TitleInternational Covenants on Human Rights : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Urges States parties to the International Covenants on Human Rights to pay active attention to the protection and promotion of civil and political rights, as well as economic, social and cultural rights, taking into consideration their indivisible and interrelated character and the fact that the promotion and protection of 1 category of rights should never exempt or excuse States from the promotion and protection of the other rights; also urges States parties to fulfil their reporting obligations under the International Covenants on Human Rights; again urges all States which have not yet done so to become parties to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and to consider acceding to the Optional Protocols to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; stresses the importance of avoiding the erosion of human rights by derogation; welcomes the adoption by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of general comment No. 2 (1990), regarding international technical assistance measures in relation to article 22 of the Covenant.
Adopted at the 68th plenary meeting, 14 Dec. 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 45th session, Volume 1, 18 September-21 December 1990. - A/45/49. - 1991. - p. 240-241. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).