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The Convention, the Committee, procedure, backround and guideline documents

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Title: A Guide for Non-Governmental Organizations Reporting to the Committee on the Rights of the Child
Description/subject: "A step by step guide for NGOs preparing an alternative report for the Committee on the Rights of the Child, an outline of the procedures concerning NGO presentations at the pre-sessional meetings, procedures for follow-up action and background to the work of the NGO Group..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Format/size: pdf (47K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.crin.org/resources/infoDetail.asp?ID=630&flag=report
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
Description/subject: Monitors the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Receives and examines State Party reports. Search in OBL for CRC to access the various reports, statements and concluding observations when the CRC examined Myanmar's initial report.
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Description/subject: The NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child is a coalition of international non-governmental organisations, which work together to facilitate the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It was originally formed in 1983 when members of the NGO Group were actively involved in the drafting of the Convention. An organisational brochure is available [html format]. The NGO Group has a Liaison Unit that supports participation of the NGOs, particularly national coalitions, in the reporting precess to the Committee on the Rights of the Child as well as other activities to ensure the implementation of the Convention. One important area is the management of Alternative Reports that have been submitted to the Committee on the Rights of the Child (as per Article 45a). The NGO Group has the following aims: * To be an advocate on behalf of children by raising awareness about the Convention. * To promote and facilitate, through specific programmes and actions, the full implementation of the Convention. * To facilitate a flow of information between the Committee on the Rights of the Child, concerned United Nations bodies and the NGO community. * To facilitate co-operation and information sharing regarding the monitoring and implementation of the Convention within the NGO community. * To draw up policies and strategies and undertake action in fields covered by the Convention * To contribute to the monitoring work of the Committee on the Rights of the Child. * To facilitate the creation and support the work of National Coalitions for the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Individual Documents

Title: Membership of the Committee on the Rights of the Child as of 1st March 2011
Date of publication: 01 March 2011
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (272.1K)
Date of entry/update: 07 April 2011


Title: Treaty-specific guidelines regarding the form and content of periodic reports to be submitted by States parties under article 44, paragraph 1 (b), of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Date of publication: October 2010
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (128K)
Date of entry/update: 07 April 2011


Title: Convention on the Rights of the Child (English)
Date of publication: 20 November 1989
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations
Format/size: pdf (112.4K)
Date of entry/update: 07 April 2011