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1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child

Short Title / Abbreviations

1989 CRC

CIL Subject Classification
Citations to Text 1577 UNTS 3, [1991] ATS 4, 28 ILM 1456 (1989), UN Doc. A/RES/44/25
Date of Adoption 20/11/1989
Place of Adoption New York, United States of America
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Dispute settlement provisions

Depository

Secretary-General of the United Nations

Annexes

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Date of Entry into Force

02/09/1990

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

“Article 49

1. The present Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit with the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the twentieth instrument of ratification or accession.

2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession.”

General Status 196 Parties (as of 10/12/2019)
Links to Current Status/Reservations United Nations Treaty Collection
Status
ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam Accession 27/12/1995
Reservation 27/12/1995
Cambodia Accession 15/10/1992
Indonesia Signature 26/01/1990
Ratification 05/09/1990
Reservation 05/09/1990
Withdrawal of Reservation 02/02/2005
Lao PDR Accession 08/05/1991
Malaysia Accession 17/02/1995
Reservation 17/02/1995
Declaration 17/02/1995
Declaration 23/03/1999
Declaration 19/07/2010
Myanmar Accession 15/07/1991
Reservation 15/07/1991
Withdrawal of Reservation 19/10/1993
Philippines Signature 26/01/1990
Ratification 21/08/1990
Singapore Accession 05/10/1995
Reservation 05/10/1995
Declaration 05/10/1995
Thailand Accession 27/03/1992
Reservation 27/03/1992
Withdrawal of Reservation 11/04/1997
Withdrawal of Reservation 13/12/2010
Viet Nam Signature 26/01/1990
Ratification 28/02/1990
Related Instruments
Protocols / Amendments to this instrument

1995 Amendment to Article 43(2) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

2000 Optional Protocol to the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

2000 Optional Protocol to the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

2011 Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure

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