CRC database (demo version)Juvenile Justice / Other international and regional instruments
- Conventions and Charters
- Subsidiary standards on Juvenile Justice such as multilateral conventions - sometimes called covenants - which are legally binding upon States accepting them, and charters are collected here.
- Declarations and Recommendations
- Recommendations or declarations cannot be made binding in the sense that a treaty or convention is binding upon the parties to it. However, in view of the great solemnity and significance of a "declaration", it may be considered to impart, on behalf of the organ adopting it, a strong expectation that members of the international community will abide by it. Consequently, in so far as the expectation is gradually justified by State practice, a declaration may by custom become recognized as laying down rules binding upon States.
- Rules and guidelines
- Rules and guidelines issued by international bodies relevant to Juvenile Justice