5. CRC sessionsLatest session: January/February 2018
|The Committee on the Rights of the Child held its 77th session from 15 January – 2 February 2018. During this session, the following countries were assessed: Guatemala, Marshall Islands, Palau, Panama, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka.|
The Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold its 78th session from 14 May – 1 June 2018. During this session, the following countries will be reviewed: Angola, Argentina, Lesotho, Montenegro, Norway. The deadline for Additional Information to be submitted to the Committee ahead of this session on any of these countries is 15 April 2017. Immediately thereafter (4-8 June), the Committee will hold its Pre-sessional Working Group for the 80th session review, focusing on the following countries: Belgium, Italy and the Syrian Arab Republic. The deadline for civil society Alternative Reports on these countries is 1 March 2017.
The 76th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child took place from 11-29 September 2017. The CRC issued concluding observations to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Denmark, Ecuador, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Vanuatu. The Committee made 4 recommendations on nationality, birth registration, and implementing measures to three of the six states it consdiered. Two recommendations were made on complying with the right to birth registration and nationality, and two on measures to implement Convention rights. Click here to read an overview of all recommendations made in relation to the right to a nationality and statelessness at this session.