Date: December 21, 2015
The ROC government is committed to domesticating international covenants
in accordance with the Constitution, according to Presidential Office spokesman Charles Chen Dec. 20.
“As per Article 141 of the Constitution, the ROC is a country that respects treaties and the U.N. Charter in order to promote international cooperation, advance international justice and ensure world peace,” Chen said.
Since President Ma Ying-jeou took office in May 2008, significant progress has been made in this regard, according to Chen. “This includes ratification in 2009 of the U.N. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights,” he said. [FULL STORY]