Through the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, signatory nations are required to submit bi-yearly reports outlining their plans to preserve the full range of rights guaranteed to their citizens under the covenant.
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The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the combined third, fourth and fifth periodic reports of El Salvador on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (E/C.12/SLV/3-5) at its 25th and 26th meetings, held on 14 May 2014.
La FTCCP, como promotora de la Ley 29783 tuvo el propósito de hacer una publicación integral de la ley y su reglamento. Mientras tanto hemos toma- do la iniciativa de difundir la Ley para el conocimiento de los trabajadores e iniciar una campaña para exigir su pronta reglamentación.
The report first describes Peru’s national legal framework. It describes the administration of labor law, labor institutions, and the system of labor justice. With regard to each of the covered labor rights, the report describes the relevant legal framework (national laws and international conventions) and practices. A companion report mandated by section 2102(c)(9) of the Trade Act provides additional information on the extent to which Peru has in effect laws governing exploitative child labor.
Provides an objective and accurate analysis of labor rights and relations in Colombia. This document attempts to complete the bigger picture of human rights issues so policymakers have a better understanding of the reality workers face in Colombia.
Argentina: Social Rights, Thorny Country: Judicial Review of Economic Policies Sponsored by the IFIs
This article describes the status of social rights in Argentina’s constitution, the possible contradictions between these rights and IFI-sponsored policies, and what the judiciary is entitled to do about these contradictions under Argentina’s constitutional design.
El presente documento analiza lo sucedido con las políticas de gasto e ingresos fiscales desde la crisis de principios de siglo hasta los últimos años, cuando los desequilibrios fiscales son de similar magnitud, pero bajo condiciones muy diferentes. Además de revisar las alternativas de la política fiscal en general, el documento pone un énfasis especial en el análisis de la experiencia argentina reciente en materia de políticas públicas de fomento de la inversión.
The objective of the human rights-based approach (HRBA) to development is to ensure that development work explicitly and systematically (1) takes into consideration the standards provided by economic, social, cultural, political and civil rights, and (2) applies and strengthens human rights principles, such as empowerment, participation, non-discrimination, equality, transparency, and accountability. The realization of human rights is at the heart of a HRBA to development. Through the application of a human rights-based perspective, structural and institutionalised causes of power imbalances, discrimination, exclusion and, thus, poverty are identified.
NATLEX is a database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation containing over 88,000 records covering 196 countries and over 160 territories and subdivisions. These records provide full texts or abstracts of legislation along with citation information.
The ITUC Global Rights Index ranks 139 countries against 97 internationally recognised indicators to assess where workers’ rights are best protected, in law and in practice.