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International Instruments

International Instruments

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/crc.htm

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/opac.htm

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/opsc.htm

General Comments:

General measures of implementation for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/(symbol)/CRC.GC.2003.5.En?OpenDocument

Adolescent health and development in the context of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/(symbol)/CRC.GC.2003.4.En?OpenDocument

HIV/AIDS and the Rights of the Children
http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/(symbol)/CRC.GC.2003.3.En?OpenDocument

The Role of Independent National Human Rights Institutions in the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/(symbol)/CRC.GC.2002.2.En?OpenDocument

The Aims of Education
http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/(symbol)/CRC.GC.2001.1.En?OpenDocument

Related to Child Labour

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/crc.htm

ILO Convention No. 138 on the Minimum Age for Employment
http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/cgi-lex/convde.pl?C138

ILO Recommendation No. 146 on the Minimum Age for Employment
http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/cgi-lex/convde.pl?R146

ILO Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/standards/ipec/ratification/convention/text.htm

ILO Recommendation No. 190 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/standards/relm/ilc/ilc87/com-chir.htm

Dakar Framework for Action (Education for All)
http://www.unesco.org/education/efa/ed_for_all/dakfram_eng.shtml

Declaration of the Children’s World Congress on Child Labour, Florence, Italy, May 10-13 2004
http://www.globalmarch.org/worldcongress/dec.php3

Declaration of the 2 nd Meeting of the World Movement of Working Children and Adolescents,
Berlin, Germany, April 19-May 2 2004
http://www.rb.se/NR/rdonlyres/F69FDA7D-6418-4DF6-A3C6-BB818A2A4EF3/0/WorkingchildrenFinalDeclarationBerlin2004.pdf

Related to Juvenile Justice

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/crc.htm

Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_cat39.htm

Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp34.htm

Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp35.htm

Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp36.htm

United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles deprived of their Liberty
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp37.htm

Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp42.htm

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Non-Custodial Measures (The Tokyo Rules)

http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp46.htm

United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (Riyadh Guidelines)
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp47.htm

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (the Beijing Rules)
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/h_comp48.htm

Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2004/…Human Rights in the Administration of Justice, in particular Juvenile Justice
http://www.unchr.info/resolution/E-CN4-2004-L66-0419.pdf

Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2002/47, Human Rights in the Administration of Justice, in particular Juvenile Justice

Related to Child Soldiers

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/crc.htm

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/opac.htm

Related to Sexual Abuse

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/crc.htm

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu2/6/crc/treaties/opsc.htm

Other Instruments

A world fit for children, GA Resolution S- 27/2, 2002
http://www.unicef.org/specialsession/docs_new/documents/A-RES-S27-2E.pdf

Commission on Human Rights resolution 2004/…, Rights of the Child
http://www.unchr.info/resolution/E-CN4-2004-L51-0420.pdf

Commission on Human Rights resolution 2003/86, Rights of the Child

Commission on Human Rights resolution 2002/92, Rights of the Child


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