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A/HRC/RES/25/L.10
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25/03/2014
Care and justice systems

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...

A/RES/68/147
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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, 
 
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A-HRC-25-47
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SRSG Reports
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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.

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SRSG Reports
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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...

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SRSG Reports
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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...
A-68-274
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SRSG Reports
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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...

A/HRC/22/55
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SRSG Reports
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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...
A/67/152
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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...

A/67/230
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SRSG Reports
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03/08/2012

Summary

The present third annual report reviews key developments and initiatives undertaken at the global, regional and national levels. As the mandate completes its third year, the report provides an overview of results achieved and progress promoted in the area of the protection of children from violence, identifying efforts required to sustain and scale up achievements made, and informing a strategic future agenda.

A/HRC/21/25
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SRSG Reports
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27/06/2012
Care and justice systems

 Joint report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UNODC and the SRSG on Violence against Children on prevention of and responses to violence against child juvenile justice system

The present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 18/12, builds upon the 2006 United Nations Study on Violence against Children, which remains a foundational...

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Children Declarations
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15/05/2012

Declaration of the Young Persons of the Caribbean

Kingston, Jamaica, 15 May 2012

 

"We, child and youth representatives from the Caribbean have gathered in Jamaica for the Violence against Children Sub-Regional Conference to proclaim the present Declaration:

Violence can be described as using your position of power or strength to inflict intentional damage to someone. This may...

A/HRC/RES/19/37
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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...

A/RES/66/141
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04/04/2012

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"Elimination of violence against children

12. Reaffirms paragraphs 27 to 32 of its resolution 63/241 and paragraphs 47 to 62 of its resolution 62/141 of 18 December 2007, on the theme of elimination of violence against children, condemns all forms of violence against children, and urges all States to implement the measures set out in paragraph 27 of its resolution 63/241;

13. Urges...

A/RES/66/170
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30/03/2012

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 64/145 of 18 December 2009 and all other relevant resolutions, including the agreed conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women, in particular those relevant to the girl child,

Recalling also all human rights and other instruments relevant to the rights of the child, in particular the girl child, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child...

A/HRC/19/64
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SRSG Reports
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13/01/2012

 The third report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children is submitted to the Council in accordance with General Assembly resolution 65/197.
 

The report reviews key developments and initiatives promoted, and identifies priority areas to which the Special Representative will devote special attention to accelerate progress in children‘s...