This volume constitutes a commentary on Articles 43-45 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is part of the series,
A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which provides an article by article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its two Optional Protocols. For every article, a comparison with related human rights provisions is made, followed by an in-depth exploration of the nature and scope of State obligations deriving from that article. The series constitutes an essential tool for actors in the field of children’s rights, including academics, students, judges, grassroots workers, governmental, non- governmental and international officers. The series is sponsored by the
Belgian Federal Science Policy Office.
Mieke Verheyde is a Researcher at the Human Rights Centre, Ghent University, Belgium.
Geert Goedertier is Legal Secretary at the Belgian Constitutional Court, and Researcher at the Human Rights Centre, Ghent University, Belgium.
List of Abbreviations;
Text of Articles 43, 44, and 45;
Chapter One Introduction;
Chapter Two The CRC Committee Situated within the United Nations Human Rights’ Apparatus;
Chapter Three The Structure of the CRC Committee; The Birth of the CRC Committee;
Chapter Four The Actions of the CRC Committee;
Chapter Five The Effectiveness of the Reporting Procedure.