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CEDAW/C/1994/2


Committee on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women

 Distr. GENERAL
9 November 1993
ORIGINAL: ENGLISH





COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF
  DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN
  (CEDAW)
Thirteenth session
New York, 17 January-4 February 1994
Item 3 of the provisional agenda*

     *    CEDAW/C/1994/1.


    CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER
      ARTICLE 18 OF THE CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL
                FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN

      Status of submission of reports by States parties under
                   article 18 of the Convention

                          Report of the Secretary-General


1.   Article 18 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms
of Discrimination against Women provides that States parties
undertake to submit to the Secretary-General of the United
Nations, for consideration by the Committee on the Elimination of
Discrimination against Women, a report on the legislative,
judicial, administrative or other measures that they have adopted
to give effect to the provisions of the Convention and on the
progress made in this respect.  Reports are to be submitted
within one year after the entry into force of the Convention for
the State concerned and thereafter at least every four years and
further whenever the Committee so requests.

2.   Rule 47 of the rules of procedure of the Committee provides
that, at each session, the Secretary-General shall notify the
Committee of the non-receipt of any report required from a State
party under article 18 of the Convention.  Annex I to the present
document lists those States whose initial, second or third
periodic reports were overdue as of 31 October 1993.

3.   Annex II to the present document lists the reports that had
been submitted by States parties up to 31 October 1993 but that
have not yet been considered by the Committee.


                               Annex I

      STATES PARTIES WHOSE REPORTS ARE DUE AND HAVE NOT YET
      BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF
                   DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN


                        A.  Initial reports

          State party                           Due date

     Angola                                   17 October 1987
     Antigua and Barbuda                      31 August 1990
     Belize                                   15 June 1991
     Benin                                    11 April 1993
     Bhutan                                   30 September 1982
     Brazil                                   2 March 1985
     Burundi                                  8 February 1993
     Cape Verde                               3 September 1982
     Central African Republic                 21 July 1992
     Congo                                    25 August 1983
     Costa Rica                               4 May 1987
     Croatia                                  9 September 1993
     Cyprus                                   22 August 1986
     Dominica                                 3 September 1982
     Estonia                                  20 November 1992
     Grenada                                  29 September 1991
     Guinea                                   8 September 1983
     Guinea-Bissau                            22 September 1986
     Haiti                                    3 September 1982
     Israel                                   2 November 1992
     Jordan                                   31 July 1993
     Lao People's Democratic Republic         13 September 1982
     Latvia                                   4 May 1993
     Liberia                                  16 August 1985
     Luxembourg                               4 March 1990
     Malta                                    7 April 1992
     Nepal                                    22 May 1992
     Saint Kitts and Nevis                    25 May 1986
     Saint Lucia                              7 November 1983
     Samoa                                    25 October 1993
     Seychelles                               4 June 1993
     Sierra Leone                             11 December 1989
     Slovenia                                 5 August 1993
     Togo                                     26 October 1984
     Trinidad and Tobago                      11 February 1990
     Zaire                                    16 November 1987
     Zimbabwe                                 12 June 1992



                            B.  Second periodic reports

          State party                             Due date

     Angola                                   17 October 1991
     Bhutan                                   30 September 1986
     Brazil                                   2 March 1989
     Bulgaria                                 10 March 1987
     Burkina Faso                             13 November 1992
     Cape Verde                               3 September 1986
     Congo                                    25 August 1987
     Costa Rica                               4 May 1991
     Cyprus                                   22 August 1990
     Dominica                                 3 September 1986
     Equatorial Guinea                        22 November 1989
     Gabon                                    20 February 1988
     Germany                                  9 August 1990
     Greece                                   7 July 1988
     Guinea                                   8 September 1987
     Guinea-Bissau                            22 September 1990
     Guyana                                   3 September 1986
     Haiti                                    3 September 1986
     Indonesia                                13 October 1989
     Iraq                                     12 September 1991
     Ireland                                  22 January 1991
     Italy                                    10 July 1990
     Jamaica                                  18 November 1989
     Lao People's Democratic Republic         13 September 1986
     Liberia                                  16 August 1989
     Malawi                                   11 April 1992
     Mali                                     10 October 1990
     Nigeria                                  13 July 1990
     Panama                                   28 November 1986
     Saint Kitts and Nevis                    25 May 1990
     Saint Lucia                              7 November 1987
     Sierra Leone                             11 December 1993
     Thailand                                 8 September 1990
     Togo                                     26 October 1988
     Tunisia                                  20 October 1990
     Turkey                                   19 January 1991
     United Republic of Tanzania              19 September 1990
     Uruguay                                  8 November 1986
     Viet Nam                                 19 March 1987
     Zaire                                    16 November 1991


                        C.  Third periodic reports

          State party                           Due date

     Australia                                27 August 1992
     Austria                                  30 April 1991
     Belarus                                  3 September 1990
     Bhutan                                   30 September 1990
     Brazil                                   2 March 1993
     Bulgaria                                 10 March 1991
     Cape Verde                               3 September 1990
     China                                    3 September 1990
     Congo                                    25 August 1991
     Dominica                                 3 September 1990
     Egypt                                    18 October 1990
     El Salvador                              18 September 1990
     France                                   13 January 1993
     Gabon                                    20 February 1992
     Greece                                   7 July 1992
     Guatemala                                11 September 1991
     Guinea                                   8 September 1991
     Guyana                                   3 September 1990
     Haiti                                    3 September 1990
     Indonesia                                13 October 1993
     Kenya                                    8 April 1993
     Lao People's Democratic Republic         13 September 1990
     Liberia                                  16 August 1993
     Mauritius                                8 August 1993
     Mongolia                                 3 September 1990
     Panama                                   28 November 1990
     Peru                                     13 October 1991
     Saint Lucia                              7 November 1991
     Spain                                    4 February 1993
     Sri Lanka                                4 November 1990
     Togo                                     26 October 1992
     Uruguay                                  8 November 1990
     Venezuela                                1 June 1992
     Viet Nam                                 19 March 1991
     Yugoslavia                               28 March 1991


                               Annex II

      STATES PARTIES WHOSE REPORTS HAVE BEEN PRESENTED BUT NOT
       YET CONSIDERED BY THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF
                      DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN


                         A.  Initial reports

State party     Due date            Date received    Symbol

Bolivia         8 July 1991         8 July 1991       CEDAW/C/BOL/1
                                    26 August 1993    CEDAW/C/BOL/1/Add.1
Chile           6 January 1991      3 September 1991  CEDAW/C/CHI/1
Ethiopia        10 October 1982     22 April 1993     CEDAW/C/ETH/1-3
Guatemala a/    11 September 1983   2 April 1991      CEDAW/C/GUA/1-2
Guyana a/       3 September 1982    22 January 1990   CEDAW/C/5/Add.63
Iceland         18 July 1986        5 May 1993        CEDAW/C/ICE/1-2
Libyan Arab
  Jamahiriya a/ 15 June 1990       18 February 1991   CEDAW/C/LIB/1
                                   4 October 1993     CEDAW/C/LIB/1/Add.1
Madagascar a/   16 April 1990      21 May 1990        CEDAW/C/5/Add.65
                                   17 April 1991      CEDAW/C/5/Add.65/Rev.1
                                   8 November 1993    CEDAW/C/5/Add.65/Rev.2
Mauritius       8 August 1985      23 February 1992   CEDAW/C/MAR/1-2
Netherlands a/  22 August 1992     7 April 1993       CEDAW/C/NET/1
                                   17 September 1993  CEDAW/C/NET/1/Add.1
                                   20 September 1993  CEDAW/C/NET/1/Add.2
                                   9 October 1993     CEDAW/C/NET/1/Add.3
Paraguay        6 May 1988         4 June 1992        CEDAW/C/PAR/1-2
Saint Vincent
 and the
 Grenadines     3 September 1982   27 September 1991  CEDAW/C/STV/1-3
Tunisia         20 October 1986    17 September 1993  CEDAW/C/TUN/1
Uganda          21 August 1986     1 June 1992        CEDAW/C/UGA/1-2
Zambia a/       21 July 1986       6 March 1991       CEDAW/C/ZAM/1-2


                    B.  Second periodic reports

State party     Due date           Date received      Symbol

Argentina       14 August 1990     13 February 1992   CEDAW/C/ARG/2
Australia a/    27 August 1988     27 July 1992       CEDAW/C/AUL/2
Barbados a/     3 September 1986   4 December 1991    CEDAW/C/BAR/2-3
Belgium         9 August 1990      9 February 1993    CEDAW/C/BEL/2
Colombia a/     18 February 1987   14 January 1993    CEDAW/C/COL/2-3
                                   2 September 1993   CEDAW/C/COL/2-3/Rev.1
Cuba            3 September 1986   13 March 1992      CEDAW/C/CUB/2-3
Dominican
 Republic       2 October 1987     26 April 1993      CEDAW/C/DOM/2-3
Ecuador a/      9 December 1986    28 May 1990        CEDAW/C/13/Add.31
Ethiopia        10 October 1986    22 April 1993      CEDAW/C/ETH/1-3
Finland         4 October 1991     9 February 1993    CEDAW/C/FIN/2
Guatemala a/    11 September 1987  2 April 1991       CEDAW/C/GUA/1-2
Iceland         18 July 1990       5 May 1993         CEDAW/C/ICE/1-2
Japan a/        25 July 1990       21 February 1992   CEDAW/C/JPN/2
Mauritius       8 August 1989      23 January 1992    CEDAW/C/MAR/1-2
New Zealand a/  9 February 1990    3 November 1992    CEDAW/C/NZE/2
                                   27 October 1993    CEDAW/C/NZE/2/Add.1
Paraguay        6 May 1992         4 June 1992        CEDAW/PAR/1-2
Peru            13 October 1987    13 February 1990   CEDAW/C/12/Add.29
Saint Vincent
 and the
 Grenadines     3 September 1986   27 September 1991  CEDAW/C/STV/1-3
Senegal a/      7 March 1990       23 September 1991  CEDAW/C/SEN/2
Uganda          21 October 1990    1 June 1992        CEDAW/C/UGA/1-2
Zambia a/       21 July 1990       6 March 1991       CEDAW/C/ZAM/1-2


                     C.  Third periodic reports

State party     Due date           Date received      Symbol

Barbados a/     3 September 1990   4 December 1991    CEDAW/C/BAR/2-3
Canada          9 January 1991     9 September 1992   CEDAW/C/CAN/3
Colombia a/     18 February 1991   14 January 1993    CEDAW/C/COL/2-3
Cuba            3 September 1990   3 March 1992       CEDAW/C/CUB/2-3
Denmark         21 May 1992        7 May 1993         CEDAW/C/DEN/3
Dominican
 Republic       2 October 1991     26 April 1993      CEDAW/C/DOM/2-3
Ecuador a/      9 December 1990    23 December 1991   CEDAW/C/ECU/3
Ethiopia        10 October 1990    22 April 1993      CEDAW/C/ETH/1-3
Hungary         3 September 1990   4 April 1991       CEDAW/C/HUN/3
Japan a/        25 July 1994       9 September 1993   CEDAW/C/JPN/3
Mexico          3 September 1990   1 December 1992    CEDAW/C/MEX/3
Norway          3 September 1990   25 January 1991    CEDAW/C/NOR/3
Philippines     4 September 1990   20 January 1993    CEDAW/C/PHI/3
Russian
 Federation     3 September 1990   24 July 1991       CEDAW/C/USR/3
Saint Vincent
 and the
 Grenadines     3 September 1990   27 September 1991  CEDAW/C/STV/1-3
Ukraine         3 September 1990   31 May 1991        CEDAW/C/UKR/3

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     a/   To be considered by the Committee on the Elimination of
Discrimination against Women at its thirteenth session, 17 January-
4 February 1994, New York.


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