Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 9 December 1948.
WITHDRAWAL OF RESERVATION on 15 December 2008
(Translation) (Original: French)
WHEREAS the Republic of Rwanda acceded to this Convention on 16 April 1975, but entered a reservation to article 9;
I, Rosemary MUSEMINALI, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, hereby declare that the Government of the Republic of Rwanda, after having examined Rwanda’s reservation to article 9 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide adopted at New York on 9 December 1948, and, in accordance with Act No. 65/2007 of 31 December 2007 which provides for the withdrawal of the said reservation, has withdrawn the reservation.
Ratification / Accession
Reservation / Declaration