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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
1990, 46
1990, 170
1995, 92
1996, 188
1997, 83
1998, 62
2001, 169
2002, 233
Parliamentary paper
22855
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

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

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=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
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
Cape Verde 04-06-1992 (A) 04-07-1992
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
Turkey 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
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
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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