Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 
 

Public International Law

Main treaties to which Romania is party and other relevant legal instruments

 

  • Convention (III) relative to the Opening of Hostilities (The Hague, 18 October 1907)
  • Convention (IV) respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land (The Hague, 18 October 1907)
  • Annex to the Convention (IV): Regulations concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land (The Hague, 18 October 1907)
  • Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare (Geneva, 17 June 1925)
  • Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field (Convention I) (Geneva, 12 August 1949)
  • Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea (Convention II) (Geneva, 12 August 1949)
  • Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War (Convention III) (Geneva, 12 August 1949)
  • Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (Convention IV) (Geneva, 12 August 1949)
  • Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I) (Geneva, June 1977)
  • Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II) (Geneva, June 1977)
  • Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (The Hague, 14 May 1954)
  • Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (The Hague, 14 May 1954)
  • Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (The Hague, 26 March 1999)
  • Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (10 April 1972)
  • Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (Geneva, 10 October 1980)
  • Protocol on Non-Detectable Fragments (Protocol I to the 1980 Convention) (Geneva, 10 October 1980)
  • Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices (Protocol II to the 1980 Convention) (Geneva, 10 October 1980)
  • Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Incendiary Weapons (Protocol III to the 1980 Convention) (Geneva, 10 October 1980)
  • Protocol on Blinding Laser Weapons (Protocol IV to the 1980 Convention) (Vienna, 13 October 1995)
  • Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War (Protocol V to the 1980 Convention) (Geneva, 28 November 2003)
  • Convention on the prohibition of the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and on their destruction (Paris, 13 January 1993)
  • Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (Oslo, 18 September 1997)
  • 1993 Statute of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991
  • 1994 Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States, between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994
  • Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Rome, 17 July 1998)