CRC Asia Regional Consultation on Eliminating Violence Against Children and Increased Public Investment in Children

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office |  7 December 2015

This report captures the highlights of the Regional Consultation on the Elimination of Violence against Children and Increased Public Investment in Children organised by CRC Asia from 15-16 October, 2015 in Quezon City, Philippines. The Consultation was attended by a total of 117 representatives from the governments, civil society, NGOs, UN Organisations and financial sector. The Consultation aimed to provide updates on the efforts being taken for eliminating violence against children both regionally and globally. UNCRC Committee Vice Chairperson discussed the draft UNCRC General Comments on the Rights of Adolescents and Children in Street Situations. ACWC representatives discussed developments related to child protection such ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on EVAC, child protection in early childhood care and child protection systems. Open forums helped increasing engagement between ACWC representatives and civil society.  

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