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NGOs Celebrate Historic Adoption of Optional Protocol for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at United Nations

From the NGO Coalition for an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ( www.opicescr-coalition.org) New York, December 10, 2008 The United Nations General Assembly today adopted by consensus an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), establishing a complaints procedure for violations of economic, social and cultural rights. The adoption of the Optional Protocol represents an historic (...) - Optional Protocol / Globalization, Economic Social & Cultural Rights

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