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National implementation of IHL: ratification kits

29-09-2010 Legal Fact Sheet

The ICRC's Advisory Service proposes model instruments for the ratification of or accession to international humanitarian law treaties by States.

  •  Anti-personnel mines

1997 Convention on the Prohibition of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction,  advice and model instruments of ratification / accession

 

  • Cluster munitions 

2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions - ratification kit, State adherence to and implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

 

  • Cultural property

1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its Protocols, advice and model instruments of ratification / accession

 

  • Conventional weapons

1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons and its Protocols, advice and model instruments of ratification / accession

 

  • Fact-finding commission

The International Humanitarian Fact-finding Commission, model declaration of acceptance

 

  • Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols

Additional Protocols to the Geneva Conventions of 1949, model instruments of ratification / accession / succession

Third Additional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions of 1949, model instrument of ratification / accession

 

  • International criminal court

Statute of the International Criminal Court, model instruments of ratification / accession

Statute of the International Criminal Court, text of article 8 of the Statute of the International Criminal Court.