Session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the United Nations

25.02.2015 17:38

On February 24-25, 2015 during the 54-th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the United Nations in Geneva, the delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan presented the second and third national periodic report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

The delegation of our country, which consisted of the representatives from the ministries of Health and Social Welfare of the Population, Labour, Migration and Employment, Education and Science, Agency for Statistics,was headed by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Tajiikstan Shohmurod Rustam at the session.

This Covenant had been adopted by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) on December 16, 1966 and entered into force on January 3, 1976 in accordance with Article 27. It provides for the creation of conditions whereby everyone may enjoy his economic, social and cultural rights. The Republic of Tajikistan acceded to the International Covenant on January 4, 1999.

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