Incorporating the UN Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The full text of the Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is available here.

The Scottish Human Rights Commission has produced a paper, called ‘Creating a Fairer Scotland,’ which makes recommendations for incorporating economic, social and cultural rights. Click here to read it.

Click here to read Dr Katie Boyle’s briefing paper which delves deeper into the various models the Scottish Government could use to incorporate economic, social and cultural rights.

The Scottish Human Rights Commission also hosted an Innovation Forum, co-hosted with the Scottish Government, in 2015. The Forum focused on achieving social justice through the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights. Click here to see the Commission’s coverage of the Forum.

In 2014, Dr W. James Wolffe QC delivered a lecture on the incorporation of economic and social rights in Scotland. It is available here.

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