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The Child Rights Convention and International Criminal Justice

23 Pages Posted: 3 May 2017  

Diane Marie Amann

University of Georgia School of Law; University of Georgia - Dean Rusk International Law Center

Date Written: April 27, 2017

Abstract

This article examines interrelations between the Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted in 1989, and the revival of international criminal justice that began just a few years later. Particular attention is paid to the work of the International Criminal Court as it concerns children affected by armed conflict and similar violence.

Keywords: children, Convention on the Rights of the Child, International Criminal Court (icc), international criminal law, international humanitarian law, human rights law

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Amann, Diane Marie, The Child Rights Convention and International Criminal Justice (April 27, 2017). Nordic Journal of International Law, Vol. 84, 2015; University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-15; Dean Rusk International Center Research Paper No. 2017-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2959712

Diane Amann (Contact Author)

University of Georgia School of Law ( email )

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Athens, GA 30602
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University of Georgia - Dean Rusk International Law Center

100 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602-6018
United States

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