HRA and colleagues presented today an alternative report of 14 Montenegrin NGOs, submitted to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights two days ago.
The report discusses the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) by the state, preceding the upcoming discussion on the Government’s Initial report on implementation of ICESCR which will take place in November in Geneva.
The report was drafted by (in alphabetical order): Association of Youth with Disabilities of Montenegro, Civic Alliance, Centre for Civic Education, Centre for Democracy and Human Rights, The Centre for Monitoring and Research, Child Rights Centre, First Parent’s Association for Children with Special Needs, Human Rights Action, The Network for Affirmation of NGO Sector, Montenegrin Women’s Lobby, PRIMA, Union of Free Trade Unions of Montenegro, Women’s Rights Centre and Women’s Safe House.
The Report was presented by:
Mirjana Radović, Human Rights Action
Marija Vuksanović, Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Vanja Ćalović, The Network for Affirmation of NGO Sector
Milan Radović, Civic Alliance
Savo Knežević, First Parent’s Association for Children with Special Needs
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The NGO report is available here
The Government’s report with the accompanying documents is available at: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=822&Lang=en
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