Enhancing Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Using Indicators: A Focus on the Right to Education in the ICESCR

Nearly fifteen years ago, Audrey Chapman emphasised the importance of ascertaining violations of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) as a means to enhance its enforcement. Today, this violations approach is even more salient given the recent adoption of the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR. Indicators are important to enforcing economic, social, and cultural rights because they assist in measuring progressive realisation.

Appliquer le droit à l’éducation dans l’Agenda post-2015 relatif à l’éducation

Le Right to Education Project vient de publier un document intitulé Applying Right to Education Indicators to the Post-2015 Education Agenda (Faire appliquer les indicateurs du droit à l'éducation de l’Agenda post-2015 relatif à l’éducation).

13 Février 2015

Right to Education Indicators based on the 4 As - Concept Paper

This Concept Paper outlines the broader issues which have been addressed in order to establish a set of right to education indicators based on the 4-A framework as developed by Katarina Tomaševski, the first UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education. It explains the choices made when developing these indicators and discusses human rights indicators with a focus on the right to education.