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Promotion and protection of the rights of children

A/RES/70/137
29/02/2016

"Rights of the child

The General Assembly,

Reaffirming all of its previous resolutions on the rights of the child, the most recent of which was resolution 69/157 of 18 December 2014, and in particular recognizing the importance of resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989, in which it adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, (...)

Expresses support for the work of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, and recognizes the progress achieved since the establishment of her mandate in promoting the prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against children in all regions and in advancing the implementation of the recommendations of the United Nations study on violence against children, including through her regional and thematic consultations and field missions, and thematic reports addressing emerging concerns;

Annual Report to the Human Rights Council - 2016

A/HRC/31/20
05/01/2016

In the report the Special Representative reviews key developments and initiatives she has promoted to accelerate progress in the protection of children from violence. The report builds upon the decision by the Assembly to renew the mandate of the Special Representative, and upon the opportunities provided by the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the commemoration in 2016 of the tenth anniversary of the submission to the Assembly of the United Nations study on violence against children.

Outcome Document: Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A/70/1
21/10/2015

The General Assembly

Adopts the following outcome document of the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda:

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Preamble

This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. We recognize that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.

Draft outcome document of the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda

A/69/L.85
12/08/2015

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 69/244 of 29 December 2014, by which it decided, inter alia, that the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015 in New York, and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly,

Recalling also its decision 69/555 of 16 January 2015 on the modalities for the process of intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda,

1. Welcomes the successful conclusion of the negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda and the outcome document entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, which was agreed by consensus at the informal meeting of the plenary on 2 August 2015;

Annual Report to the General Assembly - 2015

A/70/289
05/08/2015

Summary

The present annual report provides, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/157, an overview of major developments promoted by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children to sustain and scale up efforts to safeguard children’s freedom from violence.


I. Introduction

1. The present report reviews key developments promoted by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children at the global, regional and national levels and provides an overview of the results achieved in protecting children from violence.

2. In her role as a global independent advocate for the prevention and elimination of all forms of violence against children, the Special Representative remains strongly committed to further enhancing efforts to accelerate progress in that process.

UN Resolution: Protecting children from bullying

A/RES/69/158
18/12/2014

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2014

[on the report of the Third Committee (A/69/484)]

69/158.    Protecting children from bullying

 

 

           The General Assembly,

           Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child[1] constitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child and that States parties to the Convention shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized therein,

Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2014-2015 - Report of the Fifth Committee*

A/68/689
30/12/2013

Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2014-2015
 Report of the Fifth Committee*

Rapporteur: Mr. Ken Siah (Singapore)

I. Introduction

1. At its 2nd plenary meeting, on 20 September 2013, the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the General Committee, decided to include in the agenda of its sixty-eighth session the item entitled “Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2014-2015” and to allocate it to the Fifth Committee.

Questions relating to the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2014–2015

A/68/246
27/12/2013

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 27 December 2013

[on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/68/689)]

68/246. Questions relating to the proposed programme budget for the biennium 2014–2015

 

The General Assembly,

Reaffirming its resolutions 41/213 of 19 December 1986, 42/211 of 21 December 1987, 45/248 B, section VI, of 21 December 1990, 55/231 of 23 December 2000, 56/253 of 24 December 2001, 58/269 and 58/270 of 23 December 2003, 59/276, section XI, of 23 December 2004, 60/283 of 7 July 2006, 61/263 of 4 April 2007, 62/236 of 22 December 2007, 63/262 of 24 December 2008, 64/243 of 24 December 2009, 65/259 of 24 December 2010, 66/246 and 66/247 of 24 December 2011, 66/258 of 9 April 2012 and 67/248 of 24 December 2012,