oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - The UN General Assembly Special Session on Children : its implications for children's socio-economic rights : international developments



Extracted from text ... ESR Review ? Vol 3 No 3 12 T he World Summit on Children took place in September 1990, shortly after the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Conven- tion on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1989. It produced the World Declaration on the Survival, Protection and Devel- opment of Children, and the Plan of Action for implementing the summit declaration. In 1996, the mid-decade review following the 1990 summit stressed that the UN General Assembly should consider holding a special session to examine the extent to which the world?s nations had managed to fulfil their promises ..


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