General Comments of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (including CD with Concluding Observations)

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General Comments of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (including CD with Concluding Observations)
  • Format
  • Date of Publication
    • 2007
  • Pages
    • 95
  • ISBN
    • 978-88-89129-51-7
  • IRC Stock Number
    • 427U
  • Publication Cost
    • $25.00
  • Language
    • English





Description

Since its adoption in November 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has been ratified by states across all regions and today it is in force in all but two countries. The CRC is the first binding international human rights instrument incorporating in the same text social, cultural, economic, civil and political rights. To monitor progress achieved in the realization of children’s rights, the CRC has established an international expert body, the Committee on the Rights of the Child, which also provides awareness and understanding of the principles and provisions of this treaty. The present publication contains the eight General Comments issued by the Committee, and the CD Rom accompanying this text includes all the Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee in relation to State Parties presented between 1993 and 2006. The CD-Rom also includes the status of ratification of the Convention and its two Optional Protocols, as well as the text of the reservations and/or declarations made by European States and Asian Republics at the moment of signature and ratification of those legal instruments.

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Convention on the Rights of the Child   / 

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committee on the rights of the child   /  concluding observations   /  convention on the rights of the child   /  general comments   /  monitoring of the crc   /  optional protocol   /  ratification of the crc   / 

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