Open access, online database with case notes, papers and discussions on the decisions and views of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child under the Optional Protocol to the CRC on a Communications Procedure – CRC OP3 or OPIC – and on children’s rights jurisprudence of other human rights bodies
Violation of the right to education of an undocumented child living in MelillaCase Note 2021/9
The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child declares its first climate-related petition inadmissible for non-exhaustion of domestic remedies but establishes States extra-territorial obligations concerning climate change.
Under its Optional Protocol to the CRC on a Communications Procedure (CRC OP3), the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has recently begun to consider multiple cases together within individual decisions. Does this signal a new strategy to address the backlog of work facing the Committee?
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has published a new individual complaints form and guidance note. What are the requirements for preparing and filing an individual communication to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child?
Legislative age limits and migration policies concerning children’s right to be heard hinder best interests assessments of accompanied children. The Views of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in A.B. v. Finland demonstrate the need for reform.