Legislative History of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (Part 1)
01 July 2007
The adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights sixty years ago ushered in an era of prolific standard-setting in the field of international human rights law. As of 2007, universal human rights norms have been articulated in nine international human rights treaties, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols. This publication documents how the Convention on the Rights of the Child came into being providing a comprehensive record of the legislative history of the Convention. The two-volume set aims to serve as a research tool for children’s rights advocates. The print version comes as a set of two volumes in A5, soft cover format with CD-ROM.