Child Rights Connect calls on UN to develop a Child Rights Strategy

24 February , 2020|

During today’s Annual High-Level Panel Discussion on Human Rights Mainstreaming, this year focussed on mainstreaming children’s rights within the UN system through a child rights-based approach, Child Rights Connect called on the UN to develop a Child Rights Strategy that [...]

Children from around the world have their say on the right to peaceful assembly

24 February , 2020|

In November 2019, the UN Human Rights Committee invited comments on the Revised Draft General Comment No. 37 on Article 21 (Right of Peaceful Assembly) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. For Child Rights Connect, what mattered [...]

Preparations advance for the CRC session in Samoa!

23 January , 2020|

In March 2020, the Committee on the Rights of the Child will hold an in-country/region session for the very first time in the Treaty Bodies system. The extraordinary session will take place in Apia, Samoa from 2 to 6 March, [...]

A call to treat child rights as everyone’s priority

20 November , 2019|

At the closing of the ceremony to celebrate 30 years since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Child Rights Connect’s President, Mária Herczog, called on all stakeholders to put child rights at the highest [...]

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This page responds to the child advisors’ call for a platform to monitor the follow-up to the Day of General Discussion (DGD) on Protecting and Empowering Children as Human Rights defenders. It showcases direct follow-up activities to the 2018 DGD as well as examples of the different ways in which the global movement for children human rights defenders is growing at different levels and in many different forms.

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