Economic, social and cultural rights – from hesitant recognition to extraterritorial applicability

Jun 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Social Rights

DSC_031920 years ago the final declaration of the World Conference on Human Rights (1993) in Vienna not only reinforced the universality of human rights, it also acknowledged the indivisibility, and thereby the coherence and interdependency of the various human rights. Since then we have seen an unmistakable increase in the significance of the long-neglected economic, social and cultural human rights (ESCR).

The following paper by Michael Krennerich will cursorily follow up on the change in significance over the past few decades.

Paper by Michael Krennerich (PDF)

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