Position Statement

Summary United Nations General Comment No.17 on the right of the child to rest,leisure,play,recreational activities,cultural life and the arts (article 31)

The General Comment has three core objectives: 1. To enhance understanding of the importance of article 31 for children's well-being and development. 2. To ensure respect for and strengthen the application of rights under article 31, as well as other rights in the Convention. 3. To highlight the implications for the determination of obligations of governments, the roles and responsibilities of the private sector, and guidelines for all individuals working with children.

Source: La source: International Play Association