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17/03/2016
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WE AGREE TO IMPLEMENT THE COMMITMENT TO THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN ASEAN MEMBER STATES

WE, the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), on the occasion of the 12th ACWC Meeting;

UPHOLDING the goals, purposes and principles of ASEAN as enshrined in the ASEAN Charter, ASEAN Community Vision 2025, and Blueprints 2025 of the ASEAN Political-...

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01/07/2014
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We, the Representatives of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Council of the Baltic Sea States, the Council of Europe, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the League of Arab States, MERCOSUR and the Latin-American and Caribbean Movement for Children (MMILAC), participating in the meeting promoted by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG on VAC)...

CP/CG-1983/14
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21/05/2014
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THE MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND HEADS OF DELEGATION OF THE MEMBER STATES OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES (OAS) gathered in Asunción, Paraguay, at the forty-fourth regular session of the OAS General Assembly,

RECOGNIZING that violence against and exploitation of children occur everywhere and in all their forms, in all countries and societies and among all social groups, and make no distinction of...

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11/04/2014
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"We, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC), and representatives from the African Union, the Regional Economic Communities, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), International Non-governmental Organisations (INGOs), UN agencies, and child rights experts from across Africa, present at the Day of General Discussion on “Ending Child Marriage in Africa”...
COM (2013) 833
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Doc Type: Political Declarations
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25/11/2013
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1. INTRODUCTION

Every year, millions of women and girls worldwide have their quality of life drastically altered by female genital mutilation (FGM). The procedure involves partial or total removal of their external genitalia or other injury to their genital organs for non-medical reasons. Thousands of women and girls living in Europe are affected or at risk.

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25/10/2013
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We, the delegations of the governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Niue, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka,...

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17/10/2013
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We, the Representatives of the Council of Europe, the League of Arab States, the Government of Jamaica and the Global Movement for Children Latin America and Caribbean Chapter, participating in the meeting organized by the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG on VAC)

Gathered in NY to share the results achieved in our respective regions in the implementation of the recommendations contained...

C(2013) 778
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20/02/2013
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 292 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Respect for human dignity is a founding value of the European Union, whose aims include promoting the well-being of its people; the Union must protect the rights of the child, combat social exclusion and discrimination, promote social justice and ...

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21/11/2012
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The Bridgetown Declaration and Agenda for Action to combat Child sexual abuse in the Caribbean adopted in Barbados on the 21st of November 2012 reaffirmed the commitment of government representatives and civil society organizations to end child sexual abuse in the region.

"We, the participants at the Bridgetown Conference on Combating Sexual Violence Against Children in the Caribbean, representing governments, non-governmental...

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19/10/2012
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" We, the representatives of the MERCOSUR Pro-Tempore Chairmanship of the Permanent Commission of the Initiative Nin@Sur, of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and of the Government of the Dominican Republic, participating with the Latin America and the Caribbean Movement for Children (MMI LAC) in the first meeting held of Regional Institutions of South America, the Caribbean and Central America on Violence against Children, organized by...

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10/07/2012
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Statement issued by The Twenty-Third Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD XXIII) on sexual abuse of children in the Caribbean Region

The Twenty-Third Meeting of the CARICOM Council on Human and Social Development (COHSOD XXIII) views with grave concern the alarming prevalence of sexual abuse of children in Member States. COHSOD reviewed the overwhelming evidence documented in recent studies...

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04/06/2012
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Doha Declaration

In cooperation and coordination between:
- The League of Arab States (LAS),
- The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children,
- The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights,
- United Nations Children’s Fund Regional Office for the Middle-East and North Africa,
- The Supreme Council for Family Affairs in...

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30/05/2012
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South Asia Call for Action On Ending Violence against Children

We, the participants at the South Asia Follow Up Regional Consultation on the UN Study on Violence against Children, representatives from governments, non-governmental and other civil society organizations, regional and international organizations, and children, have gathered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 28 to 30 May 2012, to take stock of progress made since...

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15/05/2012
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From the Declaration:

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" This Declaration will be complemented by the guidelines of a Regional roadmap for Caribbean countries in light of the priorities identified by participating countries committed in support of the regional process and the formulation of national roadmaps. These roadmaps will take into account the contexts and structures of the Caribbean institutions and the specific situation in each State,...