Event takes stock on Implementation of CRC

Prof Benyam Dawit Mezmur, head of the Children's Rights Project was part of a panel discussion looking at 30 years after the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

The event under the theme 'The CRC at 30 - What is Needed to Realise those Rights’ took place in Venice and was organised by the Global Campus of Human Rights in  in Venice on 28 September 2019.

Prof Mezmur was one of the four experts invited to take stock of the progress of realisation of children's rights since the CRC was adopted, and  spoke about the progress and challenges for the implementation of the CRC as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.'

The panel  touched on which issues that made the most progress, What has been achieved, what has changed since the CRC was adopted,  how would a convention look like today in our rapidly changing world. They also looked at areas that need the most urgent action and those  still under-developed?

The Dullah Omar Institute has been a partner of the Masters Programme on Human Rights and Democratization in Africa which forms part of the Global Campus.