Hong Kong: Views sought on child rights

The Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau is inviting public views on the implementation of the United Nations​ Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

The bureau said the Central People's Government (CPG) will submit China's combined fifth and sixth reports under the convention.

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government will submit its report to the CPG on the convention's implementation in the city for incorporation as part of China's report.

In accordance with established practice, the Hong Kong SAR Government has prepared an outline of the topics for inclusion in the report to facilitate public comment on relevant issues.

People may submit their views by April 9 on the convention's implementation in respect of the topics in the outline, or suggest additional topics that ought to be included in the Hong Kong SAR's report.

The bureau emphasised that it will carefully consider all the comments and suggestions received in drafting the report.

Copies of the report's outline can be obtained from the District Office Home Affairs Enquiry Centres. It is also available on the bureau's website.

Views can be submitted by post to the Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau (Team 5) at 12/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, by fax at 2840 0657 or email.

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