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International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Treaty data

Treaty number
003657
Date of conclusion
07-03-1966
Place of conclusion
New York
Provisional application
Entry into force
04-01-1969
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1966, 237
1967, 48
1972, 38
1983, 31
1993, 94
2014, 80
Parliamentary paper
9723
Approval act
1971, 81
Consolidated text
0002911

Comment

The Convention was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 09-01-1972 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
09-01-1972
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 01-01-1986
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Afghanistan 06-07-1983 (A) 05-08-1983
Albania 11-05-1994 (A) 10-06-1994
Algeria 09-12-1966 14-02-1972 (R) 15-03-1972
Andorra 05-08-2002 22-09-2006 (R) 22-10-2006
Angola 24-09-2013 02-10-2019 (R) 01-11-2019
Antigua and Barbuda 25-10-1988 (Su) 01-11-1981
Argentina 13-07-1967 02-10-1968 (R) 04-01-1969
Armenia 23-06-1993 (A) 23-07-1993
Australia 13-10-1966 30-09-1975 (R) 30-10-1975
Austria 22-07-1969 09-05-1972 (R) 08-06-1972
Azerbaijan 16-08-1996 (A) 15-09-1996
Bahamas 05-08-1975 (Su) 10-07-1973
Bahrain 27-03-1990 (A) 26-04-1990
Bangladesh 11-06-1979 (A) 11-07-1979
Barbados 08-11-1972 (A) 08-12-1972
Belarus 07-03-1966 08-04-1969 (R) 08-05-1969
Belgium 17-08-1967 07-08-1975 (R) 06-09-1975
Belize 06-09-2000 14-11-2001 (R) 14-12-2001
Benin 02-02-1967 30-11-2001 (R) 30-12-2001
Bhutan 26-03-1973
Bolivia 07-06-1966 22-09-1970 (R) 22-10-1970
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16-07-1993 (Su) 06-03-1992
Botswana 20-02-1974 (A) 22-03-1974
Brazil 07-03-1966 27-03-1968 (R) 04-01-1969
Bulgaria 01-06-1966 08-08-1966 (R) 04-01-1969
Burkina Faso 18-07-1974 (A) 17-08-1974
Burundi 01-02-1967 27-10-1977 (R) 26-11-1977
Cambodia 12-04-1966 28-11-1983 (R) 28-12-1983
Cameroon 12-12-1966 24-06-1971 (R) 24-07-1971
Canada 24-08-1966 14-10-1970 (R) 13-11-1970
Cape Verde 03-10-1979 (A) 02-11-1979
Central African Republic 07-03-1966 16-03-1971 (R) 15-04-1971
Chad 17-08-1977 (A) 16-09-1977
Chile 03-10-1966 20-10-1971 (R) 19-11-1971
China 29-12-1981 (A) 28-01-1982
Colombia 23-03-1967 02-09-1981 (R) 02-10-1981
Comoros 22-09-2000 27-09-2004 (R) 27-10-2004
Costa Rica 14-03-1966 16-01-1976 (R) 04-01-1969
Côte d'Ivoire 04-01-1973 (A) 03-02-1973
Croatia 12-10-1992 (Su) 08-10-1991
Cuba 07-06-1966 15-02-1972 (R) 16-03-1972
Cyprus 12-12-1966 21-04-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Czech Republic 22-02-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 07-10-1966 29-12-1966 (R) 04-01-1969
Democratic Republic of the Congo 21-04-1976 (A) 21-05-1976
Denmark 21-06-1966 09-12-1971 (R) 08-01-1972
Djibouti 14-06-2006 30-09-2011 (R) 30-10-2011
Dominica 13-05-2019 (A) 12-06-2019
Dominican Republic 25-05-1983 (A) 24-06-1983
Ecuador 22-09-1966 (A) 04-01-1969
Egypt 28-09-1966 01-05-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
El Salvador 30-11-1979 (A) 30-12-1979
Equatorial Guinea 08-10-2002 (A) 07-11-2002
Eritrea 31-07-2001 (A) 30-08-2001
Estonia 21-10-1991 (A) 20-11-1991
Eswatini 07-04-1969 (A) 07-05-1969
Ethiopia 23-06-1976 (A) 23-07-1976
Fiji 11-01-1973 (Su) 10-10-1970
Finland 06-10-1966 14-07-1970 (R) 13-08-1970
France 28-07-1971 (A) 27-08-1971
Gabon 20-09-1966 29-02-1980 (R) 30-03-1980
Gambia, The 29-12-1978 (A) 28-01-1979
Georgia 02-06-1999 (A) 02-07-1999
Germany 10-02-1967 16-05-1969 (R) 15-06-1969
Ghana 08-09-1966 08-09-1966 (R) 04-01-1969
Greece 07-03-1966 18-06-1970 (R) 18-07-1970
Grenada 17-12-1981 10-05-2013 (R) 09-06-2013
Guatemala 08-09-1967 18-01-1983 (R) 17-02-1983
Guinea 24-03-1966 14-03-1977 (R) 13-04-1977
Guinea-Bissau 12-09-2000 01-11-2010 (R) 01-12-2010
Guyana 11-12-1968 15-02-1977 (R) 17-03-1977
Haïti 30-10-1972 19-12-1972 (R) 18-01-1973
Holy See 21-11-1966 01-05-1969 (R) 31-05-1969
Honduras 10-10-2002 (A) 09-11-2002
Hungary 15-09-1966 04-05-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Iceland 14-11-1966 13-03-1967 (R) 12-04-1967
India 02-03-1967 03-12-1968 (R) 04-01-1969
Indonesia 25-06-1999 (A) 25-07-1999
Iran 08-03-1967 29-08-1968 (R) 04-01-1969
Iraq 18-02-1969 14-01-1970 (R) 13-02-1970
Ireland 21-03-1968 29-12-2000 (R) 28-01-2001
Israel 07-03-1966 03-01-1979 (R) 02-02-1979
Italy 13-03-1968 05-01-1976 (R) 04-02-1976
Jamaica 14-08-1966 04-06-1971 (R) 04-07-1971
Japan 15-12-1995 (A) 14-01-1996
Jordan 30-05-1974 (A) 29-06-1974
Kazakhstan 26-08-1998 (A) 25-09-1998
Kenya 13-09-2001 (A) 13-10-2001
Kuwait 15-10-1968 (A) 04-01-1969
Kyrgyzstan 05-09-1997 (A) 05-10-1997
Laos 22-02-1974 (A) 24-03-1974
Latvia 14-04-1992 (A) 14-05-1992
Lebanon 12-11-1971 (A) 12-12-1971
Lesotho 04-11-1971 (A) 04-12-1971
Liberia 05-11-1976 (A) 05-12-1976
Libya 03-07-1968 (A) 04-01-1969
Liechtenstein 01-03-2000 (A) 31-03-2000
Lithuania 08-06-1998 10-12-1998 (R) 09-01-1999
Luxembourg 12-12-1967 01-05-1978 (R) 31-05-1978
Madagascar 18-12-1967 07-02-1969 (R) 09-03-1969
Malawi 11-06-1996 (A) 11-07-1996
Maldives 24-04-1984 (A) 24-05-1984
Mali 16-07-1974 (A) 15-08-1974
Malta 05-09-1968 27-05-1971 (R) 26-06-1971
Marshall Islands 11-04-2019 (A) 11-05-2019
Mauritania 21-12-1966 13-12-1988 (R) 12-01-1989
Mauritius 30-05-1972 (A) 29-06-1972
Mexico 01-11-1966 20-02-1975 (R) 22-03-1975
Moldova 26-01-1993 (A) 25-02-1993
Monaco 27-09-1995 (A) 27-10-1995
Mongolia 03-05-1966 06-08-1969 (R) 05-09-1969
Montenegro 23-10-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 18-09-1967 18-12-1970 (R) 17-01-1971
Mozambique 18-04-1983 (A) 18-05-1983
Namibia 11-11-1982 (A) 11-12-1982
Nauru 12-11-2001
Nepal 30-01-1971 (A) 01-03-1971
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 24-10-1966 10-12-1971 (R) 09-01-1972
New Zealand 25-10-1966 22-11-1972 (R) 22-12-1972
Nicaragua 15-02-1978 (A) 17-03-1978
Niger 14-03-1966 27-04-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Nigeria 16-10-1967 (A) 04-01-1969
North Macedonia 18-01-1994 (Su) 17-11-1991
Norway 21-11-1966 06-08-1970 (R) 05-09-1970
Oman 02-01-2003 (A) 01-02-2003
Pakistan 19-09-1966 21-09-1966 (R) 04-01-1969
Palau 20-09-2011
Palestine 02-04-2014 (A) 02-05-2014
Panama 08-12-1966 16-08-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Papua New Guinea 27-01-1982 (A) 26-02-1982
Paraguay 13-09-2000 18-08-2003 (R) 17-09-2003
Peru 22-07-1966 29-09-1971 (R) 29-10-1971
Philippines 07-03-1966 15-09-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Poland 07-03-1966 05-12-1968 (R) 04-01-1969
Portugal 24-08-1982 (A) 23-09-1982
Qatar 22-07-1976 (A) 21-08-1976
Republic of Korea, the 08-08-1978 05-12-1978 (R) 04-01-1979
Republic of the Congo 11-07-1988 (A) 10-08-1988
Romania 15-09-1970 (A) 15-10-1970
Russian Federation 07-03-1966 04-02-1969 (R) 06-03-1969
Rwanda 16-04-1975 (A) 16-05-1975
Saint Kitts and Nevis 13-10-2006 (A) 12-11-2006
Saint Lucia 14-02-1990 (Su) 22-02-1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 09-11-1981 (A) 09-12-1981
San Marino 11-12-2001 12-03-2002 (R) 11-04-2002
São Tomé e Principe 06-09-2000 10-01-2017 (R) 09-02-2017
Saudi Arabia 23-09-1997 (A) 23-10-1997
Senegal 22-07-1968 19-04-1972 (R) 19-05-1972
Serbia 12-03-2001 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 07-03-1978 (A) 06-04-1978
Sierra Leone 17-11-1966 02-08-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Singapore 19-10-2015 27-11-2017 (R) 27-12-2017
Slovakia 28-05-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Slovenia 06-07-1992 (Su) 25-06-1991
Solomon Islands 17-03-1982 (Su) 07-07-1978
Somalia 26-01-1967 26-08-1975 (R) 25-09-1975
South Africa 03-10-1994 10-12-1998 (R) 09-01-1999
Spain 13-09-1968 (A) 04-01-1969
Sri Lanka 18-02-1982 (A) 20-03-1982
Sudan 21-03-1977 (A) 20-04-1977
Suriname 15-03-1984 (Su) 25-11-1975
Sweden 05-05-1966 06-12-1971 (R) 05-01-1972
Switzerland 29-11-1994 (A) 29-12-1994
Syria 21-04-1969 (A) 21-05-1969
Tajikistan 11-01-1995 (A) 10-02-1995
Tanzania 27-10-1972 (A) 26-11-1972
Thailand 28-01-2003 (A) 27-02-2003
Timor-Leste 16-04-2003 (A) 16-05-2003
Togo 01-09-1972 (A) 01-10-1972
Tonga 16-02-1972 (A) 17-03-1972
Trinidad and Tobago 09-06-1967 04-10-1973 (R) 03-11-1973
Tunisia 12-04-1966 13-01-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Turkey 13-10-1972 16-09-2002 (R) 16-10-2002
Turkmenistan 29-09-1994 (A) 29-10-1994
Uganda 21-11-1980 (A) 21-12-1980
Ukraine 07-03-1966 07-03-1969 (R) 06-04-1969
United Arab Emirates 20-06-1974 (A) 20-07-1974
United Kingdom 11-10-1966 07-03-1969 (R) 06-04-1969
United States of America 28-09-1966 21-10-1994 (R) 20-11-1994
Uruguay 21-02-1967 30-08-1968 (R) 04-01-1969
Uzbekistan 28-09-1995 (A) 28-10-1995
Venezuela 21-04-1967 10-10-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Vietnam 09-06-1982 (A) 09-07-1982
Yemen 18-10-1972 (A) 17-11-1972
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 15-04-1966 02-10-1967 (R) 04-01-1969
Zambia 11-10-1968 04-02-1972 (R) 05-03-1973
Zimbabwe 13-05-1991 (A) 12-06-1991

Extensions

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 01-07-1997
Macao SAR 20-12-1999

Denmark

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Faroes 01-11-1972

New Zealand

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Tokelau Islands 22-12-1972

Portugal

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Macao (<20-12-1999) 27-04-1999 20-12-1999

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Anguilla 06-04-1969
Antigua and Barbuda (< 01-11-1981) 06-04-1969 01-11-1981
Bermuda 06-04-1969
British Virgin Islands 06-04-1969
Brunei (< 01-01-1984) 06-04-1969 01-01-1984
Cayman Islands 06-04-1969
Dominica (< 03-11-1978) 06-04-1969 03-11-1978
Falkland Islands 06-04-1969
Gibraltar 06-04-1969
Grenada (< 07-02-1974) 06-04-1969 07-02-1974
Hong Kong (< 01-07-1997) 06-04-1969 01-07-1997
Montserrat 06-04-1969
Pitcairn Islands 06-04-1969
Saint Kitts and Nevis (< 19-11-1983) 06-04-1969 19-11-1983
Saint Lucia (< 22-02-1979) 06-04-1969 22-02-1979
Saint-Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 06-04-1969
Solomon Islands (< 07-07-1978) 06-04-1969 07-07-1978
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 06-04-1969
Tonga (< 04-06-1970) 06-04-1969 04-06-1970
Turks and Caicos Islands 06-04-1969

Child treaties

Title Date of conclusion Place of conclusion
Amendment to article 8 of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination 15-01-1992 New York

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