NGO coalition supports Azerbaijan's initiatives to ratify Optional Protocol
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 28 / Trend , M.Aliyev/
The Coalition of Non-Government Organizations (NGO) on the Optional Protocol of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has supported the initiative of Azerbaijan, which is one of the first joined the Protocol, to ratify the document, said in a letter sent to the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, Elmar Mammadyarov.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister signed the Protocol in New York on Sept. 25 within participation in the 64th UN General Assembly, the Foreign Ministry told Trend with reference to the Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to the UN.
Azerbaijan joined the International Covenant, adopted in 1966, in 1992.