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Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Kenya par. 20 (a), (b) and (c) (2016)

Text of the recommendation

20. With reference to the Committee’s general comment No. 16 (2013) on State obligations regarding the impact of the business sector on children’s rights, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Establish a clear regulatory framework for business enterprises operating in the State party to ensure that their activities do not negatively affect child rights or breach environmental, health or labor standards, especially those relating to children; (b) Monitor the compliance of business enterprises with such regulations, as well as with international and national environmental, health and labor standards, and sanction appropriately and provide remedies when violations occur; (c) Be guided by the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (see A/HRC/17/31, annex).


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined third to fifth periodic reports of Kenya, CRC/C/KEN/CO/3-5 (2016). Par. 20. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=6QkG1d%2fPPRiCAqhKb7yhsiVXw3pS%2bUXH3S2uOz56XaHOlmQlXek9CSfHt61Gk52XYLAe1vtQx5jEtqe8Sh%2fkZmyOARonOIQzp0aD8yhV4yGRJhWSai5hxIps8r1I3Zk4