UN Treaty Bodies: 2019-2020 deadlines
Monday, January 1, 2018 to Thursday, December 31, 2020

 

2019-2020 Deadlines relating to the UN Treaty Bodies*

 

New deadlines:

Belgium, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Croatia, Czech Republic, Mexico, Senegal, Spain, Ukraine.

 

 

Sessions may be cancelled due to budgetary shortfalls

On 17 May 2019, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights announced that the Sessions of 6 Treaty Bodies are “very likely” to be cancelled this autumn, due to budgetary shortfalls primarily from Member States. More updates to come.

Press release available here.


Below is a list of 2019-2020 deadlines for UN Treaty Bodies (Italic: to be confirmed), as well as the dates of upcoming Treaty Body Sessions. You can also download the latest monthly update here (upd. 27 June 2019). Countries are organized alphabetically.

 

If you are interested in submitting a report or if you need any further information, please contact us untreaties@ilga.org. ILGA is here to support you through these processes and we are happy to help.

CAT: Committee against Torture
CED: Committee on Enforced Disappearances
CEDAW: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
CERD: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
CESCR: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CMW: Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families
CRC: Committee on the Rights of the Child
CRPD: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
HRCtee: Human Rights Committee
LOI: List of Issues
CR: Country Review

 

 

 

 

2019-2020 Deadlines relating to the UN Treaty Bodies*

 

Country

Deadlines for NGO submissions

Treaty Bodies’ sessions

Afghanistan

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

15 Apr 2020 – CRC (CR)

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

11 to 29 May 2020 – CRC (CR)

Albania

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

Algeria

 

 

Andorra

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

21 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Angola

 

 

Antigua and Barbuda

 

 

Argentina

12 Aug 2019 – CMW (CR)

2 to 11 Sep 2019 – CMW (CR)

Armenia

 

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (LOI)

Australia

26 Jul 2019CRPD (CR)

15 Aug 2019 – CRC (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

9 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRC (CR)

Austria

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

28 Aug 2020 – CESCR (CR)

1 to 19 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

28 Sep to 8 Oct 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Azerbaijan

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

28 Aug 2020 – CESCR (CR)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

28 Sep to 8 Oct 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Bahamas

 

 

Bahrain

 

 

Bangladesh

 

22 Jul to 9 Aug 2019 – CAT (CR)

Barbados

 

 

Belarus

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

31 Jan 2020 – CESCR (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

17 Feb to 6 Mar 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Belgium

NEW!!! 16 Sep 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

31 Jan 2020 – CESCR (CR)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

11 to 15 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

17 Feb to 6 Mar 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Belize

12 Aug 2019 – CMW (LOI)

2 to 11 Sep 2019 – CMW (LOI)

Benin

31 Jan 2020 – CESCR (CR)

17 Feb to 6 Mar 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Bhutan

 

 

Bolivia

NEW!!! 26 Aug 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

13 Sep 2019 – CED (CR)

28 Aug 2020 – CESCR (CR)

30 Sep to 11 Oct 2019 – CED (CR)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

28 Sep to 8 Oct 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

12 Aug 2019 – CMW (CR)

15 Aug 2019 – CRC (CR)

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

28 Aug 2020 – CESCR (CR)

2 to 11 Sep 2019 – CMW (CR)

9 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRC (CR)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

21 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

28 Sep to 8 Oct 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Botswana

 

 

Brazil

 

 

Brunei Darussalam

 

 

Bulgaria

 

 

Burkina Faso

NEW!!! 26 Aug 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

12 Aug 2019 – CMW (LOI)

14 Oct 2019 – CAT (CR)

2 to 11 Sep 2019 – CMW (LOI)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (CR)

Burundi

 

 

Cabo Verde

NEW!!! 16 Sep 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

1 to 19 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Cambodia

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

16 Sep 2019 – CERD (LOI)

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

4 Nov 2019 – CERD (CR)

15 Apr 2020 – CRC (CR)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

21 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

25 Nov to 13 Dec 2019 – CERD (CR)

11 to 29 May 2020 – CRC (CR)

Cameroon

 

 

Canada

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

11 to 15 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Central African Republic

NEW!!! 16 Sep 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Chad

 

 

Chile

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

16 Sep 2019 – CERD (LOI)

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

4 Nov 2019 – CERD (CR)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

25 Nov to 13 Dec 2019 – CERD (CR)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

China

 

 

China (Hong Kong)

 

 

China (Macau)

 

 

Colombia

12 Aug 2019 – CMW (CR)

16 Sep 2019 – CERD (LOI)

4 Nov 2019 – CERD (CR)

2 to 11 Sep 2019 – CMW (CR)

25 Nov to 13 Dec 2019 – CERD (CR)

Comoros

 

 

Congo

 

 

Cook Islands

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

Costa Rica

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

Côte D'Ivoire

 

1 to 19 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Croatia

NEW!!! 26 Aug 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

Cuba

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

15 Aug 2020 – CRC (CR)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (LOI)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

NEW!!! 14 Sep to 2 Oct 2020 – CRC (CR)

Cyprus

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

14 Oct 2019 – CAT (CR)

15 Apr 2020 – CRC (CR)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (CR)

11 to 29 May 2020 – CRC (CR)

Czech Republic

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

12 Jul 2019 – CERD (CR)

NEW!!! 16 Sep 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

15 Apr 2020 – CRC (CR)

5 to 29 Aug 2019 – CERD (CR)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

11 to 29 May 2020 – CRC (CR)

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

 

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

1 to 19 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Denmark

6 Sep 2019 – CESCR (CR)

30 Sep to 18 Oct 2019 – CESCR (CR)

Djibouti

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

Dominica

 

 

Dominican Republic

 

 

Ecuador

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

6 Sep 2019 – CESCR (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

30 Sep to 18 Oct 2019 – CESCR (CR)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (LOI)

Egypt

 

 

El Salvador

12 Jul 2019 – CERD (CR)

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

5 to 29 Aug 2019 – CERD (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

Equatorial Guinea

 

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Eritrea

 

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Estonia

 

 

Eswatini

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

15 Apr 2020 – CRC (CR)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

11 to 29 May 2020 – CRC (CR)

Ethiopia

 

 

Fiji

 

 

Finland                      

28 Aug 2020 – CESCR (CR)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (LOI)

28 Sep to 8 Oct 2020 – CESCR (CR)

France

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

Gabon

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

11 to 15 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Gambia

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

Georgia

 

 

Germany

 

 

Ghana

 

 

Greece

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

15 Aug 2020 – CRC (CR)

22 Jul to 9 Aug 2019 – CAT (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

NEW!!! 14 Sep to 2 Oct 2020 – CRC (CR)

Grenada

 

 

Guatemala

 

 

Guinea

6 Sep 2019 – CESCR (CR)

30 Sep to 18 Oct 2019 – CESCR (CR)

Guinea-Bissau

 

 

Guyana

 

1 to 19 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Haiti

 

 

Holy See

 

 

Honduras

 

 

Hungary

 

 

Iceland

12 Jul 2019 – CERD (CR)

5 to 29 Aug 2019 – CERD (CR)

India

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

Indonesia

 

 

Iran

 

 

Iraq

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

21 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Ireland

16 Sep 2019 – CERD (LOI)

4 Nov 2019 – CERD (CR)

25 Nov to 13 Dec 2019 – CERD (CR)

Israel

6 Sep 2019 – CESCR (CR)

16 Sep 2019 – CERD (LOI)

4 Nov 2019 – CERD (CR)

30 Sep to 18 Oct 2019 – CESCR (CR)

25 Nov to 13 Dec 2019 – CERD (CR)

Italy

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

Jamaica

 

 

Japan

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

Jordan

 

 

Kazakhstan

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

21 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Kenya

 

 

Kiribati

 

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Kuwait

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

31 Jan 2020 – CESCR (CR)

15 Aug 2020 – CRC (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

17 Feb to 6 Mar 2020 – CESCR (CR)

NEW!!! 14 Sep to 2 Oct 2020 – CRC (CR)

Kyrgyzstan

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

11 to 15 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Laos

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

Latvia

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

14 Oct 2019 – CAT (CR)

28 Aug 2020 – CESCR (CR)

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (CR)

28 Sep to 8 Oct 2020 – CESCR (CR)

Lebanon

 

 

Lesotho

 

 

Liberia

 

 

Libya

 

 

Liechtenstein

 

 

Lithuania

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

21 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Luxembourg

 

 

Madagascar

 

 

Malawi

 

 

Malaysia

 

 

Maldives

 

 

Mali

 

 

Malta

 

 

Marshall Islands

 

 

Mauritania

 

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Mauritius

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

Mexico

12 Jul 2019 – CERD (CR)

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

NEW!!! 16 Sep 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

5 to 29 Aug 2019 – CERD (CR)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Micronesia

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

Monaco

 

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (LOI)

Mongolia

12 Jul 2019 – CERD (CR)

31 Jul 2019 – CED (LOI)

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

5 to 29 Aug 2019 – CERD (CR)

30 Sep to 11 Oct 2019 – CED (LOI)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

Montenegro

 

 

Morocco

 

 

Mozambique

15 Aug 2019 – CRC (CR)

1 to 19 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

9 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRC (CR)

Myanmar

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (CR)

Namibia

 

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (LOI)

Nauru

 

 

Nepal

 

 

Netherlands

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

New Zealand

 

 

Nicaragua

 

 

Niger

14 Oct 2019 – CAT (CR)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (CR)

Nigeria

31 Jul 2019 – CED (LOI)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

30 Sep to 11 Oct 2019 – CED (LOI)

Norway

31 Jan 2020 – CESCR (CR)

15 Jun 2020 – CEDAW (LOI)

17 Feb to 6 Mar 2020 – CESCR (CR)

27 to 31 Jul 2020 – CEDAW (LOI)

Oman

 

 

Pakistan

 

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Palau

 

 

Panama

 

 

Papua New Guinea

 

 

Paraguay

 

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Peru

 

 

Philippines

 

 

Poland

12 Jul 2019 – CERD (CR)

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

22 Jul to 9 Aug 2019 – CAT (CR)

5 to 29 Aug 2019 – CERD (CR)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

Portugal

15 Aug 2019 – CRC (CR)

14 Oct 2019 – CAT (CR)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

9 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRC (CR)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (CR)

Qatar

 

1 to 19 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Republic of Korea

15 Aug 2019 – CRC (CR)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

9 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRC (CR)

Republic of Moldova

 

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Republic of North Macedonia

 

 

Romania

 

 

Russian Federation

 

 

Rwanda

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

 

Saint Lucia

 

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 

 

Samoa

 

 

San Marino

 

 

Sao Tome and Principe

 

 

Saudi Arabia

 

 

Senegal

6 Sep 2019 – CESCR (CR)

NEW!!! 16 Sep 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

30 Sep to 18 Oct 2019 – CESCR (CR)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Serbia

26 Aug 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

21 to 25 Oct 2019 – CESCR (LOI)

Seychelles

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

21 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (CR)

Sierra Leone

 

 

Singapore

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

Slovakia

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

6 Sep 2019 – CESCR (CR)

13 Sep 2019 – CED (CR)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

30 Sep to 11 Oct 2019 – CED (CR)

30 Sep to 18 Oct 2019 – CESCR (CR)

Slovenia

 

 

Solomon Islands

 

 

Somalia

 

 

South Africa

 

 

South Sudan

 

 

Spain

NEW!!! 26 Aug 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

Sri Lanka

 

 

State of Palestine

12 Jul 2019 – CERD (CR)

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

5 to 29 Aug 2019 – CERD (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

Sudan

 

 

Suriname

 

 

Sweden

 

 

Switzerland

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

31 Jul 2019 – CED (LOI)

6 Sep 2019 – CESCR (CR)

30 Sep 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

30 Sep to 11 Oct 2019 – CED (LOI)

30 Sep to 18 Oct 2019 – CESCR (CR)

11 to 15 Nov 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

Syrian Arab Republic

 

 

Tajikistan

 

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (CR)

Thailand

 

 

Timor-Leste

 

 

Togo

 

22 Jul to 9 Aug 2019 – CAT (CR)

Tonga

 

 

Trinidad and Tobago

 

 

 

Tunisia

1 Jul 2019 – CRC (LOI)

15 Apr 2020 – CRC (CR)

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)

30 Sep to 4 Oct 2019 – CRC (LOI)

11 to 29 May 2020 – CRC (CR)

Turkey

 

 

Turkmenistan

 

 

Tuvalu

15 Dec 2019 – CRC (CR)

13 to 31 Jan 2020 – CRC (CR)

Uganda

 

 

Ukraine

NEW!!! 26 Aug 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

31 Jan 2020 – CESCR (CR)

15 Aug 2020 – CRC (CR)

26 Aug to 20 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

14 Oct to 8 Nov 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

17 Feb to 6 Mar 2020 – CESCR (CR)

NEW!!! 14 Sep to 2 Oct 2020 – CRC (CR)

United Arab Emirates

 

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

 

United Republic of Tanzania

 

 

United States of America

 

 

Uruguay

 

 

Uzbekistan

16 Sep 2019 – CERD (LOI)

14 Oct 2019 – CAT (CR)

4 Nov 2019 – CERD (CR)

1 to 26 Jul 2019 – HRCtee (LOI)

11 Nov to 6 Dec 2019 – CAT (CR)

25 Nov to 13 Dec 2019 – CERD (CR)

Vanuatu

 

 

Venezuela

26 Jul 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

23 to 27 Sep 2019 – CRPD (LOI)

Viet Nam

 

 

Yemen

 

 

Zambia

1 Nov 2019 – CRC (LOI)

3 to 7 Feb 2020 – CRC (LOI)

Zimbabwe

 

22 to 26 Jul 2019 – CEDAW (LOI)