(iv) Any work or service that forms part of normal civil obligations. (d) To be tried in his presence and to defend himself personally or through a legal adviser of his choice; to be informed of this right if he does not have a lawyer; and to provide legal assistance, in all cases where the interests of the judiciary so require, and in any case without paying it, if it does not have sufficient resources to pay it; (3) The penitentiary system includes the treatment of prisoners whose main objective is their reform and social rehabilitation. Juvenile offenders are separated from adults and receive treatment appropriate to their age and legal status. 2. All peoples may freely dispose of their natural wealth and resources for their own purposes, without prejudice to the obligations arising from international economic cooperation based on the principle of mutual benefit and international law. Under no circumstances should a people be deprived of its own means of subsistence. 2. The Committee shall be composed of nationals of States Parties to the present Covenant who are persons of high moral character and with recognized competence in the field of human rights, taking into account the usefulness of the participation of certain persons with legal experience. It is of the utmost importance that the Vice-Ministry of Civil Protection present the Compendium of Legal Provisions on Disaster Risk Management in Bolivia, in the hope that the State and civil society, all those involved in disaster risk management, will find a useful tool to manage their proposals and to draft new regulations that make an integral and not isolated process.
Recognizing that, in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ideal of a free population enjoying civil and political freedom and freedom to live in fear and hardship can be achieved only by creating the conditions for the enjoyment of everyone`s civil, political and economic rights, social and cultural, 2. The election of the Committee shall take into account the equitable geographical distribution of the members and the representation of the different forms of civilization and the main legal systems. (b) To ensure that any person who lodges such an appeal is determined by the competent judicial, administrative or legislative authorities or by any other competent authority provided for in the legal order of the State, and to develop the possibilities of judicial remedy; 4. The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to respect the freedom of parents and, where appropriate, guardians to ensure the religious and moral education of their children in accordance with their own convictions. The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to ensure the equal rights of men and women to enjoy all the civil and political rights enshrined in the present Covenant. 2. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attack. 1. Nothing in the present Covenant shall be construed as implying the right of any State, group or person to engage in any activity or act intended to destroy or restrict any of the rights and freedoms recognized in the present Covenant to a greater extent than that provided for in the present Covenant. (4) Every person sentenced to death has the right to demand pardon or conversion of sentence. Amnesty, pardon or conversion of the death penalty may be granted in all cases. 2.
At least four months before the date of each election to the Committee, with the exception of an election to fill a vacancy declared in accordance with article 34, the Secretary-General of the United Nations shall address a written request to the States Parties to the present Covenant to submit their candidature to the Committee within three months. (c) ensure that the competent authorities apply those remedies when they are granted. 2. Amendments shall enter into force when they have been approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations and adopted by a two-thirds majority of the States Parties to the present Covenant in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures. 3. When the amendments enter into force, they shall be binding on the States Parties which have adopted them, while the other States Parties shall always be bound by the provisions of the present Covenant and any previous amendments they have adopted. 2. The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall transmit certified copies of the present Covenant to all States referred to in article 48. 1. The present Covenant, of which the English, French, Russian, German and Spanish languages are equally authentic, shall be deposited in the archives of the United Nations.
2. Elections after the expiry of the office shall be held in accordance with the above articles of this Part of the present Covenant. 5. The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall inform all States which have signed or acceded to the present Covenant of the deposit of any instrument of ratification or accession. (b) The Commission shall be composed of five persons acceptable to the States Parties concerned. If, within three months, the States Parties concerned do not reach agreement on the composition of the Commission, in whole or in part, the members of the Commission on whom no agreement has been reached shall be elected by secret ballot by a two-thirds majority of the Committee from among its members.