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International agreements: South Sudan's status

Agreement name South Sudan's status Topic tags Date info revised See...

Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999

Ratified 2012/04/29 (ref). First report due in 2013 (ref).

labour rights and conditions, children 2013/10/02 More

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Not joined (although senior SPLM figures in March 2014 call for RSS to join (ref)).

people with mental disabilities, people with physical disabilities More

Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

Ratified 2012/04/29 (ref). First report due in 2013 (ref).

labour rights and conditions 2013/10/02 More

Minimum Age Convention, 1973

Ratified 2012/04/29 (ref), specifying the minimum age for South Sudan as 14. First report is due in 2013 (ref).

labour rights and conditions, children 2013/10/02 More

Forced Labour Convention, 1930

Ratified 2012/04/29 (ref). First report due in 2013. (ref)

labour rights and conditions 2013/10/02 More

Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951

Ratified 2012/04/29 (ref). First report due in 2013 (ref).

labour rights and conditions, females (women and/or girls) 2013/10/02 More

Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958

Ratified 2012/04/29 (ref). First report due in 2013 (ref).

labour rights and conditions, non-discrimination 2013/10/02 More

African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)

As of mid-April 2014, ratification still needed assent from President Kiir, having been approved by the Council of Ministers and the NLC (ref).

rights and welfare, AU (African Union) 2014/04/15 More

Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957

Ratified 2012/04/29 (ref). First report due in 2013 (ref).

labour rights and conditions 2013/10/02 More