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A/RES/56/138
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15/02/2002
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The General Assembly,

Reaffirming all of its...

A/RES/54/263
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25/05/2000
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Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000 entered into force on 18 January 2002

 

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A/RES/44/25
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20/11/1989
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Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989

Entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49

Link to the text on the site of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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11/05/2017
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Diverse efforts at both EU and national levels sought to bolster fundamental rights protection in 2016, while some measures threatened to undermine such protection.

 

For refugees and migrants, legal avenues to reach Europe remained elusive, with authorities focusing on return policies, information technology systems to combat irregular migration, and on restricting family reunification. Racist and xenophobic reactions...

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15/12/2016
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PREFACE

Since the last Global Report on Trafficking in Persons in 2014 there have been a number of significant developments that reinforce this report’s importance, and place it at the heart of international efforts undertaken to combat human trafficking. Perhaps the most worrying development is that the movement of refugees and migrants, the largest seen since World War II, has arguably intensified since 2014. As this crisis has...

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19/10/2016
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LA NUEVA AGENDA URBANA

En la Conferencia Habitat III, los gobernantes se van a comprometer con la NUEVA AGENDA URBANA, una
declaración que tiene como objetivo trabajar en conjunto para construir mejores ciudades y sociedades más justas, seguras y acogedoras para todos. Teniendo en cuenta a quienes ahora vivimos en ellas y a los que vivirán en un futuro.

La Nueva Agenda Urbana es una gran...

A/70/267
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04/08/2016
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The present report responds to the request of the General Assembly in its resolution 68/146 that the Secretary-General submit a report on the implementation of the resolution. It contains a brief overview of international obligations and global commitments with respect to the girl child. It addresses progress and challenges in areas such as poverty, equity, education, health, nutrition, water, sanitation...
CRC/C/GC/19
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20/07/2016
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Committee on the Rights of the Child
General comment No. 19 (2016) on public budgeting for the realization of children’s rights (art. 4)

Introduction

1. Article 4 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child reads:

States parties shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized in the Convention. With regard to economic,...

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15/06/2016
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The Guidelines are the result of an in-depth reflexion by a Global Interagency Working Group on the words used to refer to some of the worst violations of children’s dignity and sexual integrity. Their aim is to build consensus on key concepts in order to strengthen the effectiveness of the action taken to protect children from these forms of violence. 

(From ECPAT website) Words matter because they affect how we...

A/HRC/31-L.9-Rev.1
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23/03/2016
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The Human Rights Council,

Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child constitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child, bearing in mind the importance of the Optional Protocols to the Convention, and calling for their universal ratification and effective implementation, as well as that of other relevant human rights instruments, Recalling all previous resolutions on the rights of the...

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17/03/2016
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WE AGREE TO IMPLEMENT THE COMMITMENT TO THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN ASEAN MEMBER STATES

WE, the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), on the occasion of the 12th ACWC Meeting;

UPHOLDING the goals, purposes and principles of ASEAN as enshrined in the ASEAN Charter, ASEAN Community Vision 2025, and Blueprints 2025 of the ASEAN Political-...

A/C.3/70/L.28/Rev.1
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18/11/2015
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Rights of the child

The General Assembly,

III Right to education

37. Reaffirms that education is a fundamental human right, a basis for guaranteeing the realization of other human rights and is essential for sustainable development and the promotion of peace and tolerance, as well as key to achieving full employment and poverty eradication;
 
38. Reaffirms the human...
A/70/265
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03/08/2015
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The present report assesses the steps taken in 2014 to achieve a world fit for children, highlighting the gaps in achievement as well as the strategic shifts necessary to achieve the unmet goals.
The report has been prepared in response to General Assembly resolution S-27/2, adopted at the twenty-seventh special session in 2002, and resolutions 58/282 and 61/272, in which the Assembly...
A/70/222
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31/07/2015
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The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/157. The Special Rapporteur, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, describes the activities undertaken in relation to the discharge of her mandate since her previous report to the Assembly (A/69/262).
 
She also provides a study containing an analysis of the effects of the sale and sexual exploitation of...
A/HRC/29/31
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27/05/2015
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In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights focuses on the relationship between extreme poverty and extreme inequality and argues that a human rights framework is critical in addressing extreme inequality.

In the report, the Special Rapporteur provides an overview of the widening economic and social inequalities around the world; illustrates how such inequalities...