ICESCR

AcronymDefinition
ICESCRInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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The ICESCR recognized a right to health that was in many ways
In the first section of this Part, I identify the sources of rights available in international law to refugees and beneficiaries of complementary protection: for refugees, the Refugee Convention, supplemented by the ICCPR and the ICESCR, and for beneficiaries of complementary protection, the ICCPR and the ICESCR.
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which monitors the compliance of states with the ICESCR, has stated that 'the right to housing should not be interpreted in a narrow or restrictive sense which equates it with, for example, the shelter provided by merely having a roof over one's head or views shelter exclusively as a commodity.
Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights presages the right to health: "Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services...." (113) The right was subsequently codified in Article 12 of the ICESCR, which affirms that states parties "recognize the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health" and agree to take steps necessary for, among other goals, "the prevention, treatment and control of epidemic, endemic, occupational and other diseases." (114)
In order to highlight the rights violation of these workers a framework from different articles of UNDHR, ICCPR, ICESCR, CEDAW and Constitution of Pakistan has been crafted.
Qatar has acceded to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) in an effort to promote human rights and strengthen Qatar's development in economic, social and political fields, said Secretary-General of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Maryam bint Abdullah al Attiyah.
The International Bill of Human Rights includes the UDHR and two legally binding treaties: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), and the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).
From the outset, the UDHR was split into the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR or ESR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR or CPR).
As part of the 46th Session of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), Geneva hosted discussions of Turkmenistan's report on implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message.
The Philippines on June 7, 1974, became one of the 184 member-states of the United Nations (UN) that ratified the ICESCR, which provides economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) to individuals and groups and guarantees enjoyment without discrimination.
The protocol also provides for an inquiry procedure allowing the committee to start an investigation if it receives information that a state party has violated the ICESCR. According to the UN, optional protocols are supplemetary treaties "which may either provide for procedures with regard to the treaty or address a substantive area related to the [main] treaty.