International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules
last updated July 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) 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

None

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Ratified on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women  (1953)

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on July 7, 1954

None

No report due

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

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on April 30, 1957

None

No report due

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

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on December 9, 1964

None

No report due

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

 

 

Acceded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

Declaration (article 14)

Last Report Date: Eighth to tenth periodic review submitted July 17, 2013 (due September 17, 2010) considered on November 20, 2013

Next Report Due: No report due

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date: Second to Fourth periodic review submitted on February 17, 2014 (due June 30, 2008) considered February 2014.

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

Signed on August 14, 2013

Entered into force on May 5, 2013

None

 

 

 

No report due

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

 

 

 

 

 None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third periodic review submitted May 16, 2013 (due on April 1, 2012) considered October 23, 2013.

Next Report Due:

No report due

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Succession to signature/Succeeded to on December 12, 1994

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

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)

Acceded to on

January 26, 1995

Entered into force on July 11, 1991

None

No report due

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

 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fourth and fifth periodic review submitted on May 23, 2011 (due February 17, 2011) considered September 23, 2011

Next Report Due:

March 1, 2017

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

Signed on

April 3, 2000

Ratified on

October 17, 2003

Entered into force on December 22, 2000

None

No report due

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

 

 

 

Succeeded to on December 12, 1994

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third periodic review submitted September 6, 2013 (due August 1, 2012) considered January 23, 2014. 

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

Signed on September 1, 2006

Ratified on February 13, 2009

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

Declaration (Article 17)

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

 

 

Succeeded to on December 2, 1993

Entered into force on September 2, 1990

 

 

 

 None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Second periodic review submitted May 14, 2008 (due September 16, 1998) considered November 12, 2009.

Next Report Due:

March 16, 2017

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

 

Signed on July 17, 2001

Ratified on January 12, 2004

Entered into force on February 12, 2002

 

Declaration (Articles 3 and 62)

Last Report Date:

First periodic review submitted January 26, 2009 (due February 12, 2009) considered June 2, 2009

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

 

Signed on July 17, 2001

Ratified on October 17, 2003

Entered into force on January 18, 2002

 

None

Last Report Date:

First periodic review submitted July 24, 2008 (due November 17, 2005) considered June 8, 2009.

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

Signed on May 23, 2012

Entered into force on April 14, 2014

None

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:

None

 

Next Report Due:

No report due

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

Signed on December 12, 2000

Ratified on January 12, 2005

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

Declaration (Articles, 3 and 62)

 

 

 

No reports due

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

Signed on December 12, 2000

Ratified on January 12, 2005

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)

Signed on March 30, 2007

Ratified on December 29, 2011

Entered into force on May 3, 2008

None

Last Report Date:

None

Next Report Due:

January 29, 2014

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

Signed on February 6, 2007

Entered into force on December 23, 2010

None

No report due

 

 

 

 

Other International Agreements (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Signed on October 7, 1998

Ratified on March 6, 2002

Entered into force on July 1, 2002

Notification (Article 87(1) and (2))

ILO Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour (No. 29)

Ratified on November 17, 1991

Entered into force on May 1, 1939

None

ILO Equal Remuneration Convention (No.100)

Ratified on November 17, 1991

Entered into force on May 23, 1959

None

ILO Discrimination (Employment & Occupation) Convention (No. 111)

Ratified on November 17, 1991

Entered into force on June 15, 1960

None

Equality of Treatment (Social Security) Convention (No. 118)

No action taken

Entered into force on April 25, 1964

None

ILO Migrant Workers (Supplementary Provisions) Convention (No. 143)

Ratified November 17, 1991

Entered into force on December 9, 1978

None

ILO Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention (No. 156)

Ratified on November 17, 1991

Entered into force on August 11, 1983

None

ILO Convention Concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor (No. 182)

Ratified on May 30, 2002

Entered into force on November 19, 2000

None

ILO Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

 

Ratified October 3, 2012

Entered into force on February 7, 2002

None

ILO Domestic Workers Convention (No. 189)

No action taken

Entered into force on September 5, 2013

None

   

 

 

U.N. Human Rights Council, Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Date of Review

Report of Working Group

National Report

UPR Second Cycle – The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Human Rights Council, Eighteenth Session

January 30, 2014

March 26, 2014

November 8, 2013

UPR First Cycle – The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Human Rights Council, Fifth Session

May 12, 2008

June 5, 2009

February 23, 2009