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This list provides a reference to the conventions and other instruments
the text of which appear in GA resolutions
 
  2011
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure (19 December 2011)
  2010
United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons (30 July 2010)
  2008
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (10 December 2008)   Status >>
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (11 December 2008)   Status >>
  2006
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (13 December 2006)   Status >>
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (20 December 2006)   Status >>
  2005
Basic Principles and Guidelines on the Right to a Remedy and Reparation for Victims of Gross Violations of International Human Rights Law and Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law (16 December 2005)
Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel: Optional Protocol (8 December 2005)   Status >>
International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (13 April 2005)   Status >>
United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (23 November 2005)   Status >>
  2004
Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property (2 December 2004)   Status >>
  2003
Agreement between the United Nations and the World Tourism Organization (23 December 2003)
United Nations Convention against Corruption (31 October 2003)   Status >>
  2002
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: Optional Protocol (18 December 2002)   Status >>
Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (19 November 2002)
  2001
Agreement concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (7 September 2001)
Global Agenda for Dialogue among Civilizations (9 November 2001)
Statute of the United Nations System Staff College (12 July 2001)
United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition (31 May 2001)   Status >>
United Nations Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade (12 December 2001)   Status >>
  2000
Agreement to Regulate the Relationship between the United Nations and the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (15 June 2000)
Convention on the Rights of the Child: Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (25 May 2000)   Status >>
Convention on the Rights of the Child: Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (25 May 2000)   Status >>
United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (15 November 2000)   Status >>
United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime: Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air (15 November 2000)   Status >>
United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime: Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (15 November 2000)   Status >>
  1999
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women: Optional Protocol (6 October 1999)   Status >>
International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (9 December 1999)   Status >>
  1998
Agreement on Cooperation and Relationship between the United Nations and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (8 September 1998)
Principles and Guidelines for International Negotiations (8 December 1998)
  1997
Agenda for Development (20 June 1997)
Agreement concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the International Seabed Authority (26 November 1997)
Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (21 May 1997)   Status >>
International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings (15 December 1997)   Status >>
Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (15 December 1997)
Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Women in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (12 December 1997)
  1996
International Code of Conduct for Public Officials (12 December 1996)
Model Law on Electronic Commerce of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (16 December 1996)
  1995
United Nations Convention on Independent Guarantees and Stand-by Letters of Credit (11 December 1995)   Status >>
United Nations Model Rules for the Conciliation of Disputes between States (11 December 1995)
  1994
Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 (28 July 1994)   Status >>
Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel (9 December 1994)   Status >>
  1993
Principles relating to the Status of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights ["Paris Principles"] (20 December 1993)
Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (20 December 1993)
  1992
Principles relevant to the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space (14 December 1992)
  1991
Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness and for the Improvement of Mental Health Care (17 December 1991)
Statement of Principles and Programme of Action of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (18 December 1991)
United Nations New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s (18 December 1991)
United Nations Principles for Older Persons (16 December 1991)
  1990
Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners (14 December 1990)
Guidelines for the Regulation of Computerized Personal Data Files (14 December 1990)
International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (18 December 1990)   Status >>
International Development Strategy for the Fourth United Nations Development Decade (21 December 1990)
Model Treaty on Extradition (14 December 1990)
Model Treaty on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters and Optional Protocol concerning the Proceeds of Crime (14 December 1990)
Model Treaty on the Transfer of Proceedings in Criminal Matters (14 December 1990)
Model Treaty on the Transfer of Supervision of Offenders Conditionally Sentenced or Conditionally Released (14 December 1990)
United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (The Riyadh Guidelines) (14 December 1990)
United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of Their Liberty (14 December 1990)
United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Non-Custodial Measures (The Tokyo Rules) (14 December 1990)
  1989
Convention on the Rights of the Child (20 November 1989)   Status >>
International Convention against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries (4 December 1989)   Status >>
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Second Optional Protocol Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty (15 December 1989)   Status >>
Principles that should Govern Further Actions of States in the Field of the Freezing and Reduction of Military Budgets (15 December 1989)
  1988
Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment (9 December 1988)
United Nations Convention on International Bills of Exchange and International Promissory Notes (9 December 1988)   Status >>
  1987
Environmental Perspective to the Year 2000 and Beyond (11 December 1987)
  1986
Principles relating to Remote Sensing of the Earth from Outer Space (3 December 1986)
  1985
Agreement between the United Nations and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (17 December 1985)
International Convention against Apartheid in Sports (10 December 1985)   Status >>
United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (The Beijing Rules) (29 November 1985)
  1984
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (10 December 1984)   Status >>
  1982
Principles Governing the Use by States of Artificial Earth Satellites for International Direct Television Broadcasting (10 December 1982)
Principles of Medical Ethics relevant to the Role of Health Personnel, particularly Physicians, in the Protection of Prisoners and Detainees against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (18 December 1982)
World Charter for Nature (28 October 1982)
  1980
International Agreement for the Establishment of the University for Peace and Charter of the University for Peace (5 December 1980)   Status >>
International Development Strategy for the Third United Nations Development Decade (5 December 1980)
  1979
Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (5 December 1979)   Status >>
Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials (17 December 1979)
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (18 December 1979)   Status >>
International Convention against the Taking of Hostages (17 December 1979)   Status >>
  1978
Charter of Rights for Migrant Workers in Southern Africa (20 December 1978)
  1977
Agreement between the United Nations and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (15 December 1977)
Agreement on Cooperation and Relationships between the United Nations and the World Tourism Organization (19 December 1977)
  1976
Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques (10 December 1976)   Status >>
  1974
Agreement between the United Nations and the World Intellectual Property Organization (17 December 1974)
Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States (12 December 1974)
Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space (12 November 1974)   Status >>
Definition of Aggression (14 December 1974)
  1973
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons, including Diplomatic Agents (14 December 1973)   Status >>
International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (30 November 1973)   Status >>
Principles of International Cooperation in the Detection, Arrest, Extradition and Punishment of Persons Guilty of War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity (3 December 1973)
  1971
Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects (29 November 1971)
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction (16 December 1971)
Supplementary Agreement between the United Nations and the Carnegie Foundation concerning the Use of the Premises of the Peace Palace at The Hague (22 December 1971)
  1970
International Development Strategy for the Second United Nations Development Decade (24 October 1970)
Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Seabed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof (7 December 1970)
  1969
Convention on Special Missions (8 December 1969)   Status >>
Optional Protocol to the Convention on Special Missions concerning the compulsory settlement of disputes (8 December 1969)   Status >>
  1968
Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity (26 November 1968)   Status >>
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (12 June 1968)
  1967
Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space (19 December 1967)
  1966
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (16 December 1966)   Status >>
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (16 Decembre 1966)   Status >>
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (16 December 1966)   Status >>
Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (19 December 1966)
  1965
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (21 December 1965)   Status >>
Recommendation on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages (1 November 1965)
  1962
Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages (7 November 1962)   Status >>
  1960
Principles which should Guide Members in Determining Whether or Not an Obligation Exists to Transmit the Information Called for under Article 73 e of the Charter (15 December 1960)
  1957
Convention on the Nationality of Married Women (29 January 1957)   Status >>
  1952
Convention on the International Right of Correction (16 December 1952)   Status >>
Convention on the Political Rights of Women (20 December 1952)   Status >>
  1950
Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (14 December 1950)
  1949
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (2 December 1949)   Status >>
  1948
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (9 December 1948)   Status >>
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 (8 October 1948)   Status >>
  1947
Agreement between the United Nations and the United States of America regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations (31 October 1947)
Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies (21 November 1947)   Status >>
  1946
Agreement between the United Nations and the Carnegie Foundation concerning the Use of the Premises of the Peace Palace at The Hague (11 December 1946)
Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations (13 February 1946)   Status >>
Protocol Amending the Agreements, Conventions and Protocols on Narcotic Drugs (19 November 1946)   Status >>
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