonacoRatification28/08/199728/11/1997
MongoliaObjection05/11/1980 
MongoliaSignature05/06/1968 
MongoliaCommunication05/02/1970 
MongoliaRatification18/11/197403/01/1976
MontenegroSuccession23/10/200603/06/2006
MoroccoSignature19/01/1977 
MoroccoRatification03/05/197903/08/1979
MyanmarSignature16/07/2015 
MyanmarRatification06/10/201706/01/2018
NamibiaAccession28/11/199428/02/1995
NepalAccession14/05/199114/08/1991
NetherlandsObjection18/03/1991 
NetherlandsObjection07/10/2005 
NetherlandsObjection23/04/2002 
NetherlandsCommunication20/12/1999 
NetherlandsObjection22/07/1997 
NetherlandsObjection12/01/1981 
NetherlandsSignature25/06/1969 
NetherlandsWithdrawal of reservation06/07/2017 
NetherlandsObjection03/10/2018 
NetherlandsCommunication15/04/2009 
NetherlandsTerritorial application11/12/1978 
NetherlandsRatification11/12/197811/03/1979
New ZealandTerritorial exclusion05/09/2003 
New ZealandWithdrawal of reservation05/09/2003 
New ZealandSignature12/11/1968 
New ZealandRatification28/12/197828/03/1979
NicaraguaAccession12/03/198012/06/1980
NigerAccession07/03/198607/06/1986
NigeriaAccession29/07/199329/10/1993
NorwayObjection22/07/1997 
NorwayObjection23/04/2002 
NorwayObjection17/11/2005 
NorwaySignature20/03/1968 
NorwayRatification13/09/197203/01/1976
PakistanSignature03/11/2004 
PakistanWithdrawal of declaration17/04/2008 
PakistanObjection17/04/2008 
PakistanRatification17/04/200817/07/2008
PalauSignature20/09/2011 
PanamaSignature27/07/1976 
PanamaRatification08/03/197708/06/1977
Papua New GuineaAccession21/07/200821/10/2008
ParaguayAccession10/06/199210/09/1992
PeruSignature11/08/1977 
PeruRatification28/04/197828/07/1978
PhilippinesSignature19/12/1966 
PhilippinesRatification07/06/197403/01/1976
PolandSignature02/03/1967 
PolandRatification18/03/197718/06/1977
PortugalTerritorial application27/04/1993 
PortugalCommunication21/10/1999 
PortugalSignature07/10/1976 
PortugalObjection26/10/1990 
PortugalObjection13/10/2004 
PortugalObjection07/09/2018 
PortugalRatification31/07/197831/10/1978
QatarAccession21/05/201821/08/2018
Republic of KoreaAccession10/04/199010/07/1990
Republic of MoldovaAccession26/01/199326/04/1993
RomaniaSignature27/06/1968 
RomaniaCommunication28/02/1968 
RomaniaRatification09/12/197403/01/1976
RwandaWithdrawal of reservation15/12/2008 
RwandaAccession16/04/197503/01/1976
San MarinoAccession18/10/198518/01/1986
Sao Tome and PrincipeSignature31/10/1995 
Sao Tome and PrincipeRatification10/01/201710/04/2017
SenegalSignature06/07/1970 
SenegalRatification13/02/197813/05/1978
SeychellesAccession05/05/199205/08/1992
Sierra LeoneAccession23/08/199623/11/1996
SlovakiaObjection09/04/2009 
SlovakiaSuccession28/05/199301/01/1993
SloveniaSuccession06/07/199225/06/1991
Solomon IslandsSuccession17/03/198207/07/1978
SomaliaAccession24/01/199024/04/1990
South AfricaSignature03/10/1994 
South AfricaRatification12/01/201512/04/2015
SpainObjection15/11/2005 
SpainSignature28/09/1976 
SpainRatification27/04/197727/07/1977
Sri LankaAccession11/06/198011/09/1980
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAccession09/11/198109/02/1982
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineAccession02/04/201402/07/2014
SudanAccession18/03/198618/06/1986
SurinameAccession28/12/197628/03/1977
SwazilandAccession26/03/200426/06/2004
SwedenObjection30/06/2004 
SwedenObjection02/04/2002 
SwedenObjection01/03/2005 
SwedenObjection23/07/1997 
SwedenObjection14/12/1999 
SwedenSignature29/09/1967 
SwedenObjection04/10/2018 
SwedenRatification06/12/197103/01/1976
SwitzerlandAccession18/06/199218/09/1992
Syrian Arab RepublicAccession21/04/196903/01/1976
TajikistanAccession04/01/199904/04/1999
ThailandAccession05/09/199905/12/1999
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSuccession18/01/199417/11/1991
Timor-LesteAccession16/04/200316/07/2003
TogoAccession24/05/198424/08/1984
Trinidad and TobagoAccession08/12/197808/03/1979
TunisiaSignature30/04/1968 
TunisiaRatification18/03/196903/01/1976
TurkeySignature15/08/2000 
TurkeyRatification23/09/200323/12/2003
TurkmenistanAccession01/05/199701/08/1997
UgandaAccession21/01/198721/04/1987
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicSignature20/03/1968 
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicDeclaration12/08/1974 
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicRatification12/11/197303/01/1976
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsDeclaration05/07/1974 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsSignature18/03/1968 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsDeclaration13/02/1975 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsObjection13/02/1981 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsRatification16/10/197303/01/1976
United KingdomObjection17/08/2005 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandNotification10/06/1997 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration13/01/1988 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration28/02/1985 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSignature16/09/1968 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration08/07/1975 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration05/11/1974 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRatification20/05/197620/08/1976
United Republic of TanzaniaAccession11/06/197611/09/1976
United States of AmericaDeclaration05/11/1974 
United States of AmericaSignature05/10/1977 
United States of AmericaDeclaration08/07/1975 
UruguaySignature21/02/1967 
UruguayRatification01/04/197003/01/1976
UzbekistanAccession28/09/199528/12/1995
VenezuelaSignature24/06/1969 
VenezuelaRatification10/05/197810/08/1978
Viet NamAccession24/09/198224/12/1982
YugoslaviaSuccession12/03/200127/04/1992
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Signature08/08/1967 
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Ratification02/06/197103/01/1976
ZaireAccession01/11/197601/02/1977
ZambiaAccession10/04/198410/07/1984
ZimbabweAccession13/05/199113/08/1991