The Office of the People's Advocate has submitted an alternative report to the Committee on economic, social and cultural rights (CESCR)

In the context of the 3rd periodic report evaluation of the Moldovan State by the CESCR regarding the implementation of the ESCR International Covenant, that is to take place this February, in Geneva, the Office of the People's Advocate of Moldova, in its quality of National Human Rights Institution has presented a shadow report that highlights the main problems in the implementation of the Covenant in our country. The identified problems and recommendations include the right to health, the access to drinking water and sewerage systems, child rights and inclusive education.

The Committee is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on the economic, social and cultural rights by its States parties. All States parties are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights are being implemented. The Committee examines each report and addresses its concerns and recommendations to the State party in the form of “concluding observations”. 

The full report is available here.