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UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is the body of 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.

All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights are being implemented. States must report initially within two years of accepting the Covenant and thereafter every five years. The Committee examines each report and addresses its concerns and recommendations to the State party in the form of “concluding observations”.  Website: www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cescr/
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Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : initial reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Indonesia

29 October 2012 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : 2nd periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : China

6 July 2012 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : initial reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Gabon

29 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : 4th periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 et [i.e. and] 17 of the Covenant : Belgium

18 June 2012 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : Second periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Czech Republic

16 January 2012 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Replies by the Government of the Russian Federation to the list of issues (E/C.12/RUS/Q/5) to be taken up in connection with the consideration of the fifth periodic report of the Russian Federation (E/C.12/RUS/5)

28 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : 5th periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Denmark

22 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : combined 2nd, 3rd and 4th periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : Egypt

22 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : 2nd periodic report submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Kuwait

22 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : 2nd periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Lithuania

22 December 2011 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: States Parties Reports

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