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A/RES/50/155


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28 February 1996

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Fiftieth session
Agenda item 110


           RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

    [without reference to a Main Committee (A/50/L.61/Rev.1)]


          50/155. Conference of States Parties to the
                  Convention on the Rights of the Child


     The General Assembly,

     Recognizing the importance of the Committee on the Rights of the
Child and the valuable contribution of its members to the evaluation
and monitoring of the implementation of the Convention on the Rights
of the Child  1/ by its States parties,

     Noting with satisfaction that there are now 182 States parties to
the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a figure approaching
universal ratification,

     Noting that the amendment to article 43, paragraph 2, of the
Convention was adopted by the Conference of States Parties to the
Convention,

     1.   Approves the amendment to article 43, paragraph 2, of the
Convention on the Rights of the Child, replacing the word "ten" with
the word "eighteen";

     2.   Urges States parties to take appropriate measures so that
acceptance by a two-thirds majority of the States parties can be
reached as soon as possible in order for the amendment to enter into
force.


                                             97th plenary meeting
                                                 21 December 1995


                              Notes

1/        Resolution 44/25, annex.

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