"United Nations Study on Violence against Children"
United Nations Study on Violence against Children CONSULTATION FOR LATIN AMERICA MONDAY, 30 MAY Place: Centro de Docencia y Capacitación Pediátrica, Dr. Carlos A. Gianantonio, Sociedad Argentina de Pediatría. Salguero 1244, Buenos Aires, Argentina 8:30-9:00 Registration 9:00-10:00 OPENING CEREMONY Alicia Margarita Kirchner, Argentinian Minister for Social Development Daniel Arroyo, Secretary for Social Policy and Human Development, Argentina Rima Salah, Executive Director, UNICEF Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, Independent Expert appointed by the United Nations Secretary General to lead the Study on Violence against Children Carlos Felipe Martínez, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Argentina Roberto Garretón, UN High Commission for Human Rights José Antonio Pagés, Representative of the Panamerican and World Health Organisation in Argentina (PAHO/WHO) Susana Villarán, Member of the Interamerican Commission for Human Rights Mary Beloff, Member of the NGO Advisory Panel for the Study 10:00 -10:30 United Nations Study on Violence against Children Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, Independent Expert appointed by the United Nations Secretary General to lead the Study Leonardo Franco, Subsecretary of Latin American Policy for the Argentinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Commerce and Culture Chair: 10:30 - 10:45 REFRESHMENTS 10:45 - 11:45 RESULTS OF THE NATIONAL CONSULTATIONS WITH CHILDREN Presentation by delegation of Argentinian children 11:45 - 12:45 VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN LATIN AMERICA. OVERVIEW Chair: Research Centre CISALVA, Universidad del Valle, Colombia Leonardo Franco, Subsecretary of Latin American Policy for the Argentinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Commerce and Culture 12:45 - 14:15 LUNCH 14:15 – 15:15 FUNCTIONS AND EXPERIENCES OF THE INTERAMERICAN SYSTEM OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM VIOLENCE 14:15- 14:35 Susana Villarán, Member of the Interamerican Commision of Human Rights 14:35-14:55 Santiago Cantón, Executive Secretary of the Interamerican Commission of Human Rights 14:55- 15:15 Preguntas Chair: Virginia Murillo, Defence for Children International, Costa Rica, and and member of the NGO Advisory Panel for the Study 15:15 -16:00 NEITHER WAR NOR PEACE. Luke Dowdney, VIVA RIO and member of the NGO Advisory Panel for the Study Introduction: Paulo Sergio Pinheiro 16:00- 16:15 REFRESHMENTS 16:15- 17:15 END CORPORAL PUNISHMENT 16:15-16:35 Hitting Children Is Wrong and the Law Must Say So – Now. Peter Newell, Coordinator for the Global Initiative to End Corporal Punishment 16:35-16:55 Progress in combatting corporal and psychological punishment of children in Latin America Denise Struckenbruck, Save The Children o 16:55-17:15 Questions Chair: Mario Viquez, Director of Área de Derechos de Niñez y Adolescencia de la Defensoría de los Habitantes de Costa Rica TUESDAY, 31 MAY PLACE: Palacio San Martín, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Argentina, Arenales 761, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 9:00-10:30 POLICIES ON HUMAN SECURITY AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO STATES TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN 9:00-9:15 Policies on security and rights and the rights of the child in Latin America. Roberto Garretón, UN High Commission for Human Rights o 9:15-9:30 Questions 9:30-9:45 Observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on violence against children in Latin America Norberto Liwski, Vicepresident of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child o 9:45-10:00 Questions 10:00-10:15 Recommendations of the Iberian Federation of Ombudsmen (FIO). Eduardo Mondino, Defensor de Pueblo, Argentina o 10:15-10:30 Questions Chair: Silvia Aguilar, Vice-Minister of Governance, El Salvador 10:30- 13:00 OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN 10:30-10:45 National security policies and their repercussions for children. Rut Diamint, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires 10:45- 11:00 The youth gang phenomenon in Central America, consequences for children and youths. Ignacio Álvarez, from the Interamerican Commission on Human Rights office of the Rapporteur on Children 11:00-11:15 Questions Chair: Victoria Marina Velásquez de Avilés, Magistrate form the Supreme Court of Justice and member of the Juvenile Court of El Salvador 11:15- 12:15 REFRESHMENT AND DOCUMENTARY “Central America, condemned to emigrate” 12:15-12:30 Irregular migration. Gabriela Rodríguez, UN Rapporteurfor Migrants 12:30-12:45 Human trafficking in Latin America. Eugenio Ambrosi, Regional Representative for the International Organisation for Migration o 12:45-13:00 Questions Chair: Águeda Marín, International Organisation for Migration 13:00-14:30 LUNCH 14:30-15:50 OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN II 14:30-14:50 HIV-AIDS, gender violence. Gabriela Hamilton, Director of the National Programme for AIDs, Argentina o 14:50-15:10 Questions 15:10-15:30 Racial discrimination: a different approach to analysing youth violence in Latin America. Romero Rodríguez, Secretary of the Strategic Alliance of Afro-descendents in Latin America and the Caribbean o 15:30-15:50 Questions Chair: María Eugenia Villarreal, ECPAT Internacional 15:50-17:30 PARTICIPATING IN THE FIGHT AGAINST VIOLENCE I 15:50-16:05 Experiences of “de-internment” of children and work with families in Chile. Delia del Gatto, Director of the National Service for Minors, Chile o 16:05-16:20 Questions 16:20-16:40 REFRESHMENTS 16:40-17:30 Initiatives for reducing violence in the city of Bogotá, 2001-2003 16:40-16:55 New models of citizen cohabitation and participation. Rocío Londoño, Professor of Sociology at the National University at Bogotá 16:55-17:10 Combatting sexual and interfamily violence. María Cristina Hurtado, Delegate of the Defence for Children and the Family, Colombia o 17:10-17:30 Questions Chair: Juan Miguel Petit, UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and the use of Children in Pornography. 17:30-18:30 PARTICIPATING IN THE FIGHT AGAINST VIOLENCE II 17:30-17:45 The initiative to combat violence against children and youth in la Favela do Maré in Rio de Janeiro and in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Jailson Souza e Silva, Professor of Geography at the University of Federal Fluminenese and General Coordinator of the Observatorio de Favelas, Rio de Janerio o 17:45-18:00 Questions 18:00-18:15 Violence and children who work in the street. Experiences from the city of Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay. Leticia Friedmann de Oggero, Director of Education and Culture, Childhood and Adolescence, Municipality of Coronel Oviedo o 18:15-18:30 Questions Chair: Juan Miguel Petit, UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and the use of Children in Pornography. WEDNESDAY, 1 JUNE Place: Palacio San Martín, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Argentina Arenales 761, Buenos Aires, Argentina 9:00-10:30 GOVERNMENT POLICIES 9:00-9:15 Early warning systems in the health sector. nés González García, Minister for Health and the Environment, Argentina 9:15-9:30 Policies for childhood and social development. Leonor Calderón, Minister of Social Development, Panama 9:30-9:45 San José Declaration 2004 “For the Protection of Children and Adolescence from Violence, Trafficking and any form of Exploitation. Elizabeth Patiño, Viceminister of Youth, Childhood and Elderly people, Bolivia. 9:45-10:00 Prevention and protection of children from abuse and sexual exploitation. Nilmario Miranda, Secretary of Human Rights, Brazil. o 10:00-10:30 Questions Chair: Luis Eduardo Duhalde, Secretary of Human Rights, Argentina 10:30-12:45 PRESENTATION OF THE RESULTS OF THE WORKING GROUPS 10:30-11:00 GROUP I. Interventions for the prevention of violence against children o 11:00-11:30 Questions 11:30-11:45 REFRESHMENTS 11:45- 12:15 GROUP II. Restitution of rights and rehabilitation of victims o 12:15-12:45 Questions 12:45-14:15 LUNCH 14:15-16:15 PRESENTATION OF THE RESULTS OF THE WORKING GROUPS II 14:15-14:45 GROUP III. Policies, programmes, resources and services o 14:45-15:15 Questions 15:15-15:45 GROUP IV. Research and monitoring o 15:45-16:15 Questions 16:15-16:30 REFRESHMENTS 16:30-17:00 AND AFTER THE CONSULTATION, THEN WHAT? Amaya Gillespie, Director of the Secretary General’s Study on Violence against Children 17:00-17:30 CLOSE Jorge Taiana, Vice-Chancellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Commerce and Culture, Argentina Luis Eduardo Duhalde, Secretary of Human Rights, Argentina Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, Independent Expert appointed by the UN Secretary General to lead the Study on Violence against Children. Nils Kastberg, Regional Director of UNICEF for Latin America and the Caribbean Roberto Garretón, UN High Commission for Human Rights Santiago Cantón, Executive Secretary of the Interamerican Commission for Human Rights José Antonio Pagés, Representative of the Panamerican and World Health Organisation in Argentina (PAHO/WHO) Luz María Sequeira, Regional Secretariat for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Study on Violence against Children