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Deprivation of liberty of children revisited - kick-off meeting and child participation seminar

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On 5 November 2020, as part of the Global Campus/RPLF BIM project, the internal kick-off meeting and seminar on child participation in the research process will take place. The meeting will take place online and bring together international and national child rights experts.


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Personal liberty of children in Austria revisited: Achieving impact through comprehensive national follow-up to the UN Global Study on Children deprived of Liberty

In 2019, the first UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty was published. The Study examined the compliance of states with international child rights standards on personal liberty of children and alternatives to its deprivation. It particularly focused on the extent to which consideration has been given to alternative measures to deprivation of liberty prior to the placement of a child in any custodial setting. (read the UN Global Study online)

Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty: Implementation of Recommendations

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The Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty was successfully launched in Geneva on 19 November 2019 around the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and presented in Vienna during a press conference. Learn more about the next steps, upcoming events and the toolkit for implementing the recommendations.

Free online Course: Learning from the UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty

MOOC on UN Global Study

Despite the fact that the Convention of the Rights of the Child affirms that, in principle, children should not be detained and deprivation of liberty should be a measure of last resort, millions of children in the world are locked away. The Global Campus of Human Rights offers a free MOOC. Enrol now and learn online from the UN Global Study on Children Desprived of Liberty.

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