– RIGHTS OF CHILDREN IN ITALY – PERSPECTIVES IN THE THIRD SECTOR, SECOND SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT TO THE UNITED NATIONS
The Second Supplementary Report to the United Nations produced by the Italian NGO Group for the CRC was published on November 2009 in Italian and translated into English on October 2002.
The Report is an abridged version of the Report published in Italian by Gruppo CRC in November 2009. In the abridged version, the analysis of the context and phenomenological aspects have been shortened, the notes containing references to documents or websites exclusively in Italian have been eliminated, and reference to the specific parties to whom they were addressed have been replaced by “ the Government”.
RIGHTS OF CHILDREN IN ITALY – PERSPECTIVES IN THE THIRD SECTOR, SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT TO THE UNITED NATIONS
The first Supplementary Report to the United Nations produced by the Italian NGO Group for the CRC was published on November 2001 in Italian and translated into English on October 2002.
The Supplementary Report is therefore a tool through which the Third Sector expresses its opinion on the implementation of the principles embodied in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
The report is the result of an important debate and dialogue within the Italian Third Sector, where for the first time, consensus has been reached in interpreting and analyzing the rights of the child. It represents a summary of the many contributions and perspectives offered by the organizations and associations that work with and for children in Italy. It represents the first step toward the creation of a common platform for independent monitoring of the implementation of the CRC.
SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE OPTIONAL PROTOCOLS ON THE CRC IN ITALY
In 2004 the Italian government drafted and sent to Geneva a report on the implementation of the Optional Protocols (Ops) for consideration by the Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC Committee). In 2005 the Italian NGO Group for the CRC presented the Supplementary Report on the implementation of the two CRC Optional Protocols, submitted to the UN CRC Committee and discussed during the pre-session of the 6th October.
MONITORING PROCESS OF THE CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DICSRIMINATION
In 2008 the Italian NGO Group for the CRC contributed to the monitoring process of the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination CERD-> http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cerd/]: a delegation of the Italian NGO Group for the CRC, itogether with the Italian Committee for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, presented to the members of the Committee, during a Lunch Time Briefing, an [extract of the 3rd CRC Report adressing the issue of racial discrimination against children.