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UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights publishes findings on Kyrgyzstan, Venezuela, Mongolia, Thailand, Ireland, Chile, Uganda

GENEVA (22 June 2015) – The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) has published its findings on Kyrgyzstan, Venezuela, Mongolia, Thailand, Ireland, Chile and Uganda, which were examined during the Committee’s latest session from 1 to 19 June in Geneva.

The findings, known as concluding observations, can be found here: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=967&Lang=en

These findings contain positive aspects of a respective State’s implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), highlight main areas of concern and detail the Committee’s recommendations for action.

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For more information, please contact Liz Throssell (+41 (0) 22 917 9466/ ethrossell@ohchr.org

More on the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights:
http://www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/cescr/pages/cescrindex.aspx

Text of the Covenant:
http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CESCR.aspx
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