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Africa | East Asia and Pacific | South Asia | Americas | Europe | Middle East
18/06/2015 - 19/06/2015

The Cross-Regional Round Table will focus on the prevention and elimination of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children. 2015 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the adoption of the UN Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography and five years since the entry into force of the Council of Europe Convention for the protection of children against sexual exploitation and...

SRSG Mission
East Asia and Pacific
18/05/2015 - 22/05/2015

SRSG Santos Pais will participate in the Pacific Islands Countries Conference on Violence against Children to be held in Nadi, Fiji Islands from 18-20 May, including delivery of the keynote speech. During her visit to Nadi, the SRSG will also meet with senior officials of the Government of Fiji.

The SRSG will continue her visit in the Pacific to the Solomon Islands on 21-22 May...

SRSG Mission
Americas
06/05/2015 - 07/05/2015

SRSG Santos Pais participates in the Permanent Committee Niñ@Sur meeting on violence against children and adolescents; situation of migrant children and presentation of the initiative "Protect Brazil"  held in Brasilia on 7 May.

 

More information: http://www.ippdh.mercosur.int/mercosur-derechos-humanos-...

SRSG Mission
Americas
26/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

SRSG Santos Pais will participate in an international seminar on Monday 27th April on the role of the State in guaranteeing the rights of children and adolescents. On Wednesday 29th April, the SRSG will give a keynote speech at a conference on integrated frameworks of prevention and protection of children from violence, taking place at the Universidad Diego Portales.

During her visit to Chile, the SRSG will meet with senior government...

SRSG joins launch of Study on Violence against Children in Malawi
SRSG Mission
Africa
25/03/2015

Lilongwe, Malawi. 25th March 2015– 2 out of every 3 Malawians experience violence in childhood, 1 in every 5 girls were sexually abused before they celebrated their 18th birthday, and nearly 2 out of every 3 boys suffered physical violence before the age of 18, a violence against children and young women study launched today has revealed.

The study, Malawi’s first nationally representative examination of...

SRSG Mission
Africa
23/03/2015 - 26/03/2015

SRSG Santos Pais will visit Malawi to support the launch of the Government’s Violence against Children and Young Women Survey. She will hold discussions with senior officials of the Government of Malawi and other key stakeholders on the importance of using data and research to shed light on the hidden reality of violence against children and to implement an evidence-based policy agenda. 

SRSG Mission
11/03/2015 - 14/03/2015

SRSG Santos Pais will present her Annual Report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday, 11th March. The presentation will be followed by an interactive dialogue with Member States representatives.

During the...

Panel On Children Deprived of Liberty: A Global Call
Other event
Care and justice systems
10/03/2015

SRSG Santos Pais joined other high UN officials and civil society in an event in the context of the 28th session of the Human Rights Council aiming at sharing information on the situation of children in detention worldwide in light of the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty (A/RES/69/157).

“The Global Study will bring decisive attention to a much neglected topic and will help to consolidate data and sound evidence to...
SRSG Marta Santos Pais Safe Internet HRC28
Other event
09/03/2015

Jointly organised by the SRSG on violence against children and the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child pornography and child prostitution, the event explored children’s engagement with ICTs and the opportunities and risks that this represents for children’s rights. Sponsors by the Permanent Missions of Costa Rica and the United Kingdom, the event focused on ICTs and violence against children, in particular on-line...

World Congress on Juvenile Justice
SRSG Mission
Care and justice systems
26/01/2015 - 30/01/2015
SRSG Santos Pais participates in the World Congress on Juvenile Justice organized by Switzerland and the Terre des hommes Foundation, the WORLD CONGRESS ON JUVENILE JUSTICE aims to become a milestone in the implementation of international norms.
 
States and civil society are invited to participate in order to share...