About the African Charter on the Rights and welfare of the Child
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25-27 October 2007-10TH MEETING OF THE AFRICAN COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD, Cairo, Egypt

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

DRAFT PROGRAMME OF WORK


8th MEETING OF THE AFRICAN COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD
Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date: 27 November to 21 December 2007
PROVISIONAL AGENDA | REPORT

7th MEETING OF THE AFRICAN COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD
Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date:19-21 December 2005
PROVISIONAL AGENDA

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

Two more countries ratify the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Two more countries have recently ratified the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. The Government of Burundi ratified the Charter on 28th June 2004 while the Government of Namibia ratified the Charter on 23rd July 2004. The two governments have already deposited their instruments of ratification with the Commission of the African Union. This brings the total number of countries that have ratified the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child to 35.

5th Meeting of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and welfare of the Child ( 8th –12th November 2004)

The fifth meeting of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child is scheduled to be held in Nairobi- Kenya from 8th to 12th November 2004.

Members of the Committee conclude advocacy visits to 4 Member States.

Members of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child have concluded advocacy visits to four African countries. The purpose of the visits was to, among other things, lobby for the ratification and implementation of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child as well as build links with relevant stakeholders on the ground in the respective countries. The countries visited included Burundi, Madagascar, Namibia and Sudan.

 


 
 
Reporting to the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
 
 
Useful links
U.N Committee on the rights and welfare of the Child.
www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/

NGO Group on the convention on the rights of the Child www.crin.org/NGOGroupforCRC

CRIN www.crin.org