Wednesday 13 April 18:30–20:00
Protecting children in street situations: Our priority!
Working with States to protect children in street situations: Sharing of experiences.
- Raising awareness among authorities
Working with States – Focus on General Comment No. 21: Five years after its adoption, where are we now?
Sharing of experiences and discussion: What strategies should we adopt to strengthen the protection of children?
20:00 : Cocktail Buffet
Introductive speech from the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Mr Philip Jaffé, Vice-chair.
Opening speech by Mr Alfonso Gomez, administrative councilor, City of Geneva
Moderator: Tony Burgener
(former Director of Swiss Solidarity)
Hynd Ayoubi Idrissi, Vice Chair of Committee on the Rights of the Child, UN – Remote intervention
Dedho, 27 years old, France
Joseph Likibi, Coordinator, REIPER, Republic of the Congo
Lucy Halton, Legal and Advocacy Officer, Consortium for Street Children
Laura Hendricksen, International Director, Fondation d’Auteuil