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OAU/AU Treaties, Conventions, Protocols & Charters

Treaty Date of Adoption Date entry into force Date of last signature Status List
OAU Charter, Addis Ababa, 25 May 1963 Status List
General Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Organization of African Unity October 25, 1965 October 25, 1965 May 31, 2016 Status List
Phyto-Sanitary Convention for Africa September 13, 1967 October 06, 1992 Status List
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources September 15, 1968 June 16, 1969 February 13, 2015 Status List
African Civil Aviation Commission Constitution January 17, 1969 March 15, 1972 January 24, 2013 Status List
OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa September 10, 1969 January 20, 1974 May 19, 2016 Status List
Constitution of the Association of African Trade Promotion Organizations January 18, 1974 March 28, 2012 May 20, 2013 Status List
Inter-African Convention Establishing an African Technical Co-operation Programme August 01, 1975 January 27, 2012 Status List
Cultural Charter for Africa July 05, 1976 September 19, 1990 September 26, 2007 Status List
Convention for the Elimination of Mercenarism in Africa July 03, 1977 April 22, 1985 July 27, 2015 Status List
Additional Protocol to the OAU General Convention on Privileges and immunities June 01, 1980 November 18, 2015 Status List
African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights June 01, 1981 October 21, 1986 May 19, 2016 Status List
Convention for the Establishment of the African Centre for Fertilizer Development July 01, 1985 November 06, 2012 Status List
Agreement for the Establishment of the African Rehabilitation Institute (ARI) July 17, 1985 December 02, 1991 January 27, 2013 Status List
African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child July 01, 1990 November 29, 1999 January 24, 2013 Status List
Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa January 30, 1991 April 22, 1998 May 31, 2013 Status List
Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community, June 03, 1991 May 12, 1994 January 24, 2013 Status List
African Maritime Transport Charter June 11, 1994 January 27, 2012 Status List
The African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (Pelindaba Treaty) April 11, 1996 July 15, 2009 January 27, 2014 Status List
Protocol to the African Charter on Human And Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights June 10, 1998 January 25, 2004 February 08, 2016 Status List
OAU Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism July 01, 1999 December 06, 2002 July 27, 2015 Status List
Constitutive Act of the African Union November 07, 2000 May 26, 2001 August 15, 2011 Status List
Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community Relating to the Pan-African Parliament March 02, 2001 December 14, 2003 January 29, 2016 Status List
Convention of the African Energy Commission July 11, 2001 December 13, 2006 July 02, 2013 Status List
Protocol Relating to the Establishment of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union July 09, 2002 December 26, 2003 December 24, 2013 Status List
Protocol of the Court of Justice of the African Union July 01, 2003 February 11, 2009 January 24, 2013 Status List
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (Revised Version) July 01, 2003 March 28, 2014 Status List
African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption July 01, 2003 August 05, 2006 April 27, 2015 Status List
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa July 01, 2003 November 25, 2005 October 30, 2015 Status List
Protocol on Amendments to the Constitutive Act of the African Union July 11, 2003 January 24, 2013 Status List
Protocol to the OAU Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism July 01, 2004 January 27, 2014 Status List
The African Union Non-Aggression and Common Defence Pact January 01, 2005 December 18, 2009 January 30, 2015 Status List
Charter for African Cultural Renaissance January 24, 2006 July 09, 2014 Status List
African Youth Charter July 02, 2006 August 08, 2009 February 10, 2016 Status List
African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance January 30, 2007 February 15, 2012 April 13, 2015 Status List
Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights July 01, 2008 January 31, 2014 Status List
African Charter on Statistics February 04, 2009 April 27, 2015 Status List
Statute of the African Union Commission on International Law February 04, 2009 February 04, 2009 February 04, 2009
Protocol on the African Investment Bank June 30, 2009 January 31, 2014 Status List
African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa (Kampala Convention) October 23, 2009 December 06, 2012 August 30, 2015 Status List
Revised Constitution of the African Civil Aviation Commission December 16, 2009 May 11, 2010 January 29, 2016 Status List
Revised African Maritime Transport Charter July 26, 2010 January 29, 2016 Status List
African Charter on Values and Principles of Public Service and Administration January 31, 2011 April 19, 2016 Status List
Agreement for the Establishment of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Agency November 23, 2012 January 29, 2016 Status List
African Union Convention on Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection June 27, 2014 January 29, 2016 Status List
Protocol on the Establishment of the African Monetary Fund June 27, 2014 Status List
African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development June 27, 2014 Status List
Protocol to the Constitutive Act of the African Union relating to the Pan-African Parliament June 27, 2014 Status List
African Union Convention on Cross-Border Cooperation (Niamey Convention) June 27, 2014 Status List
Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights June 27, 2014 Status List