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World summit for children
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Summary/Historical Context

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On 29-30 September 1990 the largest gathering of world leaders in history assembled at the United Nations to attend the World Summit for Children. Led by 71 heads of State and Government and 88 other senior officials, mostly at the ministerial level, the World Summit adopted a Declaration on the Survival, Protection and Development of Children and a Plan of Action for implementing the Declaration in the 1990s.

on this subject: World Declaration on the Survival, Protection and Development of Children (

Place/country: Worldwide,
Type: Documentary
Extract: 3 min. Total length: 12 minutes
Credits: UNICEF (publisher),
Published in: 1990

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