International Treaties and Reporting Schedule

last updated June 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)

 

  

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

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) 

Acceded to on September 1, 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 September 1, 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 July 16, 1993

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date: Ninth, tenth and eleventh periodic reports submitted June 7, 2013 (due on July 16, 2013). Not yet considered.

Next Report Due: To be determined

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

 

 

Signed on July 12, 2010

Ratified on January 18, 2012

Entered into force on May 13, 2013 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 None

Last Report Date:

Second periodic report submitted August 13, 2010 (due June 30, 2010), considered on November 8, 2013.

Next Report Due: November 30, 2018

 

No report due.

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

 

 

  

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

 

 

 

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty (CCPR-OP2-DP)

 

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

 

 

 

Signed on March 1, 1995

Ratified on March 1, 1995

Entered into force on February 27, 2002

  

Signed on September 7, 2000

Ratified on March 16, 2001

Entered into force on April 22, 1999

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

None

Last Report Date: Second periodic report submitted November 18, 2010 (due November 1, 2010), considered on October 22, 2012.

Next Report Due: October 31, 2016

 

 No report due.

 

 

 

 

 

No report due.

 

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

 

 

  

 

 

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

Succeeded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

 

 

 

Signed on September 7, 2000

Ratified on September 4, 2002

Entered into force on December 22, 2000 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

None

Last Report Date:  Fourth and fifth periodic report submitted June 27, 2011 (due October 1, 2010), considered on July 19, 2013. 

Next Report Due: July 1, 2017

 

 

No report due

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

 

 

 

 

  

  

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

Acceded to on September 1, 1993

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed on December 7, 2007

Ratified on October 24, 2008

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Declaration made March 23, 2012 on delay in designation of the national preventive mechanism for period of three years.

Last Report Date: Second, third, fourth and fifth periodic reports submitted November 19, 2009 (due June 30, 2009), considered on November 4, 2010.

Next Report Due: November 19, 2014