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Doc Type: Political Declarations
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25/10/2013
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We, the delegations of the governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Niue, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka,...

Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
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18/10/2013
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INTRODUCTION

Today, more than 1 million children are deprived of their liberty worldwide,26 and countless children face violent and degrading treatment throughout the criminal justice process. In light of this dramatic situation, it is imperative to promote strategies that provide an alternative to detention and custodial sentences for children.

This report examines the potential of...

Key Document
Doc Type: Regional Instruments
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17/10/2013
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Foreword by Ambassador Faeqa Saeed AlSaleh, Assistant Secretary General LAS

"Since the 1980s, there has been a continuous development of interest in rights of children in the Arab region. This was reinforced by the entry into force of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989...

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17/10/2013
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We, the Representatives of the Council of Europe, the League of Arab States, the Government of Jamaica and the Global Movement for Children Latin America and Caribbean Chapter, participating in the meeting organized by the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG on VAC)

Gathered in NY to share the results achieved in our respective regions in the implementation of the recommendations contained...

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Doc Type: Regional Instruments
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15/10/2013
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FOREWORD SRSG Santos Pais

Caribbean Study on Violence against Children 2013

In 2001, the Committee on the Rights of the Child called for a comprehensive UN study on violence against children. A widely participatory process was set in motion for its development in which a wide range of actors within and beyond the United Nations system took part, including States, civil society organizations,...

A/RES/HRC/24/23
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25/09/2013
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Strengthening efforts to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage: challenges, achievements, best practices and implementation gaps

The Human Rights Council,

Guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and...

A/HRC/24/L.28
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23/09/2013
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Human rights in the administration of justice, including juvenile justice

The Human Rights Council,

Recalling the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and all relevant international treaties, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or...

A/HRC/24/57
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12/09/2013
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Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Summary

This preliminary report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 23/13 of 13 June 2013.

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C189
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Doc Type: International Instruments
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05/09/2013
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Preamble
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 100th Session on 1 June 2011, and

Mindful of the commitment of the International Labour Organization to promote decent work for all through the achievement of the goals of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and the...

11855/12
Key Document
Doc Type: Regional Instruments
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25/06/2013
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Key Document
Doc Type: UN Documents
Language: English
26/04/2013
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Draft resolution V
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,29 the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the...
CRC/C/62/3
Key Document
Doc Type: International Instruments
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16/04/2013
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Part one
General provisions

The general provisions apply to all procedures, be they individual communications, the inquiry procedure, or inter-State communications.

I. General principles guiding the functioning of the Committee

General principles

Rule 1
1. In fulfilling all functions conferred on it by the Optional...

A/HRC/22/L.27/Rev.1
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21/03/2013
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Human Rights Council
Twenty-second session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development
 
22/…Rights of the child: the...
A/RES/67/166
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20/03/2013
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Human rights in the administration of justice

The General Assembly,

Bearing in mind the principles embodied in articles 3, 5, 8, 9 and 10 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights1 and the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Optional Protocols thereto,in...

C(2013) 778
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20/02/2013
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 292 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Respect for human dignity is a founding value of the European Union, whose aims include promoting the well-being of its people; the Union must protect the rights of the child, combat social exclusion and discrimination, promote social justice and ...