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The UN CRC issues findings on Guatemala, Marshall Islands, Panama, Palau, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Spain and Sri Lanka

Wednesday 14th of February 2018
Juvenile Justice in the world

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) published on 8th February its findings on the following countries which it examined during its latest session from 15th January to 2nd February in Geneva: Guatemala, Marshall Islands, Panama, Palau, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Spain and Sri Lanka.


The findings cover how the respective State is doing with regard to children’s rights, detailing positive developments, main areas of concern, and recommendations for action.  Each report covers specific issues of concern in the juvenile justice field of each respective country, such as access to justice, minimum age of criminal responsibility, overcrowding of child detention facilities, corporal punishment, violence against children and harmful practices, or cybercrime. The findings, officially known as concluding observations, can be found here.

The Committee will next meet from 14 May to 01 June 2018 to review Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, and Norway. It will additionally review Angola and Russian Federation with regards to the Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (OPSC), and Algeria and Angola with regards to the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict (OPAC).


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