An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov

A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.
2017-2021 ARCHIVED CONTENT

You are viewing ARCHIVED CONTENT released online from January 20, 2017 to January 20, 2021.

Content in this archive site is NOT UPDATED, and links may not function.

For current information, go to www.state.gov.

Maritime Matters:  Suppression of Unlawful Acts

Convention with related protocol adopted at Rome on March 10, 1988; Signed by the United States on March 10, 1988; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate January 3, 1989 (Treaty Doc. 101-1,  101st Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations November 17, 1989 (Senate Executive Report No. 101-18, 101st Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate November 22, 1989; Ratified by the President November 21, 1994; Instrument of Ratification of the United States of America deposited December 6, 1994; entered into force for the United States March 6, 1995.  With related documents.

Download attachment [1,016 KB]

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future