UN Conventions and Protocols related to Human Rights not yet ratified by Switzerland

Please find below indications on United Nations (UN) instruments related to human rights that have not yet been ratified by Switzerland. A summary is well presented in this document in German (as at 30/11/2011; pdf, 3 pages).


Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR-OP)

of 10 December 2008
Entered into force: 5 May 2013
Ratified by 13 States (as at May 2014; current count)
(Right of appeal by individuals) Text of the Optional Protocol to the...


First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR-OP1)

of 16 December 1966
Entry into force on 23 March 1976
Ratified by 115 States (as at 20 May 2014; current count) Text of the First Optional Protocol to the ICCPR General information on...


International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (ICRMW)

of 18 December 1990
Entry into force on 1 July 2003
Ratified by 47 States (as at 21 May 2014; current count) Text of the ICRMW General information on the ICRMW
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Optional Protocol of 2006 to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

of 13 December 2006
Entry into force: 3 May 2008
Ratified by 81 States (as at 21 May 2014; current count) Text of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with...

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