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A/HRC/26/L7
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20/06/2014

26/…  International Albinism Awareness Day

       The Human Rights Council,

Recallingits resolutions 23/13 of 13 June 2013, on attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism, and 24/33 of 27 September 2013, on technical cooperation for the prevention of attacks against persons with albinism,

Taking noteof the preliminary report on persons with...

A/RES/68/273
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20/05/2014
The General Assembly,
 
Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child constitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child, and, bearing in mind the importance of the Optional Protocols to the Convention, calling for their universal ratification and effective...
A/HRC/RES/25/L.10
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25/03/2014
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Rights of the child: access to justice for children

The Human Rights Council,

Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Childconstitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child, reaffirming that States parties to the Convention shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative and other...

A/RES/68/147
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07/02/2014
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2013 
[on the report of the Third Committee (A/68/452 and Corr.1)] 
68/147. Rights of the child 
 
The General Assembly, 
 
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A/HRC/RES/24/L.36
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24/09/2013

Technical cooperation for the prevention of attacks against persons with albinism

The Human Rights Council,

Guided by the purposes, principles and provisions of the Charter of the United Nations,

Reaffirming the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and recalling relevant  international human rights treaties, including the International Covenant on Civil and  Political Rights, the...

A/67/152
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21/11/2012

 

The General Assembly,

Reaffirming all its previous resolutions on the rights of the child in their entirety, the most recent of which is resolution 66/141 of 19 December 2011,

Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child1 constitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child, and, bearing in mind the importance of the Optional Protocols to the Convention...

A/HRC/RES/19/37
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19/04/2012

Freedom from violence

24. Encourages States to implement the recommendations made in the United Nations study on violence against children, building upon the follow-up process promoted  by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children, urging  them to prioritize prevention in order to address the serious incidence and long-term impact  of all forms...

A/RES/66/141
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04/04/2012

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"Elimination of violence against children

12. Reaffirms paragraphs 27 to 32 of its resolution 63/241 and paragraphs 47 to 62 of its resolution 62/141 of 18 December 2007, on the theme of elimination of violence against children, condemns all forms of violence against children, and urges all States to implement the measures set out in paragraph 27 of its resolution 63/241;

13. Urges...

A/RES/66/170
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30/03/2012

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 64/145 of 18 December 2009 and all other relevant resolutions, including the agreed conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women, in particular those relevant to the girl child,

Recalling also all human rights and other instruments relevant to the rights of the child, in particular the girl child, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child...

A/RES/66/139
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17/11/2011

Strengthening collaboration on child protection within the United Nations system

The General Assembly,

Reaffirming the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,

Recalling the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols,and reaffirming all its previous resolutions on the rights of the...

A/HRC/RES/18/12
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14/10/2011
Care and justice systems

Human Rights Council

Eighteenth session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development
 

Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council* 18/12
Human rights in the administration of justice, in particular juvenile justice
 

The Human...

CRC/C/GC/13
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18/04/2011

The general comment is based on the following fundamental assumptions and observations:

(a) “No violence against children is justifiable; all violence against children is preventable”;
(b) A child rights-based approach to child caregiving and protection requires a paradigm shift towards respecting and promoting the human dignity and the physical and psychological integrity of children as rights-bearing...

A/HRC/RES/16/12
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12/04/2011
Work, Community

Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council 16/12 - Rights of the child: a holistic approach to the protection and promotion of the rights of children working and/or living on the street

 

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A/RES/65/197
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21/12/2010

General Assembly Resolution A/RES/65/197 of 21 December 2010 on the Rights of the Child

A/RES/64/146
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03/03/2010

General Assembly Resolution 64/146 welcomes the appointment of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children