leidenchildren'srightsobservatory

About

The Leiden Children's Rights Observatory is an open access online database of case commentaries, written by international experts on children’s rights, referring to the decisions of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communication Procedure (CRC OP3). The Leiden Children's Rights Observatory offers original analyses and critical reflections on legal developments and international standards. It also serves as a platform for discussions on topical children's rights issues with relevance for children from all over the world.

The Leiden Children's Rights Observatory is based at the Department of Child Law of Leiden Law School in the Netherlands.

Editorial team


Managing Editors: Lisanne van Dijck, Master of Laws Programme Advanced Studies in International Children’s Rights & Jessica Valentine, LL.M. Alumna Master of laws: Advanced Studies in International Children's Rights.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines Case Notes

UNICEF Chair in Children's Rights

The Leiden Children’s Rights Observatory has been developed as part of the UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights, a special partnership between UNICEF the Netherlands, Leiden University and the Leiden University Fund.

Support

The Leiden Children’s Rights Observatory has been developed with the financial support of Janivo Stichting.

Other resources

Below you will find other sources related to CRC OP3.

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