Child Rights Connect is organising a networking reception, with children’s rights defenders from around the world and inspiring keynote speakers, to trigger discussions and ideas on recognising children as human rights defenders.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018
6 to 8 PM
Club Suisse de la Presse
106, route Ferney
1202 Geneva

During this event Child Rights Connect will be represented by more than 30 of its members, from around the world will be present.

Confirmed speakers:

  • His Excellency Mr. Michael Gaffey, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Ireland
  • Mikiko Otani, Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Phil Lynch, Director of ISHR


If you are planing to attend the reception and haven’t already signed up for the General Assembly, please register online:

Participating Organisations:

  • Alliance of NGO’s active in the field of Child and Family Social Protection (APSCF), Moldova
  • ATD Fourth World
  • Centre of Excellence in Alternative Care
  • Child Rights Coalition Asia
  • Child Rights Network Switzerland
  • Children’s Parliament Scotland
  • Consortium for Street Children
  • Defence for Children International
  • ECPAT International
  • Edmund Rice International
  • Friends International Switzerland
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation represented by the Quakers
  • Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
  • Humanium
  • International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates
  • International Social Service
  • Make Mothers Matter
  • Marist International Solidarity Foundation
  • Plan International
  • Plataforma de Infancia
  • Rural Women Development Initiative
  • Save the Children
  • SOS Children’s Villages International
  • Tanzania Child Rights Forum
  • Terre des Hommes International Federation
  • Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights)
  • War Child Holland
  • Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF)
  • World Vision International