Violence and Injury Prevention

United Nations year for violence prevention in 2007

Progress towards a United Nations year for violence prevention in 2007

23-7-2003: The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations began its adoption of texts recommended to it by the Commission on Human Rights. The Resolution concerning the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health was adopted upon which the Council recommended that the General Assembly declare 2007 United Nations Year for Violence Prevention.

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