Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
2000
February 23, 2001

P = Party
S = Signatory
* designates a non-ILO member
1 = Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations prior to independence.
2 = Party to 1926 Convention only.
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CONVENTION

COUNTRY

1
Slavery
2
ILO Conv. 29
3
ILO Conv. 87
4
Genocide
5
ILO Conv. 98
6
Prisoners of War
7
Civilians in War
8
Traffic in Persons
9
European HR Conv.
10
Pol. Rights of Women
11
Suppl. Slavery Conv.
12
ILO Conv. 105
13
Racial Disc.
14
Civil and Pol. Rights
15
Econ/Soc/
Cul Rights
16
UN Refugee Conv.
17
UN Refugee Protocol
18
American HR Conv.
19
ILO Conv. 138
20
Geneva Protocol I
21
Geneva Protocol II
22
Disc. Against Women
23
Torture
24
Rights of the Child
Afghanistan P P P P P P P P P P P S P P
Albania * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Algeria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Andorra P P P P P
Angola P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Antigua & Barbuda P P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P
Argentina P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Armenia P P P S P P P P P P P P P P
Australia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Austria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Azerbaijan P P P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P
Bahamas P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Bahrain P P P P P P P P P P P
Bangladesh P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Barbados P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Belarus P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Belgium P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Belize 1 P P P P P P 1 P S P S P P P P P P P P
Benin 2 P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P
Bhutan * P P S P P
Bolivia P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Bosnia & Herz. P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Botswana 1 P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P
Brazil P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Brunei * 1 P P 1 P P P
Bulgaria 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Burkina Faso P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Burma P P P P P P S S P P
Burundi P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cambodia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cameroon P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Canada P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cape Verde P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cen. African Rep. 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Chad P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Chile P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
China P P P P P S S P P P P P P P P
Hong Kong P P P P P P P
Macau to 12-19-99 P P P P P P P P P P P
Macau from 12-20-99 P P P
China P
(Taiwan only) * P P P P P S S
Colombia S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Comoros P P P P P P S P P P S P
Congo,Dem. Rep. of P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Congo, Republic of 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Costa Rica P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cote D'Ivoire 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Croatia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cuba P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Cyprus P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Czech Republic 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Denmark P P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Djibouti P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Dominica P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P
Dom Republic P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Ecuador P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Egypt P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
El Salvador P P P P S S P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Equatorial Guinea P P P P P P P P P P P
Eritrea P P P P P P P P P
Estonia 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ethiopia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Fiji P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Finland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
France P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Gabon P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Gambia * 1 P P P 1 P P P P P P P P S P
Georgia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Germany P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ghana 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Greece P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Grenada 1 P P 1 P P P 1 1 P S P P P P P P P
Guatemala P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Guinea P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Guinea-Bissau P P P P P S S P P P P P P S P
Guyana 1 P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P
Haiti 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Holy See P P P P P P P P
Honduras P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Hungary P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Iceland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
India P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Indonesia P P P P P P P P P P P P
Iran S P P P P S P P P P P P P S S P
Iraq P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ireland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Israel P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Italy P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Jamaica P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Japan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Jordan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kazakhstan P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kenya P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kiribati * 1 P P 1 1 1 1 1 P
Korea, Dem.Rep. of* P P P P P P P
Korea, Rep. of P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kuwait P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Kyrgyzstan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Laos P P P P P P P P S S P P P P
Latvia 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Lebanon P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Lesotho P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Liberia P P P P P P P S S S P P S S P P P P P P
Libya P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Liechtenstein * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Lithuania S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Luxembourg P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Macedonia, F.Y.R.O. 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Madagascar P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Malawi P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Malaysia P P P P P P P P P P
Maldives * P P P P P P P P
Mali P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Malta P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Marshall Islands * P
Mauritania P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Mauritius P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Mexico P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Micronesia * P P P P P
Moldova P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Monaco * P P P P P P P P P P P P
Mongolia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Morocco P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S S P P P
Mozambique P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Namibia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Nauru * P
Nepal P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Netherlands P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
New Zealand P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Nicaragua P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Niger P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Nigeria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Niue P
Norway P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Oman * P P P P P P
Pakistan P P P P P P P P P P P P S S P P
Palau P P P P P
Panama S P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Papua New Guinea P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Paraguay P P S P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P
Peru P P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P
Philippines P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P P P P
Poland 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Portugal 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Qatar P P P P P P P
Romania P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Russia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Rwanda P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Samoa * P P P P P P P P
San Marino P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Sao Tome & Principe P P P P S S S P P P P S S P
Saudi Arabia P P P P P P P P P P P P
Senegal 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Seychelles 2 P P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Sierra Leone P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Singapore P P P P P P P P P
Slovak Republic 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Slovenia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Solomon Islands P P P P P P 1 1 P P P P P
Somalia P P P P P P P P P P
South Africa * P P P P P P P P S P P P S P P P P P P P P
Spain P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Sri Lanka P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
St.Kitts & Nevis * 1 P P P P P 1 1 P P P P P
St. Lucia P P P 1 P P P 1 P P P P P P P
St. Vincent * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Sudan P P P P P P P P P P P P S P
Suriname 2 P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P
Swaziland 1 P P P P P P 1 P P P P P P P
Sweden P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Switzerland P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Syria P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tajikistan * P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tanzania P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Thailand P P P P P P P P P
Togo 2 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tonga * 1 P P P 1 1 1 P P
Trinidad & Tobago P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tunisia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Turkey P P P P P P P P P P P S S S P P P P P P
Turkmenistan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Tuvalu * 1 P P 1 1 1 P P P P
Uganda P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Ukraine P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
United Arab Emir. P P P P P P P P P
United Kingdom P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
United States P P P P P P P P P S P S S S S P S
Uruguay S P P P P P P S P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Uzbekistan P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Vanuatu * P P 1 P P P P
Venezuela P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Vietnam * P P P P P P P P P P
Yemen P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Zambia P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
Zimbabwe 1 P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P
P = Party
S = Signatory
* designates a non-ILO member
1 = Based on general declaration concerning treaty obligations prior to independence.