Google News: Convention on the Rights of the Child

'The right to life is the right not to be killed' - Zambia Daily Mail (blog)

Fri, 2014/01/10 - 4:05pm

Zambia Daily Mail (blog)

'The right to life is the right not to be killed'
Zambia Daily Mail (blog)
Executive director for the Media Network on Child Rights and Development Henry Kabwe said one of the most important instruments Zambia has ratified is the Convention on the Rights of the Child. This forms the basis of the legislation that is ...

Letter: Sign the Rights of the Child treaty - Topeka Capital Journal

Thu, 2014/01/09 - 8:18pm

Letter: Sign the Rights of the Child treaty
Topeka Capital Journal
The International Convention on the Rights of the Child is a treaty established by the UN General Assembly in 1989. It consists of 54 articles with three optional protocols and defines the basic fundamental rights of children. President Bill Clinton ...

Letter: Sign the Rights of the Child treaty - Topeka Capital Journal

Thu, 2014/01/09 - 6:47pm

Letter: Sign the Rights of the Child treaty
Topeka Capital Journal
The International Convention on the Rights of the Child is a treaty established by the UN General Assembly in 1989. It consists of 54 articles with three optional protocols and defines the basic fundamental rights of children. President Bill Clinton ...

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NHRC invites applications in research, films - Oman Daily Observer

Wed, 2014/01/08 - 12:10pm

NHRC invites applications in research, films
Oman Daily Observer
For the short film competition, NHRC seeks to familiarise the society with the child rights as stated by the Convention on the rights of the child, encourage various sectors of society, especially students, to express their views regarding child ...

Leutrell M. Osborne, Sr., Former CIA Senior Counter Intelligence Officer ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2014/01/08 - 10:31am

Leutrell M. Osborne, Sr., Former CIA Senior Counter Intelligence Officer ...
PR Newswire (press release)
With the Foundation's mission dedicated to the advocacy, education, global adoption and adherence of children's' human rights, based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), Dr King has been selecting a team of experts since ...

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UN Committee on the Rights of the Child to review Congo, Yemen, Holy See ... - EIN News (press release)

Tue, 2014/01/07 - 8:14pm

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child to review Congo, Yemen, Holy See ...
EIN News (press release)
The above are among the 193 States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and are required to undergo regular examinations of their record before the Committee of 18 independent experts. The Committee will also review the Holy See, ...

Children's Rights and the Post 2015 Development Agenda - Sudan Vision

Tue, 2014/01/07 - 12:48pm

Sudan Vision

Children's Rights and the Post 2015 Development Agenda
Sudan Vision
As the most widely ratified human rights treaty, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) already commits governments to develop and undertake all necessary practices and policies to uphold the best interests of the child and support the ...

Lead by example: Restore America's global luster - Bucks County Courier Times

Tue, 2014/01/07 - 5:05am

Lead by example: Restore America's global luster
Bucks County Courier Times
High on the list would be the Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the American Convention on Human Rights, the Statute of the International Criminal Court.

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Progress has been made in child protection but challenges remain - Irish Times

Mon, 2014/01/06 - 6:01pm

Progress has been made in child protection but challenges remain
Irish Times
Article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) sets out the right of every child to a standard of living adequate for the child's physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development. Although the CRC has been ratified by Ireland ...

Thailand: Protect Rohingya 'Boat Children' - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 2014/01/06 - 5:58pm

Thailand: Protect Rohingya 'Boat Children'
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, which provides authoritative interpretations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, has stated that children should never be detained because of their immigration status. Unaccompanied ...

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Thailand: Protect Rohingya 'Boat Children' - Human Rights Watch

Mon, 2014/01/06 - 5:04pm

Human Rights Watch

Thailand: Protect Rohingya 'Boat Children'
Human Rights Watch
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, which provides authoritative interpretations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, has stated that children should never be detained because of their immigration status. Unaccompanied ...

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Pay up or else... is actually illegal - Deccan Chronicle

Mon, 2014/01/06 - 3:46am

Pay up or else... is actually illegal
Deccan Chronicle
In 1992, India signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989, and according to the Convention, 'Every child has the Right to live without violence and corporal punishment (verbal, physical, emotional), and everyone has the ...

Will the Vatican comply with UN investigation into child abuse? - Metro

Mon, 2014/01/06 - 12:08am

Metro

Will the Vatican comply with UN investigation into child abuse?
Metro
'We know child abuse happens in other closed institutions, but what's unique about the Catholic Church is the Holy See is a UN State that's voluntarily signed up to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, a legally binding document that includes ...

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Palestinian Terror Education: Funded by US Taxpayers - FrontPage Magazine

Sun, 2014/01/05 - 11:42pm

FrontPage Magazine

Palestinian Terror Education: Funded by US Taxpayers
FrontPage Magazine
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 3.1 of the Convention, requires that “in all actions concerning children… the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration.” Article 6 requires UN agencies to recognize “that every ...

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Palestinian Terror Education: Funded by US Taxpayers - FrontPage Magazine

Sun, 2014/01/05 - 11:42pm

FrontPage Magazine

Palestinian Terror Education: Funded by US Taxpayers
FrontPage Magazine
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 3.1 of the Convention, requires that “in all actions concerning children… the best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration.” Article 6 requires UN agencies to recognize “that every ...

Call for mandatory sex education - Herald Scotland

Sun, 2014/01/05 - 9:09pm

Call for mandatory sex education
Herald Scotland
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which has been legally binding on the UK since 1991, upholds the right to health education. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has said children and young people have the right to ...

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Linchpin of Pentagon's School-based Recruitment: Student Testing Program ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Sun, 2014/01/05 - 7:04am

Center for Research on Globalization

Linchpin of Pentagon's School-based Recruitment: Student Testing Program ...
Center for Research on Globalization
The United States ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (OPAC) in 2002. Article 3.3 of OPAC states that recruitment practices involving minors should be voluntary ...

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Effective child protection measures needed to curb abuse - The Zimbabwe Standard

Sun, 2014/01/05 - 3:39am

Effective child protection measures needed to curb abuse
The Zimbabwe Standard
Underlying concepts and definitions promoted by international conventions such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child need to be constantly reviewed and monitored by ...

John B. Quigley | 5 most vital foreign policy moves for the US in 2014 - The Courier-Journal

Sun, 2014/01/05 - 2:03am

John B. Quigley | 5 most vital foreign policy moves for the US in 2014
The Courier-Journal
High on the list would be the Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the American Convention on Human Rights, the Statute of the International Criminal Court.

Leading by example rather than force can restore our global luster - The Salinas Californian

Sat, 2014/01/04 - 7:08am

Leading by example rather than force can restore our global luster
The Salinas Californian
Ratify international treaties that most other nations accept: High on the list would be the Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the American Convention ...