International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules
last updated September 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 February 2, 1993

Entered into force on April 22, 1954 

Declaration under section B of article 1

No report due

 

 

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on February 2, 1993

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 May 3, 1954

Entered into force on July 7, 1954

Declaration on article VII

No report due

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 April 12, 1957

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

 

No report due

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

 

 

Signed on March 7, 1966

Ratified on February 4, 1969

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

Declarations on article 17, paragraph 1, and on the competence of the committee to receive and consider communications from victims of a violation

Last Report Date:

Twentieth, twenty-first and twenty-second periodic reports submitted on June 6, 2012 (on time), considered on February 14, 2013

 

Next Report Due:

Twenty-third and twenty-fourth periodic reports due on March 6, 2016

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed on March 18, 1968

Ratified on October 16, 1973

Entered into force on January 3, 1976 

Declaration on article 26, paragraph 1

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fifth periodic report submitted June 30, 2008 (due June 30, 2008), considered on May 11, 2011

 

Next Report Due:

Sixth periodic report due June 30, 2016

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

 

No action taken

Entered into force on May 5, 2013 

 

No report due

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

Signed on March 18, 1968

Ratified on October 16, 1973

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

Declarations on article 48, paragraph 1 and article 41

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Seventh periodic report submitted on November 22, 2012 (due November 22, 2012), not yet considered.

 

Next Report Due:

To be determined

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on October 1, 1991

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

Declaration on article 1

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)

No action taken

Entered into force on July 11, 1991

 

No report due

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

 

Signed on July 17, 1980

Ratified on January 23, 1981

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

Sixth and seventh periodic reports submitted February 16, 2009 (due September 3, 2002), considered on July 15, 2010.

 

Next Report Due:

Eighth periodic report due July 1, 2014 (overdue).

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

Signed on May 8, 2001

Ratified on July 28, 2004

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 December 10, 1985

Ratified on March 3, 1987

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

  

Declarations on article 21 and 22

 

Last Report Date:

Fifth periodic report submitted December 28, 2010 (due in 2010), considered on November 9, 2012

 

Next Report Due:

Sixth periodic report due November 23, 2016

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

 

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Signed on January 26, 1990

Ratified on August 16, 1990

Entered into force on September 2, 1990

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fourth and fifth periodic reports submitted June 3, 2011 (due September 14, 2012), considered on January 23, 2014

 

Next Report Due:

Sixth and seventh periodic reports due September 14, 2019

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 February 15, 2001

Ratified on September 24, 2008

Entered into force on February 12, 2002

Declaration on article 3, paragraph 2

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted October 20, 2010 (due October 24, 2010), considered on January 24, 2014

 

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 September 26, 2012

Ratified on September 24, 2013

Entered into force on January 18, 2002

None

Last Report Date:

None submitted

 

Next Report Due:

First periodic report due October 24, 2015

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

No reports due

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

 

 

 

Signed on December 12, 2000

Ratified on May 26, 2004

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

Declarations on various articles, regarding implementation of the treaty

 

 

 

 

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 May 26, 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)

Signed on September 24, 2008

Ratified on September 25, 2012

Entered into force on May 3, 2008

None

Last Report Date:

None submitted

 

Next Report Due:

First periodic report due October 25, 2014

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

No action taken

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

Signed on September 13, 2000

Not yet ratified

Entered into force on July 1, 2002

None

 

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

Ratified on June 23, 1956

Entered into force on May 1, 1939

None

 

ILO Equal Remuneration Convention (No.100)

Ratified on April 30, 1956

Entered into force on May 23, 1959

None

 

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

Ratified on May 4, 1961

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 February 13, 1998

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 March 25, 2003

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 – Russian Federation, Human Rights Council, Sixteenth Session, 22 April – 3 May 2013

April 29, 2013

July 8, 2013

February 6, 2013

UPR First Cycle – Russian Federation, Human Rights Council, Eleventh Session, 2-13 February 2009

February 4, 2009

October 5, 2009

November 10, 2008