Full Title: 1949 Geneva Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field
Short Title / Abbreviations: First Geneva Convention
Date & Place of Adoption: 12 August 1949, Geneva, Switzerland
Date of Entry into Force: 21  October 1950  (Article 58)
Depository: Switzerland
Secretariat / Relevant Authority: International Committee of the Red Cross
Subject Classification: Criminal Justice/Human Rights
Keywords: International Humanitarian Law/International Criminal Law/Human Rights/War and Disarmament/Use of Force/War Crimes/Armed Conflict/Law of Armed Conflict/Geneva Conventions/Geneva Convention I/ International Committee of the Red Cross/ICRC
General Status (Parties): 194  Parties as of 04 January 2010
Citations to text: 75 UNTS 31/ [1958] ATS No 21
Links to Current Status: International Committee of the Red Cross
Links to Text (CIL):
Links to Text (External): International Committee of the Red Cross
Link to Reservations / Declarations: International Committee of the Red Cross
Protocols / Amendments: 1977 Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I)

1977 Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II)

2005 Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem (Protocol III)

Related Conventions: 1949 Geneva Convention (II) for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea

1949 Geneva Convention (III) Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War

1949 Geneva Convention (IV) Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War

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STATUS IN ASEAN STATES
Brunei Darussalam: Accession (14 Oct 1991)
Cambodia: Accession (08 Dec 1958)
Indonesia: Accession (30 Sep 1958)
Laos: Accession (29 Oct 1956)
Malaysia: Accession (24 Aug 1962)
Myanmar: Accession (25 Aug 1992)
Philippines: Signature (08 Dec 1949); Ratification (06 Oct 1952)
Singapore: Accession (27 April 1973)
Thailand: Accession (29 Dec 1954)
Vietnam: Accession (28 Jun 1957)
RESERVATION/DECLARATION/STATEMENT IN ASEAN STATES
Vietnam: Reservation (Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 28 Jun 1957); Reservation (Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, 3 Dec 1973)
Prepared By: SA On: 28 Dec 2009
Checked By: MT On: 04 Jan 2010
Last Updated By: ABI On: 08 Feb 2010