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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Cultural Life, Right to Participate in, International Protection

Roger O'Keefe

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 05 June 2020

Subject(s):
Economic, social, and cultural rights — Indigenous peoples — Minorities — Disability

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1 Art. 15 (1) (a) International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966) (‘ICESCR’), embodies in binding form the right of everyone freely to participate in the cultural life of the community recognized in Art. 27 (1) Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) (‘UDHR’). The same right is secured in specific contexts by Art. 5 (e) (vi) International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1965) (‘CERD’ Racial and Religious Discrimination); Art. 13 (c) Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against...
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