2021 Food policy Tobacco control

Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Recommendation #25 par. 23 (2021)

Text of the recommendation

23. States parties should review, adopt and update national legislation in line with international human rights standards, to ensure that the digital environment is compatible with the rights set out in the Convention and the Optional Protocols thereto. Legislation should remain relevant, in the context of technological advances and emerging practices. They should mandate the use of child rights impact assessments to embed children’s rights into legislation, budgetary allocations and other administrative decisions relating to the digital environment and promote their use among public bodies and businesses relating to the digital environment.

Year 2021
Topic Food policy Tobacco control
Document Type General Recommendations
Country N/A
Policy Area Digital environment
Human Rights Comiteee CRC
Human Rights Right to health
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General comment No. 25 (2021) - on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment, CRC/C/GC/25, (2021), Par. 23. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC/C/GC/25&Lang=en. Other resources

Terminology glossary: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/Treaties/CRC/Shared%20Documents/1_Global/INT_CRC_INF_9314_E.pdf

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