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  • Twenty-Five Years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC): Building Peaceful Environments

    BACKGROUND DOCUMENT: THEMATIC FOCUS: TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER THE ADOPTION OF THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD: “BUILDING PEACEFUL ENVIRONMENTS” The Pan American Congress meets every five years and promotes the sharing of experience and knowledge in specialized subjects among the member states of the Inter-American System, in order to establish a regional agenda for the development of the promotion and protection of children in the Americas and the Caribbean. Among the […]

  • Juveniles in Conflict with the Law and Criminal Liability Systems

    BACKGROUND DOCUMENT: THEMATIC FOCUS: JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM The Pan American Congress meets every five years and promotes the sharing of experience and knowledge in specialized subjects among the member st ates of the Inter-American System, in order to establish a regional agenda for the development of the promotion and protection of children in the Americas and the Caribbean. Among the subjects to be addressed by the most senior authorities in child-related […]

  • The Sexual Exploitation of Children

    BACKGROUND DOCUMENT: THEMATIC FOCUS: CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION IN THE AMERICAS. The Pan American Congress meets every five years and promotes the sharing of experience and knowledge in specialized subjects among the member states of the Inter-American System, in order to establish a regional agenda for the development of the promotion and protection of children in the Americas and the Caribbean. Among the subjects to be addressed by the most senior authorities in […]

  • 2nd Pan American Child and Adolescents Forum

    BACKGROUND DOCUMENT: THEMATIC FOCUS: REGIONAL PROMOTION OF CHILDREN’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEXT OF VIOLENCE. The Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN) has instituted – concurrent to the Pan American Child Congress – an event entitled the Pan American Child Forum for the promotion of child participation, at which children can exercise their right to give their opinions and be heard by the authorities responsible for the design and implementation of public policies for children in […]