Report on the protection of the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


Published:
15 December 2016
Author:
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presented:
To the HRC at its 34th session, February – March 2017

Background

In its resolution 31/7 the Human Rights Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to prepare a report on the protection of the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and to present it to the Human Rights Council at its thirty-fourth session.

Summary

The report takes stock of the ways in which the 2030 Agenda has the potential to support the realization of children's rights, and presents an overview of relevant lessons from implementing the Millennium Development Goals. It further identifies key obligations, considerations and measures needed for the protection of children's rights in all aspects of the 2030 Agenda implementation process.

Inputs received

For the preparation of the report a note verbale requesting inputs was sent and written contributions were received from 13 States and 32 civil society organizations, as well as United Nations agencies and other international entities.

Submissions by Member States

Submissions by UN bodies and other international entities

Submissions by civil society organisations