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.

Study on the global status of engagement in CRC reporting

Child Rights Connect is facilitating strategic and critical reflections about challenges and achievements of civil society child rights advocacy and engagement with the CRC Committee by: - developing a study on the global status of the engagement of States, NGOs and children in the CRC reporting process to highlight gaps [...]

Strategic litigation before the UN: a tool for social and legal change

Join us, in person or online, for a Presentation by partners Litigating cases of Girls victims of Sexual Violence and Forced Pregnancies at the UN treaty bodies, including the CRC Global Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights together with in-country partners, will be presenting cases being submitted to the UN treaty bodies, including the Committee on the Rights of the Child involving girls victims of sexual violence who were forced to carry their pregnancies to term in several Latin American countries. The case brought before the CRC will be the first time the Committee will have to pronounce itself through an individual communication on the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Virtual Side Event on a Child Rights Approach to the LBI Draft Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Business activities and enterprises significantly affect children in all aspects of their lives. As the Committee on the Rights of the Child highlighted, “children are both rights-holders and stakeholders in business”. Children are potential consumers targeted by marketing strategies and possibly using harmful or unsuitable products and services, off and [...]