CESCR

AcronymDefinition
CESCRCommittee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CESCRCovenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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Despite living in and depending on forestry lands, solely 24 per cent of people from ethnic minorities have recognized rights on them and many reportedly suffer from forced relocation, confiscation of their ancestral lands in favour of industrial crops, and 'land-grabbing' (McDougall 2011, CESCR 2014).
interpretive activities of the CESCR, the Human Rights Commission and
(6.) United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), Globalization and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Statement, 1 5 (May 1998), http://www.google.com/url?sa=rct=j&q=&esrc= s&source=web&cd=l& ved=0CC AQFj A A&url=http % 3 A %2F%2Fwww2.ohchr.org % 2Fenglish % 2Fbodies %2Fcescr%2Fdocs%2Fstatements%2FGlobalisation-1998.doc&ei=GTFeVKmlDoq GyQSK5oLIAw&usg=AFQjCNG4IJZhC18m2TG-eElp_AocrFhqow&sig2=w3gNa6KZ6MWTPE50TilqQ&bvm=bv.79189006,d.aWw; see also United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), Statement On the Obligations of States Parties Regarding the Corporate Sector and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, [paragraph] 2, U.N.
As a consequence, two legally binding treaties emerged--the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR).
The African Commission on Human and People Rights has held that the failure of the government to provide basic services necessary for a minimum standard of health such safe drinking water and electricity and the shortage of medicine as alleged in communication 100/93 constitutes a violation of Article 16 of the Charter' (Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) General Comment No.
This is in line with article 13 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR).
The right to food (see Definition section, page 32) was further endorsed in 1999 by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR).