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Safeguarding and protecting the rights of children on the move: The challenge of social inclusion

The Greek Ombudsman, in collaboration with the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC) and UNICEF, is hosting a regional meeting on “Safeguarding and protecting the rights of children on the move: The challenge of social inclusion”. The two-day meeting will be held in Athens, on 13-14 November 2017 and is organized with funding from UNICEF and the European Commission’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme.

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The meeting aims to bring together representatives from European Independent Children’s Rights Institutions, international and EU competent authorities, intergovernmental organizations, as well as Greek national public agencies and civil society.

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  Key objectives of the meeting:

  • Review the status of measures and progress made towards protecting and promoting the rights of children on the move in line with Member State commitments at national level
  • Debate and share good practices on social inclusion of children on the move, with a view to informing advocacy and actions

  • Agree priority areas for action and a set of recommendations on protection and social inclusion of children on the move.

The outputs of the meeting will include:enoc4

  • a set of key conclusions and recommendations for addressing the challenges regarding social inclusion of children on the move in EU
  • a summary report on the deliberations and outcomes of the meeting.

Structure of the meeting & Participants

13th November: Closed session for Ombudspersons for Children

14th November: Open to invited representatives from international agencies, Greek competent authorities and public agencies and NGOs.

It will include an update of the evolving legal and policy framework for protecting children on the move, the review of key recommendations elaborated the previous day and a panel discussion on the issue with representatives of public agencies and NGOs.

For participants and the structure of the meeting see more here.

The working language of the meeting will be English. During the second day interpretation in Greek will be provided.


Read more:

Conference abstract and Concept note

Agenda

Speakers

Registration form

Organisers

Background documents & links

Practical Information

Post-meeting: conclusions & recommendations, summary report, presentations, photo gallery