Update: 05.05.2014

International feedback: children's participation rights

In the following we have chosen some citations on the subject. At the end of each original citation you can find the source with a link to the complete text of the citation.

Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

«Strengthen public policies so that children from disadvantaged backgrounds and foreign origin may enjoy the best possible level of education (Paraguay);»

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights CESCR

«The Committee encourages the State party to promote the harmonization of standards for access to pre-school education facilities and childcare centres, so as to ensure that all children living in the territory of the State party, have the same opportunities to benefit from child care and pre-schooling education.»

Committee on the Rights of the Child CRC

«The Committee recommends that further efforts be made to ensure theimplementation of the principle of respect for the views of the child. In this connection,particular emphasis should be placed on the right of every child to participate in the family, at school, within other institutions and bodies, and in society at large, with specialattention to vulnerable groups. This general principle should also be reflected in all policies and programmes relating to children. Awareness-raising among the public at largeas well as education and training of professionals on the implementation of this principle should be reinforced.»

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