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Child Rights in Serbia – Monitoring the Recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and Universal Periodic Review

16.10.2017.

The Child Rights Centre (CRC) is conducting the project “Child Rights in Serbia – Monitoring the Recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and Universal Periodic Review”within the program “Implementation of anti-discriminationpolicies in the Republic of Serbia”financially supported by the Republic of Serbia Government Office for Human and Minority Rights. Thisprojectwill be implemented in periodfrom 18th  April to 18th October  2017.

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has reviewed Second and Third Periodic Report on the Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Republic of Serbia on 24thJanuary and adopted the concluding observations on 3rd February 2017.

With the recommendations to the Republic of Serbia,the Committee on the Rights of the Child has pointed outwhich measures should be taken in order to improve the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Although these measures are primarily State’s obligation, role of civil sector and the public is to provide cooperation and encouragement.

Through the project “Rights of the Child in Serbia – Monitoring the recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and Universal Periodic Review”, Child Rights Centrefrom Belgrade, togetherwith Uzice Child Rights Centre and organisation ASTRA – members of the Coalition for Monitoring the Child Rights in the Republic of Serbia, will introduce relevant organizations, institutions and media with observations and Recommendations of the Committee.

Within this project the CRC will prepare a printed publication with concluding observations, recommendations and review of the relevant facts that appeared in the period from the adoption of the recommendations to their publication.

The CRC will also organizea conference for representatives of civil society in order to provide a complete understanding of the recommendations and its advocacy activities. Within the conference, Conclusions from the articles of association of citizens, regarding the achieving the rights of the child in the Third Cycle of Universal Periodic Reviewwill also be presented.