Title International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Publisher UN General Assembly
Publication Date 16 December 1966
Topics Civil and political rights | Human rights and fundamental freedoms
Citation / Document Symbol United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 999, p. 171
Reference Entry into force: 23 March 1976
Other Languages / Attachments Chinese, Russian, Spanish | French | Greek | Signatory States, Declarations and Reservations (as of 22 March 2011)
Cite as UN General Assembly, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 999, p. 171, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b3aa0.html [accessed 26 November 2014]
Comments The Covenant was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966. It entered into force on 23 March 1976, in accordance with article 49, for all provisions except those of article 41; 28 March 1979 for the provisions of article 41 (Human Rights Committee), in accordance with paragraph 2 of the said article 41.