Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide

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Canada signed the treaty on 28 November 1949 and ratified it on 3 September 1952.

Adoption: The Convention was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948.

Entry into force: 12 January 1951.

Number of signatories and ratifications/accessions: There are 146 parties to the Convention.

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