List of International Treaties/Conventions Pakistan Has Acceded To/Ratified*

COUNTER-TERRORISM  RELATED

 

Sr. No

Treaties/Conventions

Status
(Date of Ratification/ Accession/ Signature)

  1.  

1963 Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft (Aircraft Convention)

Ratified on 11 September 1973

2.  

1970 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft

Ratified on 28 November 1973

3. 

1971 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation

Ratified on 24 January 1974

 

 

4.

1988 Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of        Civil Aviation

Ratified on 26 September 2000

5.

1973 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Internationally Protected Persons

Ratified on 29 March 1976

6.

1979 International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

Ratified on 8 September 2000

7. 

1980 Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

Ratified on 12 September 2000

8. 

1988 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation

Ratified on 20 September 2000

9. 

1988 Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf

Ratified on 12 February 2001

10.

1997 International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings

Ratified on 13 August 2002

11.

1999 International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

Ratified on July 2009

12.

UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC)

Ratified on 12 February 2010

DRUGS AND TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIMES RELATED

1. 

Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961

Ratified on 9 July 1965

2. 

Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961 as amended by Protocol of 25 March, 1972

Signed on 2 July 1999

3.

United Nations (UN) Convention on Psychotropic Substances 1971

Acceded to on 9 June 1977

4.

United Nations (UN) Convention against Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 1988

Ratified on 25 October 1991

5.

United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)

Ratified in August 2007

6.

United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC)

Ratified on 13 January 2010

7. 

Protocol Bringing under International Control Drugs outside the Scope of the Convention of 13 July 1931 for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs

Acceded to on 27 August 1952

8.

Protocol for Limiting and Regulating the Cultivation of the Poppy Plant, the production of International and Wholesale Trade in, and use of Opium, 1953

Ratified on 10 March 1955

MISCELLANEOUS

1. 

 Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, 1948

Acceded to on 22 Sep 1948

2. 

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1961

Ratified on 29 Mar 1962 

3. 

Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, concerning the Compulsory Settlement of Disputes, 1961

Acceded to on 29 Mar 1976

4. 

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 1963


Ratified on 14 Apr 1969

5. 

Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations concerning the Compulsory Settlement of Disputes, 1963

Ratified on 29 Mar 1976

6. 

Convention on a Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences, 1974

Signed on 27 Jun 1975

7. 

International Convention on Arrest of Ships, 1999

Signed on 11 Jul 2000

8. 

 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, 1969

Signed on 29 Apr 1970

9. 

Vienna Convention on succession of States in respect of treaties, 1978

Signed on 10 Jan 1979

10.

1904 International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic, signed at Paris on 18 May 1904, amended by the Protocol signed at Lake Success, New York, 4 May 1949

Ratified on 16 June 1952

11. 

1991 Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purposes of Detection.

Signed on 1 March 1991.

Climate Change Related

1.

Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer

Accession on 18 December 1992

2.

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Accession on 18 December 1992

3. 

Convention on Biological Diversity

Ratification on 26 July 1994

4. 

Basel Convention on the Control of Trans-boundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal

Accession on 26 July 1994

5.

United Nations Framework Convention On Climate Change

Ratification on 1 June 1994

6. 

Agreement to Establish the South Centre

Accession on 12 May 1995

7.

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

Ratification on 24 February 1997

8.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Ratification on 26 February 1997

9.

Amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization, (institutionalization of the Facilitation committee)

Acceptance on 5 April 2002

10.

Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network

Ratification on 19 October 2005

11.

Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Ratification on 2 September 2005

12.

Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides In International Trade

Ratification on 14 July 2005

13.

Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Accession on 11 January 2005

14.

Amendments to the Constitution of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity

Ratification on 18 June 2007

15.

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Ratification on 17 April 2008

16.

Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network

Ratification on 18 November 2009

17.

Cartagena Protocol on Bio Safety to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Ratification on 2 March 2009

18.

Tampere Convention on the Provision of Telecommunication Resources for Disaster Mitigation and Relief Operations

Accession on 30 January 2009

19.

Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Accession on  23 November 2015

20.

Paris Agreement

Ratification on 10 November 2016

21.

Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol

Acceptance on 31 October 2017

Human Rights Related

Sr. No

Treaties/Conventions

Status
(Date of Ratification/ Accession/ Signature)

1. 

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

Ratified on 12 Oct 1957

2. 

International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid

Accession on 27 February 1986

3. 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

Ratified on 23 June 2010

4.

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

Ratified on 17 April 2008

5.

Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

Ratified on 23 June 2010

6.

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD)

Ratified on 21 September 1966

7.

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Ratified on 12 November 1990

8.

Optional Protocol on the involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

Ratified on 17 November 2016

9.

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and Child Pornography

Ratified on 5 July 2011

10. 

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Ratified on 5 July 2011

11.

International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

Accession on 12 March 1996

12.

Geneva Conventions, 1949

  1. Geneva Convention (I) on Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field,1949
  2. Geneva Convention (II) on Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked of Armed Forces at Sea, 1949
  3. Geneva Convention (III) on Prisoners of War, 1949
  4. Geneva Convention (IV) on Civilians, 1949

12.06.1951

13.

Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property, 1954

27.03.1959

14.

Hague Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property, 1954

27.03.1959

15.

Second Hague Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property, 1999

Signature: 17.05.1999

16.

Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or Hague Abduction Convention

22 December 2016

17.

International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic

Accession 16 June, 1952

18.

Protocol amending the International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic

Signatory, 12 Nov, 1947

19.

Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others

Ratification 11 July, 1952

20.

Final Protocol to the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others

 



* The list will be periodically updated from time to time.