BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD
Revision of the EU Guidelines for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child (2017)
The Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union adopted EU Guidelines for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child. This 2017 version is a revision of the 2007 EU guidelines.
The guidelines recall international standards on the rights of the child and provide comprehensive guidance as well as concrete ways to promote effectively and protect the rights of the child. With these guidelines, the EU reaffirms its commitment to the comprehensive protection and promotion of the rights of the child in its external human rights policy.
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