A/RES/74/121 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 10 January 2020 Seventy-fourth session Agenda item 25 (b) Social development: social development, including questions relating to the world social situation and to youth, ageing, persons with disabilities and the family Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2019 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/74/391)] 74/121. Policies and programmes involving youth The General Assembly, Recalling the World Programme of Action for Youth, adopted by the General Assembly in its resolutions 50/81 of 14 December 1995 and 62/126 of 18 December 2007, Recalling also the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1 and relevant international human rights instruments, in particular the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 2 the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 2 and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 3 Recalling further General Assembly resolution 70/1 of 25 September 2015, entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, in which, for the first time, the Assembly recognized children and youth as agents of change, and recognizing that the Sustainable Development Goals are integrated, indivisible and global in nature, and therefore that all of them a pply to youth, Recalling that youth development is not only critical to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but that it is also recognized in other development frameworks, including the Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, 4 the Istanbul Declaration 5 and the Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade __________________ 1 2 3 4 5 19-22041 (E) Resolution 217 A (III). See resolution 2200 A (XXI), annex. United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. Resolution 69/313, annex. Report of the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, Istanbul, Turkey, 9–13 May 2011 (A/CONF.219/7), chap. I. 290120 *1922041*

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