The Italian NGO Group for the Convention of the Rights of the Child (Gruppo di Lavoro per la Convenzione sui diritti dell’infanzia e dell’adolescenza – Gruppo CRC) is a network open to any association, NGO, cooperative, foundation and any other stakeholder from the third sector dealing with the promotion and protection of children’ s rights in Italy.

To become an active member it is necessary to accept a Rules and Regulations document

The Italian NGO Group for the CRC was established in December 2000 with the main aim of drafting a supplementary report on the implementation of the CRC in Italy, to be submitted to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC Committee) under the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The Italian NGO Group for the CRC is coordinated by Save the Children Italy.

Mission

To promote a full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in Italy.

Mandate

To guarantee an independent, permanent and up-to-date monitoring system on CRC implementation, agreed upon by all members, and to implement relevant advocacy actions.

Main activities

  • Drafting a Yearly Follow-up Report on the implementation of the CRC in Italy;
  • Meetings with public stakeholders in order to assess CRC Report’ s recommendations and the Concluding Observations implementation;
  • Training for NGO and associations;
  • Drafting Supplementary Report to the UN CRC Committee.

The activities of the Italian NGO Group for the CRC in Italy