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UN OHCHR - Committee on the Rights of the Child (OHCHR)

Alternative name:

Committee on the Rights of the Child

Contact data:

8-14 Avenue de la Paix
CH 1211 Geneva 10
Tel: +41 22 917 9000
Fax: +41 22 917 9022

Year established:


No. Staff:


Main contact:

Maja Andrijasevic-Boko (

Membership No:



UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Organisation aims and activities: In early 1991, a meeting of representatives of States parties to the Convention on the Rights of the Child was convened for the first election to its monitoring body: the
Committee on the Rights of the Child. The Committee on the Rights of the Child currently holds three sessions a
year, each of four weeks' duration.

Further details:


The website of the Committee on the Rights of the Child is also available in French and Spanish.

Operational level: International

Works with age groups : Children 0 - 18

Organisation type: United Nations agency

Areas of expertise: Reporting to and monitoring the CRC

Countries in which this organisation works: Switzerland

Other organisations based in Switzerland:

Last updated 05/02/2008 10:51:31

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