convention on the rights of the child

30 Years After the Adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Disregard for International Law Protecting Children During Conflict is Alarming

Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict to the Human Rights Council Boys and girls around the world continued to be highly impacted by conflict and to suffer grievous violations of their rights, including while deprived of liberty for their actual or alleged association with armed groups, highlighted the Special Representative of the [...]

2021-03-17T07:22:16-04:00Friday, 24 January 2020|

Children on the move have rights too – joint statement marking the 28th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child”

Geneva/New York, 20 November – On Universal Children’s Day, UN child rights experts[1] call on all Governments to safeguard the rights of children on the move. The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified human rights treaty and is further strengthened by its three Optional Protocols on the involvement of children [...]

2021-07-12T06:55:41-04:00Monday, 20 November 2017|

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Welcomes South Sudan’s Accession to the Convention on the Rights of the Child

New- York - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, welcomes the accession of South Sudan to the Convention on the Rights of the Child. South Sudan becomes the 195th State to ratify the CRC, which has almost universal ratification. “I welcome the ratification of the CRC by South [...]

2021-08-24T08:23:08-04:00Wednesday, 6 May 2015|
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