Acceptance of selected UN conventions

This table shows the acceptance of selected UN conventions, by EU Member State.
Acceptance of selected UN conventions, by EU Member State
EU Member State AT BE BG CY CZ DE DK EE EL ES FI FR HU HR IE IT LT LU LV MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK UK    
Total accepted by EU Member State 26 25 23 23 22 27 23 18 21 28 21 25 24 23 19 24 21 24 17 22 24 21 25 20 24 24 25 21 Total accepted out of 28 EU Member States Total signed out of 28 EU Member States
ICERD 28 0
ICERD - Individual complaints (Art. 14 (1)) 23 0
ICCPR 28 0
ICCPR - State complaints (Art. 41) 20 0
ICCPR - OP1 (individual complaints) 27 0
ICCPR - OP2 (death penalty) S 27 1
ICESCR 28 0
ICESCR - OP (Individual complaints) S S S S S S S S 3 8
CEDAW 28 0
CEDAW - OP (Individual complaints) 25 0
CEDAW - OP (Inquiry procedure, Art. 10, ‘opt-out’) 25 0
CAT 28 0
CAT - OP (OP-CAT) S S S S 21 4
CAT - State complaints (Art. 21 (1)) 24 0
CAT - Individual complaints (Art. 22 (1)) 23 0
CAT - Inquiry procedure (Art. 20 (2), ‘opt-out’ in Art. 28 (1)) 27 0
CRC 28 0
CRC - OP1 (armed conflict) S 27 1
CRC - OP2 (prostitution) S 27 1
CRC - OP3 (communication procedure) S S S S S S S S S S S 4 11
ICMW 0 0
ICMW (Art. 77) 0 0
CPED S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 7 16
CPED - Individual complaints (Art. 31) S 7 1
CRPD S S S 25 3
CRPD - OP (individual complaints) S S S S 20 4
CTOC 28 0
CTOC - OP1 (smuggling of migrants) S 27 1
CTOC - OP2 (trafficking) S 27 1
1951 Refugee Convention 28 0
1951 Refugee Convention – OP 28 0
ILO C169 (indigenous and tribal peoples) 3 n/a
ILO C189 (domestic workers) 2 n/a
UN Stateless Persons Convention 1954 24 0
UN Reduction of Statelessness Convention 1961 S 17 1

Notes:

ICERD - International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
ICCPR - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICCPR - OP1 - Optional Protocol to the ICCPR
ICCPR - OP2 - Second Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty
ICESCR - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
ICESCR - OP - Optional Protocol to the ICESCR
CEDAW - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
CEDAW - OP - Optional Protocol to the CEDAW
CAT - Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
CAT - OP - Optional Protocol to the CAT
CRC - Convention on the Rights of the Child
CRC - OP1 - Optional Protocol to the CRC on the involvement of children in armed conflict
CRC - OP2 - Optional Protocol to the CRC on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
CRC - OP3 (communication procedure)
ICRMW - International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
ICPED - International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance
CRPD - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (since 2010, also the EU is a party)
CRPD - OP - Optional Protocol to the CRPD
ILO C169 - Indigenous Tribal People Convention (ILO conventions cannot be signed as a preparatory stage to becoming party)
ILO C189 - Domestic Workers Convention (ILO conventions cannot be signed as a preparatory stage to becoming party)
CTOC - Convention on Transnational Organized Crime (since 2004, also the EU is a party)
CTOC - Op 1 - Optional Protocol 1 to the CTOC on smuggling migrants (since 2006, also the EU is a party)
CTOC - Op 2 - Optional Protocol 2 to the CTOC on trafficking (since 2006, also the EU is a party)
Refugee Convention - Convention relating to the Status of Refugees

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