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COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is the body of 18 independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by its States parties. The Committee was established under ECOSOC Resolution 1985/17 of 28 May 1985 to carry out the monitoring functions assigned to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in Part IV of the Covenant.

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Ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Status of ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 

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See the maps on ratifications (PDF) of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights or its Optional Protocol.

Upcoming Events

62nd Session, 18 September - 6 October 2017, Geneva

NEW INFORMATION - Dialogue with Mexico postponed to a later date. The Secretariat will reflect on the webpage the new dates as soon as the Committee makes a decision

61 Pre-Sessional Working Group (9 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017)

Kindly visit the Committee's Webpage for update on the upcoming scheduled date

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