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

July 6, 1993

Entered into force on April 22, 1954 

None

No report due

 

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on

July 6, 1993

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

No report due

 

Convention on the Political Rights of Women

Acceded to on January 24, 2008

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) 

 

No action taken

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)

 

Acceded to on

June 23, 1993

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date: Fifth to sixth periodic review submitted January 6, 2010 (due July 23, 2004) considered on July 20, 2010

Next Report Due: July 23, 2014

 

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

 

 

 

Acceded to on

September 13, 1993

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date: Second to third periodic review submitted on July 18, 2011 (due June 30, 2000) considered February 26, 2013

Next Report Due:

May 30, 2019

 

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

 

Signed on September 29, 2009

Entered into force on May 5, 2013

None

 

 

 

No report due

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

Acceded to on June 23, 1993

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

 

 

 Declaration (Articles 12, 17, 19, and 21-22).

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Second to third periodic review submitted April 28, 2010 (due October 1, 2001) considered November 22, 2010.

Next Report Due:

July 27, 2016

 

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on June 23, 1993

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)

No action taken

Entered into force on July 11, 1991

None

No report due

 

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

 

Acceded to on

September 13, 1993

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third and Fourth periodic review submitted on December 28, 2007 (due October 13, 2002) considered December 28, 2007

Next Report Due:

October 13, 2013

 

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

Acceded to on September 14, 2006

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

September 14, 2006

Entered into force on June 26, 1987