By Eric Tataw – Saturday February 16, 2019.
The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has on Friday, February 15, 2019, published
According to the notice, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will meet in Geneva from Monday, February 18 to Friday, March 8, 2019, to review Bulgaria, Cameroon, Estonia, Kazakhstan, and Mauritius.
The document opines that the five countries are among the 169 States that are party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
The Committee has revealed that the meeting would take place in the ground floor conference room of Palais Wilson in Geneva, adding that it would be made public through webcast at http://webtv.un.org/.
The Committee says its recommended hashtag for the session, #CESCR65 and more information, including reports submitted by the States under review have are already public on the session’s Web page.
According to the document, the Committee’s findings on the countries reviewed would be officially termed concluding observations, adding that all findings would be published on March 11, 2019.
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is charged with monitoring States parties’ adherence to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and has 169 States parties.
The Committee is made up of 18 members who are independent human rights experts drawn from around the world, who serve in their personal capacity and not as representatives of States parties, National Telegraph has read from the notice.
The Committee’s concluding observations are an independent assessment of States’ compliance with their human rights obligations under the treaty, the document has stated.