This NGO Report was prepared by Defense for Children International – Israel in consultation with members of the Israeli Children’s Rights Coalition. However, this report represents the views of DCI – Israel alone. Members of the Israel Children’s Rights Coalition do not necessarily support all aspects of the Report.
NGO Comments on the Initial Israeli State Report on Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
A preliminary draft report written by Hephzibah Levine was circulated among coalition members. The contributions and comments by members of the Israel Children’s Rights Coalition have been integrated into the report by Dr. Philip Veerman, who also did a systematic analysis of the implementation of all of the articles of the CRC, further research and rewriting.
Radda Barnen (Swedish Save the Children) and the Haella Foundation in the Netherlands contributed financial support for the production of this report by DCI – Israel in cooperation with the NGO’s.
Prepared for the Pre-sessional Working Group UN Committee on the Rights of the Child – 31st Session
Defense for Children International – Israel Section in consultation with members of The Israeli Children’s Rights Coalition