International Treaties and Reporting Schedule

last updated June 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)

 

  

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

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) 

Acceded to on September 1, 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 September 1, 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 July 16, 1993

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date: Ninth, tenth and eleventh periodic reports submitted June 7, 2013 (due on July 16, 2013). Not yet considered.

Next Report Due: To be determined

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

 

 

Signed on July 12, 2010

Ratified on January 18, 2012

Entered into force on May 13, 2013 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 None

Last Report Date:

Second periodic report submitted August 13, 2010 (due June 30, 2010), considered on November 8, 2013.

Next Report Due: November 30, 2018

 

No report due.

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

 

 

  

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

 

 

 

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty (CCPR-OP2-DP)

 

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

 

 

 

Signed on March 1, 1995

Ratified on March 1, 1995

Entered into force on February 27, 2002

  

Signed on September 7, 2000

Ratified on March 16, 2001

Entered into force on April 22, 1999

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

None

Last Report Date: Second periodic report submitted November 18, 2010 (due November 1, 2010), considered on October 22, 2012.

Next Report Due: October 31, 2016

 

 No report due.

 

 

 

 

 

No report due.

 

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

 

 

  

 

 

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

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

 

 

 

Signed on September 7, 2000

Ratified on September 4, 2002

Entered into force on December 22, 2000 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

Last Report Date:  Fourth and fifth periodic report submitted June 27, 2011 (due October 1, 2010), considered on July 19, 2013. 

Next Report Due: July 1, 2017

 

 

No report due

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

 

 

 

 

  

  

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

Acceded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed on December 7, 2007

Ratified on October 24, 2008

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Declaration made March 23, 2012 on delay in designation of the national preventive mechanism for period of three years.

Last Report Date: Second, third, fourth and fifth periodic reports submitted November 19, 2009 (due June 30, 2009), considered on November 4, 2010.

Next Report Due: November 19, 2014

 

No report due.

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on August 3, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

Signed on September 7, 2000

Ratified on October 10, 2003

Entered into force on February 12, 2002

 

 

Signed on September 7, 2000

Ratified on September 4, 2002

Entered into force on January 18, 2002

 

 

 

No action taken

Entered into force on April 14, 2014

One reservation (withdrawn September 16, 2008). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One declation on the minimum age for voluntary military service (18).

 

 

 

 

 

None

Last Report Date:  Second, third and fourth periodic reports submitted January 5, 2010 (due March 5, 2009), considered on September 19, 2012.

Next Report Due: September 5, 2017

 

Last Report Date: First periodic report submitted August 20, 2008 (due November 10, 2005), considered on September 16, 2010.

Next Report Due: To be determined.

Last Report Date: First periodic report submitted August 20, 2008 (due October 4, 2004), considered on September 16, 2010.

Next Report Due: To be determined.

 

No reports due.

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families (CMW)

 

Acceded to on December 13, 1996

Entered into force on July 1, 2003

None

Last Report Date: Second periodic report submitted August 12, 2011, considered on September 11, 2012.

Next Report Due: October 1, 2017

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

 

 

 

 

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

Signed on December 12, 2000

Ratified on April 24, 2002

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

 

Signed on December 12, 2000

Ratified on April 24, 2002

Entered into force on December 25, 2003

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 July 29, 2009

Ratified on March 12, 2010

Entered into force on December 13, 2006

None

Last Report Date: First periodic report submitted March 5, 2013 (due April 12, 2012). Not yet considered.

 

Next Report Due: To be determined.

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

Signed on February 6, 2007

Ratified on March 30, 2012

Entered into force on December 23, 2010

One declaration. 

Last Report Date: First periodic report due April 30, 2014. Not yet submitted.

 

Next Report Due: To be determined.

 

 

 

 

Other International Agreements (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Signed on July 17, 2000

Ratified on April 11, 2002

Entered into force on July 1, 2002

 

None

 

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

Ratified on June 2, 1993

Entered into force on May 1, 1939

None

 

ILO Equal Remuneration Convention (No.100)

Ratified on June 2, 1993

Entered into force on May 23, 1959

None

 

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

Ratified on June 2, 1993

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 on June 2, 1993

Entered into force on December 9, 1978

None

 

ILO Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention (No. 156)

Ratified on June 2, 1993

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 October 5, 2001

Entered into force on November 19, 2000 

None

 

ILO Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

 

Ratified on January 18, 2010

Entered into force on February 7, 2002

Declaration: Period of maternity leave: 28 days before the date of delivery and for a total period of one year (for twins, and subsequent children, a total period of 18 months) is guaranteed.

 

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

Date of Review

 

Report of Working Group

 

National Report

UPR Second Cycle – Bosnia & Herzegovina, Human Rights Council, Twentieth Session

November 5, 2014

Not yet published

August 8, 2014

UPR First Cycle – Bosnia & Herzegovina, Human Rights Council, Fourteenth Session

February 17, 2010

March 17, 2010

December 8, 2009