• Wednesday 19 Oct 2016
  • Strengthening the role of mayors to Safeguard Children’s Right to Freedom From Violence in Urban Settings

    One UN Pavilion
    Venue: One UN Pavilion - Room B
    Lead Organizations:
    • Office of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children (OSRSG VAC),
    • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).
    Partner Organizations:
    • Igarapé Institute,
    • Know Violence,
    • The Global Movement For Children In Latin America And The Caribbean (MMI LAC).

    The event aims to strengthen the role of mayors in building safe and child friendly cities in support of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and Agenda 2030. The event will include the launch of the Special Representative Thematic Report on Protecting Children from Armed Violence in the Community, which puts forward key recommendations in support of the role of mayors in the implementation of the recommendations of the United Nations Study on Violence against Children, the New Urban Agenda and the Agenda 2030. The launch will be followed by a panel discussion in which mayors and child delegates will present positive experiences and practices and identify the way forward to end all forms of violence against children.