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CHAPTER IV
HUMAN RIGHTS
4 . International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
New York, 16 December 1966
Entry into force
:
23 March 1976, in accordance with article 49, for all provisions except those of article 41; 28 March 1979 for the provisions of article 41 (Human Rights Committee), in accordance with paragraph 2 of the said article 41.
Registration :
23 March 1976, No. 14668
Status :
Signatories : 74. Parties : 168
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series, vol. 999, p. 171 and vol. 1057, p. 407 (procès-verbal of rectification of the authentic Spanish text); depositary notification C.N.782.2001.TREATIES-6 of 5 October 2001 [Proposal of correction to the original of the Covenant (Chinese authentic text)] and C.N.8.2002.TREATIES-1 of 3 January 2002 [Rectification of the original of the Covenant (Chinese authentic text)].
Note :
The Covenant was opened for signature at New York on 19 December 1966.
Participant
Signature
Accession(a), Succession(d), Ratification
Afghanistan
  24 Jan 1983 a
Albania
   4 Oct 1991 a
Algeria
10 Dec 1968
12 Sep 1989
Andorra
 5 Aug 2002
22 Sep 2006
Angola
  10 Jan 1992 a
Argentina
19 Feb 1968
 8 Aug 1986
Armenia
  23 Jun 1993 a
Australia
18 Dec 1972
13 Aug 1980
Austria
10 Dec 1973
10 Sep 1978
Azerbaijan
  13 Aug 1992 a
Bahamas
 4 Dec 2008
23 Dec 2008
Bahrain
  20 Sep 2006 a
Bangladesh
   6 Sep 2000 a
Barbados
   5 Jan 1973 a
Belarus
19 Mar 1968
12 Nov 1973
Belgium
10 Dec 1968
21 Apr 1983
Belize
  10 Jun 1996 a
Benin
  12 Mar 1992 a
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  12 Aug 1982 a
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1
   1 Sep 1993 d
Botswana
 8 Sep 2000
 8 Sep 2000
Brazil
  24 Jan 1992 a
Bulgaria
 8 Oct 1968
21 Sep 1970
Burkina Faso
   4 Jan 1999 a
Burundi
   9 May 1990 a
Cabo Verde
   6 Aug 1993 a
Cambodia 2, 3
17 Oct 1980
26 May 1992 a
Cameroon
  27 Jun 1984 a
Canada
  19 May 1976 a
Central African Republic
   8 May 1981 a
Chad
   9 Jun 1995 a
Chile
16 Sep 1969
10 Feb 1972
China 4, 5, 6
 5 Oct 1998
 
Colombia
21 Dec 1966
29 Oct 1969
Comoros
25 Sep 2008
 
Congo
   5 Oct 1983 a
Costa Rica
19 Dec 1966
29 Nov 1968
Côte d'Ivoire
  26 Mar 1992 a
Croatia 1
  12 Oct 1992 d
Cuba
28 Feb 2008
 
Cyprus
19 Dec 1966
 2 Apr 1969
Czech Republic 7
  22 Feb 1993 d
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 8
  14 Sep 1981 a
Democratic Republic of the Congo
   1 Nov 1976 a
Denmark
20 Mar 1968
 6 Jan 1972
Djibouti
   5 Nov 2002 a
Dominica
  17 Jun 1993 a
Dominican Republic
   4 Jan 1978 a
Ecuador
 4 Apr 1968
 6 Mar 1969
Egypt
 4 Aug 1967
14 Jan 1982
El Salvador
21 Sep 1967
30 Nov 1979
Equatorial Guinea
  25 Sep 1987 a
Eritrea
  22 Jan 2002 a
Estonia
  21 Oct 1991 a
Ethiopia
  11 Jun 1993 a
Finland
11 Oct 1967
19 Aug 1975
France
   4 Nov 1980 a
Gabon
  21 Jan 1983 a
Gambia
  22 Mar 1979 a
Georgia
   3 May 1994 a
Germany 9, 10
 9 Oct 1968
17 Dec 1973
Ghana
 7 Sep 2000
 7 Sep 2000
Greece
   5 May 1997 a
Grenada
   6 Sep 1991 a
Guatemala
   5 May 1992 a
Guinea
28 Feb 1967
24 Jan 1978
Guinea-Bissau
12 Sep 2000
 1 Nov 2010
Guyana
22 Aug 1968
15 Feb 1977
Haiti
   6 Feb 1991 a
Honduras
19 Dec 1966
25 Aug 1997
Hungary
25 Mar 1969
17 Jan 1974
Iceland
30 Dec 1968
22 Aug 1979
India
  10 Apr 1979 a
Indonesia
  23 Feb 2006 a
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
 4 Apr 1968
24 Jun 1975
Iraq
18 Feb 1969
25 Jan 1971
Ireland
 1 Oct 1973
 8 Dec 1989
Israel
19 Dec 1966
 3 Oct 1991
Italy
18 Jan 1967
15 Sep 1978
Jamaica
19 Dec 1966
 3 Oct 1975
Japan
30 May 1978
21 Jun 1979
Jordan
30 Jun 1972
28 May 1975
Kazakhstan
 2 Dec 2003
24 Jan 2006
Kenya
   1 May 1972 a
Kuwait
  21 May 1996 a
Kyrgyzstan
   7 Oct 1994 a
Lao People's Democratic Republic
 7 Dec 2000
25 Sep 2009
Latvia
  14 Apr 1992 a
Lebanon
   3 Nov 1972 a
Lesotho
   9 Sep 1992 a
Liberia
18 Apr 1967
22 Sep 2004
Libya
  15 May 1970 a
Liechtenstein
  10 Dec 1998 a
Lithuania
  20 Nov 1991 a
Luxembourg
26 Nov 1974
18 Aug 1983
Madagascar
17 Sep 1969
21 Jun 1971
Malawi
  22 Dec 1993 a
Maldives
  19 Sep 2006 a
Mali
  16 Jul 1974 a
Malta
  13 Sep 1990 a
Mauritania
  17 Nov 2004 a
Mauritius
  12 Dec 1973 a
Mexico
  23 Mar 1981 a
Monaco
26 Jun 1997
28 Aug 1997
Mongolia
 5 Jun 1968
18 Nov 1974
Montenegro 11
  23 Oct 2006 d
Morocco
19 Jan 1977
 3 May 1979
Mozambique
  21 Jul 1993 a
Namibia
  28 Nov 1994 a
Nauru
12 Nov 2001
 
Nepal
  14 May 1991 a
Netherlands
25 Jun 1969
11 Dec 1978
New Zealand 12
12 Nov 1968
28 Dec 1978
Nicaragua
  12 Mar 1980 a
Niger
   7 M