Update: 22.05.2014

Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees - Implementation in Switzerland

of 28 July 1951
Entry into force: 22 April 1954
Ratified by 145 States (as at 21 May 2014; current count)

For Switzerland:
SR 0.142.30 (AS 1955 443)
Ratified on: 21 January 1955
Entered into force on: 21 April 1955
Dispatch of 9 July 1954: BBl 1954 II 69 (in German) / FF 1954 II 49 (in French)

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Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

of 31 January 1967
Entry into force: 4 October 1967
Ratified by 146 States (as at 21 May 2014; current count)

For Switzerland:
SR 0.142.301 (AS 1968 1189)
Ratified on: 20 May 1968
Entered into force on: 20 May 1968
Dispatch of 18 September 1967: BBl 1967 II 873 (in German) / FF 1967 II 885 (in French)

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