General Comments of the Committee on the Rights of the Child -17 May 2010

*Includes CD with Concluding Observations *Includes General Comments No. 1- No. 8 (2001-2006): The Aims of Education; The Role of Independent National Human Rights Institutions in the promotioon and protection of the rights of the child; HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child; Adolescent Health and Development in the contesxt of the Convention on the Rights of the Child; Treatment of Unaccompanied and Separated Children; Implementing child rights in Early Childhood; The right of the Child to protection from corporal punishment and other cruel or degrading forms of punishment *Includes other materials for the CRC at 18

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First Collection of Good Practices for Quality Education -25 May 2010

*Includes good practices for quality education at school level (Inclusive education, education for sustainable development, education in support of intercultural dialogue, and human rights education), national level (Haiti), regional level (Asia-Pacific), inter-regional level (Great Volga River Route), and international level (Mondialogo School Contest) *Inclues annexes of UN Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and Education For All (EFA) Goals

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Achieving the Millennium Development Goals -10 January 2011

The Millennium Declaration represents a historic global commitment, which recognizes that, given today's wealth and technological achievements, permiting mass poverty and hunger to countinue is no longer acceptable to the international community. The Summit reinforced the political momentum and focus on poverty, and helped create a new global partnership for development.

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Children Media and Consumption -10 January 2011

Many computer games, cartoons and programmes are a form of advertising in themselves inasmuch as they are the vehicles for 'merchandising' to youthful viewers. Product trade-marks and logotypes are a nearly universal lingua franca today, a vocabulary shared by young of all classes in a good part of the world.

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Young People Soap Operas and reality TV -10 January 2011

The transformation of the traditional soap opera into certain more extreme soaps, and the emergence of the recent 'global' reality TV formats have whipped up storms of controversy in a great number of countries. Such programmes have also generated worries among adults about how they are received by, and may influence, young viewers - because children from all over the world watch adult programming from an early age.

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