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20 Sep 2017 description

GENEVA (20 September 2017) - The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights today concluded its consideration of the sixth periodic report of Colombia on its implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

10 May 2012 description

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights today concluded its consideration of the combined initial to third periodic report of Ethiopia on that country’s implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

23 Nov 2011 description

Comité des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels

22 novembre 2011

Le Comité des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels a examiné, hier après-midi et aujourd'hui, le rapport du Cameroun sur les mesures prises par ce pays pour mettre en œuvre les dispositions du Pacte international relatif aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels.

23 Nov 2011 description

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

22 November 2011

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has considered the combined second and third reports of Cameroon on that country’s implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

28 Apr 2011 description

BACKGROUND RELEASE

28 April 2011

Experts to Review Reports of Germany, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation, Turkey, and Yemen

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will meet at the Palais Wilson in Geneva from 2 to 20 May to examine measures taken by Germany, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation, Turkey and Yemen to comply with the standards of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

19 Nov 2010 description

GENEVA (19 November 2010) - A key UN human rights committee will adopt a statement* Friday - coinciding with World Toilet Day - which details massive problems relating to sanitation across the globe, and urging States to ensure that "everyone, without discrimination, has physical and affordable access to sanitation that is safe, hygienic, secure, socially and culturally acceptable, provides privacy and ensures dignity."

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights said sanitation is "a largely neglected topic," despite the fact that 2.6 billion people do not …

09 Nov 2010 description

9 November 2010

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has considered the combined second, third and fourth periodic report of Sri Lanka on how that country is implementing the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Introducing the report, Shavindra Fernando, Deputy Solicitor-General of Sri Lanka, said that Sri Lanka was at a crossroads, having emerged from a 30-year protracted armed conflict, defeating the menace of terrorism that stood in the way for too long in achieving greater prosperity for all Sri Lankans.

25 May 2010 description

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

25 May 2010

FINAL ROUNDUP

Issues Concluding Observations and Recommendations on Reports of Colombia, Algeria, Mauritius, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has concluded its forty-fourth session and issued its concluding observations and recommendations on the reports of Colombia, Algeria, Mauritius, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan, which it considered during the session.

The countries considered by the Committee are among the 160 States parties to the International Covenant on …

05 May 2010 description


MORNING
5 May 2010

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has considered the fifth periodic report of Colombia on how that country implements the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

10 Nov 2009 description

Le Comité des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels a examiné, hier et ce matin, le rapport de Madagascar sur les mesures prises par ce pays pour se conformer aux dispositions du Pacte international relatif aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels.

Présentant ce rapport, la Ministre de la justice et Garde des sceaux de Madagascar, Mme Christine Razanamahasoa, a souligné que les droits économiques, sociaux et culturels - qui sont érigés en normes constitutionnelles.

10 Nov 2009 description

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has considered the second periodic report of Madagascar on how that country implements the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Christine Razanamahasoa, Minister of Justice of Madagascar, introducing the report, said that Madagascar had signed the Optional Protocol to the Covenant, which testified to the country's will to reinforce the application of the Covenant.

05 Nov 2009 description

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights today considered the combined initial to third periodic report of Chad, on how that country implements the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in the absence of a delegation.

Marchan Romero, Chairperson of the Committee, in opening remarks, said that Chad had ratified the Covenant in 1995. According to the Committee's initial programme of work, the delegation of Chad should have been present as of yesterday.

04 Nov 2009 description


Le Comité des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels a examiné, hier et ce matin, le rapport périodique de la République démocratique du Congo sur les mesures prises par ce pays pour donner effet aux dispositions du Pacte international relatif aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels.

04 Nov 2009 description


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has considered the combined second to fifth periodic report of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on how that country implements the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

09 Jul 2009 description

Substantive session of 2010

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

I. INTRODUCTION

1. The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in 1983.

09 Jan 2009 description

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS

INTRODUCTION

1. Colombia hereby submits its fifth periodic report to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant.

2. Colombia has submitted four reports to the Committee.