New treaty allows children to complain about rights violations directly to the UN.
United Nations child rights experts on Monday (UN Press Release -14 April 2014) : praised the new Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure, which grants children access to international human rights protections by allowing minors to complain directly to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRD) about the violation of their rights.
500 a Year Held in Transit Zones
France detains as many as 500 children who arrive in the country alone each year in transit zones at the borders, where they are denied the protection and due process rights afforded other unaccompanied children on French territory, Human Rights Watch said.
L’association Les Écossolies regroupe des professionnels, des entreprises, des institutions et des militants qui se reconnaissent dans l’Economie sociale et solidaire (ESS) : Associations, scops, mutuelle, fondation, collectivités, militants individuels, porteurs de projets...de la région nantaise.
Les 48h du Solilab : les 13 et 14 juin 2014
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Human Rights Council Advisory Committee adopts recommendations including on local government and human rights.
It was agreed that the rapporteurs on the enhancement of international cooperation, the negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights, sport and the Olympic ideal and local government and human rights would submit progress, interim or final reports to the twenty-seventh session of the Council in September 2014.