ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 71
Plain English recommendation
Develop and apply indicators and benchmarks to monitor progress on economic, social and cultural rights. Consider the UN framework on human rights indicators.
Original UN recommendation
The Committee recommends that the State party take steps to progressively develop and apply appropriate indicators on the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights in order to facilitate the assessment of progress achieved by the State party in complying with its obligations under the Covenant for various segments of the population. In this context, the Committee refers the State party to, inter alia, the conceptual and methodological framework on human rights indicators developed by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (see HRI/MC/2008/3)..
Date of UN examination
UN article number
2 (implementation of the Convention)