Conscription: No (since 2010).
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict: Not signed. Accession 9 Dec 2008.
Voluntary recruitment age: 18.
Conscientious objection recognised for professional soldiers: No.
Military expenditure: 2.1% of GDP (data 2009).
1) The Optional Protocol is not signed and ratified.
2) There is no right to conscientious objection for professional soldiers.
1) Sign and ratify the Optional Protocol.
2) Recognise the right to conscientious objection for professional soldiers.