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General Comments/Recommendations

The UN Human Rights Treaty Committees publish their interpretation of the content of human rights provisions, known as general comments on thematic issues or methods of work.
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General Comment No. 11: Plans of Action for Primary Education (Art. 14 of the Covenant)

10 May 1999 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 10: The role of national human rights institutions in the protection of economic, social and cultural rights

10 December 1998 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 9: The domestic application of the Covenant

3 December 1998 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 8: The relationship between economic sanctions and respect for economic, social and cultural rights

12 December 1997 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 7: The right to adequate housing (Art.11.1): forced evictions

20 May 1997 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 6: The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Older Persons

8 December 1995 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 5: Persons with Disabilities

9 December 1994 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 4: The Right to Adequate Housing (Art. 11 (1) of the Covenant)

13 December 1991 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 3: The Nature of States Parties' Obligations (Art. 2, Para. 1, of the Covenant)

14 December 1990 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

General Comment No. 2: International technical assistance measures (Art. 22 of the Covenant)

2 February 1990 | Publisher: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

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