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Full Title

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

Short Title / Abbreviations

2011 OPCP

CIL Subject Classification
Citations to Text UN Doc. A/RES/66/138
Date of Adoption 19/12/2011
Place of Adoption New York, United States of America, 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), 89th Plenary meeting
Secretariat / Relevant Authority

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Depository

Secretary-General of the United Nations

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

United Nations Treaty Collection

Date of Entry into Force

14/04/2014

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

“Article 19 Entry into force

  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 the deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification or instrument of accession, the present Protocol shall enter into force three months after the date of the deposit of its own instrument of ratification or accession.”

General Status 46 Parties (as of 08/10/2019)
Links to Current Status/Reservations United Nations Treaty Collection
Status
ASEAN States
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia
Myanmar
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand Signature 25/09/2012
Ratification 25/09/2012
Viet Nam
Related Instruments
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 Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

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

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