Join the NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR

Do you want international justice for violations of rights to housing, health, education, culture or working conditions? Tired of being told that economic, social and cultural rights are policy objectives, not “real” rights?

Join the campaign for the Optional Protocol to International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights! Become a member of the International Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR!

The International NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR is composed by over 300 civil society organizations and individuals from more than 70 countries and it leads the Global Campaign for the ratification of the OP-ICESCR, Justice Now! Ratify to Protect all Human Rights!

The Coalition’s primary objective is to advocate for the ratification and use of an effective Optional Protocol to the ICESCR. By joining the Coalition, you will receive information and materials to help you lobby your government. Your membership is important to the Coalition – a strong and global membership of the Coalition puts increased pressure on governments. Membership is free.  We encourage organizations and individuals to join the Coalition. Receive and exchange coalition updates and materials via the listserv or the website.     

To join the Coalition, fill out the membership form below.  The Coalition will contact you within 30 days of your inquiry, after reviewing it.

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