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Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child regarding Children’s Rights and Alternative Care June 30, 2021 Human Rights Watch welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Committee on the Rights of the Child ahead of its upcoming Day…
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88th Pre-Session

We write in advance of the 88th pre-session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child and its review of the Sultanate of Oman’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.  Nationality (arts. 7 and 8) Oman does not…
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Delivered by Steve Goose, Executive Director

Ten years into its life, the Convention on Cluster Munitions has made and is making a real difference, a real difference in eradicating these indiscriminate weapons and a real difference in saving lives and promoting sustainable development. Yet, there…
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To the UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Human Rights Watch Response: Questionnaire on the impact of economic and financial policies on a democratic and equitable international order 1. Human Rights Obligations of the World Bank and other International Financial Institutions (IFIs)…
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Delivered by Mary Wareham, Human Rights Watch for the Cluster Munition Coalition

It is a rare and special time when our community comes together to celebrate its successes, such as the progress in eradicating US cluster bombs, which brings us here today. So thank you to Open Society Foundations and Lora Lumpe for convening…
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Joint Statement

In recent years, international financial institutions, including the World Bank Group, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and other regional development and investment banks, have increasingly emphasized the importance of participation,…