20 November 2021

New York/Niamey, 20 November 2021– During her mission to Niger and Chad, Dr.

20 November 2021

New York, 20 November 2021– SRSG Maalla M'jid called for prioritizing prevention, restorative justice and alternatives to detention, rehabilitation, and reintegration of children at the 

20 November 2021

New York, 20 November 2021 – On the occasion of the Universal Children’s Day, SRSG Najat Maalla M’jid calls on the urgent need to ensure children’s safe return to school in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

15 November 2021


15 October 2021

New York, 15 October 2021 – As chair of the UN Task Force on Children Deprived of Liberty, SRSG Maalla M’jid co-organized a high-level side event with the Governments of Colombia, Morocco, Portugal, Thailand, and Turkey on ending child immigration detention in line with the SDG agenda. 

13 October 2021

New York, 13 October 2021 – Child Safeguarding policies are essential to ensure that children are free from harm wherever they are - whether they are learning, being active in sports, engaged in arts or community organizations, or in institutions charged with their care and protection.

07 October 2021

New York, 7 October 2021 – The severe impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on children,  the mainstreaming of child protection issues within the United Nations system, progress towards realizing the vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to build a just, inclusive and peaceful environment that keeps all children safe from all forms

22 September 2021

New York, 22 September 2021 – The office of the Special Representative joined the Permanent Missions of the Republic of Bulgaria, Jamaica, and Luxembourg to the United Nations in New York, the European Union, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in a high-level side event to discuss the causes and impact of "Violence against Children in Times of Crisis".

16 September 2021

New York, 16 September 2021 - Special Representative on Violence against Children, Najat Maalla M’jid, joined an online event on “Faith-Based Actors and Preventing Violence Against Children: A Global Perspective” organized by the ENDViolence Partnership and the Lutheran World Federation.