International Treaties and U.N. 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) 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

None

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Ratified on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women  (1953)

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

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) 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

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 January 18, 1994

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 January 18, 1994

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

Declaration (article 14)

Last Report Date: Eighth to tenth periodic review submitted July 17, 2013 (due September 17, 2010) considered on November 20, 2013

Next Report Due: No report due

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date: Second to Fourth periodic review submitted on February 17, 2014 (due June 30, 2008) considered February 2014.

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

Signed on August 14, 2013

Entered into force on May 5, 2013

None

 

 

 

No report due

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

 

 

 

 

 None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third periodic review submitted May 16, 2013 (due on April 1, 2012) considered October 23, 2013.

Next Report Due:

No report due

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Succession to signature/Succeeded to on December 12, 1994

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

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 26, 1995

Entered into force on July 11, 1991

None

No report due

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

 

Succeeded to on January 18, 1994

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fourth and fifth periodic review submitted on May 23, 2011 (due February 17, 2011) considered September 23, 2011

Next Report Due:

March 1, 2017

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

Signed on

April 3, 2000

Ratified on

October 17, 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)

 

 

 

Succeeded to on December 12, 1994

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third periodic review submitted September 6, 2013 (due August 1, 2012) considered January 23, 2014. 

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

Signed on September 1, 2006

Ratified on February 13, 2009

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

Declaration (Article 17)

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)