International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966
This was adopted on 16 December 1966 by UN General Assembly. This document clearly defines what every state party to the Covenant is expected to do to ensure that every individual enjoys his or her economic, social and cultural rights.
It entered into force on 3 January 1976, in accordance with article 27.
Date of publication: 16 December 1966 by UN General Assembly
Language: English, French
Theme: International Legal Frameworks
Type: International Covenant