Saturday, October 3, 2009

29 Countries Sign Optional Protocol to ICESCR

The new Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (adopted by the U.N. General Assembly on December 10, 2008, A/RES/63/117) was signed this past week in New York by the following countries:

  1. Argentina
  2. Armenia
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Belgium
  5. Chile
  6. Congo
  7. Ecuador
  8. El Salvador
  9. Finland
  10. Gabon
  11. Ghana
  12. Guatemala
  13. Guinea-Bissau
  14. Italy
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Madagascar
  17. Mali
  18. Montenegro
  19. Netherlands
  20. Portugal
  21. Senegal
  22. Slovakia
  23. Slovenia
  24. Solomon Islands
  25. Spain
  26. Timor-Leste
  27. Togo
  28. Ukraine
  29. Uruguay

The Optional Protocol is open for signature to countries that have adopted the ICESCR

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/2009/10/29-countries-sign-optional-protocol-to-icescr.html

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