International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules
last updated August 2014

 

 

Name of Instrument

Date of Signing, Accession, Succession 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 February 4, 1993

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

None

 

 

 

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Succeeded to on February 4, 1993

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

 

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

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

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 May 28, 1993

Entered into force on December 9, 1964

None

No report due

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

 

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date: Ninth and tenth periodic reports published on August 27, 2012, (due in 2012), considered on February 20, 2013.

Next Report Due: June 28, 2016

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

 

 

 

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

  

None

Last Report Date:

Second periodic report submitted on June 25, 2009 (due June 30, 2007), considered on May 1, 2012.

Next Report Due:
May 18, 2017

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights

 

Signed on September 24, 2009

Ratified on March 7, 2012

Entered into force on May 13, 2013

None

No report due.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third periodic report submitted on June 25, 2009 (due August 1, 2007), considered on March 16, 2011. 

Next Report Due:

April 1, 2015

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

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 22, 1998

Ratified on June 22, 1999

Entered into force on April 22, 1999

None

No report due.

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

 

 

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Second, third and fourth periodic reports submitted on May 11, 2007 (due June 27, 1998), considered on July 14, 2008.

Next Report Due:

June 1, 2014 (overdue)

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

Ratified on November 17, 2000

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 May 28, 1993

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

Declarations on Articles 21 and 22. Reservations on Articles 20 and 30 made by Czechoslovakia, which have since been withdrawn.

Last Report Date:

Third periodic report submitted November 18, 2013 (due on November 20, 2013). Not yet considered.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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

No action taken

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

 

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on September 2, 1990

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third, fourth and fifth periodic reports submitted on October 10, 2013 (due on June 30, 2013). Not yet considered.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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 November 30, 2001

Ratified on July 7, 2006

Entered into force on February 12, 2002

None

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted on October 30, 2009 (due August 7, 2008), considered on January 23, 2013.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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 November 30, 2001

Ratified on June 25, 2004

Entered into force on January 18, 2002

None

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted on October 30, 2009 (due July 25, 2006), considered on January 23, 2013.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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

 

Signed on February 28, 2012

Ratified on December 3, 2013

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

 

 

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

Signed on December 14, 2000

Ratified on December 3, 2003

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

Declaration on who shall furnish copies of laws and regulations under Articles 6 and 13.

 

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

Signed on November 15, 2001

Ratified on September 21, 2004

Entered into force on December 25, 2003

 

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 September 26, 2007

Ratified on May 26, 2010

Entered into force on December 13, 2006

 

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted on June 26, 2012 (due June 26, 2012). Not yet considered.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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

Signed on September 26, 2007

Entered into force on December 23, 2010

 

No report due.

 

 

 

 

 

Other International Agreements (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Ratified on April 11, 2002

Entered into force on July 1, 2002

None

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

Ratified on January 1, 1993

Entered into force on May 1, 1939

None

ILO Equal Remuneration Convention (No.100)

Ratified on January 1, 1993

Entered into force on May 23, 1959

None

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

Ratified on January 1, 1993

Entered into force on June 15, 1960

None

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

No action taken

Entered into force on April 25, 1964

 

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

No action taken

Entered into force on December 9, 1978

 

ILO Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention (No. 156)

Ratified on June 14, 2002

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 December 20, 2000

Entered into force on November 19, 2000

None

 

ILO Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

 

Ratified on December 12, 2000

Entered into force on February 7, 2002

None

ILO Domestic Workers Convention (No. 189)

No action taken

Entered into force on September 5, 2013

 

   

 

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

Date of Review

 

Report of Working Group

 

National Report

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

February 3, 2014

March 26, 2014

November 8, 2013

UPR First Cycle – Slovakia, Human Rights Council, Twelfth Session

May 13, 2009

June 5, 2009

March 5, 2009