A/RES/65/197 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 30 March 2011 Sixty-fifth session Agenda item 64 (a) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 21 December 2010 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/65/452)] 65/197. Rights of the child The General Assembly, Reaffirming all its previous resolutions on the rights of the child in their entirety, the most recent of which is resolution 64/146 of 18 December 2009, Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child 1 constitutes the standard in the promotion and protection of the rights of the child, and bearing in mind the importance of the Optional Protocols to the Convention, 2 calling for their universal ratification, as well as that of other human rights instruments, Recalling the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 3 the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance 4 and the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, 5 Reaffirming that the general principles of, inter alia, the best interests of the child, non-discrimination, participation and survival and development provide the framework for all actions concerning children, including adolescents, Reaffirming also the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, 6 the United Nations Millennium Declaration 7 and the outcome document of the twenty-seventh special session of the General Assembly on children, entitled “A world fit for children”, 8 and recalling the Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development and the Programme of Action, 9 the Dakar Framework for Action adopted at the World _______________ 1 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. Ibid., vols. 2171 and 2173, No. 27531. 3 Resolution 61/106, annex I. 4 Resolution 61/177, annex. 5 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2220, No. 39481. 6 A/CONF.157/24 (Part I), chap. III. 7 See resolution 55/2. 8 Resolution S-27/2, annex. 9 Report of the World Summit for Social Development, Copenhagen, 6–12 March 1995 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.96.IV.8), chap. I, resolution 1, annexes I and II. 2 10-52436 *1052436* Please rec cle ♲

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