International Treaties and U.N. Reporting Schedules

last updated August 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 10, 1997

Entered into force on April 22, 1954

Reservations on Articles 23, 24, 25, and 28 paragraph 1.

No report due

 

The Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees

Acceded to on April 10, 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)

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 October 21, 1991

Entered into force on January 4, 1969

 

Declaration on Article 14 paragraph 1, recognizing the competence of the Committee to consider communications from victims.

Last Report Date:

Tenth and eleventh periodic reports submitted on January 9, 2013 (due January 14, 2013), not yet considered.

Next Report Due:

To be determined

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acceded to on October 21, 1991

Entered into force on January 3, 1976

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Second periodic report submitted on October 31, 2008 (due June 30, 2007), considered on November 15, 2011

Next Report Due:

Third periodic report due December 2, 2016

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

 

No action taken

Entered into force on May 5, 2013

 None

No report due.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR)

 

Acceded to on October 21, 1991

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

Last Report Date:

Third periodic report submitted on December 10, 2008 (due April 1, 2007), considered on July 12, 2010 

Next Report Due:

Fourth periodic report due July 31, 2015

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

 

Acceded to on October 21, 1991

Entered into force on March 23, 1976

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 January 30, 2004

Entered into force on July 11, 1991

None

No report due

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

 

Acceded to on October 21, 1991

Entered into force on September 3, 1981

 

None

 

 

Last Report Date:

Fourth periodic report submitted on October 5, 2005 (due November 20, 2004), considered on July 24, 2007. 

Next Report Due:

Fifth and sixth periodic reports due November 20, 2012 (overdue).

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

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)

 

Acceded to on October 21, 1991

Entered into force on June 26, 1987

 

 

 

 

None

 

Last Report Date:

Fifth periodic report submitted on August 9, 2011 (due July 15, 2011), considered on May 22, 2013

 

Next Report Due:

Sixth periodic report due May 31, 2017

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

Signed on September 21, 2004

Ratified on December 18, 2006

Entered into force on June 22, 2006

None

No report due

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

 

Acceded to on October 21, 1991

Entered into force on September 2, 1990

 

 

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