This is a submission EPIC made to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child for their day of General Discussion which is happening next September 16/17th.
United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
United Nations Day of General Discussions on Children’s Rights and Alternative Care
Submission – Key Points
Policy Manager, EPIC
Advocacy and Research Officer
This submission is signed by Members of EPIC’s National Youth Council; Rory Brown; Jessica Duffy; Roisin Farragher; Mark Hennessy; Katelyn Kelly; Juliette Kurlink; Angelika Majer; Dillon Nolan; Clara O’Shea; Lauren O’Toole.
EPIC (Empowering People in Care) has focused on “recommendations for change where policies and practices have not been successful” and reflects the reality of our day-to-day work. We would like to draw the following issues to the attention of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.
more…read the submission document [pdf]