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 (1951)

 

No action taken

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

 

 

No report due.

 

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

No action taken

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

 

No report due.

Convention on the Political Rights of Women (1953)

 

Acceded to on September 29, 1997

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

 

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

 

No report due

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

 

 

Acceded to on September 28, 1995

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date:

Eighth and ninth periodic reports submitted October 31, 2012 (due October 28, 2012), considered on February 11, 2014. 

Next Report Due:

October 28, 2018

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

 

 

 

 

 

Acceded to on September 28, 1995

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

None

Last Report Date:

Second periodic report submitted July 1, 2010 (due June 30, 2010), considered on May 13, 2014.

 

Next Report Due:

May 30, 2019

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

No action taken

Entered into force on May 13, 2013

 

 

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

Acceded to on September 28, 1995

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

  

Last Report Date:

Fourth periodic report submitted April 8, 2013 (due March 30 2013), not yet considered.

 

Next Report Due:

To be determined.

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on September 28, 1995

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 December 23, 2008

Entered into force on April 22, 1999

None

 

 

No report due.

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

 

 

 

Acceded to on July 19, 1995

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

 

 

None

Last Report Date:

Fifth periodic report submitted February 28, 2014 (due December 31, 2016), not yet considered. 

Next Report Due:

To be determined

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (OP-CEDAW)

No action taken

Entered into force on December 22, 2000

 

No report due.

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

 

Acceded to on September 28, 1995

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

None

Last Report Date:

Fourth periodic report submitted December 29, 2011 (due July 15, 2011), considered on October 29, 2013.

Next Report Due:

November 23, 2017

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)