Monitoring implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A review of Concluding Observations by the UN CRC Committee regarding General Measures of Implementation

The overall purpose of this study is to improve the UN regular monitoring process of CRC in order to impact state parties to progress implementation of CRC. The objective of the study is to get a review of recent and SC relevant Concluding Observations to identify focus, gaps, stands and recommendations, especially regarding General Measures of Implementation GMI.
Child rights governance is about child rights monitoring and national systems to support and ensure the full implementation of children’s rights according to CRC, by the Committee referred to as General Measures of Implementation, GMI. This study focuses on comments made by the Committee in its Concluding Observations regarding such measures.
To limit the scope of the study Concluding Observations made during the last five years, 2006-2011, regarding SC International program countries were selected. These turned out to be fifteen in total including three countries in Latin America (El Salvador, Paraguay, Uruguay), six in Africa (Mozambique, Ethiopia, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Niger), four in Asia (the Philippines, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh) and three in Europe (Norway, Moldova, Ukraine). Information from the NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Child Rights Information Network and the UNCRC Secretariat in Geneva has also contributed to this document.

Published 2011-11-16

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Publisher
Publication year
2011
Author(s)
Clarhäll, Eva
Format
pdf, 14 p.
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Our thematic areas
Child Rights Governance

Document Information

Publisher
Publication year
2011
Author(s)
Clarhäll, Eva
Format
pdf, 14 p.
Creative Commons License
Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Our thematic areas
Child Rights Governance