COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD ISSUES CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS
20 June 2013
GENEVA (20 June, 2013) – The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has issued its concluding observations on Armenia, Guinea-Bissau, Israel, Rwanda, Slovenia and Uzbekistan.
The Committee examined these countries during its latest regular session from 27 May to 17 June.
The concluding observations can be found here:
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States are required to report periodically on what they are doing to implement the provisions of the Convention. The Committee examines each country’s report and addresses its concerns and recommendations to the State party in the form of “concluding observations”.
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Document Type: Observations, Press Release
Document Source: Committee on the Rights of the Child, United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG)
Source Country: Israel
Subject: Casualties, Children, Convention: Rights of the Child, Human rights and international humanitarian law, Legal issues, Occupation, Prisoners and detainees, Situation in the OPT including Jerusalem
Publication Date: 20/06/2013