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Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
Our CRC 30th anniversary study: Global Status of Engagement in Reporting to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Guides to the CRC reporting process: We have developed practical information for NGOs wishing to report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the child about the children’s rights situations in their countries, including information specifically targeted to the Optional Protocols to the CRC and for those working directly with children on reports.
We have developed practical information for NGOs wishing to report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the child about the children’s rights situations in their countries, including information specifically targeted to the Optional Protocols to the CRC and for those working directly with children on reports.
Short publications with information for NGOs about the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, its elections, Days of General Discussion, General Comments and Simplified Reporting Procedure (SRP).
Child Rights Connect gathered information from 10 NGOs and NHRIs working at national and international levels to produce case studies about their experiences following up on the CRC reporting process. Each study provides a brief explanation about the activities untaken and the results
Child Rights Connect monitors the examination of all countries during the sessions and produces its own summary country reports, highlighting reporting status, main issues discussed and main recommendations included in the Concluding Observations.
Optional Protocol on a Communications Procedure (OPIC)
Introductory and background information about the Optional Protocol on a Communications Procedure (OPIC): Child Rights Connect has gathered information about the third OP, including resources for NGOs wishing to join the ratification campaign.
Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
Fact sheets for NGOs: With our partner organisation, UPR Info, we have developed 4 fact sheets for NGOs on the Universal Periodic Review. The fact sheets include a basic overview of this mechanism as well as information about how NGOs can use it for their advocacy work at national and international levels.
This fact sheet provides information for NGOs about how to prepare and submit a written report for consideration in relation to the UPR of a given State. The fact sheet details how best to capture child rights issues and present them in a way that communicates key messages effectively to States.
This fact sheet provides information for NGOS about how to advocate in the UPR. It details the importance of NGO advocacy in the UPR and the key characteristics of an effective advocacy strategy.
Publications for Children and Youth
Children Human Rights Defenders
- English: 2018 Day of General Discussion Background Paper: Protecting and Empowering Children as Human Rights Defenders
- Français: Note d’information sur la Journée de Débat Général 2018 : Protéger et soutenir les enfants en tant que défenseurs des droits humains
- Español: Documento de información sobre el Día de Debate General 2018: Protegiendo y Empoderando a los NNA como Defensores de los Derechos Humanos
The report presents the findings of the DGD children’s global consultations.