Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the VII Cycle State Party Report of Ukraine on Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

In 2019, Ukraine reported on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The report of Ukraine provided answers to questions voiced out by the UN Committee – as part of a coalition submission, the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union as well submitted its own vision of issues that the Government of Ukraine should have addressed.

Now, UHHRU has prepared an alternative view of the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which is brought into the spotlight in our shadow report in Ukrainian HERE, in English HERE.

This product was made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the framework of the Human Rights in Action Program implemented by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union.

USAID is the world’s premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID’s work demonstrates American generosity, and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience, and advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity. USAID has partnered with Ukraine since 1992, providing more than $3 billion in assistance. USAID’s current strategic priorities include strengthening democracy and good governance, promoting economic development and energy security, improving health care systems, and mitigating the effects of the conflict in the east.

For additional information about USAID in Ukraine, please call USAID’s Development Outreach and Communications Office at: +38 (044) 521-5753. You may also visit our website: or our Facebook page at

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