Children’s Rights and drugs

Children’s Rights and drugs

Mr. Damon Barrett, LLM (International Centre of Human Rights and Drug Policy) The Convention on the Rights of the Child is unique among the core UN human rights treaties in containing an article dedicated to drug use and the drug trade. Its influence on the...

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Harmful cultural practices

Harmful cultural practices

Prof. Michael D. Freeman, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Children’s Rights, Professor in English Law, Emeritus One of the most controversial provisions in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is in Article 24 [ 3 ]. This targets traditional...

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Help to get it right for children in divorce proceedings

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 presentation focuses on how...

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Speeches

Speech: The Rights of the Child Today and in the Time of Janusz Korczak. Abstract: The United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child is a major achievement in the struggle to extend human rights to children. Its antecedents include the efforts of Dan Mulock...

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The child and the disoriented time

The child and the disoriented time

Dr. Daniel S. Halpérin, Paediatrician in Geneva, Switzerland, Chairman of the Swiss Janusz Korczak Association We live in a time of speed and hurry. Our perception of time no longer is what it was during centuries when it was frozen in an unchanging and predictable...

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‘Blogging’ and the time machine

‘Blogging’ and the time machine

After Marieke van de Pol, who is building this website for me, came with the suggestion to write here a blog regularly, it came to my mind how fast technological developments are in my lifetime. I remember my grandfather Sam Blom (my mother’s father) sitting behind...

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Programme of the conference of April 16th 2013

Programme of the conference of April 16th 2013

Programme 9.00            Registration and coffee 9.30            First Session Chair of the First session:  Ms. dr. Coby de Graaf Dr. Hans van Loon: “The interplay between the Convention of the Right of the Child and the Hague Conventions on Child Protection, against...

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