The Committee on the Rights of the Child is drafting a General Comment on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment.
In March 2019, the Committee invited all interested parties to comment on the concept note of the general comment. Submissions on the concept note can be found here.
In August 2020, the Committee invited all interested parties to comment on its draft general comment. The Committee appreciates the 142 submissions it received from States, regional organisations, United Nations agencies, national human rights institutions and Children’s Commissioners, children’s and adolescent groups, civil society organisations, academics, the private sector, and other entities and individuals.
The Committee will take into account all submissions when deciding on the content of the final version of the general comment.
Read submissions here.