Handing over of Letter to Prime Minister Calling For Malaysia To Ratify The International Covenant On Economic, Social And Cultural Rights.

Working Group on National Ratification of ICESCR
c/o Malaysian Bar Council,
No. 13, 15 & 17,
Leboh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
Chair of Working Group: Roger Chan
Contact Details: [email protected]/+60122758191

Handing over of Letter to Prime Minister Calling For Malaysia To Ratify The International Covenant On Economic, Social And Cultural Rights.

We, the “Working Group on National Ratification of ICESCR”, with support from Malaysian civil society call the Malaysian government to immediately ratify the International Covenant On Economic, Social And Cultural Rights (ICESCR) as this move will be consistent with the government’s prime focus to build a better economy utilising the Economic Transformation Plan (ETP) process as the core for development.

On behalf of Malaysian civil society, we invite all pres to cover the handing over to the Prime Minister the letter calling for Malaysia to ratify the ICESCR. Details of the handing over are as follows:

Date: 8th February 2012, Wednesday
Time: 11.00 a.m
Place: Office of the Prime Minister, Main Block, Perdana Putra Building, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62502 Putrajaya.
3. We hope you will cover this significant event and provide us the necessary coverage.

Group on National Ratification of ICESCR members: SUARAM, Bar Council, Lawyers for Liberty, ERA Consumer, Amnesty International Malaysia , JERIT, Dignity Int Malaysia [secretariat]

 

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