Expert Consultation “Strengthening Communities to Secure Children’s Right to Freedom from Violence”

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 - 8:00pm to Friday, 04 September 2015 - 6:00pm

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children in collaboration with Plan International are co-organizing an Expert Consultation on “Strengthening Communities to secure children’s right to Freedom from Violence”. The two day consultation is sponsored by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Klaekken.

The Expert Consultation focuses on the critical role played by community actors in implementing effective child protection mechanisms. The Expert Consultation counts on the participation of international experts, high level Government representatives, representatives from regional organizations, United Nations, academics, civil society actors and children and young people themselves.