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 November 7, 1956

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

None

 

 

 

 

No report due

 

 

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on April 20, 1971

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women (1953)

Acceded to on November 22, 1976

Entered into force on July 7, 1954

Declaration on referral of disputes to ICJ

No report due

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

 

Acceded to on May 11, 1959

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)

 

 

Signed on September 18, 1967

Acceded to on December 18, 1970

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

None

Last Report Date:

Seventeenth and 18th periodic report submitted Jan 12, 2009 (due January 17, 2006), considered on November 9, 2009

Next Report Due:

January 17, 2014

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

 

 

 

Signed on January 19, 1977

Ratified on May 3, 1979

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fourth periodic report submitted January 24, 2013 (due June 20, 2009), considered on March 24, 2014

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

 

No action taken

Entered into force on: May 13, 2013

 

None

No report due

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

Signed on January 19, 1977

Ratified on May 3, 1979

Entered into force on November 13, 1992

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fifth periodic report submitted March 10, 2004 (due October 31, 2003), considered on May 11, 2004

Next Report Due:

November 1, 2008

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

No action taken

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)

No action taken

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 June 21, 1993

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Declaration to Article 2, (on conflict with Islamic Shariah and the different rights accorded to men and women in Moroccan personal status law) and to Article 15(4) (on women’s choice of residence); Reservation to Article 29 on submitting disputes to arbitration.

Last Report Date:

Third and fourth periodic report submitted

September 18, 2006 (due July 21, 2006), considered on September 18, 2006.

Next Report Due:

Jul 21, 2014

 

 

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

No action taken

Entered into force on December 22, 2000

None

No report due

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

 

Signed on January 8, 1986

Ratified on June 21, 1993

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fifth periodic report submitted June 30, 2013 (due November 25, 2015), considered May 2013

Next Report Due:

No reports due

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

None

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

Signed on January 26, 1990

Ratified on June 21, 1993

Entered into force on August 3, 2002

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third and Fourth periodic report submitted May 30, 2012 (due January 20, 2009), considered August, 5 2013. 

Next Report Due:

No report due

 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 September 8, 2000

Ratified on May 22, 2002

Entered into force on February 12, 2002

 

Declaration on the minimum age (18) for voluntary recruitment into the armed forces

 

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted February 19, 2010 (Due June 22, 2004), considered on June 19, 2012

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

 

Signed on September 8, 2000

Ratified on October 2, 2001

Entered into force on January 18, 2002

 

None

 

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted June 28, 2004 (Due November 2, 2003), considered on July 15, 2005

 

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

Signed on February 28, 2012

Entered into force on April 14, 2014

None

No report due

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

 

Signed on August 15, 1991

Ratified on June 21, 1993

Entered into force on July 1, 2003

None

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted July 12, 2012 (due July 1, 2004), considered on November 1, 2012

Next Report Due:

September 13, 2018

Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

 

 

 

 

Signed on December 13, 2000

Ratified on September 19, 2000

Entered into force on September 29, 2003

None

 

 

 

 

No report due.

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

Acceded to on April 25, 2011

Entered into force on December 25, 2003

None

No report 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 March 30, 2007

Ratified on April 8, 2009

Entered into force on December 13, 2006

None

Last Report Date:

First periodic report submitted March 17, 2014 (due May 8, 2011)  

 

Next Report Due:

No report due

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

Signed on February 6, 2007

Ratified on May 14, 2013

Entered into force on December 23, 2010

None

Last Report Date:

None

 

Next Report Due:

June 14, 2015

 

 

 

 

Other International Agreements (in ascending chronological order)

Declarations and/or Reservations

 

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Signed on September 8, 2000

Entered into force on July 1, 2002

None

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

Ratified on May 20, 1957

Entered into force

None

ILO Equal Remuneration Convention (No.100)

Ratified on May 11, 1979

Entered into force on May 23, 1959

 

None

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

Ratified on March 27, 1963

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)

No action taken

Entered into force on December 9, 1978

None

ILO Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention (No. 156)

No action taken

Entered into force on August 11, 1982

None

ILO Convention Concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor (No. 182)

No action taken

Entered into force on November 19, 2000

None

ILO Maternity Protection Convention (No. 183)

 

Ratified on April 13, 2011

Entered into force February 7, 2002

None

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 (UPR)

Date of Review

 

Report of Working Group

 

National Report

UPR Second Cycle – Morocco, Human Rights Council, Twenty-first Session

May 22, 2012

July 6, 2012

March 8, 2012

UPR First Cycle – Morocco, Human Rights Council, Session

May 12, 2008

May 22, 2008

March 11, 2008