Kyrgyzstan reports on implementation of child rights at the UN Child Rights Committee
The state delegation of Kyrgyzstan reports on the implementation of child rights at the 94th session of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva.
BISHKEK/ GENEVA, 12 September 2023 – The delegation of the Government of Kyrgyzstan is participating in the 94th Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on September 12-13, 2023. The delegation, headed by the Commissioner for Children’s Rights Asel Chynbaeva, consists of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development, the Supreme Court, and other agencies with child rights monitoring functions.
In 2019, the Kyrgyz government submitted 5th and 6th periodic reports on the implementation of the Child Rights Convention (CRC). This year, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child addressed the list of issues to the government, and additional updated responses were provided. Based on this, the State Public dialogue will be held at the UN Committee.
During the dialogue, the Kyrgyz delegation will report on the implementation of the Convention at the national and local levels, including on progress in eliminating corporal punishment, prevention of child marriage, addressing cases of children in institutions, supporting children of migrant parents, combating stigmatization of children with disabilities, as well as strategies on reducing air pollution levels, which affects children’s health.
The session of the UN Committee, which consists of 18 independent international experts, will be broadcasted online on UN channel at 7 pm on September 12 and 2 pm on September 13.
Based on the results of the dialogue, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will issue recommendations to the State to accelerate the progress in implementation of the Convention of the Rights of the Child in Kyrgyzstan.
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