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Dialogo aberto - Open dialogue
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20/10/2011

"Dialogo Abierto" or "Open Dialogue" is a live webcast. It is "Open Dialogue's" idea to "make the invisible visible" by taking up the issue of violence against children. Special guest Marta Santos Pais, United Nations SRSG on Violence against Children, was interviewed in this chat on October 20, 2011. The webcast is targeted primarily at policy makers,...

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12/10/2011

The report reviews key developments and initiatives promoted to advance progress in the follow-up to the study at the global, regional and national levels, institutionalize regional governance structures and strengthen strategic alliances to speed up global progress towards a world free from violence. The report also identifies areas to which the Special Representative will devote special attention, namely: (a)...

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11/10/2011

As the SRSG mandate has reached midpoint, and opportunities to accelerate progress in violence prevention and responses are gaining momentum, it is critical to take stock and reflect upon the significant process of change promoted by regional mechanisms and institutions to safeguard children’s right to freedom from violence.

With this in mind, the SRSG hosted, in...

International Expert Consultation on Violence against Children and Law Reform -
Type: SRSG Mission
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06/07/2011 - 07/07/2011

On 6 and 7 July 2011, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG), Ms Marta Santos Pais, in cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), and the International NGO Advisory Council on Violence against Children, hosted an expert consultation on law reform in Geneva.

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27/06/2011 - 28/06/2011

The Council of Europe, the Office of the United Nations’ Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Violence against Children, the Norwegian Royal Ministry of Education and Research, the Norwegian Royal Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion and the Norwegian Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized an expert meeting on “Tackling violence in schools”. The event took place...

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24/05/2011 - 25/05/2011

The aim of the two day conference was to present good practices in implementing integrated national strategies to safeguard children’s rights and eliminate violence against children, with a focus on Central and Eastern European states.

The conference brought together around 150 participants, including national authorities, professionals working with children, NGOs...

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19/05/2011

The Secretariat for Human Rights of the Federal Government of Brazil and the Commission for Human Rights and Minorities of the House of Representatives, in partnership with the Swedish Embassy in Brasília and Save the Children Sweden, organized a Seminar on Experiences of Legislation against Corporal Punishment, which took place on 19 May,2011, in the House of Representatives (Câmara dos Deputados) in Brasília,...

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16/05/2011

To commemorate the first anniversary of the launch of the universal ratification campaign, the OSRSG-CAAC and the OSRSG-VAC, in cooperation with UNICEF, OHCHR and the Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN, hosted a first anniversary event for the CRC Optional Protocol universal ratification campaign that took place from 11:00 am to...

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22/03/2011 - 24/03/2011