Contracting Parties > International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights > Belarus
|Signature||March 19, 1968|
|Ratification||November 12, 1973|
|Entry into force||January 3, 1976|
Declarations, Reservations etc.On September 30, 1992, the Government of Belarus notified the Secretary-General its decision to withdraw the reservation made upon signature and confirmed upon ratification:
"The Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that the provisions of paragraph 1 of article 26 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and of paragraph 1 of article 48 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, under which a number of States cannot become parties to these Covenants, are of a discriminatory nature and considers that the Covenants, in accordance with the principle of sovereign equality of States, should be open for participation by all States concerned without any discrimination or limitation."
Additional InformationSignature and ratification by the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.