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Technical cooperation for the prevention of attacks against persons with albinism (A/HRC/RES/24/L.36)

A/HRC/RES/24/L.36
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 International Covenant of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and  the Convention on the Rights of the Child,

Reaffirming also that everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person  and that no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or  punishment,

High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

A/RES/68/273
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 implementation, as well as that of other human rights instruments, 
 

Resolution on the Rights of the Child: Access to justice for Children - Human Rights Council (25th Session)

A/HRC/RES/25/L.10
25/03/2014

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 measures for the implementation of the rights recognized therein, and, bearing in mind the importance of the Optional Protocols to the Convention, calling for their universal ratification and effective implementation, as well as of other human rights instruments,

Welcoming the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child,

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, 
 

SRSG makes strong call for strengthening the protection of children from violence in Central America, Dominican Republic and Belize

SRSG makes strong call for strengthening the protection of children from violenc
23/05/2014

Participating in the Commission on Security of the Central American Integration System (SICA), SRSG Santos Pais welcomed progress achieved in many Central American countries in ensuring the protection of children from violence through legislative reforms, the adoption of national integrated policy frameworks, the strengthening of institutions and a process of public information, communication and social mobilization.

Despite these significant advances, progress remains slow and fragmented. While violence continues to destroy the lives of thousands of children and adolescents around the world, Central America is considered the most violent region for children, where violence is associated with organized crime, drug trafficking, guns availability and gangs’ action.

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

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.

Annual Report to the General Assembly - 2013

A-68-274
06/08/2013

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
Annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children
 
 
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.