CESCRCommittee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CESCRCovenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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The written statement must be sent to the CESCR Secretariat at least three months in advance of the session for which it is intended.
The CESCR also specifies that States should "prevent their own citizens and companies from violating the right to water in other countries .
other international treaties, general comments of the CESCR and
This classification has been endorsed by the CESCR in its General Comment 12, as well as by a great number of scholars.
As explained below, the CESCR has focused on the often direct impact the actions of international finance and trade organizations have on the well-being of the world's poor.
The resulting CESCR document (General Comment (GC) 12) defines the right to food as the right of everyone to have 'physical and economic access at all times to adequate food or means for its procurement' (GC 12, Point 6).
31) Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, CESCR General Comment No.
6) Article 10 of CESCR states, "Special measures of protection and assistance should be taken on behalf of all children and young persons without any discrimination for reasons of parentage or other conditions.
It urges CESCR to take "appropriate steps toward ending Israel's repeated violations of the economic, cultural and social rights in" Palestine.