Brexit – Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – No man is an Island

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), in its latest concluding observations on the United Kingdom in July of this year, highlighted the need for more information on British Overseas Territories (OTs) and Crown Dependencies (CDs). These are a group of small jurisdictions spread across the globe in Europe, the Caribbean, South Atlantic and the Pacific whose international obligations the UK takes responsibility for. Apart from their size, their connection to the UK and the fact that most of them are islands, they are a diverse group of jurisdictions with very different social, historical and economic backgrounds.

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