A/RES/62/141 United Nations Distr.: General 22 February 2008 General Assembly Sixty-second session Agenda item 66 (a) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2007 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/62/435)] 62/141. Rights of the child The General Assembly, Recalling its previous resolutions on the rights of the child, the most recent of which is resolution 61/146 of 19 December 2006, and its resolution 60/141 of 16 December 2005, as well as Commission on Human Rights resolution 2005/44 of 19 April 2005, 1 0F Emphasizing that the Convention on the Rights of the Child 2 must constitute 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, 3 as well as other human rights instruments, 1F 2F Reaffirming the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, 4 the United Nations Millennium Declaration 5 and the outcome document of the twenty-seventh special session of the General Assembly on children, entitled “A world fit for children”, 6 and recalling the Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development and the Programme of Action, 7 the Dakar Framework for Action adopted at the World Education Forum, 8 the Declaration on Social Progress and Development, 9 the Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition 10 and the Declaration on the Right to Development, 11 3F 4F 5F 6F 7F 8F 9F 10F _______________ 1 See Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 2005, Supplement No. 3 and corrigenda (E/2005/23 and Corr.1 and 2), chap. II, sect. A. 2 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. 3 Ibid., vols. 2171 and 2173, No. 27531. 4 A/CONF.157/24 (Part I), chap. III. 5 See resolution 55/2. 6 Resolution S-27/2, annex. 7 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. 8 See United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Final Report of the World Education Forum, Dakar, Senegal, 26–28 April 2000 (Paris, 2000). 9 See resolution 2542 (XXIV). 10 Report of the World Food Conference, Rome, 5–16 November 1974 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.75.II.A.3), chap. I. 11 Resolution 41/128, annex. 07-47223

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