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This event is cosponsored by the Permanent Missions of The Philippines, AustriaAustralia, Brazil, HungaryPeruCroatia, Germany as well as Caritas Internationalis, the CRC Committee, Child Rights Connect, ECPAT International and UNICEF. 


  • Opening remarks: Ambassador Evan P. Garcia, Philippine Permanent Representative to the UN and other International Organization in Geneva
  • Panel discussion with: 
  1. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro (UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children) 
  2. Mikiko Otani (Committee on the Rights of the Child, Expert) 
  3. Noha Roukoz (Caritas Lebanon, Awareness Project Officer) 
  4. Afshan Khan (UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, Regional Director and Special Coordinator for Refugee and Migrant Response in Europe) 
  5. Catherine Mbengue (ECPAT International, Senior Advisor) 
  6. Camillo Gudmalin (Philippine Department of Social Welfare and Development, Vice minister/ Undersecretary for Special Concerns) 
  • Open forum / Q&A 


  1. To outline existing challenges hampering access to remedy for children victims of trafficking, in particular in the context of migration 
  2. To discuss specific challenges as a result of children transitioning to adulthood 
  3. To identify good practices on access to justice for children victims of trafficking 

28 June, 9.30am-11am, Room XV Building A Palais des Nations 

Please RSVP to Ms. Alca Tintero, by 27 June 2019: or 078 829 8818 

Please find further information in the attached flyer.