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Expert Consultation on Prevention Violence against Children Marta Santos Pais
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27/08/2012

The Expert Consultation aimed to identify achievements, persistent challenges and to formulate strategies for the prevention and response to all forms of violence against girls and boys in early childhood. The consultation had a global and regional dimension.

The meeting was broadcasted in English and Spanish in www.inversionenlainfancia.net and...

Marta Santos Pais ONU vendrá al Perú
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27/08/2012

Representante de la ONU sobre la violencia contra los niños vendrá al Perú

Marta Santos Pais, representante del Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Violencia contra los Niños, llegará al Perú para participar en la “Consulta Internacional de Expertos sobre la Prevención y Respuesta a la Violencia Contra la Primera Infancia”.

Durante su visita a Lima, también estará presente en el...

Arribará a Lima representante de ONU Marta Santos Pais violencia contra menores
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27/08/2012

Arribará a Lima representante de ONU en temas de violencia contra menores

Lima, ago. 25 (ANDINA). La próxima semana arribará al Perú Marta Santos Pais, representante especial del Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas sobre la violencia contra los niños, a fin de participar en dos reuniones de protección de los derechos de los niños y adolescentes, se informó hoy.

Según informaron voceros de...

Message from Marta Santos Pais International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples
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09/08/2012

The past years have been marked by a strengthening of the rights of indigenous peoples, including the rights of indigenous children. Together with other international standards, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols remain a crucial reference in this regard. The new third Optional Protocol to the Convention on a Communications Procedure will allow children to bring complaints to the United Nations Committee on...

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Americas
13/07/2012

At the the Twenty-Third Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on Children and Youth, held in Georgetown, Guyana, CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque called for greater investment in evidence-based policies and sustainable social programmes to address violence against children and youth.

Mr. LaRoqcue urged Ministers with responsibility for children and youth to “...

Marta Santos Pais in Washington
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Americas
11/07/2012

Office of Global Affairs Director of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Nils Daulaire, met with Marta Santos Pais, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children. The meeting, which took place on July 11, 2012 at Health & Human Services Office Headquarters, included representatives from the Administration for Children and Families, the Centers for Disease...

SRSG Marta Santos Pais co-organizes expert consultation on Data Research Sweden
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Europe
21/06/2012

Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Violence against Children joined the Government of Sweden and the Children’s Welfare Foundation Sweden in the organization of an expert consultation on knowledge for change, data and research.

More than 40 high level experts participated in the meeting held from 19 to 21 June.
The meeting aimed at assessing progress on the consolidation of data systems and research...

Marta Santos Pais Défis et opportunités dans la lutte contre la pornographie
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Home and family
15/06/2012

Cette semaine dans Escale, coup de projecteur sur la lutte contre la pornographie infantile avec Marta Santos Pais, la Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies contre la violence faite aux enfants.

La pornographie infantile existe hélas depuis que le monde est monde, mais avec l'arrivée des nouvelles technologies elle prend une...

Marta Santos Pais harmful practices consultation Ethiopia
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Africa
14/06/2012

Law Reform, community dialogue and social mobilization are key strategies to prevent and promote the abandonment of harmful practices against children these were crucial strategies identified by the International Expert Consultation held in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, hosted by the SRSG on Violence against Children and Plan International, and co-organized with the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the Committee...

Marta Santos Pais Message World Day against Child Labour
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Work
12/06/2012

I welcome the celebration today of the World Day against Child Labour, which is an opportunity to renew our commitment to end the plight of the more than 215 million children worldwide who are still trapped in child labour and denied their basic human rights.
 
The exploitation of children through labour, in particular its worst forms, is a major obstacle to realizing the dream of a world where violence against children has...