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   Government of the Republic of Fiji

  Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Media Release

CABINET APPROVES FIJI'S REPORT CHILDREN’S RIGHTS CONVENTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr 26 |15:42 pm Cabinet has approved the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Report on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

The Report will be submitted to the CRC Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.

Cabinet based its decision on a submission by the Minister for Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Jiko Luveni.

The Minister said that the Report reflects Fiji’s achievements, challenges and the administrative, judicial and legislative processes adopted by the State to pursue the implementation of the Convention.

She said that the report allows stakeholders, the opportunity to reflect on the ways in which Fiji can improve circumstances of its children.

In doing so, she said that Fiji celebrates the progress it has made since the submission of its initial report in matters including legal conformity, child participation, right to education and cultural affairs.