2012 Food policy Tobacco control

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Austria par. 51 (2012)

Text of the recommendation

51. The Committee recommends that the State party increase its efforts to address the needs of children from dysfunctional families and take measures to minimize the psychological effect of such family situations, and strengthen care and rehabilitation programmes for children suffering from alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and other illicit substance addiction, depression and obesity. With reference to its general comment No. 4 (2003), the Committee recommends that the State party develop specialized and youth-friendly drug-dependence treatment and harm reduction services for children.

Year 2012
Topic Food policy Tobacco control
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Austria
Policy Area Education and information
Human Rights Comiteee CRC
Human Rights Right to health Right to adequate food and nutrition
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined third and fourth periodic report of Austria, adopted by the Committee at its sixty-first session (17 September – 5 October 2012), CRC/C/AUT/CO/3-4 (2012). Par. 51. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2FPPRiCAqhKb7yhsvkrHee8tArE5cEO48WRQ1h00ljH5ZHteHxrVM46rpraZ7ndl8XubFOR97nr3JMbpBzVfWTZ9k84Eo09PjCCLg1mEIzcd16khois6p90u%2FG7