Summary: The Committee will examine reports from Argentina | Belgium | Colombia | Grenada | Guatemala | Japan | Macedonia | Nigeria | Serbia | Tunisia.
The 54th Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child will take place from 25 May to 11 June 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Committee will examine reports from Argentina, Belgium, Macedonia, Grenada, Guatemala, Japan, Nigeria and Tunisia on measures they have taken to comply with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
The Committee will also review State reports on the Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (OPSC) for Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Macedonia, Japan and Serbia and reports on the Optional Protocol on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (OPAC) for Argentina, Colombia, Japan, Macedonia and Serbia.
CRIN and the NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child have created a special news page on the work of the Committee on the Rights of the Child. The page provides summaries of the Committee sessions by country, UN press releases, NGO press releases, information about the Day of General Discussion and General Comments.
States Parties reports submitted by governments to the Committee on the Rights of the Child are available in English, French and Spanish on the website of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Word and PDF formats.
Alternative Reports submitted by NGOs to the Committee on the Rights of the Child are made available on the CRIN website in partnership with the NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The reports can also be searched by country, Committee session or by organisation. Note that alternative reports are posted on the CRIN website as they are received.