2015 Food policy

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Uruguay, par.51 and par 52 (2015)

Text of the recommendation

51. The Committee is concerned that, while tobacco, alcohol and drug consumption are widespread among adolescents, programmes and services for those affected by substance abuse remain limited.

52. The Committee recommends that the State party address the prevalence of substance abuse, including tobacco and alcohol abuse, provide children and adolescents with objective information in this respect, and develop accessible and youth-friendly drug dependence treatment and harm reduction services.

Year 2015
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Uruguay
Policy Area Education and information Tobacco use
Human Rights Comiteee CRC
Human Rights Right to information Right to health Right to education
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Concluding observations on the combined third to fifth periodic reports of Uruguay, CRC/C/URY/CO/3-5 (2015). Par.51 and par 52. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2fC%2fURY%2fCO%2f3-5&Lang=en