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

I have the right and obligation to go to school

Marko, 10 years 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

The jurisdiction of Ombudsman for Children is established by legal act of Ombudsman for Children of Republic of Srpska , which is published in the Official Gazette of Republic of Srpska, number 103/08. In performing the tasks from its jurisdiction Ombudsman for Children acts within the constitution, laws other regulations and general acts, as well as international contracts and generally accepted rules of international law, guided by the principle of fairness and morality.

Ombudsman for Children:

  1. Follows compliance of legal acts and other regulations in Republic of Srpska which are related to rights of children with paragraphs of Constitution of Republic of Srpska, UN Convention on the rights of children and other international documents which are related to protection of rights and interests of children
  2. Follows implementation of obligations of Republic of Srpska which come from Convention of United Nations about children rights and other international documents which are related to protection of rights and interests of children
  3. Follows implementation of all acts related to rights and interests of children
  4. Follows violation of rights and interests of children
  5. Advocates for protection and promotion of rights and interests of children
  6. Suggests undertaking of measures for protection and promotion of rights of children, as well as prevention of harmful acts which endanger rights and interests of children
  7. Informs public on children rights state
  8. Undertakes other activities adopted by this legal act