Human Rights of Children in Migration Joint General Comment Launch

Apr

16

Time: TBC
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights is organising a launching event for the Joint General Comments on Children in Migration during the 28th session of the Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW). The event will consist of a panel with speakers, a moderator and a questions and answers segment. Itt will be open to States, UN agencies and entities, civil society and the general public and will take place during official meeting time. Interpretation will be provided.

Moderator: TBC

Opening and Closing Remaks:

  • Opening: Ms Renata Winter, Chair of the Child Rights Committee (CRC)
  • Closing: Chair of the CMW (TBC)

Panelists/Speakers:

  • Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein, High Commissioner for Human Rights or Ms. Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (TBC)
  • Mr. Pablo Ceriani, Coordinator of the CMW Working Group (former Member)
  • Mr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur, Coordinator of the CRC Working Group
  • UNICEF representative (TBC)
  • International Organization for Migration representative (TBC)
  • Civil Society Representative (TBC)
  • Child Migrant/Civil Society Representative (TBC)