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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...