08 October 2019

Geneva/ New York, 8 October 2019 – The United Nations Task Force supporting the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty calls on Member States to put an end to children’s deprivation of liberty, following the submission and presentation of a report by the Independent Expert to the UN General Assembly.

08 October 2019

New York, 8 October 2019 - SRSG Najat Maalla M’jid calls on member States to join efforts to

17 September 2019

Muscat, 17 September 2019 - Around 400 experts, professionals, and high level officials from over 35 different countries around the world attended the 2019 International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect (ISPCAN)'International Conference organised for the first time in Muscat, Oman.

04 September 2019

 UNICEF / SRSGVAC poll U-Report highlights prevalence of cyberbullying and its impact on young people

27 July 2019

Beckley (WV), USA 26 July 2019 - More than 40 thousand children and young people from 150 countries wearing shorts and scarfs around their necks  are meeting in West Virginia for twelve days for the largest ever World Scout Jamboree, since the creation of the movement by Baden Powell in 1908.

22 July 2019

New York, 16 July 2019 - In front of a full room, children asked the implementing partners of the 2030 Agenda to bring them to the table when discussing children’s policies.

15 July 2019

New York, 15 July 2019 - SRSG Najat Maalla M’jid opened a High Level Political Forum "of very special relevance", with SDGs 4, 8, 10 and 16 under review.

08 July 2019


04 July 2019

Geneva, 4 July 2019 - The Justice for Children global initiative launched at the United Nations a Call to Action to place children at the heart of justice in every nation of the world.

03 July 2019

New York, 3 July 2019 - SRSG Najat Maalla M’jid commends the passing of the Bill entitled “interdiction des violences educatives ordinaires” approved by the French Parliament.