International Treaties and 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)

 

Acceded to on February 12, 1992

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

None

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on February 12, 1992

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

 

 

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

 

Acceded to on August 16, 1996

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)

Acceded to on August 16, 1996

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 August 16, 1996

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

Declaration in relation to Article 14(1)

Last Report Date: March 12, 2008 (fifth and sixth periodic reports) (due on September 15, 2007). Considered from February 16, 2009 to March 6 2009

 

Next Report Due: September 15, 2013

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acceded to on August 13, 1992

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date: September 29, 2009 (due on June 30, 2009)

 

Next Report Due:

May 31, 2018

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

 

Signed on September 25, 2009

Entered into force on May 13, 2013

 

No report due

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

Acceded to on August 13, 1992

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

October 4, 2007 (due on November 1, 2005)

 

Next Report Due:

November 1, 2005

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on November 27, 2001

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 January 22, 1999

Entered into force on April 22,1999

Reservations allowing the application of the death penalty in time of war pursuant to a conviction for a serious crime of military nature

No report due

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

 

Acceded to on July 10, 1995

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

March 11, 2013 (due on August 9, 2013)

 

Next Report Due:

Not yet announced

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

Acceded to on June 1, 2001

Entered into force on December 22, 2000

None

No report due

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

 

 

Acceded to on August 16, 1996

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

Declaration on Articles 21 and 22

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

July 16, 2007 (third periodic report) (due September 14, 2005). Considered on September 10, 2009 at session 43.

 

Next Report Due:

November 14, 2013

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

Acceded to on January 28, 2009

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

Declaration stating that the Republic of Azerbaijan us unable to guarantee the application of the provisions of the protocol to territories occupied by Armenia

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

 

Acceded to on August 13, 1992

Entered into force on August 3, 2002

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

November 17, 2009 (third and fourth periodic reports) (due on September 11, 2009). Considered on January 17, 2012 at session 59.

 

Next Report Due:

March 11, 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 3, 2002

Entered into force on

February 12, 2002

 

Declaration on Article 3 regarding military service

 

Last Report Date:

November 14, 2008 (due on August 3, 2004). Considered on January 18, 2012 at session 59.

 

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, 2002

Entered into force on January 18, 2002

 

 

None

Last Report Date:

November 14, 2008 (first periodic report) (due on August 3, 2004). Considered on January 18, 2012 at session 59.

 

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)

 

Acceded to on January 11, 1999

Entered into force on

July 1, 2003

None

Last Report Date:

October 26, 2011 (due May 1, 2011)

 

Next Report Due:

Not yet announced

 

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

 

Signed on December 12, 2000

Ratified on October 30, 2003

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

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 October 30, 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)

Acceded to on December 12, 2003

Entered into force on December 13, 2006

None

Last Report Date:

February 15, 2011 (due February 27, 2011)

 

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 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)

Signed on August 9, 2000

Entered into force on May 1, 1939

None

ILO Equal Remuneration Convention (No.100)

Signed on May 19, 1992

Entered into force on May 23, 1959

None

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

Signed on May 19, 1992

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)

Signed on October 29, 2010

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)

Signed on March 30, 2004

Entered into force on November 19, 2000

 

None

ILO Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

 

Signed on October 29, 2010

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

Date of Review

 

Report of Working Group

 

UPR Second Cycle - Azerbaijan, Human Rights Council, Sixteenth Session

April 30, 2013

July 5, 2013

UPR First Cycle – Azerbaijan, Human Rights Council, Eleventh Session

February 4, 2009

May 29, 2009