Date & Time:
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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On behalf of MEP Milan Brglez, Vice-Chair of the Intergroup on Children’s Rights, you are cordially invited to attend the upcoming Intergroup seminar on The plight of children in conflicts-affected areas: the need of reintegration of children.
The European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights will that will take place online on Monday, 25 October 2021 at 3:30 - 5:00PM CET (10:30-12:00PM ET) with a keynote speech from Ms. Virginia Gamba, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and armed conflicts – please find a draft agenda attached.
Please kindly register HERE by Friday, 22 at 4:00PM CET (11:00 AM ET) the latest. – the link will be shared upon completion of the registration.
The seminar aims at shedding some light on the importance of the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict and to raise the specific issues faced by children in conflicts-affected areas, as well as the particular plight of ‘children born of war’ and the challenges children from post-conflict areas experience for their social reintegration.