International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules
last updated August 2014

 

 

Name of Instrument

Date of Signing, Accession, Succession 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 February 4, 1993

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

None

 

 

 

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Succeeded to on February 4, 1993

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

 

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

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 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 May 28, 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 May 28, 1993

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date: Ninth and tenth periodic reports published on August 27, 2012, (due in 2012), considered on February 20, 2013.

Next Report Due: June 28, 2016

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

 

 

 

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

  

None

Last Report Date:

Second periodic report submitted on June 25, 2009 (due June 30, 2007), considered on May 1, 2012.

Next Report Due:
May 18, 2017

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

 

Signed on September 24, 2009

Ratified on March 7, 2012

Entered into force on May 13, 2013

None

No report due.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third periodic report submitted on June 25, 2009 (due August 1, 2007), considered on March 16, 2011. 

Next Report Due:

April 1, 2015

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

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)

 

Signed on September 22, 1998

Ratified on June 22, 1999

Entered into force on April 22, 1999

None

No report due.

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

 

 

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Second, third and fourth periodic reports submitted on May 11, 2007 (due June 27, 1998), considered on July 14, 2008.

Next Report Due:

June 1, 2014 (overdue)

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

Ratified on November 17, 2000

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 May 28, 1993

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

Declarations on Articles 21 and 22. Reservations on Articles 20 and 30 made by Czechoslovakia, which have since been withdrawn.

Last Report Date:

Third periodic report submitted November 18, 2013 (due on November 20, 2013). Not yet considered.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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

 

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

Succeeded to on May 28, 1993

Entered into force on September 2, 1990

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third, fourth and fifth periodic reports submitted on October 10, 2013 (due on June 30, 2013). Not yet considered.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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 November 30, 2001

Ratified on July 7, 2006

Entered into force on February 12, 2002