Launch of publication: Celebrating Childhood - a journey to end violence against children - Tuesday, 10 October UNHQ 1.15-2.30 - Conf Room 7

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 1:15pm


Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at 1:15 – 2.30

Venue: Conference Room 7, UN Headquarters, New York

Audience: High-level government representatives, UN agencies and civil society.

Format: Panel presentations followed by Q&A

Co-sponsors: Permanent Missions of Chile, Sweden and Thailand to the United Nations, Arigatou International, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children


• H. E. MR. Cristian Barros, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Chile

• H. E. Mr. Virachai Plasai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Thailand

• Ms. Marta Santos Pais, SRSG on Violence against Children: launch of publication “Celebrating Childhood: a journey to end violence against children”

• Ms. Renate Winter, Chair of the Committee on the Rights of the Child: Violence remains a priority concern

• The Right Reverend Julio E. Murray, Bishop of  Panama, Global Network of Religions for Children: The role of religious leaders
• Ms. Askadeline Milanes, NYC Junior Ambassador: Children’s participation 

• Ms. Anne Lindboe, Ombuds for Children, Norway: “I want to have good dreams” initiative on children’s views on bullying and cyberbullying

• H.E. Ms. Irina Schoulgin-Nyoni, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Sweden