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UN Study on Violence against Children

Regional Consultation on Violence Against Children: 5-7 July 2005

The need for concerted worldwide action to defend human rights and to eliminate violence has long been recognised.

In response to a request from the General Assembly, the Secretary-General has appointed Professor Paulo Sergio Pinheiro as Independent Expert to carry out an in-depth study on violence against children.UNICEF, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and WHO, along with the Government of Slovenia, the Council of Europe and the NGO-advisory panel are supporting the study.

The Regional Consultation on the UN Study on Violence against children in Europe and Central Asia took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on July 5-7th 2005.


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