Accession to the Geneva Conventions by the Republic of Lithuania

31-10-1996 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 314

The Republic of Lithuania acceded on 3 October 1996, without making any declaration or reservations, to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949.

Pursuant to their provisions, the Conventions will come into force for the Republic of Lithuania on 3 April 1997.

This accession brings to 188 the number of States party to the Geneva Conventions.