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New Zealand and the Convention on the Rights
of the Child (CRC), and its Optional Protocols


  • UN Committee examines NZ government's performance on child rights, 2016

    • New Zealand children: UN Committee "deeply concerned" about the enduring high prevalence of poverty and a range of other issues, Peace Movement Aotearoa, 10 October 2016
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    • UN Committee on the Rights of the Child considers New Zealandís performance, Peace Movement Aotearoa, 15 September 2016
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  • Military Expenditure, Public Spending and the Rights of the Child
  • UN Committee examines NZ government's performance on child rights, 2011
    • Background information - the Convention on the Rights of the Child (the Convention) and its Optional Protocols, the Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee), the NZ government, the Convention and the OP-AC, the government's Third and Fourth Periodic Report, NGO reports to the Committee, the Committee's List of Issues and the government's response, and useful resources and links; and Information on the 56th session - who said what in Geneva, the Committee's Concluding Observations, and media releases and coverage are available here.


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