Principles on extraterritorial human rights obligations adopted

The Maastricht Centre for Human Rights and the ICJ are pleased to announce the adoption of the Maastricht Principles on Extraterritorial Obligations of States in the area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

These international legal principles clarify the human rights obligations of States beyond their own borders.

principles obligations adopted-press release-2011 (full text in English, PDF)

Maastricht principles-analysis brief-2011 (full text in English, PDF)

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