The Palestinian National Authority Report on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Executive Summary

This initial report on the Palestinian National Authority’s (PNA’s) implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) represents a compilation and review of existing national legislation, policy, practices, data and measures taken by the PNA to ensure implementation of the Convention.The report includes ten main sections: 1. Legislation & Responsibilities; 2. Implementation; 3. Definition of the Child; 4. General Principles; 5. Civil Rights; 6. Family environment and Alternative care; 7. Children with disabilities; 8. Basic health services & welfare; 9. Education, Recreation & Culture; 10. Special protection. Each section is presented with clear accompanying recommendations or ways forward on how to improve conditions for Palestinian children. The format of the report mirrors normal state reporting to the UNCRC.

Published 2011-05-23

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