International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules

last updated August 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 June 10, 2002

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

Declaration relating to the definition of refugee

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on April 4, 2002

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women

Signed on March 31, 1953

Ratified on November 15, 1954

Entered into force on July 7, 1954

Declaration regarding the effect of declarations on the treaty

 

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

 

Signed on September 7, 1956

Ratified on December 3, 1958

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)

No action taken

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 March 7, 1966

Ratified on March 7, 1969

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

Declaration regarding Article 17 which describes requirements for State membership

Last Report Date:

Nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first periodic reports submitted March 30, 2010 (due on April 6, 2010).

 

Next Report Due: April 6, 2014

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

 

 

 

 

 

Signed on March 20, 1986

Ratified on November 12, 1973

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

Declaration regarding requirements for state membership

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date: June 22, 2011 (due on June 30, 2011)

 

Next Report Due:

May 30, 2019

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

 

Signed on September 24, 2009

Entered into force on May 13, 2013

None

No report due

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

Signed on March 20, 1968

Ratified on November 12, 1973

Entered into force on November, 13 1992 

Declaration  regarding requirements for state membership

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

July 5, 2011 (due on November 2, 2011)

 

Next Report Due:

July 26, 2018

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on July 25, 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)

Acceded to on July 25, 2007

Entered into force on April 22,1999

None

No report due

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

 

Signed on July 17, 1970

Ratified on March 12, 1981

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

July 16, 2008 (due on September 3, 2002)

 

Next Report Due:

February 1, 2014

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

Signed on September 7, 2000

Ratified on September 26, 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)

 

 

 

Signed on February 27, 1986

Ratified on February 24, 1987

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

Declaration regarding sections of the Treaty that Ukraine does not consider itself bound by

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Sixth periodic report submitted on March 4, 2013 (due July 15, 2015).

 

Next Report Due:

Not yet announced

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

Signed on September 23, 2005

Ratified on September 19, 2006

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

None

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

Signed on February 21, 1990

Ratified on August 28, 1991

Entered into force on August 3, 2002

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third and fourth periodic reports submitted on September 26, 2008 (due on September 26, 2008).

 

Next Report Due:

September 26, 2018

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 July 11, 2005

Signed on September 7, 2000

Entered into force on February 12, 2002

 

Declaration regarding minimum age of inscription for military

 

Last Report Date:

July 31, 2008 (due on August 11, 2007).

 

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)

Ratified on July 3, 2003

Signed on September 7, 2000

Entered into force on January 18, 2002 

None

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted on April 7, 2006 (due August 3, 2005).

 

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

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:

NA

Next Report Due:

NA

 

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

Signed on December 12, 2000

Ratified on May 21, 2004

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

Reservation concerning the intersection of the Treaty with the Constitution of the Republic of Ukraine

 

No reports due

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

Signed on November 15, 2001

Ratified on May 21, 2004

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 February 4, 2010

Signed on September 24, 2008

Entered into force on December 13, 2006

None

Last Report Date:

April 12, 2012 (due March 4, 2012)

 

Next Report Due:

Not yet announced

 

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

No action taken

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

No action taken

 

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

Ratified on August 10, 1956

Entered into force on May 1, 1939

None

ILO Equal Remuneration Convention (No.100)

Ratified on August 10, 1956

Entered into force on May 23, 1959

None

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

Ratified on August 4, 1961

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

 

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 April 11, 2000

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 14, 2000

Entered into force on November 19, 2000

None

ILO Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

 

No action taken

Entered into force on February 7, 2002

 

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 – Ukraine, Human Rights Council, Twenty-second session

 

October 24, 2012

December 20, 2012

August 13, 2012

UPR, First Cycle – Ukraine, Human Rights Council, Eighth session

 

May 13, 2008

June 3, 2008

April 9, 2008