UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Austria, Belarus, Costa Rica, Hungary, Rwanda, and State of Palestine

GENEVA, The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 20 January to 7 February: Austria, Belarus, Costa Rica, Hungary, Rwanda, and State of Palestine.

The findings contain positive aspects of how the respective States are implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols, highlight matters of concern and make recommendations.

The findings, officially known as concluding observations, can be found here.

The next session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child will be held in Samoa from 2 to 6 March to review Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Tuvalu. The Committee will also hold a preparatory session for a future review of Kiribati. More information here. Follow #ChildRightsPacific for updates on this session.

The Committee will next meet in Geneva from 11 May to 29 May to review Afghanistan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Eswatini, and Tunisia.

Source: United Nations Human Rights