CHAPTER IV
HUMAN RIGHTS
11aAmendment to article 43 (2) of the Convention on the Rights of the ChildNew York, 12 December 199518 November 2002, in accordance with article 50(2).18 November 2002, No. 27531Parties144United Nations, <i>Treaty Series</i>, vol. 2100, p. 210; Doc. <a href="/doc/source/docs/CRC_SP_1995_L.1_Rev.1-E.pdf" target="_blank">CRC/SP/1995/L.1/Rev.1</a>.The amendment was proposed by the Government of Costa Rica and circulated by the Secretary-General under cover of depositary notification C.N.138.1995.TREATIES-3 of 22 May 1995 in accordance with article 50 (1) of the Convention. The Conference of the States Parties, convened by the Secretary-General in accordance with article 50 (1) of the Convention, adopted the amendment on 12 December 1995 which was subsequently approved by General Assembly in Resolution No. 155 of 21 December 1995.
ParticipantAcceptance(A), Succession(d)Algeria21 Jan 1998 AAndorra17 Jan 1997 AArgentina 2 Mar 1999 AAustria 1 Feb 2002 ABahamas23 Oct 2001 ABahrain13 Jun 2000 ABangladesh23 Apr 1997 ABelarus23 Sep 2003 ABelgium29 Jun 2004 ABelize15 Dec 2000 ABenin21 Sep 2017 ABhutan17 Mar 1999 ABolivia (Plurinational State of)15 Mar 1999 ABotswana 6 Mar 2002 ABrazil26 Feb 1998 ABrunei Darussalam28 Jun 2000 ABulgaria25 Jun 1999 ABurkina Faso26 Jul 1999 ACambodia12 Aug 1997 ACameroon 5 Oct 2001 ACanada17 Sep 1997 AChad16 May 2002 AChile19 Aug 1997 AChina10 Jul 2002 AColombia31 Jan 1997 ACongo28 Feb 2000 ACosta Rica12 Feb 1997 ACôte d'Ivoire25 Sep 2001 ACroatia26 May 1998 ACuba23 Oct 1996 ACyprus20 Sep 2001 ACzech Republic23 May 2000 ADemocratic People's Republic of Korea23 Feb 2000 ADenmark10 Sep 1996 ADjibouti21 Sep 2001 ADominica 5 Jul 2001 AEcuador25 Feb 1998 AEgypt28 Dec 1998 AEstonia 6 Dec 2000 AEswatini17 Jan 2002 AEthiopia15 Apr 1998 AFiji20 Aug 1997 AFinland 3 Jan 1997 AFrance20 Jun 1997 AGeorgia11 Apr 2000 AGermany25 Jun 1997 AGhana 3 Feb 2011 AGreece23 Sep 1997 AGrenada20 May 1999 AGuatemala26 Dec 2002 AGuinea14 May 1999 AGuyana15 Sep 1998 AHaiti20 Dec 2000 AHoly See15 Aug 1996 AIceland14 Jan 2000 AIndonesia17 Dec 1998 AIran (Islamic Republic of)13 Nov 2001 AIraq31 Dec 2001 AIreland18 Nov 2002 AIsrael27 Dec 1999 AItaly14 Sep 1999 AJamaica 6 Apr 1998 AJapan12 Jun 2003 AJordan24 Sep 2002 AKenya12 Feb 2003 AKiribati 9 Sep 2002 AKuwait 9 May 2003 AKyrgyzstan31 May 2000 ALao People's Democratic Republic22 Sep 1997 ALatvia15 Nov 2005 ALebanon14 Jul 2000 ALesotho12 Nov 2001 ALiberia16 Sep 2005 ALibya24 Sep 2004 ALiechtenstein21 Jan 2000 ALithuania27 Mar 2002 ALuxembourg11 Jul 2000 AMalaysia19 Aug 2002 AMaldives 2 Nov 1998 AMali 4 Mar 1999 AMalta 1 May 1997 AMauritania20 Aug 1999 AMauritius25 Aug 1999 AMexico22 Sep 1997 AMonaco26 May 1999 AMongolia19 Dec 1997 AMontenegro<superscript>1</superscript>23 Oct 2006 dMorocco27 Jan 1997 AMozambique 4 Mar 1999 AMyanmar 9 Jun 2000 ANamibia11 Dec 2001 ANetherlands<superscript>2</superscript> 4 Dec 1996 ANew Zealand<superscript>3</superscript>16 Jun 2000 ANicaragua23 Jan 2003 ANiger24 Oct 2001 ANorth Macedonia16 Oct 1996 ANorway24 Feb 2000 AOman16 Oct 2002 APakistan19 Jan 2000 APalau26 Apr 2002 APanama 5 Nov 1996 AParaguay12 Dec 2003 APeru26 Jan 2000 APhilippines14 Jan 1998 APoland 2 Sep 1999 APortugal29 Jun 1998 AQatar 5 May 1999 ARepublic of Korea 3 Feb 1999 ARepublic of Moldova30 Jan 1998 ARomania 3 Oct 2002 ARussian Federation 1 May 1998 ARwanda19 Sep 2001 ASamoa22 Mar 2002 ASan Marino10 Oct 2000 ASaudi Arabia30 Jun 1997 ASenegal 5 Nov 2003 ASerbia 4 Oct 2001 ASierra Leone27 Nov 2001 ASingapore29 Mar 2000 ASlovakia29 Jul 1999 ASouth Africa 5 Aug 1997 ASpain13 Jan 1998 ASri Lanka29 Feb 2000 ASudan 9 Apr 2001 ASuriname23 May 2002 ASweden17 Oct 1996 ASwitzerland 2 Dec 1997 ASyrian Arab Republic16 Jun 2000 AThailand30 Apr 1998 ATogo19 Jun 1996 ATrinidad and Tobago 1 Nov 1996 ATunisia29 Mar 2001 ATurkey 9 Dec 1999 AUganda27 Jun 1997 AUkraine 3 Jul 2003 AUnited Arab Emirates11 Nov 1997 AUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland17 Jul 1997 AUruguay17 Feb 1999 AUzbekistan25 Apr 1997 AVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2 Nov 1998 AViet Nam11 Jan 2000 AYemen 3 Apr 1997 AZambia 9 Aug 2000 AZimbabwe27 Aug 2002 A
1See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.2For the Kingdom in Europe. On 17 December 1997: the Netherlands Antilles. On 18 December 2000: Aruba. See also note 2 under “Netherlands” regarding Netherlands Antilles in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.3Upon acceptance, the Government of New Zealand declared that “this acceptance shall not extend to Tokelau.”.