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Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the protection of victims of international armed conflicts (Protocol I)

Treaty data

Treaty number
001063
Date of conclusion
08-06-1977
Place of conclusion
Bern
Provisional application
Entry into force
07-12-1978
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1978, 41
1980, 87
1987, 103
1991, 59
1994, 274
1996, 241
Parliamentary paper
18277
Approval act
1987, 128
Consolidated text
0004091

Comment

The Protocol was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 26-12-1987 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
26-12-1987
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 26-12-1987
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 10-11-2009 (A) 10-05-2010
Albania 16-07-1993 (A) 16-01-1994
Algeria 16-08-1989 (A) 16-02-1990
Angola 20-09-1984 (A) 20-03-1985
Antigua and Barbuda 06-10-1986 (A) 06-04-1987
Argentina 26-11-1986 (A) 26-05-1987
Armenia 07-06-1993 (A) 07-12-1993
Australia 07-12-1978 21-06-1991 (R) 21-12-1991
Austria 12-12-1977 13-08-1982 (R) 13-02-1983
Bahamas 10-04-1980 (A) 10-10-1980
Bahrain 30-10-1986 (A) 30-04-1987
Bangladesh 08-09-1980 (A) 08-03-1981
Barbados 19-02-1990 (A) 19-08-1990
Belarus 12-12-1977 23-10-1989 (R) 23-04-1990
Belgium 12-12-1977 20-05-1986 (R) 20-11-1986
Belize 29-06-1984 (A) 29-12-1984
Benin 28-05-1986 (A) 28-11-1986
Bolivia 08-12-1983 (A) 08-06-1984
Bosnia and Herzegovina 31-12-1992 (Su) 06-03-1992
Botswana 23-05-1979 (A) 23-11-1979
Brazil 05-05-1992 (A) 05-11-1992
Brunei 14-10-1991 (A) 14-04-1992
Bulgaria 11-12-1978 26-09-1989 (R) 26-03-1990
Burkina Faso 11-01-1978 20-10-1987 (R) 20-04-1988
Burundi 10-06-1993 (A) 10-12-1993
Cambodia 14-01-1998 (A) 14-07-1998
Cameroon 16-03-1984 (A) 16-09-1984
Canada 12-12-1977 20-11-1990 (R) 20-05-1991
Cape Verde 16-03-1995 (A) 16-09-1995
Central African Republic 17-07-1984 (A) 17-01-1985
Chad 17-01-1997 (A) 17-07-1997
Chile 12-12-1977 24-04-1991 (R) 24-10-1991
China 14-09-1983 (A) 14-03-1984
Colombia 01-09-1993 (A) 01-03-1994
Comoros 21-11-1985 (A) 21-05-1986
Cook Islands 07-05-2002 (A) 07-11-2002
Costa Rica 15-12-1983 (A) 15-06-1984
Côte d'Ivoire 12-12-1977 20-09-1989 (R) 20-03-1990
Croatia 11-05-1992 (Su) 08-10-1991
Cuba 25-11-1982 (A) 25-05-1983
Cyprus 12-07-1978 01-06-1979 (R) 01-12-1979
Czech Republic 05-02-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 06-12-1978 14-02-1990 (R) 14-08-1990
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 09-03-1988 (A) 09-09-1988
Democratic Republic of the Congo 03-06-1982 (A) 03-12-1982
Denmark 12-12-1977 17-06-1982 (R) 17-12-1982
Djibouti 08-04-1991 (A) 08-10-1991
Dominica 25-04-1996 (A) 25-10-1996
Dominican Republic 26-05-1994 (A) 26-11-1994
Ecuador 12-12-1977 10-04-1979 (R) 10-10-1979
Egypt 12-12-1977 09-10-1992 (R) 09-04-1993
El Salvador 12-12-1977 23-11-1978 (R) 23-05-1979
Equatorial Guinea 24-07-1986 (A) 24-01-1987
Estonia 18-01-1993 (A) 18-07-1993
Eswatini 02-11-1995 (A) 02-05-1996
Ethiopia 08-04-1994 (A) 08-10-1994
Federated States of Micronesia 19-09-1995 (A) 19-03-1996
Fiji 30-07-2008 (A) 30-01-2009
Finland 12-12-1977 07-08-1980 (R) 07-02-1981
France 11-04-2001 (A) 11-10-2001
Gabon 08-04-1980 (A) 08-10-1980
Gambia, The 12-01-1989 (A) 12-07-1989
Georgia 14-09-1993 (A) 14-03-1994
Germany 23-12-1977 14-02-1991 (R) 14-08-1991
Ghana 12-12-1977 28-02-1978 (R) 07-12-1978
Greece 22-03-1978 31-03-1989 (R) 30-09-1989
Grenada 23-09-1998 (A) 23-03-1999
Guatemala 12-12-1977 19-10-1987 (R) 19-04-1988
Guinea 11-07-1984 (A) 11-01-1985
Guinea-Bissau 21-10-1986 (A) 21-04-1987
Guyana 18-01-1988 (A) 18-07-1988
Haïti 20-12-2006 (A) 20-06-2007
Holy See 12-12-1977 21-11-1985 (R) 21-05-1986
Honduras 12-12-1977 16-02-1995 (R) 16-08-1995
Hungary 12-12-1977 12-04-1989 (R) 12-10-1989
Iceland 12-12-1977 10-04-1987 (R) 10-10-1987
Iran 12-12-1977
Iraq 01-04-2010 (A) 01-10-2010
Ireland 12-12-1977 19-05-1999 (R) 19-11-1999
Italy 12-12-1977 27-02-1986 (R) 27-08-1986
Jamaica 29-07-1986 (A) 29-01-1987
Japan 31-08-2004 (A) 28-02-2005
Jordan 12-12-1977 01-05-1979 (R) 01-11-1979
Kazakhstan 05-05-1992 (Su) 21-12-1991
Kenya 23-02-1999 (A) 23-08-1999
Kuwait 17-01-1985 (A) 17-07-1985
Kyrgyzstan 18-09-1992 (Su) 21-12-1991
Laos 18-04-1978 18-11-1980 (R) 18-05-1981
Latvia 24-12-1991 (A) 24-06-1992
Lebanon 23-07-1997 (A) 23-01-1998
Lesotho 20-05-1994 (A) 20-11-1994
Liberia 30-06-1988 (A) 30-12-1988
Libya 07-06-1978 (A) 07-12-1978
Liechtenstein 12-12-1977 10-08-1989 (R) 10-02-1990
Lithuania 13-07-2000 (A) 13-01-2001
Luxembourg 12-12-1977 29-08-1989 (R) 28-02-1990
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of 01-09-1993 (Su) 17-11-1991
Madagascar 13-10-1978 08-05-1992 (R) 08-11-1992
Malawi 07-10-1991 (A) 07-04-1992
Maldives 03-09-1991 (A) 03-03-1992
Mali 08-02-1989 (A) 08-08-1989
Malta 17-04-1989 (A) 17-10-1989
Mauritania 14-03-1980 (A) 14-09-1980
Mauritius 22-03-1982 (A) 22-09-1982
Mexico 10-03-1983 (A) 10-09-1983
Moldova 24-05-1993 (A) 24-11-1993
Monaco 07-01-2000 (A) 07-07-2000
Mongolia 12-12-1977 06-12-1995 (R) 06-06-1996
Montenegro 02-08-2006 (A) 02-02-2007
Morocco 12-12-1977 03-06-2011 (R) 03-12-2011
Mozambique 14-03-1983 (A) 14-09-1983
Namibia 18-10-1993 (A) 18-04-1994
Nauru 27-06-2006 (A) 27-12-2006
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 12-12-1977 26-06-1987 (R) 26-12-1987
New Zealand 27-11-1978 08-02-1988 (R) 08-08-1988
Nicaragua 12-12-1977 19-07-1999 (R) 19-01-2000
Niger 16-06-1978 08-06-1979 (R) 08-12-1979
Nigeria 10-10-1988 (A) 10-04-1989
Norway 12-12-1977 14-12-1981 (R) 14-06-1982
Oman 29-03-1984 (A) 29-09-1984
Pakistan 12-12-1977
Palau 25-06-1996 (A) 25-12-1996
Palestine 02-04-2014 (A) 02-04-2014
Panama 12-12-1977 18-09-1995 (R) 18-03-1996
Paraguay 30-11-1990 (A) 30-05-1991
Peru 12-12-1977 14-07-1989 (R) 14-01-1990
Philippines 12-12-1977 30-03-2012 (R) 30-09-2012
Poland 12-12-1977 23-10-1991 (R) 23-04-1992
Portugal 12-12-1977 27-05-1992 (R) 27-11-1992
Qatar 05-04-1988 (A) 05-10-1988
Republic of Korea, the 07-12-1978 15-01-1982 (R) 15-07-1982
Republic of the Congo 10-11-1983 (A) 10-05-1984
Romania 28-03-1978 21-06-1990 (R) 21-12-1990
Russian Federation 12-12-1977 29-09-1989 (R) 29-03-1990
Rwanda 19-11-1984 (A) 19-05-1985
Saint Kitts and Nevis 14-02-1986 (A) 14-08-1986
Saint Lucia 07-10-1982 (A) 07-04-1983
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 08-04-1983 (A) 08-10-1983
Samoa 23-08-1984 (A) 23-02-1985
San Marino 22-06-1978 05-04-1994 (R) 05-10-1994
São Tomé e Principe 05-07-1996 (A) 05-01-1997
Saudi Arabia 21-08-1987 (A) 21-02-1988
Senegal 12-12-1977 07-05-1985 (R) 07-11-1985
Serbia 16-10-2001 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 08-11-1984 (A) 08-05-1985
Sierra Leone 21-10-1986 (A) 21-04-1987
Slovakia 02-04-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Slovenia 26-03-1992 (Su) 25-06-1991
Solomon Islands 19-09-1988 (A) 19-03-1989
South Africa 21-11-1995 (A) 21-05-1996
South Sudan 25-01-2013 (A) 25-01-2013
Spain 07-11-1978 21-04-1989 (R) 21-10-1989
Sudan 07-03-2006 (A) 07-09-2006
Suriname 16-12-1985 (A) 16-06-1986
Sweden 12-12-1977 31-08-1979 (R) 29-02-1980
Switzerland 12-12-1977 17-02-1982 (R) 17-08-1982
Syria 14-11-1983 (A) 14-05-1984
Tajikistan 13-01-1993 (Su) 21-12-1991
Tanzania 15-02-1983 (A) 15-08-1983
Timor-Leste 12-04-2005 (A) 12-10-2005
Togo 12-12-1977 21-06-1984 (R) 21-12-1984
Tonga 20-01-2003 (A) 20-07-2003
Trinidad and Tobago 20-07-2001 (A) 20-01-2002
Tunisia 12-12-1977 09-08-1979 (R) 09-02-1980
Turkmenistan 10-04-1992 (Su) 26-12-1991
Uganda 13-03-1991 (A) 13-09-1991
Ukraine 12-12-1977 25-01-1990 (R) 25-07-1990
United Arab Emirates 09-03-1983 (A) 09-09-1983
United Kingdom 12-12-1977 28-01-1998 (R) 28-07-1998
United States of America 12-12-1977
Uruguay 13-12-1985 (A) 13-06-1986
Uzbekistan 08-10-1993 (A) 08-04-1994
Vanuatu 28-02-1985 (A) 28-08-1985
Venezuela 23-07-1998 (A) 23-01-1999
Vietnam 12-12-1977 19-10-1981 (R) 19-04-1982
Yemen 14-02-1978 17-04-1990 (R) 17-10-1990
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 12-12-1977 11-06-1979 (R) 11-12-1979
Zambia 04-05-1995 (A) 04-11-1995
Zimbabwe 19-10-1992 (A) 19-04-1993

Extensions

China

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

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Akrotiri and Dhekelia (Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus) 02-01-2003
Anguilla 02-01-2003
Bermuda 02-01-2003
British Antarctic Territory 02-01-2003
British Indian Ocean Territory 02-01-2003
British Virgin Islands 02-01-2003
Cayman Islands 02-01-2003
Falkland Islands 02-01-2003
Gibraltar 02-01-2003
Guernsey 15-12-2011
Jersey 07-07-2013
Man, Isle of 15-12-2011
Montserrat 02-01-2003
Pitcairn Islands 02-01-2003
Saint-Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 02-01-2003
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 02-01-2003
Turks and Caicos Islands 02-01-2003

Parent treaties

Title Date of conclusion Place of conclusion
Geneva Convention relative to the protection of civilian persons in time of war 12-08-1949 Genève

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