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.
H.E. Hussein Ali Al-Hilali
Sultanate of Oman
Via email to the Oman Human Rights Commission
Via fax to the Oman Human Rights Commission: +968 24218906
May 22, 2018
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