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Dec 06, 2018
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Former Indian diplomat elected to UN's Socio-Economic Cultural panel

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A former senior Indian diplomat, Preeti Saran, has been elected unopposed to an Asia Pacific seat on the UN's Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR). 


Saran was elected to the CESCR for a four-year term beginning on the 1st of January next year. 

All States are obliged to submit regular reports to the committee on how the rights are being implemented.

The committee examines each report and addresses its concerns and recommendations to the State party in the form of concluding observations. The panel meets in Geneva and holds two sessions per year.

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