UNCROC public consultation – have your say

UNCROC public consultation – have your say

January 16, 2015

The Ministry of Social Development would like to announce the opening of public consultation on New Zealand’s Fifth Periodic Report (Report) under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC).

New Zealand is due to report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (the Committee) by 5 May 2015, on Government progress to implement the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC) and want to know what you think.

UNCROC Report

The Report comes in two parts:

Download the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Fifth Periodic Report by the Government of New Zealand 2015

Download the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Fifth Periodic Report by the Government of New Zealand 2015 – Statistical Annex

If you do not have time to read the whole report, but you still want to have your say, you can read the summary:

Download the PDF document of the Summary: New Zealand’s Fifth Periodic Report under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 2015

So How Can You Have Your Say?

You can visit the UNCROC Public Consultation page directly by clicking on the link here.

This page allows you to read the Fifth Periodic Report or the summary and then fill out a questionnaire.

In addition, you can contact the Ministry of Social Development via email at [email protected] or can leave a vociemail message at 0800 UNCROC (0800 862 762)

You can also come to the public meetings that the Ministry of Social Development will be holding in early February 2015:

  • Wellington: 3 February 2015, Bowen State Building, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Christchurch: 5 February 2015, The Atrium, 10:00am to 12:00pm 
  • Auckland: 12 February 2015, Mt Albert Senior Citizens Hall, 11:am to 1pm

The closing date for all feedback is 5.00 pm, Friday 27 February 2015.

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