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UNGASS 27th Session: A world fit for children [booklet]

A World Fit for Children. Millennium Development Goals Special Session On Children Documents The Convention On The Rights Of The Child
global policy, commitment, development

This booklet contains the commitments that were part of the Special Session on Children: the Millennium Development Goals, earlier pledged to by all 189 United Nations Member States; the Children’s Statement, ‘A World Fit for Us’, delivered at the opening plenary of the Special Session by two young delegates; the consensus outcome document of the General Assembly, ‘A World Fit for Children’, with goals and targets to be met; and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, ratified, acceded to or signed by 192 countries in the 12 years since it was first ratified, and the two Optional Protocols to the Convention.