CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 11

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: (a) Set up statutory bodies with sufficient authority in each of the devolved administrations and overseas territories to coordinate the implementation of the CRC. (b) Adequately fund and staff these bodies. (c) Coordinate and evaluate the implementation of the CRC across the UK.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation that the State party ensure effective coordination of the implementation of the Convention throughout the State party. To that end, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) In each of the devolved administrations, overseas territories and the Crown dependencies, establish an appropriate statutory body at a high interministerial level with a clear mandate and sufficient authority to coordinate all activities across relevant sectors related to the implementation of the Convention. (b) Allocate sufficient human, technical and financial resources to the said coordinating bodies for their effective operation. (c) Strengthen coordination and evaluation of the implementation of the Convention at the national level.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

4 (protection of rights)

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