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Convention on the Rights of the Child

Treaty data

Treaty number 003908
Date of conclusion 20-11-1989
Place of conclusion New York
Provisional application
Entry into force 02-09-1990
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
Parliamentary paper
Approval act 1994, 862
Consolidated text 0002508

Comment

The Convention was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 16-01-1998 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Koninkrijksdeel Provisional
application
Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands (in Europe) 08-03-1995
Netherlands (Bonaire) 10-10-2010
Netherlands (Sint Eustatius) 10-10-2010
Netherlands (Saba) 10-10-2010
Aruba 17-01-2001
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

PartiesParties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature RatificationS=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification A=Accession Su=Succession NK=Not Known Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Afghanistan 27-09-1990 28-03-1994 (R) 27-04-1994
Albania 26-01-1990 27-02-1992 (R) 28-03-1992
Algeria 26-01-1990 16-04-1993 (R) 16-05-1993
Andorra 02-10-1995 02-01-1996 (R) 01-02-1996
Angola 14-02-1990 05-12-1990 (R) 04-01-1991
Antigua and Barbuda 12-03-1991 05-10-1993 (R) 04-11-1993
Argentina 29-06-1990 04-12-1990 (R) 03-01-1991
Armenia 23-06-1993 (A) 23-07-1993
Australia 22-08-1990 17-12-1990 (R) 16-01-1991
Austria 26-08-1990 06-08-1992 (R) 05-09-1992
Azerbaijan 13-08-1992 (A) 12-09-1992
Bahamas 30-10-1990 20-02-1991 (R) 22-03-1991
Bahrain 13-02-1992 (A) 14-03-1992
Bangladesh 26-01-1990 03-08-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Barbados 19-04-1990 09-10-1990 (R) 08-11-1990
Belarus 26-01-1990 01-10-1990 (R) 31-10-1990
Belgium 26-01-1990 16-12-1991 (R) 15-01-1992
Belize 02-03-1990 02-05-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Benin 25-04-1990 03-08-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Bhutan 04-06-1990 01-08-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Bolivia 08-03-1990 26-06-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Bosnia and Herzegovina 01-09-1993 (Su) 06-03-1992
Botswana 14-03-1995 (A) 13-04-1995
Brazil 26-01-1990 24-09-1990 (R) 24-10-1990
Brunei 27-12-1995 (A) 26-01-1996
Bulgaria 31-05-1990 03-06-1991 (R) 03-07-1991
Burkina Faso 26-01-1990 31-08-1990 (R) 30-09-1990
Burundi 08-05-1990 19-10-1990 (R) 18-11-1990
Cabo Verde 04-06-1992 (A) 04-07-1992
Cambodia 15-10-1992 (A) 14-11-1992
Cameroon 25-09-1990 11-01-1993 (R) 10-02-1993
Canada 28-05-1990 13-12-1991 (R) 12-01-1992
Central African Republic 30-07-1990 23-04-1992 (R) 23-05-1992
Chad 30-09-1990 02-10-1990 (R) 01-11-1990
Chile 26-01-1990 13-08-1990 (R) 12-09-1990
China 29-08-1990 02-03-1992 (R) 01-04-1992
Colombia 26-01-1990 28-01-1991 (R) 27-02-1991
Comoros 30-09-1990 22-06-1993 (R) 22-07-1993
Cook Islands 06-06-1997 (A) 06-07-1997
Costa Rica 26-01-1990 21-08-1990 (R) 20-09-1990
Côte d'Ivoire 26-01-1990 04-02-1991 (R) 06-03-1991
Croatia 12-10-1992 (Su) 08-10-1991
Cuba 26-01-1990 21-08-1991 (R) 20-09-1991
Cyprus 05-10-1990 07-02-1991 (R) 09-03-1991
Czech Republic 22-02-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 30-09-1990 07-01-1991 (R) 06-02-1991
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 23-08-1990 21-09-1990 (R) 21-10-1990
Democratic Republic of the Congo 20-03-1990 27-09-1990 (R) 27-10-1990
Denmark 26-01-1990 19-07-1991 (R) 18-08-1991
Djibouti 30-09-1990 06-12-1990 (R) 05-01-1991
Dominica 26-01-1990 13-03-1991 (R) 12-04-1991
Dominican Republic 08-08-1990 11-06-1991 (R) 11-07-1991
Ecuador 26-01-1990 23-03-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Egypt 05-02-1990 06-07-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
El Salvador 26-01-1990 10-07-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Equatorial Guinea 15-06-1992 (A) 15-07-1992
Eritrea 20-12-1993 03-08-1994 (R) 02-09-1994
Estonia 21-10-1991 (A) 20-11-1991
Eswatini 22-08-1990 07-09-1995 (R) 07-10-1995
Ethiopia 14-05-1991 (A) 13-06-1991
Federated States of Micronesia 05-05-1993 (A) 04-06-1993
Fiji 02-07-1993 13-08-1993 (R) 12-09-1993
Finland 26-01-1990 20-06-1991 (R) 20-07-1991
France 26-01-1990 07-08-1990 (R) 06-09-1990
Gabon 26-01-1990 09-02-1994 (R) 11-03-1994
Gambia, The 05-02-1990 08-08-1990 (R) 07-09-1990
Georgia 02-06-1994 (A) 02-07-1994
Germany 26-01-1990 06-03-1992 (R) 05-04-1992
Ghana 29-01-1990 05-02-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Greece 26-01-1990 11-05-1993 (R) 10-06-1993
Grenada 21-02-1990 05-11-1990 (R) 05-12-1990
Guatemala 26-01-1990 06-06-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Guinea 13-07-1990 (A) 02-09-1990
Guinea-Bissau 26-01-1990 20-08-1990 (R) 19-09-1990
Guyana 30-09-1990 14-01-1991 (R) 13-02-1991
Haïti 26-01-1990 08-06-1995 (R) 08-07-1995
Holy See 20-04-1990 20-04-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Honduras 31-05-1990 10-08-1990 (R) 09-09-1990
Hungary 14-03-1990 07-10-1991 (R) 06-11-1991
Iceland 26-01-1990 28-10-1992 (R) 27-11-1992
India 11-12-1992 (A) 10-01-1993
Indonesia 26-01-1990 05-09-1990 (R) 05-10-1990
Iran 05-09-1991 13-07-1994 (R) 12-08-1994
Iraq 15-06-1994 (A) 15-07-1994
Ireland 30-09-1990 28-09-1992 (R) 28-10-1992
Israel 03-07-1990 03-10-1991 (R) 02-11-1991
Italy 26-01-1990 05-09-1991 (R) 05-10-1991
Jamaica 26-01-1990 14-05-1991 (R) 13-06-1991
Japan 21-09-1990 22-04-1994 (R) 22-05-1994
Jordan 29-08-1990 24-05-1991 (R) 23-06-1991
Kazakhstan 16-02-1994 12-08-1994 (R) 11-09-1994
Kenya 26-01-1990 30-07-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Kiribati 11-12-1995 (A) 10-01-1996
Kuwait 07-06-1990 21-10-1991 (R) 20-11-1991
Kyrgyzstan 07-10-1994 (A) 06-11-1994
Laos 08-05-1991 (A) 07-06-1991
Latvia 14-04-1992 (A) 14-05-1992
Lebanon 26-01-1990 14-05-1991 (R) 13-06-1991
Lesotho 21-08-1990 10-03-1992 (R) 09-04-1992
Liberia 26-04-1990 04-06-1993 (R) 04-07-1993
Libya 15-04-1993 (A) 15-05-1993
Liechtenstein 30-09-1990 22-12-1995 (R) 21-01-1996
Lithuania 31-01-1992 (A) 01-03-1992
Luxembourg 21-03-1990 07-03-1994 (R) 06-04-1994
Madagascar 19-04-1990 19-03-1991 (R) 18-04-1991
Malawi 02-01-1991 (A) 01-02-1991
Malaysia 17-02-1995 (A) 19-03-1995
Maldives 21-08-1990 11-02-1991 (R) 13-03-1991
Mali 26-01-1990 20-09-1990 (R) 20-10-1990
Malta 26-01-1990 30-09-1990 (R) 30-10-1990
Marshall Islands 14-04-1993 04-10-1993 (R) 03-11-1993
Mauritania 26-01-1990 16-05-1991 (R) 15-06-1991
Mauritius 26-07-1990 (A) 02-09-1990
Mexico 26-01-1990 21-09-1990 (R) 21-10-1990
Moldova 26-01-1993 (A) 25-02-1993
Monaco 21-06-1993 (A) 21-07-1993
Mongolia 26-01-1990 05-07-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Montenegro 23-10-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 26-01-1990 21-06-1993 (R) 21-07-1993
Mozambique 30-09-1990 26-04-1994 (R) 26-05-1994
Myanmar 15-07-1991 (A) 14-08-1991
Namibia 26-09-1990 30-09-1990 (R) 30-10-1990
Nauru 27-07-1994 (A) 26-08-1994
Nepal 26-01-1990 14-09-1990 (R) 14-10-1990
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 26-01-1990 06-02-1995 (R) 08-03-1995
New Zealand 01-10-1990 06-04-1993 (R) 06-05-1993
Nicaragua 06-02-1990 05-10-1990 (R) 04-11-1990
Niger 26-01-1990 30-09-1990 (R) 30-10-1990
Nigeria 26-01-1990 19-04-1991 (R) 19-05-1991
Niue 20-12-1995 (A) 19-01-1996
North Macedonia 02-12-1993 (Su) 17-11-1991
Norway 26-01-1990 08-01-1991 (R) 07-02-1991
Oman 09-12-1996 (A) 08-01-1997
Pakistan 20-09-1990 12-11-1990 (R) 12-12-1990
Palau 04-08-1995 (A) 03-09-1995
Palestine 02-04-2014 (A) 02-05-2014
Panama 26-01-1990 12-12-1990 (R) 11-01-1991
Papua New Guinea 30-09-1990 02-03-1993 (R) 01-04-1993
Paraguay 04-04-1990 25-09-1990 (R) 25-10-1990
Peru 26-01-1990 04-09-1990 (R) 04-10-1990
Philippines 26-01-1990 21-08-1990 (R) 20-09-1990
Poland 26-01-1990 07-06-1991 (R) 07-07-1991
Portugal 26-01-1990 21-09-1990 (R) 21-10-1990
Qatar 08-12-1992 03-04-1995 (R) 03-05-1995
Republic of Korea, the 25-09-1990 20-11-1991 (R) 20-12-1991
Republic of the Congo 14-10-1993 (A) 13-11-1993
Romania 26-01-1990 28-09-1990 (R) 28-10-1990
Russian Federation 26-01-1990 16-08-1990 (R) 15-09-1990
Rwanda 26-01-1990 24-01-1991 (R) 23-02-1991
Saint Kitts and Nevis 26-01-1990 24-07-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Saint Lucia 30-09-1990 16-06-1993 (R) 16-07-1993
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 20-09-1993 26-10-1993 (R) 25-11-1993
Samoa 30-09-1990 29-11-1994 (R) 29-12-1994
San Marino 25-11-1991 (A) 25-12-1991
São Tomé e Principe 14-05-1991 (A) 13-06-1991
Saudi Arabia 26-01-1996 (A) 25-02-1996
Senegal 26-01-1990 31-07-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Serbia 12-03-2001 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 07-09-1990 (A) 07-10-1990
Sierra Leone 13-02-1990 18-06-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Singapore 05-10-1995 (A) 04-11-1995
Slovakia 28-05-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Slovenia 06-07-1992 (Su) 25-06-1991
Solomon Islands 10-04-1995 (A) 10-05-1995
Somalia 09-05-2002 01-10-2015 (R) 31-10-2015
South Africa 29-01-1993 16-06-1995 (R) 16-07-1995
South Sudan 23-01-2015 (A) 22-02-2015
Spain 26-01-1990 06-12-1990 (R) 05-01-1991
Sri Lanka 26-01-1990 12-07-1991 (R) 11-08-1991
Sudan 24-07-1990 03-08-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Suriname 26-01-1990 01-03-1993 (R) 31-03-1993
Sweden 26-01-1990 29-06-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Switzerland 01-05-1991 24-02-1997 (R) 26-03-1997
Syria 18-09-1990 15-07-1993 (R) 14-08-1993
Tajikistan 26-10-1993 (A) 25-11-1993
Tanzania 01-06-1990 10-06-1991 (R) 10-07-1991
Thailand 27-03-1992 (A) 26-04-1992
Timor-Leste 16-04-2003 (A) 16-05-2003
Togo 26-01-1990 01-08-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Tonga 06-11-1995 (A) 06-12-1995
Trinidad and Tobago 30-09-1990 05-12-1991 (R) 04-01-1992
Tunisia 26-02-1990 30-01-1992 (R) 29-02-1992
Türkiye 14-09-1990 04-04-1995 (R) 04-05-1995
Turkmenistan 20-09-1993 (A) 20-10-1993
Tuvalu 22-09-1995 (A) 22-10-1995
Uganda 17-08-1990 17-08-1990 (R) 17-09-1990
Ukraine 21-02-1990 28-08-1991 (R) 27-09-1991
United Arab Emirates 03-01-1997 (A) 02-02-1997
United Kingdom 19-04-1990 16-12-1991 (R) 15-01-1992
United States of America 16-02-1995
Uruguay 26-01-1990 20-11-1990 (R) 20-12-1990
Uzbekistan 29-06-1994 (A) 29-07-1994
Vanuatu 30-09-1990 07-07-1993 (R) 06-08-1993
Venezuela 26-01-1990 13-09-1990 (R) 13-10-1990
Vietnam 26-01-1990 28-02-1990 (R) 02-09-1990
Yemen 13-02-1990 01-05-1991 (R) 31-05-1991
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 26-01-1990 03-01-1991 (R) 02-02-1991
Zambia 30-09-1990 06-12-1991 (R) 05-01-1992
Zimbabwe 08-03-1990 11-09-1990 (R) 11-10-1990

Extensions

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 01-07-1997
Macao SAR 20-12-1999

Portugal

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Macao (<20-12-1999) 27-04-1999 20-12-1999

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Alderney 04-11-2020
Anguilla 07-09-1994
Bermuda 07-09-1994
British Virgin Islands 07-09-1994
Cayman Islands 07-09-1994
Ducie and Oeno Islands 07-09-1994
Falkland Islands 07-09-1994
Guernsey 04-11-2020
Henderson Island 07-09-1994
Hong Kong (< 01-07-1997) 07-09-1994 01-07-1997
Jersey 29-04-2014
Man, Isle of 07-09-1994
Montserrat 07-09-1994
Pitcairn Islands 07-09-1994
Saint-Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 07-09-1994
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 07-09-1994
Turks and Caicos Islands 07-09-1994
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