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On the occassion of the Human Rights Council (22nd Session) Annual Full Day Meeting on the Rights of the Child 2013, Defence for Children International (DCI) in collaboration with the Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ), and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) will hold a side-event on Mental and Physical Health in Juvenile Detention. The event is sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN.
SEM_0007: Side-Event on Mental and Physical Health in Juvenile Detention, 7 March 2013, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
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SEM_0015: Room XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The side-event aims to identify and share experience on the situation of children in detention and violations of their right to health, taking a preventative and human rights based approach. Keynote speakers at the event include the Ambassador of Denmark to the UN, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment and Punishment, the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, Director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Psycholgy profesor and Director of the Children’s Rights Teaching & Research Unit of the University Institute Kurt Bösch (IUKB), and the Director of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO).See the event flyer 7marchsideeventflyerpic


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