Προσωπικά εργαλεία

Programme

 

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9.30 Welcome address

Dimitris Kourkoulas, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Panos Karvounis, Head of the European Commission Representation in Greece

Calliope Spanou, the Greek Ombudsman

 

10.00 The objectives of the Recommendation of EC “Investing in children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage” and the mechanism to promote its implementation.

Investing-enPresentations by:

  • Julius Op De Beke, European Commission - DG Employment
  • Alexander Hoefmans, Policy and Legal Officer, European Commission - DG Justice
  • Jana Hainsworth, Secretary General,  Eurochild
  • Monica Gutierrez, Member of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
  • Hugh Frazer, Coordinator, the Independent Network of Experts on Social Inclusion

 

investing-en411.30 Investing in Children in Greece: How can the principles of the Recommendation be promoted against current austerity measures and financial restraints, utilising European Structural Funds? 

Coordination: Takis Kampilis, Journalist, Director of the Radio Station "Athina 9.84"

Round table with:

  • Efi Bekou, General Secretary for Welfare
  • Anna Dallaporta, General Secretary for the Management of European Funds
  • Kostis Papaioannou, President of the National Commission for Human Rights
  • Dimitris Ziomas, member of the Independent Network of Experts on Social Inclusion
  • Lambros Kannelopoulos, President of the Hellenic National Committee for Unicef 
  • Marina Aggelaki, Member of the National Network against Poverty

 

13.00: Lunch Break

 

investing-en513.30: "The implementation of the Recommendation, in relation to other measures for the protection of children's rights in E.U. countries".

Round table with the participation of European Ombudspersons for Children.

Coordination: Hugh Frazer, coordinator of the European Union’s Network of Independent Experts on Social Inclusion

  • Tam Baille, Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People (elected as next President of the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children)
  • Emily Logan, Ombudsman for Children, Ireland
  • Marc Dullaert, Ombudsman for Children, Netherlands
  • George Moschos, Deputy Ombudsman for Children’s Rights, Greece

 

15.00: Listening to the voice of children – promoting children participation

Presentation by Danai Kontaxi and Ioanna Korkovili, members of the Greek Ombudsman’s Youth Advisory Panel

investing815.30: Challenges towards the formation of a national alliance for investing in children in Greece

Coordination: George Nikolaidis, National Representative of Greece in Council of Europe’s Program “Building a Europe for and with Children”, Head of Dpt of Mental Health and Social Welfare - Institute of Child Health 

Round table with representatives of Greek public agencies and NGOs

17.30: Symmary of findings and proposals

Nikos Bouzas, Researcher from the National Centre for Social Research

 17.45 Concluding remarks

George Moschos, Deputy Ombudsman for Children’s Rights