CESCR

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CESCRCommittee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CESCRCovenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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Following ratification by our Parliament, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights came into force on 12 April 2015.
For a full list of states parties to the ICESCR and dates of accession, see International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, U.
1985/17, supra note 75, on the review of the composition, organization and administrative arrangements of the Sessional Working Group of Governmental Experts on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
To consider ratifying the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in a timely manner.
Since people affected by leprosy should have the same human rights as all people, it is appropriate to make greater use of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966).
5) International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, opened for signature 16 December 1966, 993 UNTS 3 (enetered into force 3 January 1.
The rights described in this declaration served as the basis for two international covenants passed in 1966: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
This manual is the product of a process that began several years ago with an invitation to work with the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on development of its General Comment on Article 3 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, relating to equality between women and men in enjoyment of the rights in the Covenant.
The UN has included the right to safe, healthy housing in a number of international declarations, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966), and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1976).
Charter rights are also influenced by international law, such as the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, to which Canada is a signatory.
However, the latest diplomatic indications suggest China will probably ratify the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - which it signed in 1997 - by the end of March.
China may ratify the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as early as next February, government officials represented to her, she said, adding many issues still need to be worked out.
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