ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE AREA OF ECONOMIC,
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS
"PROTOCOL OF SAN SALVADOR"
(Adopted at San Salvador, El Salvador on November 17, 1988, at
the eighteenth regular session of the General Assembly)
ENTRY INTO FORCE: November 16, 1999
DEPOSITORY: OAS General Secretariat (Original instrument and ratifications).
TEXT: OAS. Treaty Series, Nº 69.
REF = REFERENCE INST = TYPE OF INSTRUMENT
D = DECLARATION RA = RATIFICATION
R = RESERVATION AC = RECOGNITION
AD = ACCESSION
(Declaration made at the time of ratification)
The Government of Mexico ratifies the Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights on the understanding that Article 8 of that Protocol shall be applied in the Mexican Republic in the ways and according to the procedures contemplated in applicable provisions of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States and its enabling regulations.
Declaration made at the time of ratification)
The State of the Republic of Nicaragua, in depositing the Instrument of Ratification of the Additional Protocol to American Declaration on Human Rights, in the area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, (Protocol of San Salvador), in relation to Articles 6 (Right to Work), 13 (Right to Education), and 18 (Protection of the Handicapped), declares as follows:
That the term “DISABLED/HANDICAPPED,” as used in Articles 6 and 13 as well as in the heading and body of Article 18 of this Protocol, in no way shall be understood or applied in the State of Nicaragua in its strictly etymological sense, but instead shall be considered and implemented in the current, internationally-accepted sense, that of “persons with disability.
BASIC DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO HUMAN RIGHTS