Building peace in the minds of men and women

Working group on the methods of work of the Committee on Conventions and Recommendations of the Executive Board

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Executive Board

The mandate entrusted to the CR has two complementary components:

(a) on the one hand, the Committee considers all questions entrusted to the Executive Board concerning the implementation of UNESCO’s standard-setting instruments, in accordance with Article 18.1 of the Rules of Procedure concerning recommendations to Member States and international conventions; accordingly, the CR examines reports received from Member States, in particular those relating to the right to education and the fulfilment thereof;

(b) on the other hand, the Committee examines communications relating to cases and questions concerning the exercise of human rights in UNESCO’s fields of competence.