The ICJ has submitted to the Committee on the Rights of the Child an alternative report in advance of the Committee’s examination of the fourth and fifth periodic reports of the Russian Federation under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The ICJ submission draws the Committee’s attention to concerns related to:
- The detrimental impact of extractive and mining companies’ activities on children’s rights;
- The detrimental impact of asbestos production on children’s rights;
- The impact on children’s rights of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The Committee will examine the fourth and fifth periodic reports of the Russian Federation during its 65th session held in January 2014, following which it will adopt Concluding Observations setting out recommendations to the Government of the Russian Federation.
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