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Special Session on Children

When the United Nations General Assembly’s Special Session on Children takes place in September 2001, leaders of governments and NGOs will face the continuing challenge of applying the principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and meeting the goals set forth at the 1990 World Summit for Children. They will also have the opportunity to be architects of a new agenda for children. They must not fail to recognize that what is best for the youngest citizens is ultimately best for countries.



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