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Type: SRSG Mission
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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
Type: Other event
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Settings: 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
Type: Other event
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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
Type: SRSG Mission
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Settings: 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...
"Children, Sport and Development"- CRC@25: achievements and looking to post-2015
Type: Other event
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15/12/2014

Date: 15th Dec 2014

Time: 3pm - 6pm

Place: UN Trusteeship Council Chamber, New York

Co-Organized by: Permanent Missions of Italy and Jamaica, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against...

21st Pan American Child and Adolescent Congress
Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: Americas
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10/12/2014 - 12/12/2014

Thematic Focus:

Regional Promotion of Children's Participation in the Context of Violence.

The Congress:

Special Representative Marta Santos Pais will participate as key-note speaker in the 21st Pan American Child and Adolescent Congress to be held in Brasilia on...

Type: Other event
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Settings: Care and justice systems
21/11/2014

This side event aims to present and raise awareness on the United Nations Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Children in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, which was recently adopted at the Third Committee. The event also aims to gather political support from UN Member States in the dissemination and further implementation of this new normative instrument to...

"The Convention on the Rights of the Child@25:recalling its vision
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20/11/2014

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified UN human rights treaty. Proposed by Poland in 1979 – the International Year of the Child – the Convention recognized children's civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights. It brought about a paradigm shift in the way children are envisaged by society; building upon the vision of Janus Korczac, a widely-respected Polish pediatrician and educator,...

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20/11/2014

Session chaired by:

  • H. E Sam K. Kutesa, President of the 69th Session of the United Nations General
  • Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations (TBC)

Statements:

  • Mr. Anthony Lake, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund
  • Mr. Ivan Šimonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights...
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19/11/2014

Side Event at the 69th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, co-organised by the Finnish Permanent Mission to the UN, the Council of Europe, and the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

Keynote speakers:

Ms Snežana Samardžić-Marković, Director General of Democracy, Council of Europe

Ms...