Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity

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Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity
Signed 26 November 1968
Location New York City
Effective 11 November 1970
Condition 10 ratifications
Parties 54

The Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity was adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by United Nations General Assembly resolution 2391 (XXIII) of 26 November 1968. Pursuant to the provisions of its Article VIII (90 days following the deposit of the tenth ratification), it came into force on 11 November 1970.

The Convention provides that no signatory state may apply statutory limitations to:

As of August 2012, 54 UN member states were parties to the Convention.

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