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Third Committee of the General Assembly Resolution adopting the OP to the CRC providing a communications procedure

Instrument Type

Declarations, Resolutions and Advisory Opinions

Date Authored

November 2011

Monitoring Body

UN General Assembly

Scope

International

Countries

None selected

Related Instruments

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The General Assembly,

Welcoming the adoption by the Human Rights Council, through its resolution 17/18 of 17 June 2011, 1 of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure,

1. Adopts the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure as contained in the annex to the present resolution;

2. Recommends that the Optional Protocol be opened for signature at a signing ceremony to be held in 2012, and requests the Secretary-General and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to provide the necessary assistance.