The Maastricht Centre for Human Rights facilitates and supports research in the field of human rights at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Law. Research conducted at the Centre is interdisciplinary, with a focus on public international law, criminal law and social sciences.
Maastricht ETO principles
The Maastricht Principles on the Extraterritorial Obligations of States in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights are the outcome of an expert meeting which was convened by the Maastricht Centre of Human Rights and the International Commission of Jurists in September 2011. This normative set of Principles aims at defining and clarifying the extraterritorial human rights obligations of States in an era characterized by economic globalization.
Other principles agreed to by MCfHR
- Limburg Principles on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Maastricht Guidelines on Violations of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights