Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Convention on the Rights of the Child, 20 November 1989.
Interpretative declarations made upon ratification :
1. Article 21 (b) :
The Government of Venezuela understands this provisions as referring to international adoption and in no circumstances to placement in a foster home outside the country. It is also its view that the provision cannot be interpreted to the detriment of the State's obligation to ensure due protection of the child.
2. Article 21 (d) :
The Government of Venezuela takes the position that neither the adoption nor the placement of children should in any circumstances result in financial gain for those in any way involved in it.
3. Article 30 :
The Government of Venezuela takes the position that this article must be interpreted as a case in which article 2 of the Convention applies.
SOURCE : Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, Status as at 31 December 1991, United Nations, New York, 1992, p.203.
Ratification / Accession
Reservation / Declaration