ERIC Number: ED331580
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Future United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. DCI/UNICEF Briefing Kit, Third Edition.
United Nations Children's Fund, Geneva (Switzerland).
This publication contains documents 1 through 4 of a briefing kit on the United Nations' anticipated Convention on the Rights of the Child. Document 1 discusses the human rights of children. Document 2 describes the anticipated convention and the process through which it was organized. Document 3 discusses the convention in terms of how it is expected to improve children's rights. Document 4 describes the implementation mechanism of the convention. Appended materials include a list of nongovernmental organizations that participated in an ad hoc group on the drafting of the convention, a descriptive flyer on the rights of the child, and the official text of the draft convention as of March, 1989. The convention is expected to set universally agreed standards for the protection of children and to provide an invaluable framework for advocacy on behalf of children and families and for the development of programs and policies that will ensure a healthier and safer future for children in every country. (RH)
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Government Role, International Law, Legislation, Program Implementation
United Nations Children's Fund, 3 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, Geneva (Switzerland).