General Comment No. 14: On the right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration
Recorded: July 2016
Author: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Publisher: United Nations Office of the High Commission for Human Rights
Geographic Coverage: International
Type of Resource: Law (International, Regional and/or Domestic)
Vulnerable groups: Children
Developed with children and young people? No
Type of participation: Unknown
Availability: Open Access
Keywords: Best Interest, Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Comment
General Comment of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the best interests of the child.
The Convention on the Rights of the Child gives the child the right to have his or her best interests assessed and taken into account as a primary consideration in all actions or decisions that concern him or her, both in the public and private sphere.