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Additional Protocol (I) Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I), 8 June 1977 Entered into force December 7, 1978 
Additional Protocol (II) Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II), 8 June 1977 Entered into force December 7, 1978 
Additional Protocol (III) a. Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem (Protocol III), 8 December 2005 Entered into force January 14, 2007 
Anti-Personal Mine Ban Convention Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, 1997 Entered into Force March 1, 1999 
Biological Weapons Convention Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction, 1972 Entered into Force March 26, 1975 
CCW Amendment Convention on the Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be excessively injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects, 2001 Entered into Force May 18, 2004 
CCW Protocol (i) Protocol on Non-Detectable Fragments, 1980 Entered into Force December 2, 1983 
CCW Protocol (ii) Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby-traps and other Devices, 1980 Entered into Force December 2, 1983 
CCW Protocol (ii) Amended Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and other devices as amended on May 3, 1996 Entered into Force December 3, 1998 
CCW Protocol (iii)  Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Incendiary Weapons, 1980 Entered into Force Condemner 2, 1983 
CCW Protocol (iv) Protocol on Blinding Laser Weapons, 1995 Entered into Force July 30, 1998 
CCW Protocol (v) Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War, 2003 Entered into Force November 12, 2006 
Chemical Weapons Convention Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, 1993 Entered into Force April 29, 1997 
Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property Convention for the Protection of the Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict with Regulations for the Execution of the Convention, 1954 Entered into Force August 7, 1956 
Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have indiscriminate Effects, 1980 Entered into Force December 2, 1983 
Convention on Cluster Munitions Convention on Cluster Munitions 2008 Entered into Force August 1, 2010 
Convention on the Rights of the Child Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989 Entered into Force September 2, 1990 
Environmental Modification Techniques n. Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Hostile use of Environmental Modification Techniques, 1976 Entered into Force October 5, 1978 
First Protocol for the Convention on Cultural Property Convention for the Protection of the Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict with Regulations for the Execution of the Convention, 1954 Entered into Force August 7, 1956 
Geneva Convention (I) Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field. Geneva, 12 August 1949 Entered into force October 21, 1950  
Geneva Convention (II) Convention (II) for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea. Geneva, 12 August 1949 Entered into force October 21, 1950 
Geneva Convention (III) Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949. Entered into force October 21, 1950 
Geneva Convention (IV) Convention (IV) relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949 Entered into force October 21, 1950 
Geneva Gas Protocol Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other gases, and Bacteriological Methods of Warfare 1925 Entered into Force February 8, 1928 
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the involvement of Children in Armed Conflict, 2000 Entered into Force February 12, 2002 
Rome Statute Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) of Justice, 1998 Entered into Force July 1,2002 
Second Protocol for the Convention on Cultural Property Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, 1999 Entered into Force March 9, 2004 
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