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 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
This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. We...
Gender-based violence is a pervasive and devastating manifestation of discrimination against women and girls. International human rights standards, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, and the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel,...
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...
Realizing the right to education for all children
A. Human right of children to education
(...) The right of the child to education is expressed in articles 28 and 29 of the Convention and is supported by other internationally recognized human rights, such as those set out in article 13 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and...
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.
1. The present report reviews key developments promoted by the...
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2014 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/69/484)] A/RES/69/157. 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 68/147 of 18 December 2013, and in particular recognizing the importance of resolution 44/25...
Reports Third Committee to the Pleenary (69th Session United Nations General Assembly) here
The present annual report reviews, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/147, key initiatives promoted by the Special Representative. It builds on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the shaping of the post-2015 development agenda, and highlights the potential and risks associated with children’s use of new...
United Nations Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Children in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
The General Assembly,
Recalling the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the...
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,
1. At its 2nd plenary meeting, on 19 September 2014, the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the General Committee, decided to include in the agenda of its sixty-ninth session the item entitled:
Promotion and protection of the rights of children:
(a) Promotion and protection of the rights of children;
(b) Follow-up to the outcome of the special session on children and to allocate it to the...
1. A Universal Call to Action to Transform our World beyond 2015
1. The year 2015 offers a unique opportunity for global leaders and people to end poverty, transform the world to better meet human needs and the necessities of economic transformation, while protecting our environment, ensuring peace and realizing human rights.
2. We are at a historic crossroads, and the directions...
Agenda item 105
Crime prevention and criminal justice
Report of the Third Committee
1. At its 2nd plenary meeting, on 19 September 2014, the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the General Committee, decided to include in the agenda of its sixty-ninth session the item entitled “Crime prevention and criminal justice” and to allocate it to the Third...