Odello & Seatzu: The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Law, Process and Practice

Posted on Actualizado enn

Marco Odello (Aberystwyth Univ. – Law) & Francesco Seatzu (Univ. of Cagliari – Law) have published The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Law, Process and Practice (Routledge 2012).

Here’s the abstract:
The book concerns the study and analysis of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights from an international legal perspective, taking into consideration the adoption of the 2008 Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).

The volume provides a detailed account of the structure and functioning of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the light of its jurisprudence, through a study of the Committee’s procedures and practices (periodic reports and general comments), including taking into account the Optional Protocol for individual complaint procedure.

The book considers the possible implications of the work of this Committee on other UN Committees, such as the Human Rights Committee and the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, as well as considering the repercussions of its work on the international protection of fundamental rights, such as the right to education, to health and adequate food.

Source: International Law Reporter

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