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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...

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19/11/2014

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This is an opportunity for the United Nations, governments, civil society, and other stakeholders to celebrate progress on the implementation of the CRC at global and national levels. Despite successes such as declines in infant mortality and increased school enrollment, there is much that remains to be done to...

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07/11/2014

Seminar on the right of the child to protection against violence, cruelty, exploitation, demoralization, neglect and other forms of maltreatment (participants of the conference will be representatives of the NGO’s, social activists, experts in the field of the rights of the child).

Venue: Office of the Ombudsman

(Speech Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence Against Children) ...

Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: Europe
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06/11/2014

Conference on the right of the child to protection against violence, cruelty, exploitation, demoralization, neglect and other forms of maltreatment (participants of the conference will be academics and experts in the field of the rights of the child) Venue: Belweder - Residence of the President of the Republic of Poland

 

Official Opening

· Anna Komorowska First Lady, Marek Michalak Ombudsman for Children...

Launch of Cambodia National Survey on Violence against Children - Phnom Penh - 2
Type: SRSG Mission
Regions: East Asia and Pacific
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22/10/2014

SRSG Santos Pais initiated today a three-day visit to Cambodia to participate in the launch of the findings of a survey conducted in 2013 on violence against children across the country. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 22th, in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia is the first country in East Asia and the Pacific region to conduct a survey to provide data on the prevalence...

SRSG thematic report on ‘Releasing children’s potential and minimizing risks
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15/10/2014

The Panel Discussion was co-organized by the Special Representative and the Government of Costa Rica in cooperation with UNICEF and aimed to:

• Launch the thematic report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children “Releasing children’s potential and minimizing risks - ICTs, the Internet and Violence against Children”; 

• Share good practices...

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15/10/2014

Interactive Panel Discussion on ‘The Rights of the Child in the post-2015 development agenda’ organized by the Delegation of the European Union to the UN, the Permanent Mission of Uruguay and UNICEF, and moderated by the SRSG Santos Pais.

Speakers:

Amina Mohammed, Special Advisor of the Secretary-General on Post- 2015 Development Planning
Csaba Kőrösi, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN (former co-...

SRSG Santos Pais Presentation of Annual Report before the Third Committee
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15/10/2014

The present annual report provides, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/147, 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 children’s freedom from violence.

 

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Panel discussion on "Children Deprived of Liberty: The Call for a Global Study"
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14/10/2014

SRSG Santos Pais participates as keynote speaker in a panel discussion on ‘The Call for the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty’. The event is organized by Defense for Children International (DCI), the NGO Panel for the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty and the Permanent Missions of Ethiopia, Norway, Qatar and Uruguay to the UN.

Speakers:
H.E. Mr. Gonzalo Koncke, Permanent Representative of...