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17/10/2013

Foreword by Ambassador Faeqa Saeed AlSaleh, Assistant Secretary General LAS

"Since the 1980s, there has been a continuous development of interest in rights of children in the Arab region. This was reinforced by the entry into force of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989...

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25/06/2013
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08/11/2011
Care and justice systems

 On 7-8 November 2011 at Munyonyo, in Kampala, Uganda, representatives of governments, CSOs, INGOs, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the African Union, UN agencies, UN experts and other experts, from all over Africa and other parts of the world, met to discuss about deprivation of liberty as a last resort and of...

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08/11/2011
Care and justice systems

The Guidelines for Action are a framework to achieve:

(a) Full implementation of AU and related international instruments such as are outlined in the Preamble bove;
(b) Practical guidance to African governments to assist them meet their treaty obligations at both regional and international level;
(c) An instrument to guide law reform and harmonisation efforts amongst States
(d) A tool for the co-ordination and...

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16/12/2010

Foreword by Dr. Sima Bahous, Assistant Secretary General  Foreword by Dr. Sima Bahous, Assistant Secretary General:

The Social Sector at the League of Arab States (LAS) is pleased to present “The Comparative Arab
Report on Implementing the Recommendations of The UN Secretary-General’s Study on Violence
against Children”, which was prepared by the Department of...

ACERWC/ Rpt. (XV)
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19/03/2010

The 15th Meeting of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) was held at the AU Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 15 to 19 March 2010. Its main objective was to share experiences on the promotion of child rights in Africa, consider State Party Reports and agree on recommendations for more effective action to improve the welfare of children.

COM/2006/0367
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04/07/2006

Towards a Strategy on the Rights of the Child

The European Commission proposes a strategy to effectively promote and safeguard the rights of the child in the European Union's internal and external policies and to support Member States' efforts in this field.

Commission communication of 4 July 2006 - Towards an EU strategy on the rights of the child

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CAB/LEG/24.9/49
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11/07/1990