International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules

last updated February 2014

 

 

Name of Instrument

Date of Signing, Accession or Ratification

Declarations and / or Reservations

Reporting Schedule

 

UN Conventions (in ascending chronological order)

 

 

Convention relating to the Status of Refugees (1954)

 

Acceded to on April 28, 1997

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

None

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on  April 28, 1997

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women

No action taken

Entered into force on July 7, 1954

 

No report due

Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery (1957) 

 

No action taken

Entered into force on April 30, 1957

 

No report due

Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages (1962)

Signed on December 17, 1962

Ratified on January 8, 1965

Entered into force on December 9, 1964

 

None

No report due

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

 

 

Signed on June 8, 1998

Ratified on December 10, 1998

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date: January 8, 2010 (nineteenth and twentieth periodic reports) (due on January 9, 2008).

 

Next Report Due: January 9, 2014

International Covenant on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (CESCR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acceded to on November 20, 1991

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date: February 1, 2010 (due on June 30, 2009)

 

Next Report Due:

May 30, 2019

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (OP-CESCR)

 

No action taken

Entered into force on May 13, 2013

 

 

 

No report due

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

 

Acceded to on November 20, 1991

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

August 31, 2010 (due on April 1, 2009)

Next Report Due:

July 27, 2017

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on November 20, 1991

Entered into force on February 27, 2002

 

None

No report due

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty (CCPR-OP2-DP)

 

Signed on September 8, 2000

Ratified on March 27, 2002

Entered into force on April 22,1999

None

No report due

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

 

Acceded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

June 20, 2011 (due on February 28, 2011)

Next Report Due:

July 1, 2018

 

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Acceded to on September 8, 2000

Entered into force on August 5, 2004

None

No report due

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

 

 

 

Acceded to on February 1, 1996

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

October 8, 2012 (third periodic report) (due August 1, 2012).

Next Report Due:

May 23, 2018

Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT-OP)

Acceded to on January 20, 2014

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

None

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

Acceded to on January 31, 1992

Entered into force on

August 3, 2002

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

February 25, 2010 (third and fourth periodic reports) (due on February 28, 2009).

 

Next Report Due:

February 28, 2019

The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (CRC-OP-AC)

 

Ratified on February 13, 2002

Signed on February 20, 2003

Entered into force on February 12, 2002

 

Declaration regarding the minimum age of military service

 

Last Report Date:

June 13, 2006 (due on March 20, 2005).

 

Next Report Due:

Not yet announced

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (CRC-OP-SC)

 

Acceded to on August 5, 2004

Entered into force on January 18, 2002

 

 

None

Last Report Date:

August 3, 2007 (first periodic report) (September 5, 200).

 

Next Report Due:

Not yet announced

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure

No action taken

Entered into force on April 14, 2014

 

No reports due

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (CMW)

 

No action taken

Entered into force on July 1, 2003

None

Last Report Date:

NA

Next Report Due:

NA

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

Signed on December 13, 2000

Ratified on May 9, 2002

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

Reservation regarding the Article 6 paragraph 13

 

  

No reports due

Optional Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (Palermo Protocol)

Signed on April 25, 2002

Ratified on June 23, 2003

Entered into force on December 25, 2003

None

No reports due. Most recent meeting of the Working Group on Trafficking in Persons held on November 6-8, 2013.

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Ratified on August 18, 2010

Signed on March 30, 2007

Entered into force on December 13, 2006

None

Last Report Date:

September 19, 2012 (due September 18, 2012)

Next Report Due:

Not yet announced

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CED)

Signed on February 6, 2007

Entered into force on August 14, 2013

None

No report due

 

U.N. Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review

Date of Review

Report of Working Group

National Report

UPR Second Cycle – Lithuania, Human Rights Council, Twenty-sixth Session

Scheduled: October-November 2016

Not yet published

Due: July 25, 2016

UPR First Cycle – Lithuania, Human Rights Council, Nineteenth Session

October 11, 2011

December 19, 2011

July 19, 2011