Events

05 November 2015 to 06 November 2015

SRSG Santos Pais participates as keynote speaker at the First Regional Summit on Digital Literacy and Citizenship "Technology for a Better World" which takes place on November 5th and 6th in Tecnopolis, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The promotion of a safe, inclusive and empowering digital agenda for children is a key priority for the mandate and indispensable strategy to protect children from violence.

16 October 2015

16/10/2015

On Friday 16 October 2015, during a side-event on "Girls in the Criminal Justice System" organised by the Office of the SRSG on Violence against Children, the SRSG Santos Pais will present her latest thematic report entitled "Safeguarding the rights of girls in the criminal justice system - Preventing violence, stigmatization and deprivation of liberty".

16 October 2015

On Friday 16 October 2015, during a side-event on "Girls in the Criminal Justice System" organised by the Office of the SRSG on Violence against Children, the SRSG Santos Pais will present her latest thematic report entitled "Safeguarding the rights of girls in the criminal justice system - Preventing violence, stigmatization and deprivation of liberty".

14 October 2015
14/10/2015

SRSG Santos Pais presents her Annual Report to the General Assembly.

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...

14 October 2015

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.

13 October 2015

The Office of the SRSG on Violence against Children is organizing a panel discussion on "Protecting children from bullying" on Tuesday 13 October 2015, on the occasion of the General Assembly Third Commitee debate on the rights of the child.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Mexico and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations. 

The event will be held from 13:15 to 14:30 in Conference Room 6, UN Headquarters, New York.

13 October 2015

The Office of the SRSG on Violence against Children is organizing a panel discussion on "Protecting children from bullying" on Tuesday 13 October 2015, on the occasion of the General Assembly Third Commitee debate on the rights of the child.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Mexico and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.

27 September 2015

SRSG Santos Pais participates as keynote speaker in UN General Assembly side event  ‘Building the world that is safer for children’ held on 27 September, in UNICEF House, New York.

16 September 2015

It is estimated that globally 1 million children are deprived of their liberty – and many are at a high risk of violence at the hands of staff, adult detainees and other child detainees, or in the form of self-harm.
 
Welcome and introduction
Paul Øystein Bjørdal, First Secretary, Permanent Representation of Norway to the United Nations
 
Panel discussion with
 
 Ann-Kristin Vervik, Office of the UN Special Representative to the Secretary General on Violence against Children