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Doc Type: Political Declarations
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15/05/2012
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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,...

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15/05/2012
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DECLARATION OF THE YOUNG PERSONS OF THE CARRIBBEAN
Kingston, Jamaica, 15 May 2012

We, child and youth representatives from the Caribbean have gathered in Jamaica for the Violence against Children Sub-Regional Conference to proclaim the present Declaration:

Violence can be described as using your position of power or strength to inflict intentional damage to someone. This may include emotional or mental...

Key Document
Doc Type: Political Declarations
Language: Español
15/04/2012
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El presente Mapeo surge como parte de las múltiples iniciativas emprendidas en forma conjunta entre el
MMI-LAC y la Representante Especial, y es reflejo de un trabajo comprometido por parte de todos los
actores presentes en la región vinculados a los temas de niñez y adolescencia desde el más alto nivel. Los
resultados que este documento nos acerca han sido un instrumento clave de referencia...

CM(2011)171
Key Document
Doc Type: Political Declarations
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15/02/2012
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Executive summary

The Council of Europe transversal programme “Building a Europe for and with children” was launched in
2006 in response to a mandate resulting from the Third Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Council of Europe (Warsaw 2005).

The strategy on the rights of the child 2012-15 proposes a vision for the Council of Europe’s role and action in this field, taking...

Key Document
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17/01/2012
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The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) convened a Consultative Meeting with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG-VAC) and CEDAW Committee experts on violence against women in Manila, the Philippines, on 16-17 January 2012. The Consultation was supported by UN Women and UNICEF.

The Consultation provided an opportunity to...

2011/92/EU
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13/12/2011
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DIRECTIVE 2011/92/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 13 December 2011
on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 82(2) and Article 83(1)...

COM(2011) 886 final
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12/12/2011
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JOINT COMMUNICATION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL

HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY AT THE HEART OF EU EXTERNAL ACTION –
TOWARDS A MORE EFFECTIVE APPROACH

All human rights – civil, political, economic, social and cultural – are universal in nature, valid for everyone, everywhere. Respect for human...

Key Document
Doc Type: Political Declarations
Language: Español
02/12/2011
Settings: Home and family, Schools, Care and justice systems, Work, Community
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Authorities from Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Dominican Republic, gathered in Santo Domingo in a regional follow-up meeting to the UN Study on Violence against Children, adopted a strategic declaration to promote progress in the implementation of the recommendations of the UN Study.

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Key Document
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02/12/2011
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Authorities from Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Dominican Republic, gathered in Santo Domingo in a regional follow-up meeting to the UN Study on Violence against Children, adopted a strategic roadmap to promote progress in the implementation of the recommendations of the UN Study.

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Key Document
Doc Type: Political Declarations
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11/10/2011
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We, the representatives of the Council of Europe, the League of Arab States, MERCOSUR Pro-Tempore Chairmanship of the Permanent Commission of the Initiative Nin@Sur, the South Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children (SAIEVAC), and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child participating, with UNICEF, in the first held meeting of Regional Organizations and Institutions on Violence against Children,...

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15/07/2011
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La violencia contra la niñez y adolescencia en América Latina y el Caribe ha llegado a adquirir proporciones
epidémicas en la actualidad. Las últimas investigaciones nos confirman que durante el año
2010, el 31% de los homicidios (16 homicidios cada 100.000 habitantes) se llevaron a cabo en esta
región, lo que significa el doble del promedio mundial.

América Latina y el Caribe es...

Key Document
Doc Type: Political Declarations
Language: Español
29/04/2011
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Hoja de Ruta Encuentro Sudamericano de Seguimiento del Estudio de Naciones Unidas sobre la Violencia contra los Niños

COM(2011) 60 final
Key Document
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15/02/2011
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European Commission sets out EU agenda for the rights of the child

How can the EU help protect children's rights in the courtroom? How can we make sure that decisions on cross-border custody cases are enforced as quickly as possible? And how can we prevent kids from getting bullied online? The European Commission today presented an EU agenda for reinforcing the rights of the child by putting the principles of the EU Charter of...

Key Document
Doc Type: Political Declarations
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21/12/2010
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Adopted at the Fourth Arab High Level Conference on the Rights of the Child (Marrakech, 19-21 December, 2010)

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12/11/2010
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The SAIEVAC strategic plan for 2010–2015 includes time-bound targets to help to monitor periodic progress achieved. This process is overseen by the Governing Body, comprising national coordinators representing the eight Governments in the region, and with leading coordinating responsibilities at the national level, two representatives from civil society organizations and two representatives from the Regional Child Participation Network...