Update: 07.12.2016

Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict

Adopted on 25 May 2000
Entry into force on 12 February 2002
Ratified by 156 States (as at 2 June 2014; current count)

For Switzerland:
SR 0.107.1 (AS 2002 3579)
Ratification: 26 June 2002
Entry into force: 26 July 2002
Dispatch of 5 September 2001: BBl 2001 6309 (in German) / FF 2001 5977 (in French)

Text of the Protocol

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Reports by Switzerland

The initial periodic reporty by Switzerland about the implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict was submitted to the Committee on the rights of children on 9 January 2006.

See also

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