Expert Consultation on the impact on Children of Armed Violence in the Community

EXPERT CONSULTATION

Armed violence in the community and its impact on children's right to freedom from violence

Building peaceful and inclusive communities for children

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

6 and 7 July, 2015

 

 

 

 

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, in cooperation with UNICEF and the Government of Honduras, convened an International Expert Consultation on Children’s Right to Protection from Armed Violence in the Community. Held in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the meeting gathered representatives from national governments, UN agencies, regional organizations, research institutions and civil society; as well as children and young people. Read more 

 

 

 

 

                   Concept Note                                  Programme                                  Participants

 

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, in cooperation with UNICEF and the Government of Honduras, convened an International Expert Consultation on Children’s Right to Protection from Armed Violence in the Community. Held in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the meeting gathered representatives from national governments, UN agencies, regional organizations, research institutions and civil society; as well as children and young people. - See more at: http://srsg.violenceagainstchildren.org/page/1353#sthash.TlMop5ed.dpuf P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }

Reference material:

"Toward a world free from violence - Global Survey on Violence against Children", OSRSG VAC, October 2013

United Nations General Assembly, Annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Document A/68/274, 6 August 2013.

United Nations Human Rights Council, Annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Document A/HRC/22/55, 4 January 2013.

UN Secretary General, Promoting development through the reduction and prevention of armed violence: Report of the Secretary-General. Document A/64/228, 5 August 2009.

 

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Concept note Expert Consultation on the Protection of Children from Armed Violence

Program Expert Consultation on the Protection of Children from Armed Violence

- See more at: http://srsg.violenceagainstchildren.org/page/1353#sthash.TlMop5ed.dpuf