2016 Food policy

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Peru par. 54 (a) (2016)

Text of the recommendation

54. The Committee draws the State party’s attention to its general comment No. 15 (2013) on the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, and recommends that the State party: (a) Continue to strengthen its efforts to address child mortality and malnutrition, focusing primarily on children living in poverty, children living in rural and remote areas and indigenous children. In this context, the State party should consider the t echnical guidance on the application of a human rights-based approach to the implementation of policies and programmes to reduce and eliminate preventable mortality and morbidity of children under 5 years of age (A/HRC/27/31);


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined fourth and fifth periodic reports of Peru, CRC/C/PER/CO/4-5, (2016). Par. 54 (a). Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2fC%2fPER%2fCO%2f4-5&Lang=en