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OAU/AU Treaties, Conventions, Protocols & Charters

Treaties Date of Adoption Date entry into force Date of last signature / deposit Status lists
OAU Charter, Addis Ababa, 25 May 1963 Click here for the Status List
General Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Organization of African Unity Oct.25.1965 Oct.25.1965 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
Phyto-Sanitary Convention for Africa Sep.13.1967 Oct.06.1992 Click here for the Status List
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Sep.15.1968 Jun.16.1969 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
African Civil Aviation Commission Constitution Jan.17.1969 Mar.15.1972 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa Sep.10.1969 Jan.20.1974 Apr.25.2012 Click here for the Status List
Constitution of the Association of African Trade Promotion Organizations Jan.18.1974 Feb.01.2010 May.20.2013 Click here for the Status List
Inter-African Convention Establishing an African Technical Co-operation Programme Aug.01.1975 Jan.27.2012 Click here for the Status List
Cultural Charter for Africa Jul.05.1976 Sep.19.1990 Sep.26.2007 Click here for the Status List
Convention for the Elimination of Mercenarism in Africa Jul.03.1977 Apr.22.1985 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
Additional Protocol to the OAU General Convention on Privileges and immunities Jun.01.1980 Aug.06.2012 Click here for the Status List
African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights Jun.01.1981 Oct.21.1986 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
Convention for the Establishment of the African Centre for Fertilizer Development Jul.01.1985 Nov.06.2010 Click here for the Status List
Agreement for the Establishment of the African Rehabilitation Institute (ARI) Jul.17.1985 Dec.02.1991 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child Jul.01.1990 Nov.29.1999 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the 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 Jan.30.1991 Apr.22.1998 May.31.2013 Click here for the Status List
Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community, Jun.03.1991 May.12.1994 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
African Maritime Transport Charter Jun.11.1994 Jan.27.2012 Click here for the Status List
The African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (Pelindaba Treaty) Apr.11.1996 Jul.15.2001 Jan.27.2014 Click here for the Status List
Protocol to the African Charter on Human And Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights Jun.10.1998 Jan.25.2004 Jan.27.2014 Click here for the Status list
OAU Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism Jul.01.1999 Dec.06.2002 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status list
Constitutive Act of the African Union Nov.07.2000 May.26.2001 Aug.15.2011 Click here for the Status List
Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community Relating to the Pan-African Parliament Mar.02.2001 Dec.14.2003 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
Convention of the African Energy Commission Jul.11.2001 Dec.13.2006 Jul.02.2013 Click here for the Status List
Protocol Relating to the Establishment of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union Jul.09.2002 Dec.26.2003 Dec.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (Revised Version) Jul.01.2003 Mar.28.2014 Click here for the Status list
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa Jul.01.2003 Nov.25.2005 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
Protocol of the Court of Justice of the African Union Jul.01.2003 Feb.11.2009 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption Jul.01.2003 Aug.05.2006 Jan.27.2014 Click here for the Status List
Protocol on Amendments to the Constitutive Act of the African Union Jul.11.2003 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
Protocol to the OAU Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism Jul.01.2004 Jan.27.2014 Click here for the Status List
The African Union Non-Aggression and Common Defence Pact Jan.01.2005 Dec.18.2009 Jan.24.2013 Click here for the Status List
Charter for African Cultural Renaissance Jan.24.2006 Feb.20.2014 Click here for the Status List
African Youth Charter Jul.02.2006 Aug.08.2009 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance Jan.30.2007 Feb.15.2012 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights Jul.01.2008 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
Statute of the African Union Commission on International Law Feb.04.2009 Feb.04.2009 Feb.04.2009 This Statute does not require signature or ratification
African Charter on Statistics Feb.04.2009 Jan.22.2014 Click here for the status list
Protocol on the African Investment Bank Jun.30.2009 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa Oct.23.2009 Dec.06.2012 Jan.27.2014 Click here for the Status List
Revised Constitution of the African Civil Aviation Commission Dec.16.2009 May.11.2010 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
Revised African Maritime Transport Charter Jul.26.2010 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
African Charter on Values and Principles of Public Service and Administration Jan.31.2011 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the Status List
Agreement for the Establishment of the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Agency Nov.23.2012 Nov.23.2012 Jan.31.2014 Click here for the status list
African Charter on the Values and Principles of Decentralisation, Local Governance and Local Development Jun.27.2014
African Union Convention on Cross-Border Cooperation (Niamey Convention) Jun.27.2014
Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights Jun.27.2014
Protocol on the Establishment on the African Monetary Fund and the Statute of the African Monetary Fund Jun.27.2014
Protocol to the Constitutive Act of the African Union relating to the Pan-African Parliament Jun.27.2014