The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has issued conclusions on Montenegro’s implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PESK), following its 53rd session from November 10th to 28th in Geneva.
The Committee noted, inter alia, that Montenegro did not have the necessary statistics to assess the state of economic and social rights and recommended that a data collection system be established and that the protection of these rights be regularly assessed on the basis of indicators from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. human rights. The Committee’s appeal to the state to intensify efforts to combat child labor – including begging – is also important, both through effective inspections and the punishment of those responsible, and through raising awareness of the dangers of child labor.
The conclusions of the Committee, as well as the alternative report submitted to the Committee by HRA, CEDEM and 12 other organizations from Montenegro can be downloaded here: