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Política Pública de Protección Integral de la Niñez y Adolescencia (The Public Policy for the Comprehensive Protection for Children and Adolescents)

Secretaría de Bienestar Social de la Presidencia de la República Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Guatemala September 2003 Policy document child and adolescent, policy

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La Política Pública de Protección Integral para la Niñez y Adolescencia es un instrumento político y de planificación social estratégico, de mediano y largo plazo, dirigido a construir las condiciones necesarias para que la presente y futuras generaciones de niños, niñas y adolescentes puedan disfrutar de una vida digna, a partir del cumplimiento de sus derechos humanos, en materia de salud, educación, recreación y protección; así como del desarrollo social, fortalecimiento y protección a sus familias. Esta Política Pública de Protección Integral unifica las prioridades y enfoques de las instituciones del Estado para hacer efectivos los derechos de los niños, niñas y adolescentes, promueve una mayor coordinación, articulación, coherencia e integralidad en las acciones emprendidas por las instituciones gubernamentales, las organizaciones no gubernamentales y la cooperación internacional, para que en el marco de la ejecución y monitoreo de la Política Pública y el Plan de Acción -a nivel nacional y municipal- se genere la sostenibilidad de las acciones para el cumplimiento de los derechos humanos de la niñez y adolesacencia.

The Public Policy for the Comprehensive Protection of Children and Adolescents is a political instrument and social planning strategy, short and long-term, aimed at building the necessary conditions for present and future generations of children and adolescents to enjoy a dignified life, starting from the fulfilment of their human rights, health, education, recreation and protection; as well as the social development, strengthening and protection of their families. This policy unifies the priorities and approaches of the institutions of the State to enforce the rights of children and adolescents, promoting greater coordination, articulation, consistency and completeness in the actions taken by the governmental institutions, non-governmental organizations and international cooperation, within the framework of the implementation and monitoring of public policy and the Action Plan - at the national and municipal levels, generating the sustainability of the actions for the enforcement of the human rights of children and adolescents.

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