International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules

last updated February 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 April 28, 1997

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

 

None

No report due

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on  April 28, 1997

Entered into force on October 4, 1967

None

No report due

Convention on the Political Rights of Women

No action taken

Entered into force on July 7, 1954

 

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)

Signed on December 17, 1962

Ratified on January 8, 1965

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 June 8, 1998

Ratified on December 10, 1998

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

None

Last Report Date: January 8, 2010 (nineteenth and twentieth periodic reports) (due on January 9, 2008).

 

Next Report Due: January 9, 2014

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acceded to on November 20, 1991

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date: February 1, 2010 (due on June 30, 2009)

 

Next Report Due:

May 30, 2019

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

 

No action taken

Entered into force on May 13, 2013

 

 

 

No report due

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

 

 

 

Acceded to on November 20, 1991

Entered into force on November, 13 1992

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

August 31, 2010 (due on April 1, 2009)

Next Report Due:

July 27, 2017

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on November 20, 1991

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 8, 2000

Ratified on March 27, 2002

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 January 18, 1994

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

June 20, 2011 (due on February 28, 2011)

Next Report Due:

July 1, 2018

 

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

Acceded to on September 8, 2000

Entered into force on August 5, 2004

None

No report due

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

 

 

 

Acceded to on February 1, 1996

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

October 8, 2012 (third periodic report) (due August 1, 2012).

Next Report Due:

May 23, 2018

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

Acceded to on January 20, 2014

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

None