Events

20 February 2016 to 25 February 2016

SRSG Santos Pais visits Abuja and Lagos to support the launch of the Government’s Violence against Children Survey and efforts to implement the Nigerian Year of Action to End Violence Against Children. She will hold discussions with senior officials of the Government of Nigeria and other key stakeholders on the importance of using data and research to shed light on the hidden face of violence and to implement evidence-based policies and campaigns to end violence against children.  
 
 

16 February 2016 to 19 February 2016

SRSG Santos Pais will visit Jakarta for a dialogue with the ASEAN Commission on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). This year ASEAN begins implementation of its new Regional Plan of Action for the Elimination of Violence against Children 2016-2025.

20 December 2015 to 21 December 2015

This year, 2015, marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. As part of the activities to commemorate the 25th anniversary, SRSG Santos Pais will be participating in a conference on the Status of Children’s rights since the adoption of the Charter. Organised by the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the conference will feature a...

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.