Proposal : [draft Convention on the Rights of the Child] / submitted by the ILO.
E/CN.4/1988/WG 1/WP.12 27 January 1988 Original English COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Forty-Fourth Session Pro-sessional open-ended Working Group on the Question of a Convention on the Rights of the Child 25-29 January 1988 PROPOSAL SUBMITTED BY THE ILO Article 25(5) CONSOLIDATED PROPOSAL 5. (a) The specialized agencies and organs of the United Nations shall be entitled to be represented at the consideration of the implementation of such provisions of the present Convention as fall within the scope of their mandate and activities. (b) The Committee may make further arrangements with the specialized agencies and organs of the United Nations and with non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in order to receive their views on the implementation of the Convention in areas falling within the scope of their respective activities. (c) The specialized agencies and organs of the United Nations and other international organizations may submit reports to the Committee on the implementation of the present Convention in areas falling within the scope of their activities. (d) States Parties may submit to the Committee their own comments to any observations concerning them by the Committee or by agencies or non-governmental organizations mentioned in sub paragraph (b). (e) In order to foster the effective implementation of the Convention and to encourage international co-operation in the field covered by this Convention, the Committee shall transmit to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNXCEF).[as the designated lead agency on children.] and to other concerned specialized agencies and organs of the United Nations as Appropriate, the reports of the States Parties, drawing their attention to requests for technical assistance, as well as the Committee's suggestions, recommendations and general comments on States Parties' reports alone with (f) UNICEF shall collaborate with the specialized agencies and organs of the United Nations and, as appropriate, non-governmental organizations in carrying out programmes of action to further the implementation of the rights guaranteed by the Convention, in response to the requests for assistance submitted by States. GE.88-10316 E/CN.4/1988/WG.1/WP.I2 27 January 1988 Original: English Page 2 (g) The States Parties to the present Convention agree that International action for the achievement of the rights recognized in the present Convention includes such methods as the conclusion of conventions, the adoption of recommendations, the furnishing of technical assistance and the holding or regional meetings and technical meetings for the purpose of consultation and study organized in conjunction with the Governments concerned. (h) Nothing in the present Convention shall be interpreted as impairing the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations and of the Constitutions of the specialized agencies which define the respective responsibilities of the various organs of the United Nations and of the specialized agencies in regard to the matters dealt with in the present Convention.