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Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: South Asia
Settings:
14/03/2016 - 15/03/2016

Objectives of the High-­‐level Round Table Meeting
• To promote a common understanding of why violence against children is essential for sustainable development in the South Asian context and their corresponding targets;

• To promote a common understanding of the distinct and cross-­‐cutting targets related to violence against children;

• Initiate discussion on national...

Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: Africa
Settings: Home and family | Schools | Care and justice systems | Work | Community
23/02/2016 - 25/02/2016
 
SRSG Santos Pais visits Abuja and Lagos to support the launch of the Government’s Violence against Children Survey and efforts to implement the Nigerian Year of Action to End Violence Against Children. She will hold discussions with senior officials of the Government of Nigeria and other key stakeholders on the importance of using data and research to shed light on the hidden face of violence and to implement...
Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: East Asia and Pacific
Settings:
16/02/2016 - 19/02/2016

SRSG Santos Pais will visit Jakarta for a dialogue with the ASEAN Commission on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). This year ASEAN begins implementation of its new Regional Plan of Action for the Elimination of Violence against Children 2016-2025. During her discussion with the ACWC Representatives the SRSG will help identify priority actions for implementation of the regional plan and the mobilization of...

Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: Africa
Settings:
20/11/2015 - 21/11/2015
This year, 2015, marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. As part of the activities to commemorate the 25th anniversary, SRSG Santos Pais will be participating in a conference on the Status of Children’s rights since the adoption of the Charter. Organised by the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the conference will feature a...
SRSG Santos Pais participates in First Regional Summit on Digital Literacy
Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: Americas
Settings: Community
05/11/2015 - 06/11/2015

SRSG Santos Pais participates as keynote speaker at the First Regional Summit on Digital Literacy and Citizenship "Technology for a Better World" which takes place on November 5th and 6th in Tecnopolis, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The promotion of a safe, inclusive and empowering digital agenda for children is a key priority for the mandate and indispensable strategy to protect children...

New SRSG thematic report on girls in the criminal justice system
Type: Other event
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16/10/2015

On Friday 16 October 2015, during a side-event on "Girls in the Criminal Justice System" organised by the Office of the SRSG on Violence against Children, the SRSG Santos Pais will present her latest thematic report entitled "Safeguarding the rights of girls in the criminal justice system - Preventing violence, stigmatization and deprivation of liberty".

SRSG Santos Pais
Type: Other event
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14/10/2015

Today SRSG Santos Pais presents her Annual Report to the General Assembly.

You can follow the meeting here: http://webtv.un.org/

The present annual report provides, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/157, an overview of major developments promoted by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children to sustain and scale up efforts to safeguard...

Type: Other event
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13/10/2015

The Office of the SRSG on Violence against Children is organizing a panel discussion on "Protecting children from bullying" on Tuesday 13 October 2015, on the occasion of the General Assembly Third Commitee debate on the rights of the child.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Mexico and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations. 

The event will be held from...

Building the world that is safer for children
Type: Other event
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27/09/2015
SRSG Santos Pais participates as keynote speaker in UN General Assembly side event  ‘Building the world that is safer for children’ held on 27 September, in UNICEF House, New York.
The meeting will facilitate a discussion about the role of the Global Partnership and associated Fund to end violence against children to support the ...
Type: Other event
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16/09/2015
It is estimated that globally 1 million children are deprived of their liberty – and many are at a high risk of violence at the hands of staff, adult detainees and other child detainees, or in the form of self-harm.
 
Welcome and introduction
Paul Øystein Bjørdal, First Secretary, Permanent Representation of Norway to the United Nations
 
Panel...