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Monday, March 1 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
15th meeting: Annual full-day meeting on the rights of the child (part 2)

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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, 4 to 6 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. Monique T.G. Van Daalen, Vice-President of the Human Rights Council

Panellists and themes: 

Dr. Najat Maalla M’jid, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children (video message) 
Scaling up efforts to safeguard children’s freedom from violence and advance implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Claudia, Member of the Network of Children's and Adolescent Correspondents of the Americas and the Caribbean from the Inter-American Institute of the Child (RED CORIA DEL IIN-OEA) (video message)
Gaps and barriers raised by children in consultation with the UN Human Rights Office on realizing children’s rights through the SDGs

Mr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur, Member of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (video message)
Assessment of the global status of the rights of the child and SDG achievement based on the Committee’s monitoring process 

Mr. Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland (video message)
Building back and accelerating SDG implementation through a child rights-based approach: lessons from country experience 

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Monique Van Daalen

Vice President of the Human Rights Council

Monday March 1, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom