Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child
Theme: Protection of the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Date and venue:6 March 2017, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 3 - 6 p.m., Palais des Nations, Room XX, Geneva
(will be broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)
Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child concept note
Presentation of the Annual Report
Theme:Presentation of Annual Report to the Human Rights Council
rime prevention and resocialization of children in contact with the criminal justice system
Santiago de Chile, 28th and 29th of November 2016
Conference website: http://justiciaadolescente.unicef.cl/
“Ending the Torment: tackling bullying from the schoolyard to cyberspace”
Launch and Panel Presentation
General Assembly Resolution 69/158 requested the Secretary-General to submit a report to its seventy-first session on protecting children from bullying which is addressed by the Third Committee of the General Assembly (A/71/213).
SRSG Santos Pais presents her Annual Report to the General Assembly.
You can follow the meeting here: http://webtv.un.org/
The present annual report provides, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/157, 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.
The side event will mark the 10th anniversary of the UN Study on Violence against Children (2006), examining achievements made and identifying emerging challenges and opportunities for accelerating progress towards the elimination of violence against children by strongly promoting the incorporation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the work of the UN Geneva based Human Rights monitoring bodies and mechanisms, such as the Human Rights Council and the Committee on the Rights of the Child. In particular, the event will:
At the invitation of the Government of Viet Nam, Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (SRSG-VAC) is visiting Viet Nam from 19th – 22nd June, 2016.
The vision and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development will be at the heart of the annual gathering of regional organisations and institutions convened by SRSG Santos Pais.
Organised in cooperation with the Council of the Baltic Seas States, the meeting will focus on opportunities to support the implementation of Agenda 2030 and progress towards its violence against children-related targets and goals.
The Conference is co-organised by UNICEF (Argentina) and the office of the SRSG Ofon Violence against Children and it will take place in Buenos Aires, May 19th and 20th of May, at Buenos Aires Design Centre.