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COMMITTEE ON RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is a body of independent experts that monitors and reports on implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child by governments that ratify the Convention.The CRC is one of the ten UN human rights treaty-based bodies. The Committee was created by the Convention on 27 February 1991. The Committee is made up of 18 members from different countries and legal systems who are of 'high moral standing' and experts in the field of human rights. Although members are nominated and elected by States party to the Convention, Committee members act in a personal capacity. They do not represent their countries' governments or any other organization to which they might belong. Members are elected for a four-year term and can be re-elected if nominated.

Agenda Items: 

TOPIC A: Children in Armed Conflicts

TOPIC B: The Protection of Children with Focus on Child Prostitution and Sex Tourism

Under Secretary General: Ayla Altunlu

Academic Assistant: Nisa Özer

Academic Assistant: Bora Akar