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Accession by France to Protocol I of 8 June 1977

30-06-2001 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 842

 
France acceded on 11 April 2001 to the Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I), adopted in Geneva on 8 June 1977. The accession is accompanied by various declarations and reservations (in French only).

The Protocol comes into force for France on 11 October 2001. This accession brings to 153 the number of States party to Protocol I.

It should be recalled that France acceded on 24 February 1984 to the Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II).




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