Registration Number 24841
Title Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Participant(s)
Submitter
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion
PlaceDate
New York10/12/1984
EIF information
26 June 1987 , in accordance with article 27(1)
Authentic texts
Spanish
Russian
French
English
Chinese
Arabic
Attachments
ICJ information
Depositary
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date ex officio 26 June 1987
Subject terms
Human rights
Legal matters
Criminal matters
Agreement type Multilateral
UNTS Volume Number 1465 (p.85)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document(s) volume-1465-I-24841-English.pdf
volume-1465-I-24841-French.pdf
volume-1465-I-24841-Other.pdf
Volume In PDF v1465.pdf
Map(s)
Corrigendum/Addendum
   

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanSignature04/02/1985 
AfghanistanWithdrawal of reservation17/04/2018 
AfghanistanRatification01/04/198726/06/1987
AlbaniaAccession11/05/199410/06/1994
AlgeriaSignature26/11/1985 
AlgeriaRatification12/09/198912/10/1989
AndorraDeclaration22/11/2006 
AndorraSignature05/08/2002 
AndorraRatification22/09/200622/10/2006
AngolaSignature24/09/2013 
Antigua and BarbudaAccession19/07/199318/08/1993
ArgentinaDeclaration17/04/1991 
ArgentinaObjection14/04/1989 
ArgentinaSignature04/02/1985 
ArgentinaRatification24/09/198626/06/1987
ArmeniaAccession13/09/199313/10/1993
AustraliaObjection08/08/1989 
AustraliaDeclaration28/01/1993 
AustraliaObjection07/11/1989 
AustraliaSignature10/12/1985 
AustraliaObjection28/06/2011 
AustraliaRatification08/08/198907/09/1989
AustriaObjection29/09/1988 
AustriaObjection09/11/1989 
AustriaObjection24/06/2011 
AustriaObjection31/01/2013 
AustriaObjection23/09/2013 
AustriaSignature14/03/1985 
AustriaObjection16/03/2017 
AustriaWithdrawal of declaration26/11/2018 
AustriaRatification29/07/198728/08/1987
AzerbaijanDeclaration04/02/2002 
AzerbaijanAccession16/08/199615/09/1996
BahamasSignature16/12/2008 
BahamasRatification31/05/201830/06/2018
BahrainWithdrawal of reservation04/08/1998 
BahrainAccession06/03/199805/04/1998
BangladeshAccession05/10/199804/11/1998
BelarusWithdrawal of reservation03/10/2001 
BelgiumSignature04/02/1985 
BelgiumObjection23/07/2013 
BelgiumObjection28/06/2011 
BelgiumRatification25/06/199925/07/1999
BelizeAccession17/03/198626/06/1987
BeninAccession12/03/199211/04/1992
BoliviaDeclaration14/02/2006 
BoliviaDeclaration14/02/2006 
BoliviaSignature04/02/1985 
BoliviaRatification12/04/199912/05/1999
Bosnia and HerzegovinaDeclaration04/06/2003 
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSuccession01/09/199306/03/1992
BotswanaSignature08/09/2000 
BotswanaRatification08/09/200008/10/2000
BrazilDeclaration26/06/2006 
BrazilSignature23/09/1985 
BrazilRatification28/09/198928/10/1989
Brunei DarussalamSignature22/09/2015 
BulgariaSignature10/06/1986 
BulgariaWithdrawal of reservation25/06/1999 
BulgariaWithdrawal of reservation24/06/1992 
BulgariaObjection24/01/1990 
BulgariaDeclaration12/05/1993 
BulgariaRatification16/12/198626/06/1987
Burkina FasoAccession04/01/199903/02/1999
BurundiDeclaration10/06/2003 
BurundiAccession18/02/199320/03/1993
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicWithdrawal of reservation19/04/1989 
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicSignature19/12/1985 
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicRatification13/03/198726/06/1987
CambodiaAccession15/10/199214/11/1992
CameroonDeclaration12/10/2000 
CameroonAccession19/12/198626/06/1987
CanadaSignature23/08/1985 
CanadaObjection27/06/2011 
CanadaCommunication14/05/2014 
CanadaDeclaration13/11/1989 
CanadaObjection23/10/1989 
CanadaObjection05/10/1988 
CanadaRatification24/06/198724/07/1987
Cape VerdeAccession04/06/199204/07/1992
Central African RepublicAccession11/10/201610/11/2016
ChadAccession09/06/199509/07/1995
ChileDeclaration15/03/2004 
ChileWithdrawal of reservation07/09/1990 
ChileSignature23/09/1987 
ChileRatification30/09/198830/10/1988
ChinaCommunication19/10/1999 
ChinaSignature12/12/1986 
ChinaRatification04/10/198803/11/1988
ColombiaSignature10/04/1985 
ColombiaRatification08/12/198707/01/1988
ComorosSignature22/09/2000 
ComorosRatification25/05/201724/06/2017
CongoAccession30/07/200329/08/2003
Costa RicaDeclaration27/02/2002 
Costa RicaSignature04/02/1985 
Costa RicaRatification11/11/199311/12/1993
Côte d'IvoireAccession18/12/199517/01/1996
CroatiaSuccession12/10/199208/10/1991
CubaSignature27/01/1986 
CubaRatification17/05/199516/06/1995
CyprusDeclaration08/04/1993 
CyprusSignature09/10/1985 
CyprusRatification18/07/199117/08/1991
Czech RepublicDeclaration03/09/1996 
Czech RepublicWithdrawal of reservation03/09/1996 
Czech RepublicObjection20/06/2011 
Czech RepublicObjection15/07/2013 
Czech RepublicObjection25/09/2013 
Czech RepublicSuccession22/02/199301/01/1993
CzechoslovakiaWithdrawal of reservation26/04/1991 
CzechoslovakiaObjection20/09/1989 
CzechoslovakiaSignature08/09/1986 
CzechoslovakiaRatification07/07/198806/08/1988
Democratic Republic of the CongoAccession18/03/199617/04/1996
DenmarkObjection04/10/2001 
DenmarkCommunication21/02/2001 
DenmarkObjection29/09/1988 
DenmarkObjection07/09/1989 
DenmarkSignature04/02/1985 
DenmarkObjection28/06/2011 
DenmarkRatification27/05/198726/06/1987
DjiboutiAccession05/11/200205/12/2002
Dominican RepublicSignature04/02/1985 
Dominican RepublicRatification24/01/201223/02/2012
EcuadorSignature04/02/1985 
EcuadorDeclaration06/09/1988 
EcuadorRatification30/03/198829/04/1988
EgyptAccession25/06/198626/06/1987
El SalvadorAccession17/06/199617/07/1996
Equatorial GuineaAccession08/10/200207/11/2002
EritreaAccession25/09/201425/10/2014
EstoniaAccession21/10/199120/11/1991
EthiopiaAccession14/03/199413/04/1994
Federal Republic of GermanySignature13/10/1986 
Federal Republic of GermanyRatification01/10/199031/10/1990
FijiSignature01/03/2016 
FijiRatification14/03/201613/04/2016
FinlandObjection01/03/2017 
FinlandSignature04/02/1985 
FinlandObjection22/07/2013 
FinlandObjection20/09/2013 
FinlandObjection28/06/2011 
FinlandObjection20/10/1989 
FinlandObjection20/10/1989 
FinlandObjection27/02/1996 
FinlandObjection13/12/1999 
FinlandObjection16/01/2001 
FinlandRatification30/08/198929/09/1989
FranceObjection20/09/1989 
FranceObjection23/06/1988 
FranceObjection24/01/2001 
FranceObjection30/09/1999 
FranceObjection27/06/2011 
FranceSignature04/02/1985 
FranceRatification18/02/198626/06/1987
GabonSignature21/01/1986 
GabonRatification08/09/200008/10/2000
GambiaSignature23/10/1985 
GambiaRatification28/09/201828/10/2018
GeorgiaDeclaration30/06/2005 
GeorgiaAccession26/10/199425/11/1994
German Democratic RepublicSignature07/04/1986 
German Democratic RepublicRatification09/09/198709/10/1987
German Democratic RepublicDeclaration13/09/199013/09/1990
German Democratic RepublicWithdrawal of reservation13/09/199013/09/1990
GermanyDeclaration19/10/2001 
GermanyCommunication17/12/1999 
GermanyCommunication26/02/1996 
GermanyObjection23/01/2001 
GermanyObjection28/06/2011 
GermanyObjection22/07/2013 
GermanyObjection16/03/2017 
GermanyObjection25/09/2013 
GhanaDeclaration07/09/2000 
GhanaSignature07/09/2000 
GhanaRatification07/09/200007/10/2000
GreeceObjection13/10/1989 
GreeceObjection06/10/1988 
GreeceObjection23/09/2013 
GreeceObjection22/06/2011 
GreeceSignature04/02/1985 
GreeceRatification06/10/198805/11/1988
GuatemalaDeclaration25/09/2003 
GuatemalaAccession05/01/199004/02/1990
GuatemalaWithdrawal of reservation30/05/199030/05/1990
GuineaSignature30/05/1986 
GuineaRatification10/10/198909/11/1989
Guinea-BissauSignature12/09/2000 
Guinea-BissauRatification24/09/201324/10/2013
GuyanaSignature25/01/1988 
GuyanaRatification19/05/198818/06/1988
HaitiSignature16/08/2013 
Holy SeeAccession26/06/200226/07/2002
HondurasAccession05/12/199604/01/1997
HungaryDeclaration13/09/1989 
HungaryObjection28/06/2011 
HungarySignature28/11/1986 
HungaryWithdrawal of reservation13/09/198913/09/1989
HungaryRatification15/04/198726/06/1987
IcelandSignature04/02/1985 
IcelandDeclaration23/10/1996 
IcelandRatification23/10/199622/11/1996
IndiaSignature14/10/1997 
IndonesiaSignature23/10/1985 
IndonesiaRatification28/10/199827/11/1998
IraqAccession07/07/201106/08/2011
IrelandObjection18/07/2013 
IrelandObjection18/09/2013 
IrelandObjection23/06/2011 
IrelandObjection09/03/2017 
IrelandSignature28/09/1992 
IrelandDeclaration11/04/2002 
IrelandRatification11/04/200211/05/2002
IsraelCommunication16/05/2014 
IsraelSignature22/10/1986 
IsraelRatification03/10/199102/11/1991
ItalyObjection14/08/1989 
ItalyDeclaration10/10/1989 
ItalyCommunication05/02/2001 
ItalySignature04/02/1985 
ItalyObjection28/06/2011 
ItalyObjection23/09/2013 
ItalyRatification12/01/198911/02/1989
JapanAccession29/06/199929/07/1999
JordanAccession13/11/199113/12/1991
KazakhstanDeclaration21/02/2008 
KazakhstanDeclaration21/02/2008 
KazakhstanAccession26/08/199825/09/1998
KenyaAccession21/02/199723/03/1997
KuwaitAccession08/03/199607/04/1996
KyrgyzstanAccession05/09/199705/10/1997
Lao People's Democratic RepublicSignature21/09/2010 
Lao People's Democratic RepublicRatification26/09/201226/10/2012
LatviaObjection29/06/2011 
LatviaObjection26/09/2013 
LatviaAccession14/04/199214/05/1992
LebanonAccession05/10/200004/11/2000
LesothoAccession12/11/200112/12/2001
LiberiaAccession22/09/200422/10/2004
Libyan Arab JamahiriyaAccession16/05/198915/06/1989
LiechtensteinSignature27/06/1985 
LiechtensteinRatification02/11/199002/12/1990
LithuaniaAccession01/02/199602/03/1996
LuxembourgObjection06/04/2000 
LuxembourgObjection12/09/1989 
LuxembourgObjection09/09/1988 
LuxembourgSignature22/02/1985 
LuxembourgRatification29/09/198729/10/1987
MadagascarSignature01/10/2001 
MadagascarRatification13/12/200512/01/2006
MalawiAccession11/06/199611/07/1996
MaldivesAccession20/04/200420/05/2004
MaliAccession26/02/199928/03/1999
MaltaAccession13/09/199013/10/1990
Marshall IslandsAccession12/03/201811/04/2018
MauritaniaAccession17/11/200417/12/2004
MauritiusAccession09/12/199208/01/1993
MexicoSignature18/03/1985 
MexicoDeclaration15/03/2002 
MexicoRatification23/01/198626/06/1987
MonacoAccession06/12/199105/01/1992
MongoliaAccession24/01/200223/02/2002
MontenegroSuccession23/10/200603/06/2006
MontenegroConfirmation23/10/200603/06/2006
MoroccoWithdrawal of reservation19/10/2006 
MoroccoDeclaration19/10/2006 
MoroccoSignature08/01/1986 
MoroccoRatification21/06/199321/07/1993
MozambiqueAccession14/09/199914/10/1999
NamibiaAccession28/11/199428/12/1994
NauruSignature12/11/2001 
NauruRatification26/09/201226/10/2012
NepalAccession14/05/199113/06/1991
NetherlandsObjection07/11/1989 
NetherlandsSignature04/02/1985 
NetherlandsObjection19/01/2001 
NetherlandsObjection26/02/1996 
NetherlandsCommunication20/12/1999 
NetherlandsObjection16/07/2013 
NetherlandsObjection19/09/2013 
NetherlandsCommunication30/06/2011 
NetherlandsObjection13/03/2017 
NetherlandsRatification21/12/198820/01/1989
New ZealandSignature14/01/1986 
New ZealandObjection10/12/1989 
New ZealandObjection10/12/1989 
New ZealandRatification10/12/198909/01/1990
NicaraguaSignature15/04/1985 
NicaraguaRatification05/07/200504/08/2005
NigerAccession05/10/199804/11/1998
NigeriaSignature28/07/1988 
NigeriaRatification28/06/200128/07/2001
NorwayObjection04/10/2001 
NorwayObjection18/01/2001 
NorwaySignature04/02/1985 
NorwayObjection29/09/1988 
NorwayObjection28/09/1989 
NorwayObjection13/03/2017 
NorwayObjection29/06/2011 
NorwayObjection24/07/2013 
NorwayRatification09/07/198626/06/1987
PakistanWithdrawal of reservation20/09/2011 
PakistanSignature17/04/2008 
PakistanRatification23/06/201023/07/2010
PalauSignature20/09/2011 
PanamaSignature22/02/1985 
PanamaRatification24/08/198723/09/1987
ParaguaySignature23/10/1989 
ParaguayDeclaration29/05/2002 
ParaguayRatification12/03/199011/04/1990
PeruSignature29/05/1985 
PeruDeclaration17/10/2002 
PeruRatification07/07/198806/08/1988
PhilippinesAccession18/06/198626/06/1987
PolandObjection17/07/2013 
PolandObjection03/06/2011 
PolandObjection04/02/2016 
PolandSignature13/01/1986 
PolandDeclaration12/05/1993 
PolandRatification26/07/198925/08/1989
PortugalObjection09/02/1989 
PortugalCommunication21/10/1999 
PortugalSignature04/02/1985 
PortugalObjection06/10/1989 
PortugalCommunication20/07/2001 
PortugalCommunication21/03/2017 
PortugalObjection28/06/2011 
PortugalObjection13/09/2013 
PortugalObjection19/07/2013 
PortugalRatification09/02/198911/03/1989
PortugalTerritorial application15/06/199915/06/1999
QatarWithdrawal and partial withdrawal of reservations made upon accession14/03/2012 
QatarAccession11/01/200010/02/2000
Republic of KoreaDeclaration09/11/2007 
Republic of KoreaDeclaration09/11/2007 
Republic of KoreaAccession09/01/199508/02/1995
Republic of MoldovaDeclaration02/09/2011 
Republic of MoldovaDeclaration02/09/2011 
Republic of MoldovaAccession28/11/199528/12/1995
RomaniaObjection02/07/2013 
RomaniaAccession18/12/199017/01/1991
RwandaAccession15/12/200814/01/2009
San MarinoDeclaration04/08/2015 
San MarinoDeclaration04/08/2015 
San MarinoSignature18/09/2002 
San MarinoRatification27/11/200627/12/2006
Sao Tome and PrincipeSignature06/09/2000 
Sao Tome and PrincipeRatification10/01/201709/02/2017
Saudi ArabiaAccession23/09/199723/10/1997
SenegalDeclaration16/10/1996 
SenegalSignature04/02/1985 
SenegalRatification21/08/198626/06/1987
SeychellesDeclaration06/08/2001 
SeychellesAccession05/05/199204/06/1992
Sierra LeoneSignature18/03/1985 
Sierra LeoneRatification25/04/200125/05/2001
SlovakiaDeclaration17/03/1995 
SlovakiaObjection23/06/2011 
SlovakiaSuccession28/05/199301/01/1993
SlovakiaWithdrawal of reservation17/03/199517/03/1995
SloveniaAccession16/07/199315/08/1993
SomaliaAccession24/01/199023/02/1990
South AfricaDeclaration10/12/1998 
South AfricaSignature29/01/1993 
South AfricaRatification10/12/199809/01/1999
South SudanAccession30/04/201530/05/2015
SpainObjection28/06/2011 
SpainObjection13/12/1999 
SpainObjection14/03/2000 
SpainObjection26/09/1989 
SpainSignature04/02/1985 
SpainObjection06/10/1988 
SpainRatification21/10/198720/11/1987
Sri LankaDeclaration16/08/2016 
Sri LankaAccession03/01/199402/02/1994
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAccession01/08/200131/08/2001
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineCommunication06/06/2014 
State of PalestineAccession02/04/201402/05/2014
SudanSignature04/06/1986 
SwazilandAccession26/03/200425/04/2004
SwedenObjection02/10/2001 
SwedenObjection27/04/2000 
SwedenObjection14/12/1999 
SwedenObjection27/02/1996 
SwedenSignature04/02/1985 
SwedenObjection28/09/1988 
SwedenObjection25/09/1989 
SwedenObjection26/10/2016 
SwedenObjection29/09/2008 
SwedenObjection22/06/2011 
SwedenObjection23/09/2013 
SwedenObjection07/03/2013 
SwedenRatification08/01/198626/06/1987
SwitzerlandObjection01/07/2013 
SwitzerlandObjection28/06/2011 
SwitzerlandObjection27/02/2017 
SwitzerlandObjection08/11/1989 
SwitzerlandObjection07/10/1988 
SwitzerlandSignature04/02/1985 
SwitzerlandRatification02/12/198626/06/1987
Syrian Arab RepublicAccession19/08/200418/09/2004
TajikistanAccession11/01/199510/02/1995
ThailandAccession02/10/200701/11/2007
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSuccession12/12/199417/11/1991
Timor-LesteAccession16/04/200316/05/2003
TogoSignature25/03/1987 
TogoRatification18/11/198718/12/1987
TunisiaSignature26/08/1987 
TunisiaRatification23/09/198823/10/1988
TurkeySignature25/01/1988 
TurkeyObjection03/11/1989 
TurkeyRatification02/08/198801/09/1988
TurkmenistanAccession25/06/199925/07/1999
UgandaDeclaration19/12/2001 
UgandaAccession03/11/198626/06/1987
UkraineDeclaration12/09/2003 
UkraineWithdrawal of reservation12/09/200312/09/2003
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicSignature27/02/1986 
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicWithdrawal of reservation20/04/198920/04/1989
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicRatification24/02/198726/06/1987
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsSignature10/12/1985 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsDeclaration01/10/1991 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsWithdrawal of reservation01/10/199101/10/1991
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsWithdrawal of reservation08/03/198908/03/1989
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsRatification03/03/198726/06/1987
United Arab EmiratesAccession19/07/201218/08/2012
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandObjection28/06/2011 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandObjection15/03/2017 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandObjection24/09/2013 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSignature15/03/1985 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandObjection08/11/1989 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandCommunication09/11/2001 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandTerritorial application08/12/1992 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRatification08/12/198807/01/1989
United States of AmericaSignature18/04/1988 
United States of AmericaDeclaration21/10/1994 
United States of AmericaCommunication03/06/1994 
United States of AmericaObjection29/06/2011 
United States of AmericaRatification21/10/199420/11/1994
UruguaySignature04/02/1985 
UruguayDeclaration27/07/1988 
UruguayRatification24/10/198626/06/1987
UzbekistanAccession28/09/199528/10/1995
VanuatuAccession12/07/201111/08/2011
VenezuelaDeclaration26/04/1994 
VenezuelaSignature15/02/1985 
VenezuelaRatification29/07/199128/08/1991
Viet NamSignature07/11/2013 
Viet NamRatification05/02/201507/03/2015
YemenAccession05/11/199105/12/1991
Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of)Confirmation12/03/2001 
Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of)Succession12/03/200127/04/1992
Yugoslavia (former)Declaration08/04/200808/04/2008
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Signature18/04/1989 
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Ratification10/09/199110/10/1991
ZambiaWithdrawal of reservation19/02/1999 
ZambiaAccession07/10/199806/11/1998