International Conventions on Human Rights
to which Israel is Signatory

Name of Convention signed by
Israel on:
joined/ ratified
by Israel on:
Convention on the Prevention of the Crime of Genocide Sept 7, 1948 Mar 9, 1950
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Mar 7, 1966 Jan 1, 1979
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) Dec 19, 1966 Oct 3, 1991
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Dec 19, 1966 Oct 3, 1991
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) Oct 22, 1986 Oct 3, 1991
 
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) July 3, 1990 Oct 3, 1991
 
Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees Aug 1, 1951 Oct 1, 1954
Convention Relating to the status of Stateless Persons Oct 1, 1954 Dec 23, 1958
Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness Aug 30, 1961  
Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees   Aug 14, 1968
 
Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) July 17, 1980 Oct 3, 1991
Convention on the Political Rights of Women Apr 14, 1953 July 6, 1954
Convention on the Nationality of Married Women Mar 12, 1957 July 6, 1957
Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages Mar 10, 1962
 
Slavery Convention, 1926 amended by the Protocol of 1953
Sept 12, 1955
Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery Sept 7, 1956 Oct 23, 1957
Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons or the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others
Dec 28, 1950
 
Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field (Geneva I) Aug 12, 1949 July 6, 1951
Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea (Geneva II) Aug 12, 1949 July 6, 1951
Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War (Geneva III) Aug 12, 1949 July 6, 1951
Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (Geneva IV) Aug 12, 1949 July 6, 1951