Events Calendar

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.

30 years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: achievements, challenges and opportunities, with a key focus on access to information, digital skills and online safety for children

Palais des Nations (Room XXV) 

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 [...]

The Human Rights of Children in Practice – Too serious to be left only to the goodwill of adults

La Pastorale, Centre d'Accueil de la Genève Internationale (CAGI) , Switzerland

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 [...]

The International Journal of Children’s Rights UNCRC 30th Anniversary Conference

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)  [...]

Exhibition: When children defend their rights

Salle d’exposition de l’Université 66 boulevard Carl Vogt, Geneva, Switzerland

EN / FR When children defend their rights Exhibition "Children reporters. 1, 2, 3 ... let's talk about our rights! " On November 20, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Thirty years later, the Republic and Canton of Geneva has [...]

Mission 89: raising public awareness and understanding of the trafficking of children

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 [...]

Child Rights Now! Global report on the status of children’s rights

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 [...]

Celebrating 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

European Parliament Brussels, Belgium

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 [...]