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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Day of General Discussion on the Right of the Child to be Heard

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Advocacy initiatives
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Committee on the Rights of the Child United Nations
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The Committee on the Rights of the Child holds a general discussion every September in Geneva on a specific article of the Convention on the Rights of the Child or related subject. These meetings provide an opportunity to foster a deeper understanding of the contents and implications of the CRC. The day of general discussion focuses on a topic selected by the Committee and is announced a year in advance of the event. This day of discussion focused on the right of the child to be heard