THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS: A NEW INSTRUMENT TO ADDRESS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

  • Christian Courtis United Nations

Resumo

The article discusses the adoption of the new Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as a means to obtain redress for violations against economic, social and cultural rights in the international sphere – including its potential use for the consideration of the violation of extraterritorial obligations.

Keywords: Human rights. Social rights. Violations. Optinal protocol.

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Biografia do Autor

Christian Courtis, United Nations
Doutor em Direito. Professor da Universidade de Buenos Aires. Executivo do Alto Comissariado em Direitos Humanos, ONU
Publicado
28-08-2015
Como Citar
Courtis, C. (2015). THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS: A NEW INSTRUMENT TO ADDRESS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS. Espaço Jurídico Journal of Law [EJJL], 16(2), 295-302. https://doi.org/10.18593/ejjl.v16i2.7561
Seção
Direitos humanos e cenário internacional