Central America and Caribbean


Prevention Policy Sexual Exploitation of Children


The Prevention of Sexual Exploitation of Children policy aims to establish conduct which the Organization, namely Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach and all its Partners should adopt in the performance of their activities, in ensuring the protection of the rights of children and adolescents, in order to avoid any forms of sexual exploitation, which includes pornography and sex tourism.

The Policy complements the LAW FOR THE PROTECTION OF RIGHTS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENSand develops the regulatory framework established in various international and local legal character of instruments to strengthen culture, respect and protection of personal integrity and the rights of children and adolescents. Documents are incorporated concerning the principles recognized in Politics as well as The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography laws, rules and regulations issued by local authorities.


Policy compliance is required from all employees, whether acting as directors, employees or related third parties.


It is the responsibility of the Department of Human Resources Advance Disclosure Policy to ensure its effective implementation, including coordination of the General Directorate of legal actions for such implementation, including complaints and administrative sanctions, disciplinary, contractual or judicial from the case and disclosure tasks reference regulatory framework.


Boys, Girls, and Adolescents underage, for the purposes of this policy is adopted the definition provided in the Convention on the Rights of the Child which defines it as all human being below the age of eighteen years, unless, under the local laws majority is reached before eighteen.

Sexual Exploitation of Children in the field of tourism- is sexual exploitation commercial for a child or adolescent by a person or persons traveling within their own country or abroad, and undertake sexual activity with children or adolescents, with the complicity by omission or action of service provider’s tourist.

Child Pornography- it includes any representation of a child and / or adolescent engaging in sexual activities or encouraging them, any representation of a minor predominantly sexual purposes, any organization of live entertainment of any sexual representations of children and adolescents. The Pornography can be transmitted by any means.

UNICEF or the United Nations Fund for Children- it is a program United Nations (UN) that provides humanitarian aid and developing children and mothers in developing countries.

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It is an international treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 20 November 1989 and to which they have joined more than 190 states, which undertake to respect the rights of 5 children. The CRC recognizes children as subjects of law, but makes the adult subject’s responsibilities.

Optional Protocol. It is the additional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, of child prostitution and the use of child pornography. Resolution A / RES / 54/263 United Nations issued 25 May 2000, entered into force on January 18, 2002.


In compliance with the policy on protection of the rights of children, and adolescents on all forms of sexual exploitation, the organization and its collaborators are obliged to: 1. When undertaking the provision of accommodation services, food and recreation, refrain from any practice, information or tourist orientation, which Somehow promote, hinted or may lead to any form of sexual exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism with children and adolescents, including the use of photographic, recording or video.

To inform the competent authorities any fact or situation they know to be suspicious, who has given or may give rise to sexual exploitation of children and adolescents, including the existence of sites related to the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.

Encourage your suppliers to adopt a policy similar to reach internally adopted and incorporated into the contracts entered by each companies, the obligation for these providers to adopt such a policy- Concerning Regulatory Framework Convention on the Rights of the Child. Signed by 192 countries and ratified by 190 countries, except the United States, Somalia and South Sudan, becoming the treated more organized worldwide throughout history. Mexico ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 28 January 1991 Optional Protocol to the Child. Signed by 161 countries and ratified by 132 countries among which are the countries where our companies operate. The Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and the child pornography entered into force internationally in the year 2002, this international instrument criminalizing violations of children's rights and do emphasis on the importance of promoting greater public awareness and cooperation in international efforts to combat them. Also, from the issuance of this policy, they must be observed by contractors who provide services related to the company.

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