Panel Discussion: Deprivation of Liberty is Deprivation of Childhood
Tue, 8 October 2019 – Wed, 9 October 2019
UNICEF House (Danny Kaye Visitor’s Center), 3 U.N. Plaza, 44th St., Manhattan, NY 10016
The panel discussion will take place on the occasion of the presentation of the report on the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty to the General Assembly by independent expert Manfred Nowak.
The Global Study is the first scientific attempt, based on global data, to assess the extent of the situation of children deprived of liberty, possible justifications and main causes, as well as conditions of detention and the harmful effects on children’s health and development. Manfred Nowak will present the study’s findings, conclusions and recommendations in New York on Tue, 8 October 2019.
The report is available in all official UN languages here: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CRC/StudyChildrenDeprivedLiberty/Pages/Index.aspx
The report presentation will be livestreamed on Tue, 8 October 2019 at approximately 4:30 p.m. (GMT-4) / Tue, 8 October 2019 at approximately 10:30 p.m. (GMT+2): http://webtv.un.org/
The panel discussion that will follow will be part of an event at the Danny Kaye Centre at UNICEF House in New York, beginning at 18:15 (GMT-4).