UN Human Rights Experts to Review Children’s Rights

Students of a government school in Delhi cross high walls and barbed wires to abscond from the school. Teachers have no control on students. Click the photo to read the full report. Photo by Rakesh Raman
Students of a government school in Delhi cross high walls and barbed wires to abscond from the school. Teachers have no control on students. Click the photo to read the full report. Photo by Rakesh Raman

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is meeting in Geneva from 15 January to 2 February to review children’s rights in the following countries: Sri Lanka, Guatemala, Panama, Seychelles, Spain, Solomon Islands, Palau, and Marshall Islands.

The Committee, which is composed of 18 independent experts, monitors how States that have ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) are complying with their obligations.

During the meetings in Geneva, Committee members will hold question and answer sessions with the respective government delegations.

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The Committee’s final evaluation will be based on the written report and replies submitted by the State party, and the information provided supplied by the delegation as well as by other UN bodies and NGOs.

The sessions will be held at Palais Wilson, Ground Floor Conference Room, in Geneva, on the following dates: Sri Lanka (15 – 16 Jan), Guatemala (16 – 17 Jan), Panama (17 – 18 Jan), Seychelles (18 – 19 Jan), Spain (22 Jan), Solomon Islands (23 Jan), Palau (24 Jan) and Marshall Islands (29 Jan).

The CRC will publish its findings, known as concluding observations here on Thursday 8 February.

Members of the CRC are independent human rights experts drawn from around the world, who serve in their personal capacity and not as representatives of States parties.

The Committee’s concluding observations are an independent assessment of States’ compliance with their human rights obligations under the treaty.

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