UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to review Kuwait, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bolivia and Nicaragua

OHCHR

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will hold its upcoming session from 27 September to 15 October, during which it plans to review reports of Kuwait, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Plurinational State of Bolivia and Nicaragua.

The five countries are among the 171 States parties to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. They are required to undergo regular reviews by the Committee of 18 independent international experts on how they are implementing the Covenant.

The Committee, which has received the respective country reports and submissions from non-governmental organizations, will discuss a range of issues with the five State delegations through in-person, hybrid or online public dialogues on the following dates:

Kuwait dialogue: 28-29 September, 10:00-13:00 Geneva time

Azerbaijan dialogue: 30 September-1 October, 10:00-13:00

Bosnia and Herzegovina dialogue: 30 September-1 October, 15:00-18:00

Bolivia dialogue: 5-6 October, 15:00-18:00

Nicaragua dialogue: 7-8 October, 15:00-18:00

All the above public dialogues will be livecast on UN Web TV

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