International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

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Terms & Synonyms

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Official WHO Definition

Other Definitions

A treaty that 157 countries have ratified

as of October 2007, making it legally binding upon them in international law. The Covenant is the primary basis for the human right to water and sanitation and other economic, social and cultural rights.

Contents

Interpretations and Explanations

References

Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) WHO-Lexicon page (translations and examples) COHRE Manual on the Right to Water and Sanitation

See also

External Resources

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