UN General Assembly, Convention on the Rights of the Child, 20 November 1989.

Criminal Justice / Juvenile Justice

UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (Nelson Mandela Rules, 2015)

UN Standard Minimum Rules for Non-Custodial Measures (Tokyo Rules, 1990)

UN Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders (Bangkok Rules, 2010)

UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (Beijing Rules, 1985)

UN Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty (Havana Rules, 1990)

UN Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (Riyadh Guidelines, 1990)

General Comment No. 10 on children’s rights in juvenile justice (UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, 2007)

UN Basic Principles and Guidelines on the right of anyone deprived of their liberty to bring proceedings before a court (Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, 2015)

UN Guidelines for Action on Children in the Criminal Justice System (ECOSOC resolution, 1997)

UN Basic Principles on the use of Restorative Justice Programmes in Criminal Matters (ECOSOC resolution, 2002)

UN Guidelines on Justice in Matters involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime (ECOSOC resolution, 2005)

UN Common Approach to Justice for Children (Guidance Note of the UN Secretary-General, 2008)

Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials (UNGA resolution, 1979)

Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers (Eighth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, 1990)

Guidelines on the Role of Prosecutors (Eighth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, 1990)

Basic Principles and Guidelines on the Right to a Remedy and Reparation for Victims of Gross Violations of International Human Rights Law and Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law (Eighth UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, 2005)

Joint report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Office for Drugs and Crime, and the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children on prevention of and responses to violence against children within the juvenile justice system (UN General Assembly, 2012)

Migration

2016

Summary of normative standards and recommendations on ending child immigration detention – Inter-Agency Working Group on Ending Child Immigration Detention – [Country concerned: Global]

Ending Child Immigration Detention – Inter-Agency Working Group on Ending Child Immigration Detention – [Country concerned: Global]

Untold Damage – Australian Lawyers Alliance – [Country concerned: Australia, Nauru and Manus Island]

Hear our Voices – PICUM-Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants – [Country concerned: Europe]

Illegal Detention of Migrant Children: Global Detention Project – [Country concerned Switzerland] 

The Uncounted-Detention of Migrants and Asylum Seekers – Global Detention Project – [Country concerned: Europe]

Children in Immigration Detention: Global Detention Project – [Country concerned: Europe]

2013

Human Rights of Undocumented Adolescents and Youth – PICUM-Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants – [Country concerned: global]

Protection / Institutions

2010

UN General Assembly, Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly, 24 February 2010, A/RES/64/142.