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Doc Type: Political Declarations
Language: English
10/12/2007
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The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history. In conjunction with its two Optional Protocols it contains a comprehensive set of legally binding international standards for the promotion and protection of children’s rights. Together with other international and regional standards on the rights of the child, including those adopted by the Council of Europe, these instruments provide...

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Doc Type: Other documents
Language: English
28/08/2007
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As representatives of various religious communities gathered at the Religions for Peace VIII World Assembly in Kyoto, Japan, we are committed to confront the reality of violence that affects children in our societies. We offer our support to mobilizing the international community through the United Nations Study on Violence against Children to address these critical issues, and we are ready to work in partnership...

CRC/C/GC/8
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Doc Type: UN Documents
Language: English
02/03/2007
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OBJECTIVES

  1. Following its two days of general discussion on violence against children, held in 2000 and 2001, the Committee on the Rights of the Child resolved to issue a series of general comments concerning eliminating violence against children, of which this is the first. The Committee aims to guide States parties in understanding the provisions of the Convention concerning the protection of children against all forms of...
COM/2006/0367
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Doc Type: Regional Instruments
Language: English
04/07/2006
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Towards a Strategy on the Rights of the Child

The European Commission proposes a strategy to effectively promote and safeguard the rights of the child in the European Union's internal and external policies and to support Member States' efforts in this field.

Commission communication of 4 July 2006 - Towards an EU strategy on the rights of the child

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ECOSOC Resolution 2002/12
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Doc Type: UN Documents
Language: English
24/07/2002
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Basic principles on the use of restorative justice programmes in criminal matters
 
Preamble
 
Recalling that there has been, worldwide, a significant growth of restorative justice initiatives, 
 
Recognizing that those initiatives often draw upon traditional and indigenous forms of justice which view crime...
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Doc Type: International Instruments
Language: English
17/06/1999
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ILO Convention No. 182: Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999

The General Conference of the International Labour Organization,

Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its 87th Session on 1 June 1999, and

Considering the need to adopt new instruments for the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, as the...

CAB/LEG/24.9/49
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Doc Type: Regional Instruments
Language: English
11/07/1990
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