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1983, to lobby for and advocate in favour of the drafting of the T-XT9010 - United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and to ensure that a number of essential issues were included. Following the adoption of the Convention by the United Nations General Assembly, 20 Nov 1989, the Group has continued to be active in its implementation and a number of thematic Sub-Groups were formed to follow up specific issues. Original title: NGO Group for the Convention on the Rights of the Child (NGO Group) -- Groupe des ONG pour la Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant -- Grupo de ONGs para la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño. Previously also known as NGO Group for the CRC. Present title adopted 2013. Present statutes adopted Mar 2016.
Empower children's rights defenders, including children, to influence and use the UN human rights system for change at national level; strengthen the UN human rights system to make it a better mechanism for change in children's rights practices.
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