The Holy See in Dialogue with the Committee on the Rights of the Child
34 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2012
Date Written: Fall 2011
This article is divided into two Parts. Part I will give an overview of what the Initial Report of the Holy See to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the Convention on the Rights of the Child and what subsequent reports say about the Holy See and international order with special attention to its uniqueness in international law, its three Reservations and one Interpretative Declaration to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), and its position on treaty interpretation. Part II will consider the general or core principles contained in the CRC as first developed by the Committee and then compared and contrasted with those proposed by the Holy See.
Keywords: Holy See, Vatican, Abuse, Child, Convention on the Rights of the Child, CRC, Reports of the Holy See on the Rights of the Child on the Convention on the Rights of the Child
JEL Classification: K1, K10, K33
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