Seven core human rights treaties
their implementation by States parties. 1 The seven core human rights treaties set international standards for the protection and promotion of human rights to which States can subscribe by becoming a party to each treaty. Each State party has an obligation to take steps to ensure that everyone in the State can enjoy the rights set out in the treaty.Australia is a party to the seven core international human rights treaties: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) the International Convention on the Elimination of seven core human rights treaties
Human Rights Legislation: The Seven Core Treaties by Samantha Davis 1. 1948: Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1. 1. Adopted by the United Nations to be the first expression of rights that all humans are entitled to 2. 1969: Convention on the elimination of all Racial Discrimination 2. 1.