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The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC Committee) held its 74th Session in Geneva from January 16 to February 3, 2017, and reviewed the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 8 countries: Barbados, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Estonia, Georgia, Malawi, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Serbia. IBFAN submitted one short report on the situation of infant and young child feeding in Georgia (in English and in Spanish) and sent the Committee members specific information related to infant and young child feeding in 5 others countries (Barbados, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Serbia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines).

In its Concluding Observations, the CRC Committee referred specifically to breastfeeding for 3 of the 8 countries under review (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Serbia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines). Several recommendations indirectly linked with Infant and Young Child Feeding were addressed to all the countries and were related to data collection, health and health services, children’s rights and the business sector, adolescent health and HIV/AIDS.