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What does ICESCR stand for?

ICESCR stands for International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights


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Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque said the signing of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights "formalizes and reaffirms Cuba's commitment to the rights protected in both instruments which my country has been systematically implementing since the time of the Cuban revolution in 1959"; But he served notice that "as far as the scope and application of several of the elements contained in these international instruments, Cuba will register those reservations or interpretative declarations it considers relevant.
This manual is the product of a process that began several years ago with an invitation to work with the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on development of its General Comment on Article 3 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, relating to equality between women and men in enjoyment of the rights in the Covenant.
The 'International Bill of Rights' consists of three United Nations instruments: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948; the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 1966, and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 (and its optional protocol).
6) Its importance is highlighted by its prominent position in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the Charter of the United Nations: all three documents list self-determination as the first right deserving protection.