To the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Center for Human Rights, Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland;
Tel.: (41-22) 917-9301, (41-22) 917-1234, Fax: (41-22) 917-0118
Comments to the State "Consolidated fourth and fifth periodic report of the Russian Federation on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child"
Abstract of the Alternative Report - 2013
“Alternative Report - 2013” (AR-2013), finally drafted in February-March 2013, reflects:
- on the one hand the promising events of the 8 years (2005-2013) after the previous Russia’s Periodic Report when priorities of protection of rights of children, of childhood, family and demography became the first line of the Russia’s political agenda;
- on the other hand the paradoxical failure to transform this top level attention into the practical system reforms, including the implementation of the CRC’s recommendations. [Read more]