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S/2011/255
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Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
05/04/2011
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In his 2008 report on small arms (S/2008/258), the Secretary-General provided an overview of the negative impact of illicit small arms on security, human rights and social and economic development, in particular in areas of conflict. The report indicated that the issue of small arms could not be addressed with arms control
measures alone; such...

A/RES/64/142
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24/02/2010
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Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children

I. Purpose

1. The present Guidelines are intended to enhance the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and of relevant provisions of other international instruments regarding the protection and well-being of children who are deprived of parental care or who are at risk of being so.

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A/HRC/WG.7/1/CRP.7
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14/12/2009
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From the report:

" 3 - A communications procedure to further consolidate the protection of children’s rights

I warmly welcome the opportunity to support the consolidation of existing children’s rights standards, and feel inspired by the prospective of putting in place a truly child sensitive communications procedure, shaped by the principles and provisions of the Convention and...

HR/PUB/07/1
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01/01/2009
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Foreword by Louise Arbour,
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
 
The adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights sixty years ago ushered in an era of prolific standard-setting in the field of international human rights law. As of 2007, universal human rights...
CRC/C/GC/8
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02/03/2007
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OBJECTIVES

  1. Following its two days of general discussion on violence against children, held in 2000 and 2001, the Committee on the Rights of the Child resolved to issue a series of general comments concerning eliminating violence against children, of which this is the first. The Committee aims to guide States parties in understanding the provisions of the Convention concerning the protection of children against all forms of...
ECOSOC Resolution 2002/12
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24/07/2002
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Basic principles on the use of restorative justice programmes in criminal matters
 
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Recalling that there has been, worldwide, a significant growth of restorative justice initiatives, 
 
Recognizing that those initiatives often draw upon traditional and indigenous forms of justice which view crime...