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Monday, March 1 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
14th meeting: Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child

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Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child [accessible panel]
Theme: Rights of the child and the Sustainable Development Goals

Live English captioning: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG 


Date and venue:1 March 2021, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
(broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives: The event will be an opportunity to follow up on the Human Rights Council full-day meeting on the rights of the child in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development held at its 34th session. It will identify the implications of a child rights approach for the Decade of Action to accelerate delivery on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including how children being left behind within and beyond the context of the COVID-19 pandemic can urgently be reached.

Chair: H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council

Opening statement:Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (video message)

Panellists and themes:

Ms. Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) (video message) and Ms. Afshan Khan, Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, UNICEF (concluding remarks)A child rights approach to SDG implementation and building back better  

Fred, Child human rights defender (video message)
Children’s rights and views upfront: transformative, empowering and sustainable solutions 

Ms. Trisha Shetty, Chief Executive Officer of SheSays and President of the Steering Committee of the Paris Peace Forum (video message)

Ms. Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders (video message)
Galvanizing global commitments and actions on the ground to deliver on children’s rights and the pledge to leave no one behind  

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Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Nazhat Shameem Khan

President of the Human Rights Council

Monday March 1, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom