25 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child [fr]

In November, France along with numerous countries celebrates the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention dedicated to Children’s Rights.

The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 20 November 1989 and to date has been ratified by 194 countries, making it the most widely ratified international human rights treaty. Its adoption marked the first time that children were explicitly recognized as having specific rights.

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To learn more about the Convention:
http://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/crc.aspx


Article published on Nov. 18, 2014.

Dernière modification : 24/11/2014

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