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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
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 917 9000
Fax: +41 22 917 9022
Website: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/crc/index.htm

Year established:

1991 

No. Staff:

8

Main contact:

Maja Andrijasevic-Boko (mandrijasevic-boko@ohchr.org)

Membership No:

1175

Affiliation:

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


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

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