Statement – Regional Consultation on Sustainable Development & ICESCR, 8 February 2022
Oral Statement of the South Centre for the Regional Consultation on Sustainable Development and the ICESCR
Geneva, 8 February 2022
The following statement is delivered by the South Centre during the consultation convened by the Drafting Group of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the development of a General Comment on Sustainable Development and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Thematic Session II, Sustainable development and natural resource governance: What is the role of responsible natural resource governance and sustainability in the realization of economic, social and cultural rights for all? How should the State obligations and the role of business and the impact of business operation in the context of natural resource extraction be addressed in the General Comment?
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