United Nations A/RES/71/176 General Assembly Distr.: General 23 January 2017 Seventy-first session Agenda item 64 (a) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2016 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/71/480)] 71/176. Protecting children from bullying The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 69/158 of 18 December 2014 on protecting children from bullying, all its previous resolutions on the rights of the child and the resolutions adopted by the Human Rights Council that ar e relevant to the protection of children from bullying, 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 that States parties to the Convention shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized th erein, Recalling the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training, 2 and noting the adoption of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Declaration of Principles on Tolerance, 3 Welcoming the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in its entirety, 4 including goals and targets aimed at ending abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children contained therein, and underscoring the importance of its i mplementation for ensuring the enjoyment of the rights of the child, Taking note of the report of the Secretary-General, 5 including, in particular, the conclusions and recommendations contained therein, Noting with appreciation the establishment of the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children and the “High time to end violence against children” initiative of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, and noting that they constitute platforms for multi -stakeholder engagement that can contribute to the prevention and elimination of violence against children, including forms of bullying, _______________ 1 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. Resolution 66/137, annex. 3 See A/51/201, annex, appendix I. 4 Resolution 70/1. 5 A/71/213. 2 16-21971 (E) *1621971* Please recycle

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