National implementation of IHL: Ratification kits

01 October 2015

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 / accessio 

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.

 

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