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Doc Type: Political Declarations
Language: Español
24/06/2010
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XII Conferencia Iberoamericana de Ministras, Ministros y Altos Responsables de Infancia e Adolescencia 

PANAF/FORUM/CHD/DOC.10/REV.2
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31/05/2010
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I. Preamble

1. We, the participants in the Pan-African Forum on the Future of Children, meeting in Cairo, Egypt from 28 – 31 May 2001, within the framework of OAU Council of Ministers decision CM/Dec. 542 (LXXII) endorsed by the 36th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity (OAU); mandating the OAU Secretariat to develop an African Common Position, in consultation with relevant...

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Doc Type: Political Declarations
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27/11/2009
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In November 2009, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (representing its 47 member states) adopted a recommendation containing the guidelines. It is the Council of Europe’s wish that this text and the process leading to its adoption inspire the development of national strategies both in Europe and outside the European region.

En noviembre del 2009, el Comité de Ministros del Consejo de Europa (...

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24/11/2009
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The Cairo Conference was held to commemorate the 20th anniversaryof the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which coincides with the 20th anniversary of Egypt’s National Council on Childhood and Motherhood, the national body mandated to coordinate and monitor the realization of the rights of the child in Egypt. The Conference was organised by the Ministry of State for Family and Population of Egypt and co-sponsored by the...

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28/11/2008
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Preamble

We, participants at the World Congress III against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, representing governments, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, human rights
institutions, ombudspersons, the private sector, law enforcement and legal community, religious leaders, parliamentarians, researchers and...

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27/11/2008
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One of the objectives of the high-level conference “Building a Europe for and with children: towards a strategy for 2009-2011” (Stockholm, 8-10 September 2008) was to discuss the Council of Europe's future priorities in the fi eld of children’s rights. Following the thematic discussion held at the Ministers’ Deputies’ meeting on 18 June 2008, a document outlining the draft elements of the future Council of...

COM(2008) 55 final
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Language: English
05/02/2008
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COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL, THE
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL
COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS
A Special Place for Children in EU External Action

1. INTRODUCTION

The European Union is firmly committed to promoting children’s rights and responding to  their basic needs as an integral...

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10/12/2007
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The Council welcomes and adopts the EU Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child (including the implementation strategy). The Guidelines will be an integral part of the process of further strengthening the European Union’s human rights policy in external relations. The Council notes that, together with the 2003 Guidelines on Children and Armed Conflict which will continue to guide EU actions in that specific...

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10/12/2007
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The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history. In conjunction with its two Optional Protocols it contains a comprehensive set of legally binding international standards for the promotion and protection of children’s rights. Together with other international and regional standards on the rights of the child, including those adopted by the Council of Europe, these instruments provide...