Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict, 25 May 2000
Declaration made upon accession (Original: Arabic):
1. Saudi laws and regulations include neither texts nor provisions that allow any form of compulsory recruitment into the armed forces.
2. Joining the national armed forces is limited to formal employment (voluntary); and the law requires that the person requesting to be recruited should be at least 17 years old.
Ratification / Accession
Reservation / Declaration