30 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead - 10 December, 2019 at AX The Palace, Sliema
The annual conference of the Human Rights Platform will this year commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, taking stock of developments which this Convention has brought about and looking to the future in order to see how that Convention's aims could better be effected.
The programme will be as follows:
09:00 Welcoming Remarks by Dr Ruth Farrugia, Coordinator of the Human Rights Platform
09:00 Opening by His Excellency President George Vella
09:15 Speaker from Children's Council of the Commissioner for Children
09:30 Keynote presentation by guest speaker Prof. Velina Todorova
10:30 Panel discussion - The UNCRC and its impact on policy and practice
11:30 Coffee break with refreshments
12:00 Panel discussion - The CRC - Quo Vadis?
13:00 Announcement of the Human Rights Platform Award and Launch of the Mediterranean Human Rights Review by Prof. Alfred J. Vella, Rector UM
13:30 Closing remarks by Dr Austin Bencini, Chairperson of the Human Rights Platform
No registration fee will apply. Those requiring further details or a certificate of attendance are requested to send an email to Mr Luke Scicluna and Ms Maria Sciberras at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Parking will be available at AX The Palace, Sliema.