Access to remedy for children victims and survivors of trafficking

This event is cosponsored by the Permanent Missions of The Philippines, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Hungary, Peru, Croatia, Germany as well as Caritas Internationalis, the CRC Committee, Child Rights Connect, ECPAT International and UNICEF.  Program  Opening remarks: Ambassador Evan P. Garcia, Philippine Permanent Representative to the UN and other International Organization in Geneva Panel discussion with:  Maria Grazia Giammarinaro (UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children)  Mikiko Otani [...]

CRC 30th anniversary – Time for Transformative Action

Palais des Nations (Room IX) Geneva

Programme Video, children's views on the UNCRC Presentation of the findings of the Global Child Rights Progress Report, by Delphine Moralis, secretary General, Terre des Hommes on behalf on Joining Forces: Child Rights Now! Alliance Dialogue between children and government representatives from Romania and Zambia (tbc) Commentary by Dr. Philip [...]

82nd session

Pre-session (04.02.2019 - 08.02.2019): Australia (CRC), Bosnia and Herzegovina (CRC), Georgia (OPAC, OPSC), Luxembourg (LOIPR), Mozambique (CRC), Panama (OPAC), Portugal (CRC), Republic of Korea (CRC) Session (09.09.2019 - 27.09.2019): Australia (CRC), Bosnia and Herzegovina (CRC), Georgia (OPAC, OPSC), Mozambique (CRC), Panama (OPAC), Portugal (CRC), Republic of Korea (CRC)

Exhibition: When children defend their rights

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

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 [...]

UN General Assembly high-level commemorative event

UN headquarters, NY New York

The United Nations General Assembly decides to convene a high-level commemorative event to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child during the high-level week of the seventy-fourth session of the General Assembly, on 25 September 2019, from 8.30 to 9.30 a.m. [...]

Promoting a Safe and Empowering Environment for All Children and Youth

Palais des Nations (Room XXII) Geneva

Human Rights Council 42nd session side event on "Promoting a Safe and Empowering Environment for All Children and Youth"! We are happy to share with you the Flyer to the side event on "Promoting a Safe and Empowering Environment for All Children and Youth - Best practices for child and [...]

The rights of the child: a lever for the quality of child protection support

On the occasion of the CRC 30th anniversary, SOS Children's Villages France is organizing a round table titled : "Qualité de l'accompagnement en protection de l'enfance: les Droits de l'enfant comme levier", during which French and international decision-makers and stakeholders will discuss the need to put the commitments made by [...]

84th pre-session

Afghanistan (CRC), Cambodia (CRC), Cyprus (CRC), Czech Republic (CRC), Eswatini (CRC), Netherlands (LOIPR), Switzerland (LOIPR), Tunisia (CRC)

Side event on adolescent girls’ rights – CEDAW 40th and CRC 30th anniversaries!

Palais des Nations, Room XXVII

On 25 October you are invited to the side event "Paving the way for adolescent girls’ rights". This is organized by Plan International in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the UN in Geneva, the CEDAW and CRC Committees, and co-sponsored by Child Rights Conenect, among others. You [...]

30 years on from the Child Rights Convention: where are we on street children’s rights?

Baker Mckenzie Office, London 100 New Bridge St, London, England

  Consortium for Street Children is organizing a conference  titled "30 years on from the Child Rights Convention: where are we on street children's rights?". This conference will be held at Baker Mckenzie Office in London on the 11th November 2019 from 9am-6pm. 30 years on from the Child Rights [...]

Defence for Children International: 3 side-events

Defence for Children International in holding 3 side-events in November to celebrate both its 40th anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. 1) Children’s Rights Award: “Hear my Story, know my rights” Defence for Children International (DCI) is a leading child rights-focused grassroots [...]

30th Anniversary: Commemorative conference in Geneva

Palais des Nations Geneva

UPDATE: Check the videos! A three-day commemorative conference is organized at the Palais des Nations on 18 to 20 November by the Association 30 ans de Droits de l'Enfant with key partners. Child Rights Connect is actively involved in the organization of the conference as well as in the facilitation [...]

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 [...]

Children Are Standing Up for Their Rights. What Will You Do?

UNICEF will advocate for action on child rights throughout 2019 at the global, regional and national level - culminating on the commemorative day on 20th November - World Children’s Day. UNICEF offices are engaging with national and local governments and partners to organize special events and mobilize actions for and 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 [...]

Save the Children: activities at various levels

Save the Children is celebrating its centenary in 2019 and will engage in activities at various levels to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Convention, notably supporting a call for renewed commitments to the Convention and the SDG commitment to leave no one behind. As part of their plans, they will [...]

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

European Parliament Brussels

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 [...]

83rd session

Pre-session (03.06.2019 - 07.06.2019): Austria (CRC), Belarus (CRC), Cook Islands (CRC), Costa Rica (CRC), Micronesia (Federal States of) (CRC), Rwanda (CRC), State of Palestine (CRC), Tuvalu (CRC) Session (20.01.2020 - 07.02.2020): Austria (CRC), Belarus (CRC), Cook Islands (CRC), Costa Rica (CRC), Micronesia (Federal States of) (CRC), Rwanda (CRC), State of Palestine (CRC), [...]