Registration Number 971
Title Geneva Convention for the amelioration of the condition of the wounded, sick and shipwrecked members of the armed forces at sea
Participant(s)
Submitter
Switzerland
Places/dates of conclusion
PlaceDate
Geneva12/08/1949
EIF information
21 October 1950 , in accordance with article 57
Authentic texts
French
English
Attachments
with annex
ICJ information
Depositary
Government of Switzerland
Registration Date Switzerland 2 November 1950
Subject terms
War
Sea
Military matters
Human rights
Geneva Conventions (with Protocols)
Agreement type
UNTS Volume Number 75 (p.85)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document (s) volume-75-I-971-English.pdf
volume-75-I-971-French.pdf
Volume In Pdf v75.pdf
Map(s)
Corrigendum/Addendum
   

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanSignature12/08/1949 
AfghanistanRatification26/09/195626/03/1957
AlbaniaSignature12/08/1949 
AlbaniaRatification27/05/195727/11/1957
AlgeriaAccession03/07/1962 
AndorraAccession17/09/199317/03/1994
AngolaAccession20/09/198420/03/1985
Antigua and BarbudaSuccession06/10/198601/11/1981
ArgentinaSignature12/08/1949 
ArgentinaRatification18/09/195618/03/1957
ArmeniaAccession07/06/199307/12/1993
AustraliaSignature12/08/1949 
AustraliaRatification14/10/195814/04/1959
AustriaSignature12/08/1949 
AustriaRatification27/08/195327/02/1954
AzerbaijanAccession01/06/199301/12/1993
BahamasSuccession11/07/197510/07/1973
BahrainAccession30/11/197130/05/1972
BangladeshSuccession04/04/1972 
BarbadosSuccession10/09/1968 
BelgiumSignature12/08/1949 
BelgiumRatification03/09/195203/03/1953
BelizeAccession29/06/198429/12/1984
BhutanAccession10/01/199110/07/1991
BoliviaSignature12/08/1949 
BoliviaRatification10/12/197610/06/1977
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSuccession31/12/199206/03/1992
BotswanaAccession29/03/196829/09/1968
BrazilObjection21/03/1974 
BrazilObjection21/03/1974 
BrazilSignature12/08/1949 
BrazilRatification29/06/195729/12/1957
Brunei DarussalamAccession14/10/199114/04/1992
BulgariaSignature12/08/1949 
BulgariaRatification22/07/195422/01/1955
BurundiSuccession27/12/1971 
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicSignature12/08/1949 
Byelorussian Soviet Socialist RepublicRatification03/08/195403/02/1955
CambodiaAccession08/12/195808/06/1959
CameroonSuccession16/09/196301/01/1960
CanadaSignature12/08/1949 
CanadaRatification14/05/196514/11/1965
Cape VerdeAccession11/05/198411/11/1984
Central African RepublicSuccession23/07/1966 
CeylonSignature12/08/1949 
CeylonRatification28/02/195928/08/1959
ChadAccession05/08/197005/02/1971
ChileSignature12/08/1949 
ChileRatification12/10/195012/04/1951
ChinaSignature12/08/1949 
ChinaTerritorial application14/04/199901/07/1997
ChinaDeclaration31/05/200020/12/1999
ColombiaSignature12/08/1949 
ColombiaRatification08/11/196108/05/1962
ComorosAccession21/11/198521/05/1986
Congo (Leopoldville)Succession24/02/196130/06/1960
Costa RicaAccession15/10/196915/04/1970
CroatiaSuccession11/05/199208/10/1991
CubaSignature12/08/1949 
CubaRatification15/04/195415/10/1954
CyprusAccession23/05/196223/11/1962
Czech RepublicSuccession05/02/199301/01/1993
CzechoslovakiaSignature12/08/1949 
CzechoslovakiaRatification19/12/195019/06/1951
DahomeySuccession14/12/196101/08/1960
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaAccession27/08/195727/02/1958
Democratic Republic of Viet-NamAccession28/06/195728/12/1957
Democratic YemenAccession25/05/197725/11/1977
DenmarkSignature12/08/1949 
DenmarkRatification27/06/195127/12/1951
DenmarkRatification27/06/195127/12/1951
DjiboutiSuccession06/03/197827/06/1977
DominicaSuccession28/09/198103/11/1978
Dominican RepublicAccession22/01/195822/07/1958
EcuadorSignature12/08/1949 
EcuadorRatification11/08/195411/02/1955
EgyptSignature12/08/1949 
EgyptRatification10/11/195210/05/1953
El SalvadorSignature12/08/1949 
El SalvadorRatification17/06/195317/12/1953
Equatorial GuineaAccession24/07/198624/01/1987
EritreaAccession14/08/200014/08/2000
EstoniaAccession18/01/199318/07/1993
EthiopiaSignature12/08/1949 
EthiopiaRatification02/10/196902/04/1970
Federal Republic of GermanyObjection03/03/1975 
Federal Republic of GermanyTerritorial application03/12/1954 
Federal Republic of GermanyDeclaration29/03/1974 
Federal Republic of GermanyAccession03/09/195403/03/1955
Federation of MalayaAccession24/08/196224/02/1963
FijiSuccession09/08/1971 
FinlandSignature12/08/1949 
FinlandRatification22/02/195522/08/1955
FranceSignature12/08/1949 
FranceRatification28/06/195128/12/1951
GabonSuccession20/02/196517/08/1960
GambiaSuccession20/10/196618/02/1965
GeorgiaAccession14/09/199314/03/1994
German Democratic RepublicDeclaration03/07/1974 
German Democratic RepublicAccession30/11/195630/05/1957
GhanaAccession02/08/195802/02/1959
GreeceSignature12/08/1949 
GreeceRatification05/06/195605/12/1956
GrenadaSuccession13/04/198107/02/1974
GuatemalaSignature12/08/1949 
GuatemalaRatification14/05/195214/11/1952
GuineaAccession11/07/198411/01/1985
Guinea-BissauAccession21/02/197421/08/1974
GuyanaSuccession22/07/1968 
HaitiAccession11/04/195711/10/1957
Holy SeeSignature12/08/1949 
Holy SeeRatification22/02/195122/08/1951
HondurasAccession30/12/196530/06/1966
HungarySignature12/08/1949 
HungaryWithdrawal of reservation31/05/2000 
HungaryDeclaration23/12/1974 
HungaryRatification03/08/195403/02/1955
IcelandAccession10/08/196510/02/1966
IndiaSignature12/08/1949 
IndiaRatification09/11/195009/05/1951
IndonesiaAccession30/09/195830/03/1959
IranSignature12/08/1949 
IranRatification20/02/195720/08/1957
IraqAccession14/02/195614/08/1956
IrelandSignature12/08/1949 
IrelandRatification27/09/196227/03/1963
IsraelSignature12/08/1949 
IsraelDeclaration10/02/1978 
IsraelRatification06/07/195106/01/1952
ItalySignature12/08/1949 
ItalyRatification17/12/195117/06/1952
Ivory CoastSuccession28/12/196107/08/1960
JamaicaSuccession17/07/196406/08/1962
JapanAccession21/04/195321/10/1953
JordanAccession29/05/195129/11/1951
KazakhstanSuccession05/05/199221/12/1991
KenyaAccession20/09/196620/03/1967
KiribatiSuccession05/01/198912/07/1979
KuwaitAccession02/09/196702/03/1968
KyrgyzstanSuccession18/09/199221/12/1991
LaosAccession29/10/195629/04/1957
LatviaAccession24/12/199124/06/1992
LebanonSignature12/08/1949 
LebanonRatification10/04/195110/10/1951
LesothoSuccession18/06/196804/10/1966
LiberiaAccession29/03/195429/09/1954
LibyaAccession22/05/195622/11/1956
LiechtensteinSignature12/08/1949 
LiechtensteinRatification21/09/195021/03/1951
LithuaniaAccession03/10/199603/04/1997
LuxembourgSignature12/08/1949 
LuxembourgRatification01/07/195301/01/1954
MadagascarSuccession13/07/196326/06/1960
MalawiSuccession05/01/196805/07/1968
MaldivesAccession18/06/199118/12/1991
MaliAccession24/05/196524/11/1965
MaltaSuccession22/08/1968 
Marshall IslandsAccession01/06/200401/12/2004
MauritaniaSuccession27/10/196228/11/1960
MauritiusSuccession18/08/197012/03/1968
MexicoSignature12/08/1949 
MexicoRatification29/10/195229/04/1953
Micronesia (Federated States of)Accession19/09/199519/03/1996
MonacoSignature12/08/1949 
MonacoRatification05/07/195005/01/1951
MongoliaDeclaration13/08/1974 
MongoliaDeclaration13/08/1974 
MongoliaAccession20/12/195820/06/1959
MontenegroAccession02/08/200602/02/2007
MoroccoAccession26/07/195626/01/1957
MozambiqueAccession14/03/198314/09/1983
MyanmarAccession25/08/199225/02/1993
NamibiaSuccession22/08/199121/03/1990
Namibia (United Nations Council for Namibia)Accession18/10/198318/04/1984
NauruAccession27/06/200627/12/2006
NepalAccession07/02/196407/08/1964
NetherlandsSignature12/08/1949 
NetherlandsDeclaration30/12/198501/01/1986
NetherlandsRatification03/08/195403/02/1955
New ZealandSignature12/08/1949 
New ZealandRatification02/05/195902/11/1959
NicaraguaSignature12/08/1949 
NicaraguaRatification17/12/195317/06/1954
NigerSuccession16/04/196403/08/1960
NigeriaSuccession20/06/196101/10/1960
NorwaySignature12/08/1949 
NorwayRatification03/08/195103/02/1952
OmanAccession31/01/197431/07/1974
PakistanSignature12/08/1949 
PakistanRatification12/06/195112/12/1951
PalauAccession25/06/199625/12/1996
PanamaAccession10/02/195610/08/1956
Papua New GuineaSuccession26/05/1976 
ParaguaySignature12/08/1949 
ParaguayRatification23/10/196123/04/1962
People's Republic of ChinaRatification28/12/195628/06/1957
PeruSignature12/08/1949 
PeruRatification15/02/195615/08/1956
PhilippinesSignature12/08/1949 
PhilippinesRatification06/10/195206/04/1953
PolandSignature12/08/1949 
PolandWithdrawal of reservation22/09/2004 
PolandDeclaration18/07/1974 
PolandDeclaration18/07/1974 
PolandRatification26/11/195426/05/1955
PortugalObjection28/03/1974 
PortugalObjection28/03/1974 
PortugalSignature12/08/1949 
PortugalRatification14/03/196114/09/1961
PortugalDeclaration22/11/199922/11/1999
QatarAccession15/10/197515/04/1976
Republic of KoreaAccession16/08/196616/08/1966
Republic of MoldovaAccession24/05/199324/11/1993
Republic of South Viet-NamAccession03/12/1973 
Republic of South Viet-NamDeclaration19/03/1974 
Republic of the CongoSuccession30/01/1967 
Republic of Viet-NamObjection18/02/1974 
Republic of Viet-NamObjection06/02/1974 
RomaniaObjection18/01/1967 
RomaniaDeclaration18/07/1974 
RomaniaSignature12/08/1949 
RomaniaRatification01/06/195401/12/1954
Russian FederationNotification13/01/1992 
RwandaSuccession21/03/196401/07/1962
SamoaSuccession23/08/198401/01/1962
San MarinoAccession28/08/195328/02/1954
Sao Tome and PrincipeAccession21/05/197621/11/1976
Saudi ArabiaAccession18/05/196318/11/1963
SenegalSuccession23/04/196320/08/1960
SeychellesAccession08/11/198408/05/1985
Sierra LeoneSuccession31/05/196527/04/1961
SingaporeAccession27/04/197327/10/1973
SlovakiaWithdrawal of reservation05/06/2000 
SlovakiaSuccession02/04/199301/01/1993
SloveniaSuccession26/03/199225/06/1991
Solomon IslandsSuccession06/07/198107/07/1978
SomaliaAccession12/07/196212/01/1963
South AfricaDeclaration12/03/1984 
SpainSignature12/08/1949 
SpainCommunication04/05/2004 
SpainRatification04/08/195204/02/1953
St. Christopher and NevisSuccession14/02/198619/09/1983
St. LuciaSuccession18/09/198122/02/1979
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAccession01/04/198101/10/1981
State of PalestineAccession02/04/201402/04/2014
SudanAccession23/09/195723/03/1958
SurinameSuccession12/10/197625/11/1975
SwazilandAccession28/06/197328/12/1973
SwedenSignature12/08/1949 
SwedenRatification28/12/195328/06/1954
SwitzerlandRatification31/03/195021/10/1950
SyriaSignature12/08/1949 
SyriaRatification02/11/195302/05/1954
TajikistanSuccession13/01/199321/12/1991
TanganyikaSuccession12/12/196209/12/1961
ThailandAccession29/12/195429/06/1955
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaDeclaration18/10/1996 
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSuccession01/09/199308/09/1991
TogoSuccession06/01/196227/04/1960
TongaSuccession13/04/197804/06/1970
Trinidad and TobagoAccession24/09/196324/03/1964
TunisiaAccession04/05/195704/11/1957
TurkeySignature12/08/1949 
TurkeyRatification10/02/195410/08/1954
TurkmenistanSuccession10/04/199226/12/1991
TuvaluSuccession19/02/198101/10/1978
UgandaAccession18/05/196418/11/1964
UkraineWithdrawal of reservation30/06/2006 
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicDeclaration16/08/1974 
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicSignature12/08/1949 
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist RepublicRatification03/08/195403/02/1955
Union of South AfricaAccession31/03/195230/09/1952
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsDeclaration06/08/1974 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsSignature12/08/1949 
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsRatification10/05/195410/11/1954
United Arab EmiratesAccession10/05/197210/11/1972
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandDeclaration13/06/1997 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandSignature12/08/1949 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandObjection19/11/1975 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRatification23/09/195723/03/1958
United Republic of TanzaniaSuccession12/12/196209/12/1961
United States of AmericaObjection04/03/1975 
United States of AmericaSignature12/08/1949 
United States of AmericaDeclaration31/12/1974 
United States of AmericaRatification02/08/195502/02/1956
Upper VoltaSuccession07/11/196105/08/1960
UruguaySignature12/08/1949 
UruguayRatification05/03/196905/09/1969
UzbekistanAccession08/10/199308/04/1994
VanuatuAccession27/10/198227/04/1983
VenezuelaSignature12/08/1949 
VenezuelaRatification13/02/195613/08/1956
Viet NamParticipation04/07/1976 
Viet NamAccession14/11/195314/05/1954
Yemen Arab RepublicAccession16/07/197016/01/1971
Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of)Ratification21/04/195021/10/1950
ZaireSuccession24/02/196130/06/1960
ZambiaAccession19/10/196619/04/1967
ZimbabweAccession07/03/198307/09/1983