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

Remote 69th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 15 February to 5 March 2021
Online review of seventh periodic report of Finland on 17, 18 and 19 February 2021, 12:30 to 14:30 CET
Online review of second periodic report of Latvia on 23, 24 and 25 February 2021, 16:00 to 18:00 CET, both on live webcast live at http://webtv.un.org/meetings-events/.

68th Pre-sessional Working Group will take place remotely and in closed meeting from 8 to 12 March 2021

Online system for NGOs and NHRIs submissions 


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