In what case can the rights enshrined in the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights not be implemented by the state that signed this document?
The stringent requirements for the implementation of the rights established in the Covenant can only be violated if a state of emergency is officially declared. At the same time, measures taken by the state in emergency situations should not affect the right to life, the prohibition of torture, slavery and forced labor, etc.
Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.