(2) There are indeed a number of conventions that deal specifically with the rights of children that are expressed in the list. At present, there is no legally binding international agreement or/or convention on young people. The international community has not yet been able to agree on the definition of „youth.“ Nor is it a legally binding international convention or convention for persons with disabilities. The „un standard rules on equal opportunities for persons with disabilities“ are the applicable guideline and negotiations are under way to develop a convention on the subject. South Africa is an active participant in these negotiations. (1) What international conventions and/or conventions has South Africa signed with regard to: a) young people, b) children and (c) persons with disabilities, particularly with regard to the United Nations and the African Union;2) whether the principles of these agreements and/or conventions have been incorporated into South African law; if not, why not; If so, what legislation? N98E REPLY: (1) There are a large number of international agreements/conventions that, in one way or another, concern young people, children and persons with disabilities who, because of the universality of human rights, relate to the rights inherent in every person. These conventions will have provisions that, while not specifically aimed at young people, children or persons with disabilities, give them certain rights based on the fact that they are human beings. An unused list of these conventions is provided (see list below). Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the British Council on cooperation in the arts and culture.
The event took place on April 16, 2013 at the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Pretoria. International agreements and/or conferences signed by South Africa on young people, children and people with disabilities, in particular the United Nations and the African Union For general information on South Africa, including geography, population, history and economic information, see z.B.: (3) List of conventions that will apply directly or directly to young people, children and people with disabilities: South Africa has a population of 56.4 million (2018 figures). It has 11 official languages: Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa and isiZulu. Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans and English are the most spoken languages. This research guide is created and maintained by Robin Gardner, MLS Academic Research Service, Melbourne Law School. The Modern Republic of South Africa comprises the four former provinces that became the Union of South Africa in 1910: two former British colonies (Natal and Cape Colony) and two former Burenrrublic republics (Transvaal and Orange Free State).