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29 Sep 2017 description
report CRIN

Le projet « Accès des enfants à la justice » de CRIN vise à établir le statut de la Convention internationale relative aux droits de l'enfant (CDE) dans les législations nationales ; le statut des enfants impliqués dans des procédures judiciaires, les moyens juridiques qui permettent de se défendre contre des violations des droits de l'enfant et les considérations pratiques à prendre en compte en utilisant le système judiciaire dans ce cadre. Vous trouverez plus d’informations à l’adresse www.crin.org/fr/accueil/droit/acces.

02 Jun 2017 description
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An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

As organizations working to protect the rights of children in armed conflict, we are dismayed by your reported decision to “freeze” any new additions of parties to conflict that commit grave violations of children’s rights to the annexes to your 2017 annual report to the United Nations Security Council on children and armed conflict. We urge you to reconsider, and issue an updated list with your report, including all perpetrators responsible for patterns of grave violations against children in 2016.

05 Apr 2017 description
report CRIN

This report is part of CRIN's access to justice for children project, looking at the status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in national law, the status of children involved in legal proceedings, the legal means to challenge violations of children’s rights and the practical considerations involved in challenging violations.

14 Mar 2017 description

On February 8, the UN General Assembly held an informal meeting marking the 20th Anniversary of Resolution 51/77 (1997) on the promotion and protection of the rights of children. This resolution established the mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG-CAAC). In his opening remarks, President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, called the resolution “a landmark development in our global efforts to improve the protection of children in conflict situations.” A high-level panel discussion was moderated by SRSG-CAAC Ms.

29 Nov 2016 description

SOS Children’s Villages is joining 77 other organisation in urging the European Commission and EU member states to step up protections of migrant and refugee children.

In a joint statement to be released at the European Forum on the Rights of the Child, which begins Tuesday in Brussels, SOS Children’s Villages and its partners are calling for seven action points to protect children in migration: