Publications in English by Dr. Philip Veerman

For a list of publications in Dutch please check the Dutch version of this website.

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

All publications

2017 Philip Veerman, An African and International Perspective on Children’s Rights, in: The international journal of children’s rights, 25 (2017) 672-697 Dr. Peter Greeven en Philip Veerman, Amsterdamse Conferentie verdoezelt gevaar ☞ All publications

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

youth care and child protection agencies can’t stay behind

The definition of a child as ‘a human being untill 18 years of age’ has been overtaken by new knowledge as a result of brain research, and new insights from developmental psychology and societal circumstances. Philip Veerman and Peter Greeven (in ☞ youth care and child protection agencies can’t stay behind

Stretching the border of childhood and adulthood is necessary

Article in Jeugdbeleid by Peter Greeven and Philip Veerman Published: 07 June 2016 The definition of a child as ‘a human being untill 18 years of age’ has been overtaken by new knowledge as a result of brain research, new insights from ☞ Stretching the border of childhood and adulthood is necessary

Book review: Article 33: Protection from Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, by Aoife Daly

Written by by Aoife Daly, University of Liverpool, School of Law and Social Justice Review of: D. Barrett and P.Veerman, "Article 33: Protection from Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances; in A. Alen, J. Vande Lanotte, E. Verhellen, F. Ang, ☞ Book review: Article 33: Protection from Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, by Aoife Daly

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

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’

Fighter for the rights of the child

Author: Korczak, Janusz Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 14 June 1985: 17. Abstract: In 1912 a Jewish orphanage opened its doors on Krochmalnastreet in Warsaw, with room for About 100 children. In the 30 ☞ Fighter for the rights of the child

The little ruler

Author: Veerman, Philip Publication info: The Jerusalem Post (1950-1988) [Jerusalem, Israel] 15 Aug 1986: A12. ProQuest document link Abstract: THE KING was gravely ill, and his ministers discussed what to do when he died. Full text: Not ☞ The little ruler