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A/HRC/28/55
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30/12/2014
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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...

A/RES/69/194
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18/12/2014
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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...

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

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A/69/484
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05/12/2014
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I. Introduction

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...

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04/12/2014
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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...

A/49/489
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02/12/2014
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Sixty-ninth session

Agenda item 105

Crime prevention and criminal justice

Report of the Third Committee

I. Introduction

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...

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24/11/2014
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European Parliament resolution on the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the
Rights of the Child
 
 
(...) 3. Welcomes the EU’s commitment to further developing integrated EU child protection guidelines in order to reduce fragmentation...
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16/10/2014
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From Introduction:

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are developing ever more rapidly, with profound effects upon societies around the world. They bring with them enormous benefits and opportunities, most especially by facilitating access
to the Internet. ICTs are creating new ways of communicating, learning, delivering services and doing business.

For children and youth, who are often...

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15/10/2014
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From Foreword

Freedom from violence is critical to achieving a sustainable future in which every child can grow up healthy, well-nourished, resilient, well-educated, culturally sensitive and effectively protected from neglect, abuse and exploitation.

As the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) draws near, the ...

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16/09/2014
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The outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, entitled “The future we want”, inter alia, set out a mandate to establish an open working group to develop a set of sustainable development goals for consideration and appropriate action by the General Assembly at its sixty-eighth session. It also provided the basis for their conceptualization. The document gave the mandate that the sustainable...

A/68/L.61
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08/09/2014
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The General Assembly,
 
Recalling the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, entitled “The future we want”, contained in resolution 66/288 of 27 July 2012, in which Heads of State and Government, inter alia, resolved to establish an inclusive and transparent intergovernmental process on sustainable development goals open to all stakeholders, with a view to...
A/69/264
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06/08/2014
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Summary
 
The present annual report provides, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/147, 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

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A/HRC/27/26
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27/07/2014
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The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council decision 22/117. It provides a summary of the high-level discussion on the question of the death penalty held on 5 March 2014 at the twenty-fifth session of the Council. The aim of the panel discussion was (a) the exchange of views on advances, best practices and challenges relating to the abolition of the death penalty and to the...

A/HRC/27/34
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18/07/2014
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1. In its resolution 24/23, the Human Rights Council decided to convene, at its twenty-sixth session, a panel discussion on preventing and eliminating child, early and forced marriage, with a particular focus on challenges, achievements, best practices and implementation gaps, and requested the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to prepare a summary report on the panel discussion. The present report was...

A/HRC/27/23
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10/07/2014
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Pursuant to Human Rights Council decision 18/117, the present report is submitted in order to update previous reports on the question of the death penalty. The report confirms that the trend towards the universal abolition of the death penalty is continuing. However, numerous concerns remain with regard to the lack of respect for international human rights norms and...