The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural rights issued these concluding observations in December 2014 following the initial periodic report of Montenegro. The Committee acknowledges the State's ratification of the Optional Covenant to the ICESCR, the ratification of various human rights instruments, as well as other measures taken by the state to promote the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights.
These concluding observations also set out a series of subjects of concern and recommendations to the state. Topics covered are issues regarding the independence of the judiciary, corruption within the state, discrimination against marginalized groups, unemployment and minimum wage, domestic violence, human trafficking, right to health and housing, children’s rights, right to education and cultural rights.
Citation: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 'Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of Montenegro' (2014), E/C.12/MNE/CO/1