CHILDREN SAID

I have the right to live and play, and it must be heard by everyone.

Jelena, 9 years old

True family should, from the our earliest period, teach us how to love and respect.

Jovana, 16 year old

Happy is the Child with the family who love, advice and support them.

Marina, 15 year old

I have the right to be protected and no one can abuse me.

Milan, 6 years old

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years old

The RS Ombudsman for Children, Ms Nada Grahovac held the meeting today with the BiH Ombudsman for Human Rights, Mr Ljubinko Mitrovic and BiH Ombudsman's Assistant in the Department for Monitoring the Rights of the Child, Ms Aleksadra Marin Diklic. The meeting, held in the premises of the Institution of the RS Ombudsman for Children, focused on numerous issues related to the protection of the rights of the child.

Among the other topics, the participants discussed the implementation of the UN  Convention of the Rights of the Child in the BiH and harmonization of local legislative with its requirements and principals. In addition, development and procedures of adoption of the strategic documents that affect rights of children in BiH and implementation of the recommendations of the UN Committees related to the rights of the child at all levels of the authorities in BiH were debated.

The conclusion of the meeting was necessity to use all the available opportunities to jointly work on the issues related to the implementation of the rights of the children and contribute to the improvement of the child protection system.