Regional consultation on corporal punishment gainst children and adolescents

Regional consultation on corporal punishment against children and adolescents / Reunion interamericana sobre castigo corporal de niños y adolescentes (Presentations available only in Spanish / Presentaciones solo disponible en Español)

Mexico city, Mexico, 25 and 26 April 2018 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, in cooperation with the Government of Mexico, UNICEF, the Inter-American Children’s Institute, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and REDLAMYC convened an Inter-American Meeting on Corporal Punishment against Children and Adolescents. Held in Mexico City, Mexico the meeting gathered representatives from national governments, UN agencies, regional organizations, research institutions, civil society actors and children and young people.

 

 

Presentations

Session 1: Conceptual Framework on physical and humiliating punishment

Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children, presentation Spanish

Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño, Commissioner and Rapporteur on the Rights of the Child of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Spanish

Section 2: Legal prohibition of physical and humiliating punishment

Berenice Giannella, National Secretariat of the Rights of the Child, Brazil, Portuguese 

María Elena Mizrahi, Uruguay Institute of Children and Adolescents Spanish Linea de tiempo

Victor Giorgi, General Director Inter-American Institute of Children and Adolescents, Organization of American States Spanish 

Nora Schulman,Argentina Committee on the follow up to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (REDLAMYC) 

Ingrid Martínez, Church of Jesus Christ of later days Saints GNRC Dominican Republic Spanish 

Session 3: Public initiatives to end physical and humiliating punishment

Ricardo Bucio Mújica, Executive Secretary of the National System for the Integral Protection of Children and Adolescents, Mexico Spanish 

Zaira Navas, Executive Director, National Council of Children and Adolescents, El Salvador Spanish

María del Carmen Santiago, General Director on Children and Adolescents, Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations, Peru  Spanish

Lyda Guarin, Save the Children Regional Office Spanish

Priest Gustavo Rodríguez Vega, Coordinator of the Group Justice and Solidarity of the Latin American Episcopal Conference Spanish 

The voices of children on public policies to end physical and humiliating punishment - Video

Sesson 4: Child participation

Sara Mezquita, child delegate

Yil Felipe, Child protection, Childfund Mexico

Víctor Giorgi, General Director Inter-American Institute of Children and Adolescents, Organization of American States 

Fernando Gaal, Executive Secretary, National System for the Integral Protection of Children and Adolescents, Mexico Spanish  Presentation of the online survey OPINNA

Session 5: Measuring physical and humiliating punishment

José Bergua Cavero, UNICEF Child protection regional adviser Spanish

Andolphe Eli Du Carmel Guillaume legal adviser Haiti Institute for the Wellbeing and Research on Children 

Miguel Fleurijean , Haiti Ministry of Education 

Section 6: Cultural change

Hyacinth Blair, Children's Affairs Division, Ministry Of Youth And Culture, Jamaica English

Keila Milagro Herrera, Dirección de Niñez, Adolescencia y Familia, Honduras Spanish

Víctor Giorgi, General Director Inter-American Institute of Children and Adolescents, Organization of American States

Alexandre Silveira De Souza, GNRC-BRASIL Spanish

Jorge Martínez Muñoz, Chilean Forum on Children and Adolescents (REDLAMYC) 

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Concept note /Nota conceptual Spanish

Program / Programa Spanish

Final declaration Spanish

Panama Estrategia Nacional Multisectorial de prevencion de Violencia Spanish