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Resolution on the Rights of the Child - United Nations General Assembly (68th Session)

A/RES/68/147
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, 
 
Reaffirming all its previous resolutions on the rights of the child in their entirety, the most recent of which is resolution 67/152 of 20 December 2012, 
 

Toward a World Free from Violence - Global Survey on Violence against Children (booklet)

16/10/2013
The Global Survey is the first comprehensive assessment of progress in preventing and eliminating violence against children since the groundbreaking 2006 UN Study on Violence against Children. The Global Survey was informed by national reports received from more than 100 governments, as well as inputs from regional organizations and institutions, the UN, civil society, children and young people. 
 

Annual Report to the Human Rights Council - 2014

A/HRC/25/47
03/01/2014

Summary

 

The present annual report contains a review of key developments and initiatives promoted by the Special Representative to accelerate progress in children’s protection from violence, and identifies efforts required for sustaining and scaling up achievements made.


I. Mandate and strategic priorities

1. The mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children was established by the General Assembly in its resolution 62/141 and renewed for a further period of three years by the Assembly in its resolution 67/152.

Toward a World Free from Violence- Global Survey on Violence against Children

17/10/2013

MESSAGE FOR LAUNCH OF 

“TOWARD A WORLD FREE FROM VIOLENCE - GLOBAL SURVEY ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN”
New York, 17 October 2013

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

Ban Ki-moon

Freedom from fear and violence, and respect for the dignity and inalienable rights of all members of the human family, lie at the heart of the United Nations agenda. These values are the very foundation of cohesive and prosperous societies.

Annual Report to the General Assembly - 2013

A/68/274
06/08/2013

Summary

 

The SRSG annual report to the General Assembly marks the start of a new phase. It builds upon progress achieved and lessons learned in advancing implementation of the recommendations of the United Nations study on violence against children and it takes into account the priorities identified by the Special Representative for the second term of her mandate, namely: mainstreaming children’s protection from violence in the national policy agenda; addressing emerging concerns; tackling violence across children’s life cycles, with priority attention to the most vulnerable children; and promoting children’s protection from violence as a priority in the post-2015 global development agenda.

 


 

Resolution on the Rights of the Child - Human Rights Council (19th Session)

A/HRC/RES/19/37
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 of violence against children perpetrated throughout the world, in their homes  and families, in schools and other education centres, in care and justice systems,
workplaces and in communities; 

Annual Report to the Human Rights Council - 2013

A/HRC/22/55
04/01/2013
Summary
 
This annual report builds upon the decision by the General Assembly to extend the mandate of the Special Representative for a further three years (res. 67/152). As the first report in this new period, the report highlights crucial results achieved and progress promoted in the protection of children from violence, identifying efforts required to sustain and scale up achievements made, and informing a strategic future agenda.
 

 

I. Mandate and strategic priorities

Resolution on the Rights of the Child - United Nations General Assembly (67th Session)

A/67/152
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,2 calling for their universal ratification and effective implementation, as well as that of other human rights instruments,

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IV

Follow-up