Child Rights in the Global Compacts: Recommendations for Protecting, Promoting and Implementing the Human Rights of Children on the Move in the Proposed Global Compacts

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • November 12th, 2019

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted in 2015 by the UN General Assembly include numerous goals and targets relevant for refugee and migrant children and their families. The SDG framework provides a useful model for monitoring progress towards the achievement of goals concerning refugee and migrant children. Accordingly, this working document uses the same framework (of goals, targets and indicators) to suggest a process for achieving goals and targets concerning refugee and migrant children through the Global Compacts. Though the indicators associated with the SDGs set out to measure progress principally at global level, some of the indicators proposed in this paper would show the level of change at national level

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