Conference: 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Challenges for Catalunya and impact assessment in childhood

Agenda

3 July 2014

Conference: 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Challenges for Catalunya and impact assessment in childhood

3 July 2014

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3 July 2014

Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, approved in the United Nations in November 1989.

PROGRAMM:

8.45 h – 9.15 h Accreditations

9.15 h – 11.00 h Welcome
M. H. Mrs. Núria de Gispert, President of the Parliament of Catalonia
H. Mrs. Neus Munté, Minister of Social Welfare and Family of the Generalitat of Catalonia and President of the National Board of Children for Catalonia
Mrs. Anna Folch, President of UNICEF Committee for Catalonia
Mr. Paco Estellés, Coordinator of the Children Platform for Catalonia – PINCAT

Conference: «The Convention on the Rights of the Child and Challenges for Catalonia»
Mr. Jorge Cardona, Committee Member of the Rights of the Child at the United Nations
PRESENTA:
Mr. Carles Barba, member of the PINCAT

Open discussion with participants

11.00 h – 11.30 h Coffee Break. Solidarity and social economy enterprise

11.30 h – 13.00 h Panel discussion of international experiences: «The impact assessment as a tool for children to improve the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child»
Dra. Anne Lindboe, Ombudsman for children in Norway from 2012 to 2018
Ms. Elin Gwynedd, Director of empowerment for children and adolescents, Department of community and poverty reduction, Welsh Government
Dra. Ellen Desmet, Professor at the universities of Ghent and Antwerp and the children’s rights knowledge canter, Flanders
PRESENTS:
Mrs. Marta Arias, director of Childs Policy of Spanish UNICEF Committee

Open discussion with participants

13.30 h – 14.30 h Conclusions: «Keys to move forward the convention on the Rights of the Child in Catalonia»
Mrs. Mercè Santmartí, General director DGAIA
I. Mrs. Dolors López, President of the Children Commission at the Parliament of Catalonia
Mrs. M. Jesús Larios, Deputy Ombudsman for children and adolescents
Mr. Paco Estellés, Coordinator of the platform for Children in Catalonia -PINCAT
Mrs. Anna Folch, President of UNICEF Committee for Catalonia

Location

Parliament of Catalonia
Ciutadella Park
Barcelona