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140 NGOs call on governments to pledge funds to the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty

©Juvenile Justice Advocates International In 2014, the United Nations General Assembly requested an in-depth Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. This is a historic opportunity to improve the lives of millions of children deprived of their freedom and a milestone in advancing child protection globally. Professor Manfred Nowak has been appointed as the Independent […]

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  • September 25, 2017
  • News

States must step up to support the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty

Today, the NGO Panel delivered a statement during the Interactive Dialogue with Special Representatives of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children and for Children and Armed Conflict, at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council.Please find the statement hereunder:Mr. President,We welcome the reports of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict and the SRSG […]

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  • March 7, 2017
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Manfred Nowak appointed to lead the Study

The Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty Moving towards effective implementation Press ReleaseGeneva / New York – 25 October 2016A global network of NGOs welcomed today’s appointment of Manfred Nowak as the independent expert who will lead the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty. The Global Study has been under discussion since the […]

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