Here you can find upcoming public events with Child Rights Connect’s Secretariat involvement. In addition, you can find updated information on the sessions and pre-sessions of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Background and objectives The Permanent Mission of Romania and the Permanent Mission of Austria are organizing an event in the margins of the 81st session of the CRC entitled "30 years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: achievements, challenges and opportunities, with a key [...]
An event in the context of the 30th anniversary of the CRC is being organised by the University of Geneva as part of their Summer Schools programme, in partnership with Child Rights Connect, 30 ans de droits de l’enfant and the Centre Interfacultaire en droits de l’enfant! Konstantinos, a child [...]
Thirty Years of Children's Rights Scholarship: Taking Stock and Thinking Ahead This conference will provide an opportunity for children's rights scholars from across the globe to reflect on developments in children's rights scholarship since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It will cover a range of issues, including juvenile justice, education, family relationships, child participation, health and well-being, poverty and immigration. Discussions will be informed by a series of short reviews by leading and up-and-coming scholars from across the world who will reflect on key theoretical, empirical and methodological contributions to children's rights research over the past three decades. This will help to reveal gaps in knowledge and identify opportunities and priorities for further scholarship. Our Programme Manager Ilaria Paolazzi will be participating. Day 1 Thursday 20th June Chair: Kirsten Sandberg 11.00-11.10 Introductions Laura Lundy and Helen Stalford 11.15-12.00 Children’s Rights Theory Karl Hanson (University of Geneva) [...]
Mission 89, a Geneva-based organisation that aims to mitigate child trafficking in sports through research, education and advocacy, is planning an awareness-raising campaign in Geneva on combating the trafficking of children in sports. As part of its 30th anniversary activities, it is organizing a photo exhibition, a youth forum with [...]
The objective of Child Rights Now, a joint initiative of 6 organizations (ChildFund International, SOS Children’s Villages,Plan International, Save the Children, Terres des Hommes and World Vision) is to advocate for renewed commitment to achieving the rights of all children and the Convention, and to integrate a child rights focus into measures aimed at achieving [...]
The European Parliament will organise a conference on 20 November to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The conference will consider progress over the past three decades and reflect on the challenges that new generations face in a global and digital world. It [...]