Thursday, 19 January 2017

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 Eurochild and UNICEF are proud to launch this new joint publication. It contains reflections on the current and future role of the EU in protecting and promoting children’s rights across internal and external policy and action.

Join us at The Residence Palace, Rue de la loi 155, Brussels, on Wednesday, 12 February, 15:00-17:00.

Welcome by Philippe Cori, UNICEF & Jana Hainsworth, Eurochild

Keynote speaker: Vice-President Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship

Interactive Panel Debate (moderated by UNICEF/Eurochild):

  • Myria Vassiliadou (EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, DG Home)
  • Luis Riera Figueras (Director, DG Development Cooperation) 
  • Roberta Angelilli (Member of the European Parliament, Vice-President of the European Parliament) (invited)
  • Salla Sastamoinen (Head of Unit, Fundamental Rights and Rights of the Child, DG Justice) 
  • Lieve Fransen (Director for EU 2020: Social Policies, DG Employment) 
  • Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos (Head of Equality and Citizen's Right Department, Fundamental Rights Agency)

To be followed by a reception.

In association with UNRIC office Brussels.

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The United Nations team brings together 26 specialised agencies, funds and programmes spanning the development, humanitarian and human rights work of the UN. The team works to build understanding and support for UN system activities within the EU institutions and amongst a wider public in Europe.