Burmese Translation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) is a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 16 December 1966, and in force from 3 January 1976.
Myanmar signed the Treaty in July 2015 but has not yet ratified it.
The treaty commits its parties to work toward the granting of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESCR) to the Non-Self-Governing and Trust Territories and individuals, including labour rights and the right to health, the right to education, and the right to an adequate standard of living.
As of 2015, the Covenant has 164 parties. A further six countries, including the United States, had signed but not yet ratified the Covenant.