States’ obligation to invest in children’s rights

States’ obligation to invest in children’s rights
Child Rights Connect Working Group on Investment in Children | 2016

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child General Comment No.19 on public budgeting for the realization of children’s rights. All states that have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child have an obligation to make all rights in the Convention a reality for all children. Quality public investment in children is necessary to realize these rights. In a General Comment, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child provides guidance to states on how to ensure open, inclusive and accountable resource mobilization, budget allocation and spending to realize children’s rights.

 

Scope
International
Formato
Video
Languages
English
Keywords
Cooperation to development
Human Rights
Education