During its current three-week session, the Geneva-based Committee on the Rights of the Child will look at first-ever reports from Mauritania, Kenya, Oman, Qatar, Uzbekistan, Gambia, Cameroon and Cape Verde on their efforts to promote children’s rights. Paraguay and Portugal will be presenting their second reports.The 10-member Committee was formed in 1991 to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which has been ratified by or acceded to 191 countries, making it one of the most widely-accepted human rights treaties ever. Only Somalia and the United States have not ratified it.
by News Staff Posted Nov 26, 2013 10:07 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email The National Hockey League has reached a 12-year, $5.2-billion agreement with Rogers Communications for the league’s broadcast and multimedia rights. Rogers president and CEO Nadir Mohamed spoke about the deal. Video: Rogers, NHL deal ‘incredible day for hockey in Canada,’ Nadir Mohamed says