NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR

The NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (OP-ICESCR), coordinated by ESCR-Net, leads an international campaign for the ratification and implementation of the OP-ICESCR to ensure that individuals and groups have access to justice for violations to their economic, social and cultural rights.

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The NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has...
The Campaign for the Ratification of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and...
Toolkit for Action for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -...
On 10 December 2008, the UN General Assembly adopted the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic,...

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Contact Us

The NGO Coalition invites all local and international organizations, activists and individuals that actively work or have an interest on the advancement of human rights and social justice to get involved. You can join the Coalition and support the Optional Protocol both at the national and international levels.

For more information please contact Ivahanna Larrosa, campaign coordinator, at ilarrosa@escr-net.org 

Apply to become a member today.

The Coalition is led by a Steering Committee coordinated by ESCR-Net and composed of the following organizations:

  • Amnesty International
  • DECA Equipo Pueblo
  • Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape                                             
  • Fédération internationale des droits de l'Homme (FIDH)                                                                    
  • Food First Information and Action Network (FIAN)                                                                              
  • International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)                                                                                          
  • International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific                                                             
  • Plataforma Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, Democracia y Desarrollo (PIDHDD)
  • National Center for Advocacy Studies (NCAS)
  • Social Rights Advocacy Centre (SRAC)

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