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Joint Submission to CRC concerning General Comment on Digital Environment

13 May , 2019|

Child Rights Connect and its members including Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights) presented a joint submission with the Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Education of the Dublin City University Institute of Education and  the Centre for Children’s Rights [...]

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New advances in the empowerment and participation of children with disabilities

10 April , 2019|

The inclusion and participation of children with disabilities in discussions and decisions that will affect them is as much a right as a pre-requisite to their empowerment. Moreover, children’s rights and disability rights have mostly developed in parallel, with limited [...]

Rising number of children participating in the UPR: Albania in the spotlight

1 April , 2019|

Until now, child participation in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has been limited and ad hoc and children have been largely absent. But this is changing, with the joint commitment by UPR info and Child Rights Connect to advance [...]

Children Human Rights Defenders in focus at the UN Human Rights Council

28 March , 2019|

Children have so far been almost invisible in the Human Rights Council’s narrative about human rights defenders. The resolutions adopted by the Council and the reports presented by the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to the Member States have [...]

NGOs call for an inclusive review process on Treaty Body strengthening

10 February , 2019|

This is the first joint letter Child Rights Connect has prepared for the Treaty Bodies 2020 review process, together with TBNet, Amnesty International and other NGOs. Child Rights Connect empowers children’s rights defenders to be more effective in holding States accountable by using the UN [...]

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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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82nd session

9 September - 27 September

Exhibition: When children defend their rights

20 September @ 7:30 am - 4 October @ 7:00 pm CEST

UN General Assembly high-level commemorative event

25 September @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am EDT

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83rd session

13 January, 2020 - 31 January, 2020

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84th session

11 May, 2020 - 29 May, 2020

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85th session

14 September, 2020 - 2 October, 2020

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86th session

14 September, 2020 - 2 October, 2020

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88th session

14 September, 2020 - 2 October, 2020

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