Prevention of the disappearance of children.

1988/76. Prevention of the disappearance of children

The Commission on Human Rights, Noting the expression of deep concern by the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities in its decision 1987/107 of 3 September 1987 over reports concerning the critical situation of children who had disappeared in Argentina and who have recently been located in Paraguay, Sharing the Sub-Commission's desire to facilitate family reunion and prevent any new risk of disappearance of those children and bearing in mind the lessons of the unfortunate cases which have occurred in the past in similar situations,

1. Approves the Sub-Commission's request to its Chairman to appoint one or several members to establish urgently and maintain contact with the competent authorities and institutions, including humanitarian organizations, which would report to him on the situation and ensure that there are no further risks of disappearance;

2. Requests the authorities concerned to facilitate the implementation of the present resolution;

3. Authorizes the Secretary-General to provide all the assistance necessary for the implementation of the present resolution.

56th meeting
10 March 1988
[Adopted without a vote. See chap. XIII.]

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