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01 Oct 2010 description

Committee on the Rights of the Child

ROUNDUP 1 October 2010

Issues Conclusions on Reports of Angola, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi, Guatemala, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone, Spain, Sri Lanka and Sudan

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its three-week fifty-fifth session, adopting its report and issuing its concluding observations and recommendations on 18 reports from 10 countries, which it considered in parallel chambers over the course of the session.

05 Apr 2009 description

COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 8 (1) OF THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD ON THE INVOLVEMENT OF CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT

Introduction

1. The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on the involvement of children in armed conflicts was adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000, and entered into force on 12 February 2002.

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