Journal Citation: 18(1) HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY, 23-66 (1996). United Nations (United Nations Development Programme) Secretary of State. Multilateral: International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Australian/Harvard Citation. Treaties and international agreements registered from 1 January 1976 to 13 January 1976 Page No. 5.1.2 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) (Opened for signature 16 December 1966) .....18 5.1.3 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) (Opened 14531. Canada. Export citation Summary. A., ‘ Violations Approach for Monitoring the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ’, (1996) 18 Human Rights Quarterly 23. Appendix VIII CESCR, Guidelines on treaty-specific documents to be submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, E/C.12/2008/2, 24 March 2009. The agreements signed at this time came into force on 1 January 1995. The author of this article argues that if economic, social, and cultural rights are to be taken seriously, a change is needed in the paradigm for evaluating compliance with the norms established in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). Chapman, A. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights The Covenant in general The ICESCR aims to ensure the protection of economic, social and cultural rights including: the right to self-determination of all peoples (article 1); the right to non-discrimination based on race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, The following example of a citation based on the WTO Online Database gives the date of signing. Monitoring Women's Right to Health Under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights  Chapman, Audrey R. ( 1995-04 ) Related Items in Google Scholar General Comment 13, adopted by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, provides interpretation and clarification of Article 13 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. 14532. Note by the Secretary-General; ANNEX International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : report of Canada on the implementation of the provisions of articles 13 to 15 of the covenant Secretary of State [Ottawa] 1985. Adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 16 December 1966 ..... 3 No. ... Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights … Recent years have seen an expansion in the scale and importance of economic, social, and cultural rights within international law. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) is phrased in very vague and general, sometimes almost obscure language, and lends itself to many different interpretations. [ESPAÑOL] [FRANÇAIS]