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Governance and the Rights of Children: Policy, implementation and monitoring

AUTHOR(S)

B. Guy Peters
Governance and the Rights of Children: Policy, implementation and monitoring
LANGUAGE:
English
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ABSTRACT

Ensuring the proper functioning of public institutions is integral to good governance, yet ensuring and monitoring the requirements of human rights instruments is difficult and measurement of children’s rights even more so. This paper explores some of the factors which impede and promote public sector responsibilities towards children. The purpose of this analysis is to seek methods of assessing the performance of governments in their roles as protectors of the rights of children according to their international commitments. The multiplicity of actors involved in the process is described and the related problems for cooperation and effective implementation considered.
SERIESInnocenti Working Papers
SERIES No. 2012-11
DATE OF PUBLICATION2012
PAGES31