Central American Workshop to Promote Child Rights in the Media

Central American Workshop to Promote Child Rights in the Media   As part of the project on the “Promotion and Protection of Children’s Rights in the Inter-American System”, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Central American Workshop to Promote Child Rights in the Media took place in the city of Guatemala from 24 to 27 October 2011.   The workshop was carried out on the premises of Mariano Gálvez University and targeted government officials, journal...
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Public Policy on Child Rights Course in Jamaica

Public Policy on Child Rights Course in Jamaica   The Public Policy on Child Rights Course began on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 in Kingston, Jamaica in the framework of the project “Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Children and Adolescents in the Inter-American System (Project IIN-ACDI)” sponsored by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The course will convene every Wednesday until November 30, 2011 for a total of seven classes.   The IIN-OAS and the Gover...
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Communication Strategies and Child Rights Course in Jamaic

Communication Strategies and Child Rights Course in Jamaica   The Communication Strategies and Child Rights Course was held October 24-28, 2011 in Kingston, Jamaica in the framework of the project “Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Children and Adolescents in the Inter-American System” sponsored by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).   The IIN-OAS and the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) in coordination with the University of the West Indies through The Caribbe...
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Refresher Workshop on Children´s Rights with Emphasis on Participation

Refresher Workshop on Children´s Rights with Emphasis on Participation   On October 19 -21 the Refresher Workshop on Children´s Rights with Emphasis on Participation was carried out in Guatemala City, with the participation of 18 staff members of the Social Welfare Secretariat (SBS). This activity was included within the framework of the Project on “Protection and Promotion of Children's Rights in the Inter-American System”, financed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)...
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The IIN Presents the Results of the Application of the Work Model for the Promotion of the Right to Identity in Guatemala

The IIN Presents the Results of the Application of the Work Model for the Promotion of the Right to Identity in Guatemala   As part of the project on the “Promotion and Protection of Children’s Rights in the Inter-American System”, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the presentation of the results of the application of the work model for the promotion of the right to identity and birth registration, developed by the IIN together with the National Registry of P...
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National Workshop for the validation of the National Plan of Action for an Integrated Response to Children and Violence (NPACV)

National Workshop for the validation of the National Plan of Action for an Integrated Response to Children and Violence (NPACV)   The National Workshop for the validation of the National Plan of Action for an Integrated Response to Children and Violence (NPACV) was held in Kingston, Jamaica on October 14, 2011 in the framework of the project “Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Children and Adolescents in the Inter-American System (Project IIN-ACDI)” sponsored by the Canadian Intern...
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Workshops for implementing the “Performance Protocol for Ombusdmen for Children”

Workshops for implementing the “Performance Protocol for Ombusdmen for Children”   Together with the People´s Ombudsman of Panama, a workshop was held in Panama City, Panama for the purpose of implementing the “Performance Protocol for Ombudsmen for Children”. This activity was included within the framework of the project “Promotion and Support for the Development of Ombudsmen for Children”, which is carried out by the IIN with financing from the Spanish Agency for International Developm...
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IIN Technical Assistance to Paraguay

IIN Technical Assistance to Paraguay   As part of the activities of the Inter-American Programme for the Prevention and Eradication of Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Smuggling and Trafficking of Children, the IIN is providing technical assistance to Paraguay for the preparation of its 2012-2016 National Plan for the Prevention and Eradication of CSEC.   In this context, on October 13th a meeting with members of the National Secretariat for Childhood (SNNA) took place in Asunción, ...
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Workshop with staff members of the Human Rights Procurator´s office of El Salvador

Workshop with staff members of the Human Rights Procurator´s office of El Salvador   Together with the Human Rights Procurator's office of El Salvador, a workshop was held in San Salvador for the purpose of implementing the “Performance Protocol for Ombudsmen for Children”. This activity was included within the framework of the project “Promotion and Support for the Development of Ombudsmen for Children”, which is carried out by the IIN with financing from the Spanish Agency for Internati...
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Guatemala-Mexico Second Binational Workshop Project on “The Protection of the Rights of Unaccompanied Migrant Children”

Guatemala-Mexico Second Binational Workshop Project on “The Protection of the Rights of Unaccompanied Migrant Children”   The Guatemala “Mexico Second Binational Workshop took place in Ciudad de Mexico on 3- 4 October 2011, within the framework of the project on the “Protection of the Rights of Unaccompanied Migrant Children”.   This event was organized by the Inter-American Children´s Institute (IIN), the Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia (DIF - National S...
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III Consultative Council Meeting of Project IIN-ACDI

III Consultative Council Meeting of Project IIN-ACDI   In the framework of the Project entitled Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Children and Adolescents in the Inter-American System supported by the financial cooperation of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the III Consultative Council meeting of the Project occurred on September 28, 2011 in the headquarters of the Inter-American Children´s Institute (IIN) in Montevideo, Uruguay.   The meeting transpir...
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86th Regular Meeting of the directing Council of the IIN

86th Regular Meeting of the directing Council of the IIN   The 86th Regular Meeting of the directing Council of the Inter - American Children's Institute (IIN) will be held in the city of Montevideo, on 29 and 30 September 2011. During the Meeting, the IIN's Action Plan 2011 - 2015 will be voted by the Member States, giving route to the actions of the IIN for the following 4 years.   More information in "Regular Meetings of the Directing Council of the IIN".
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Tenth Anniversary of the Signing of the Inter-American Democratic Charter

Tenth Anniversary of the Signing of the Inter-American Democratic Charter   On 11 September 2001, during a special session of the General Assembly and by means of resolution AG/RES. 1 (XXVIII-E/01), the Inter-American Democratic Charter (IDC) was adopted in Lima, Peru, this reaffirmed two essential aspects of the strengthening of democracy in the Americas: the participatory nature of democracy in the member states, which contributes to the consolidation of democratic values and of freedom...
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Colombia: Technical Assistance Provided by the IIN

Colombia: Technical Assistance Provided by the IIN   Further to the implementation of the project on the “Promotion and Protection of Children´s Rights in the Inter-American System” with the support of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the First Technical Meeting was held in Bogotá, Colombia, last 13 September, on the subject of conceptual contributions and analysis of experiences tending towards family strengthening for the full development of children.   This ...
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Semi-Distance Course on Training Trainers in the Promotion of Child Participation

Semi-Distance Course on Training Trainers in the Promotion of Child Participation   The face-to-face stage of the semi-distance course on “Training Trainers in the Promotion of Child Participation” began last 5 September in Kingston, Jamaica, within the framework of the project on the Promotion and Protection of Children´s Rights in the Inter-American System, implemented by the IIN and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).   The objective of this course, which was ...
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Special bulletin on Violence

Special bulletin on Violence   We are pleased to inform you that our Special Bulletin on Violence 2011 is available. Within the framework of the IIN Action Plan 2011 - 2015, the theme of violence is addressed in three specific areas: Teenage Criminal Justice, Sexual and Commercial Exploitation and International Child Abduction, in accordance with the agreements reached in the IIN Directing Council Work Group for the purpose of drawing up the Action Plan. Article 19 of the Convention on...
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Online courses in English

Online courses in English   The IIN is pleased to announce that the courses of the Online Training Program in English are now open for registration. The online training courses are the following:   Update Course on Child Rights: Targeting professionals from different fields who are active in the promotion and protection of child rights. The course will take place from 20 September to 12 November 2011. Promotion and Protection of Child Participation: Aimed at technical staff,...
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Guatemala: Training Course in the use of the DevInfo Platform

Guatemala: Training Course in the use of the DevInfo Platform   As part of the project on the Protection and Promotion of Children´s Rights in the Inter-American System, executed by the IIN, together with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and further to the implementation of the Child Rights Monitoring System in Guatemala, a training course in the use of DevInfo technology was held in that country from 22 to 26 August 2011.   This platform was designed by UNICEF...
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Monitoring and Follow-Up Workshop for the Situation of Child Rights in Guatemala

Monitoring and Follow-Up Workshop for the Situation of Child Rights in Guatemala   A workshop entitled Making Visible in order to Guarantee was carried out in the city of Guatemala on 27 July, in order to advance towards the implementation of the rights monitoring system on which the IIN, together with senior authorities of the State of Guatemala, has been working for 18 months.   On this occasion, the activity was jointly organized by the IIN, the Social Welfare Secretariat (SBS, ...
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