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Full Title

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

Short Title / Abbreviations

2000 OPAC

CIL Subject Classification
Citations to Text 2173 UNTS 222, 39 ILM 1285 (2000), UN Doc. A/RES/54/263
Date of Adoption 25/05/2000
Place of Adoption New York, United States of America, 54th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Depository

Secretary-General of the United Nations

Annexes

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

United Nations Treaties Collection

Date of Entry into Force

12/02/2002

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

“Article 10

1. The present Protocol shall enter into force three months after the deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification or accession.

2. For each State ratifying the present Protocol or acceding to it after its entry into force, the Protocol shall enter into force one month after the date of the deposit of its own instrument of ratification or accession. “

General Status 170 Parties (as of 07/10/2019)
Links to Current Status/Reservations United Nations Treaty Collection
Status
ASEAN States 07/10/2019)
Brunei Darussalam Accession 17/05/2016
Declaration 17/05/2016
Cambodia Signature 27/06/2000
Ratification 16/07/2004
Declaration 16/07/2004
Indonesia Signature 24/09/2001
Ratification 24/09/2012
Declaration 24/09/2012
Lao PDR Accession 20/09/2006
Declaration 20/09/2006
Malaysia Accession 12/04/2012
Declaration 12/04/2012
Myanmar Signature 28/09/2015
Ratification 27/09/2019
Declaration 27/09/2019
Philippines Signature 08/09/2000
Ratification 26/08/2003
Declaration 26/08/2003
Singapore Signature 07/09/2000
Ratification 11/12/2008
Declaration 11/12/2008
Thailand Accession 27/02/2006
Declaration 27/02/2006
Viet Nam Signature 08/09/2000
Ratification 20/12/2001
Declaration 20/12/2001
Related Instruments
Protocols / Amendments to this instrument

This instrument amends/supersedes

1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child

Related Instruments

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

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

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