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  • The Future for Equality and Human Rights

    Date: 5th June 2019
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, General measures of implementation, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Funding

    A new report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) explores the impact on equality and human rights of the UK government proposal of replacing EU Structural Funds with a ‘UK Shared Prosperity Fund’ when we leave the EU.

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  • Together’s joint submission on Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

    Date: 5th June 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    Together, along with Child Rights Connect, presented a joint submission with the Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Education of the Dublin City University Institute of Education and  the Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen’s University Belfast on the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s concept note for a General Comment on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment.

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  • OHCHR with Committee on Rights of the Child encourages renewed commitment from states for UNCRC on 30th anniversary

    Date: 16th May 2019
    Category: General principles, General measures of implementation, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    In 2019, the Committee on the Rights of the Child celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted on 20 November 1989.

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  • Together attends Child Rights Connect 2019 General Assembly

    Date: 14th May 2019
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    Together’s Director and Legal and Policy Manager attended Child Rights Connect's 2019 General Assembly in Geneva last week.

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  • Call for inputs for the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of HRD's to the 74th session of the General Assembly

    Date: 30th April 2019
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms, General principles, General measures of implementation

    In his next thematic report to the General Assembly, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders will address the topic of impunity for human rights violations and abuses committed against human rights defenders. This report will be presented to the 74th session of the General Assembly in October 2019. Deadline: Monday 6th May 2019 This is an opportunity to secure a chapter on children.  

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  • Together launches #RightTime blog campaign series

    Date: 30th April 2019
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Scotland-specific monitoring and reporting, General measures of implementation, General principles, Incorporation

    Following on from the First Minister’s commitment to incorporation of the UNCRC within the next two years, Together are publishing a series of blogs over the month of May to highlight that now is the #RightTime to incorporate. Case studies from Together’s members show why it is vital for children and young people’s rights to be enshrined in Scots law.

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  • UN Committee on the Rights of the Child urges wider ratification of the Optional Protocol on a Communications Procedure

    Date: 18th April 2019
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, UNCRC Optional Protocols and General Comments, Communications (Optional Protocol 3), Respect for the views of the child

    As we mark the 5th anniversary of the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the UNCRC on a Communications Procedure, UN officials have called for wider greater ratification of the instrument to strengthen children’s human rights across the world.

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  • Scottish Government have updated their Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessments

    Date: 17th April 2019
    Category: Child rights impact assessments, Child rights indicators, Incorporation, General measures of implementation, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    After a period of evaluation, Scottish Government has updated its Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment (CRWIA).

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  • Best of UNICEF 2018 research published. Can the cycle of violence against women and children be broken?

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Awareness-raising

    The Best of UNICEF Research 2018 was recently published. This research underscored the need to view both forms of violence against children and intimate partner violence (women) as overlapping issues with common risk factors.

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  • Together publishes submission for DGD on Children as Human Rights Defenders

    Date: 25th July 2018
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    Together has published its submission on Children as Human Rights Defenders, made to the Committee on the Rights of the Child ahead of this year's Day of General Discussion (DGD) in September.

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  • Together partners with children and young people’s organisations to hold first DGD Hub

    Date: 28th June 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Respect for the views of the child

    Last week, Together partnered with other children's rights organisations in Scotland to hold the first Day of General Discussion (DGD) Hub in preparation for the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's DGD on Children as Human Rights Defenders, which will take place in September.

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  • UN Committee Day of General Discussion – update

    Date: 28th June 2018
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Respect for the views of the child

    The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's Day of General Discussion will this year be held on the topic of Children as Human Rights Defenders and several new resources have been made available in recent weeks to encourage children, young people and organisations to get involved.Survey

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  • New Chairperson of the CRC Committee

    Date: 31st May 2017
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    On Monday 15 May, Renate Winter, the member from Austria, was elected as new Chairperson of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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  • Human Rights Council holding 34th Session

    Date: 7th March 2017
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    The sessions is being held from 27 February - 24 March 2017 in Geneva. The session featured the annual day on the rights of the child under the theme 'Protection of the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development' on Monday, 6 March.

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  • 2018 elections to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

    Date: 7th March 2017
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    Minister for Childcare and Early Years Mark McDonald MSP has followed up on previous correspondence made to Westminster regarding the inclusion of the devolved nations in the UN Committee election processes and putting forward a UK nominee.

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  • Submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

    Date: 4th October 2016
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    Together, along with the Children's Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) and the Wales UNCRC Monitoring Group has submitted a joint GB response to the third UPR cycle taking place in May 2017.

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  • RELEASE OF THE UN CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS

    Date: 16th June 2016
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    The UN Committee concludes that the UK and devolved nations need to do more to prioritise children's rights.

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  • New UK Concluding Observations published on 09.06.16

    Date: 10th June 2016
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child released the Concluding Observations for the UK on Thursday 9th June 2016.

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  • Report to UN Committee on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights – the Right to Food

    Date: 18th May 2016
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Right to life, survival and development

    Nourish Scotland is participating in the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) review of the UK's performance of rights. Responding to the Committee's List of Issues, this report reviews the obligations of the UK Government, and the Scottish Government where the matter concerned is devolved, under Article 11 of ICESCR, specifically in relation to the right to food.

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  • 'The rights of the child are as applicable online as offline'

    Date: 7th March 2016
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    The annual day of discussion on the rights of the child at the UN on 8th March 2016 focused on information and communications technology (ICTs) and child sexual exploitation, with States attempting to understand and deepen cooperation on the issue.

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