An African and International Perspective on Children’s Rights

Already more than two years ago, Dr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur agreed to be interviewed for this volume of the The International Journal of Children’s Rights, but when and where to meet was not so easy. Then suddenly we were both speaking at the same ☞ An African and International Perspective on Children’s Rights

Taking Stock after 25 Years and Looking Ahead

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Taking Stock after 25 Years and Looking Ahead Edited by Prof. Ton Liefaard, Leiden University, the Netherlands and Prof. Julia Sloth-Nielsen, University of the Western Cape, South ☞ Taking Stock after 25 Years and Looking Ahead

The Future of Children’s Rights

Edited by Michael Freeman This volume is in part intended to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. We are now a generation on from its formulation, and, as this varied collection of articles by ☞ The Future of Children’s Rights

Happy Universal Children’s Day!

In case you did not know: November 20 is Universal Children’s Day. On 14 December 1954 the UN General Assembly recommended that all countries institute a Universal Children’s Day “as a day of world-wide fraternity and understanding between children ☞ Happy Universal Children’s Day!

A critical review of the ‘Special Session’

Nearly 200 world leaders and a staggering 3,683 nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) are invited to participate in New York in the United Nations Special Session of the General Assembly on Children in September. The purpose is to reconfirm a global ☞ A critical review of the ‘Special Session’

Applying CRC to the Work with Young People and Drugs

In the field of international human rights law the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has been one of the most influential treaties. It was adopted by the UN General Assembly on November 20, 1989 after ten years of drafting and today this ☞ Applying CRC to the Work with Young People and Drugs

CRC Article 33: Protection from Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

D. Barrett and P.Veerman, "Article 33: Protection from Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances; in A. Alen, J. Vande Lanotte, E. Verhellen, F. Ang, E. Berghmans, M.Verheyde and B. Abramson (eds),A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the ☞ CRC Article 33: Protection from Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

Help to get it right for children in divorce proceedings

Prof. Philip D. Jaffé, Directeur Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch The child between meaningful participant and new family warrior: how forensic psychologists can help to get it right for children in separtation and divorce proceedings This ☞ Help to get it right for children in divorce proceedings

The Convention of the Rights of the Child and The Hague Conventions

Dr. Hans van Loon, Secretary General Hague Conference on Private International Law The interplay between the crc and the hague conventions on child protection, against the backdrop of globalisaton The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) ☞ The Convention of the Rights of the Child and The Hague Conventions