CHAPTER IV
HUMAN RIGHTS
2aAmendment to article 8 of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial DiscriminationNew York, 15 January 1992see paragraph 4 of the Decision of the State Parties which reads as follows: "The amendment shall enter into force when it has been approved by the General Assembly and accepted by a two thirds majority of States parties which shall have so notified the Secretary-General as depositary.".Parties51<a href="/doc/source/docs/cerd_sp_45-E.pdf" target="_blank">Doc. CERD/sp/45</a>The amendment proposed by the Government of Australia and circulated by the Secretary-General under cover of depositary notification <a href="/doc/source/docs/C.N.285.1991-E.pdf" target="_blank">C.N.285.1991.TREATIES-4</a> of 20 December 1991, was adopted by the States Parties to the Convention at their Fourteenth Meeting and submitted to the General Assembly in accordance with article 23 of the Convention. The General Assembly endorsed the said amendment at its Forty-seventh session by resolution <a href="/doc/source/docs/A_Res_47_111-E.pdf" target="_blank">47/111</a> of 16 December 1992.
ParticipantAcceptance(A)Australia15 Oct 1993 ABahamas31 Mar 1994 ABahrain29 Jun 2000 ABelgium11 Nov 2016 ABelize 5 Mar 2004 ABulgaria 2 Mar 1995 ABurkina Faso 9 Aug 1993 ACanada 8 Feb 1995 AChina10 Jul 2002 AColombia 5 Oct 1999 ACosta Rica13 Dec 2000 ACuba21 Nov 1996 ACyprus28 Sep 1998 ACzech Republic 6 Aug 2002 ADenmark 3 Sep 1993 AEcuador26 Sep 2006 AFinland 9 Feb 1994 AFrance 1 Sep 1994 AGermany 8 Oct 1996 AGuinea31 May 2000 AHoly See14 Mar 2002 AIceland14 Mar 2001 AIran (Islamic Republic of) 8 Nov 2005 AIraq25 May 2001 AIreland29 Dec 2000 AJamaica25 Sep 2012 ALiberia16 Sep 2005 ALiechtenstein28 Apr 2000 ALithuania12 Jan 2017 ALuxembourg12 Aug 2004 AMexico16 Sep 1996 AMorocco14 Oct 2013 ANetherlands<superscript>1</superscript>24 Jan 1995 ANew Zealand<superscript>2</superscript> 8 Oct 1993 ANorway 6 Oct 1993 AParaguay 3 Dec 2018 APoland23 Aug 2002 APortugal15 May 2015 ARepublic of Korea30 Nov 1993 ASaudi Arabia28 Feb 2003 ASeychelles23 Jul 1993 ASlovakia 9 Aug 2006 AState of Palestine 8 Aug 2019 ASweden14 May 1993 ASwitzerland16 Dec 1996 ASyrian Arab Republic25 Feb 1998 ATrinidad and Tobago23 Aug 1993 AUkraine17 Jun 1994 AUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 7 Feb 1994 AUruguay14 Jan 2020 AZimbabwe10 Apr 1997 A
1See notes 1 and 2 under "Netherlands" regarding Aruba/Netherlands Antilles in the "Historical Information" section in the in the front matter of this volume.2See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the in the front matter of this volume.