Subregional Technical Meeting «Present of the policies of Alternative Care…»

Subregional Technical Meeting "Present of the policies of Alternative Care..."   The IIN organized by the PANI, UNICEF Costa Rica and AISOS, with the support of RELAF and LUMOS, the Subregional Technical Meeting "Present of the policies of Alternative Care. Advancing in the deinstitutionalization of children without parental care", in Costa Rica.   This meeting will focus on sharing the national realities of the countries convened* and prepare a declarative document that integrate...
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IIN invites you to participate in the contest “Around the Book in Eighty Stories»”

IIN invites you to participate in the contest “Around the Book  in Eighty Stories"”   The IIN invites children and teenagers between 6 and 17 years old who live in Uruguay to participate in the “Around the Book  in Eighty Stories” contest.   This contest is organized by the Instituto del Niño y Adolescente de Uruguay (INAU), and is part of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, that is why the theme of the story should be inspired ...
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Fifth Subregional Meeting on “Prevention, Protection and Restitution of Rights in the face of SEC…”

Fifth Subregional Meeting on “Prevention, Protection and Restitution of Rights in the face of SEC…”   The Inter-American Programme for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Illegal Trafficking of the IIN, holds the Fifth Subregional Meeting "Prevention, protection and restitution of rights in the face of sexual exploitation of children (SEC): experiences for reflection" in Quito, Ecuador.   Since 2010, the Program has been promoting Sub-regional...
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Training on “Violence and Rights of Children …” strengthens the capacities of professionals in the region

Training on “Violence and Rights of Children …” strengthens the capacities of professionals in the region   As part of the 2019 academic offer, the IIN's Inter-American Training Program launches a new edition of the course " Violence and Children Rights... building peaceful environments.   The program has a duration of 8 weeks, it will have a virtual phase and a face-to-face one, the latter will be developed in co-responsibility with the States of: Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guat...
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Training of human resources for the prevention and combat of the sexual exploitation of children in 8 States of the region 

Training of human resources for the prevention and combat of the sexual exploitation of children in 8 States of the region   The Inter-American Children Institute (IIN) through the Inter-American Training Program (PIC), begins the blended course "Sexual Exploitation of Children" in Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay.   It is a course aimed at professionals and operators of governmental and non-governmental organizations related to the progr...
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IIN presents the 7th IINfancia Bulletin

IIN presents the 7th IINfancia Bulletin   The Inter-American Children´s Institute presents the 7th edition of the IINfancia Bulletin.   This publication addresses various topics and represents a collaborative space in which technicians and professionals from different areas and regions of America, contribute their knowledge to reflect on roles, practices and conceptual positioning.   In this edition they participate: Catalina Droppelman, Chile. Maribel Piedra, Ecua...
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IIN and FMSI present «Children-Violence. The challenge to guarantee the rights in the children’s dailly contexts”

IIN and FMSI present "Children-Violence. The challenge to guarantee the rights in the children’s dailly contexts”   Within the framework of the agreement signed between the IIN/OAS and the Marist International Solidarity Foundation (FMSI), and with the collaboration of the Asociación Paranaense de Cultura (APC) and researchers from the la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Paraná (PUCRPR), developed the research "Children -Violence. The challenge to guarantee the rights in the children’s...
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IIN celebrated “Americas Children and Youth Day” with the exhibition «An Album of Rights»    

IIN celebrated “Americas Children and Youth Day” with the exhibition "An Album of Rights"     On the occasion of the commemoration of “Americas Children and Youth Day”, the IIN, in collaboration with the Museum of Pre-Columbian and Indigenous Art of Uruguay, presented the exhibition "An Album of Rights".   This exhibition, inspired by the photographic project of the same name published by the IIN in 2016, was produced and curated by the MAPI Children's Council, has an interactive device...
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Within the framework of «Americas Children and Youth Day» the IIN presents the Exhibition: «An Album of Rights»

Within the framework of "Americas Children and Youth Day" the IIN presents the Exhibition: "An Album of Rights"   The Inter-American Children´s Institute with the support of the Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI) presents with pride the Exhibition: "An Album of Rights", a work made by children and adolescents of the Americas.   This is an exhibition based on the digital project of the same name published by the IIN in 2016, thanks to the curatorial work of the MAPI Child...
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Committee on the Rights of the Child chooses new members

Committee on the Rights of the Child chooses new members   In the framework of the 81st session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child held from 13 to 31 May in Geneva, new representatives were elected.   On this occasion, the Committee elected four new members and its new bureau chaired by: Luis Ernesto Pedernera (Uruguay), President, while, Velina Todorova (Bulgaria), Renata Winter (Austria), Amal Salman Aldoseri (Bahrain) and Gehad Madi (Egypt) were elected as Vice-Presiden...
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Within the framework of «Americas Children and Youth Day» the IIN presents the Exhibition: «An Album of Rights»

Within the framework of "Americas Children and Youth Day" the IIN presents the Exhibition: "An Album of Rights"   The Inter-American Children´s Institute with the support of the Pre-Hispanic and Indian Art Museum (MAPI) presents with pride the Exhibition: " An Album of Rights", a work made by children and adolescents of the Americas.   This is an exhibition in the digital project of the same name published by the IIN in 2016, it is presented through the different formats thanks to...
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Key Dialogues on the Rights of Child 2019

Key Dialogues on the Rights of Child 2019   On the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the approval of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the IIN carries out the series of virtual meetings: Key Dialogues on the Rights of Child 2019.   These meetings are intended to discuss the progress and pending challenges in establishing the paradigm of children as subject of rights and promoting a regional exchange on the status of the promotion and protection of children's rights...
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III Latin American Thought Seminar on Children’s Rights 

III Latin American Thought Seminar on Children's Rights   REDLAMyC and the Alliance for Colombian Children invite to participate in the III Latin American Thought Seminar on Children's Rights: "Challenges and responses to violence against girls in scenarios of armed conflict and organized crime."   The purpose of this meeting is "to analyze the challenges that Latin America and the Caribbean have facing of violence against girls in situations of armed conflict and organized crime."...
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International Seminar «For the right to live in family and community. Put an end to the confinement of children without parental care»

International Seminar "For the right to live in family and community. Put an end to the confinement of children without parental care"   The Inter-American Children´s Institute supports the International Seminar "For the right to live in family and community. Put an end to the confinement of children without parental care "organized by RELAF.   The Red Latinoamericana de Acogimiento Familiar (RELAF) carries out this Seminar that “aims to strengthen the deinstitutionalization proce...
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IIN presents Fifteenth Report on SEC to the Secretary General

IIN presents Fifteenth Report on SEC to the Secretary General   In compliance with the Resolution of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) AG/RES. 1667 (XXIX-O/99) of June 7, 1999, the Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN) presents Fifteenth Report to the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, on measures taken by Member States to prevent and eradicate Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents (SEC) in the Americas.   Through this report, ...
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IIN and Ecuador establish technical-political dialogue on processes of international restitution of children

IIN and Ecuador establish technical-political dialogue on processes of international restitution of children   The IIN-OAS, the Ministerio de Inclusión Económica y Social, the Secretaría de Derechos Humanos of Ecuador and International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), organize the “Inter-institutional dialogue with technical teams that intervene in the processes of international restitution of children, under the Inter-American Conventions and The Hague” in Ecuador. &...
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Meeting of Authorities for the Strengthening of the Operation and International Coordination in the Application of the Inter-American and Hague Conventions on ICA

Meeting of Authorities for the Strengthening of the Operation and International Coordination in the Application of the Inter-American and Hague Conventions on ICA   Within the framework of the Inter-American Programme on Cooperation to Prevent and Remedy Cases of International Abduction of Minors by one of their Parents, the IIN-OEA provides technical assistance to States of the Region, through the Meeting of Central Authorities for the ´Strengthening of the functioning and international coord...
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The IIN presents the edition N° 6 of the Bulletin «IINfancia»

The IIN presents the edition N° 6 of the Bulletin "IINfancia"   The Inter-American Children´s Institute presents a new Institutional Bulletin "IINfancia".   This publication is set in the context of the commemoration of the 29th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and represents a collaborative platform in which technicians and professionals from various areas and regions of the Americas and the Caribbean, share their knowledge, seeking to contribute to the nec...
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IIN and Guatemala strengthen the capacities of SBS operators on conflict mediation

IIN and Guatemala strengthen the capacities of SBS operators on conflict mediation   On December 11 and 12, the workshop will be held in Guatemala City: "For the strengthening of the capacities of the Secretaria de Bienestar Social (SBS), for the mediation of conflicts arising within the framework of residential protection programs childhood. It is aimed especially at the staff of the SBS, civil society organizations and interested in the subject.   This activity is carried out wit...
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Workshop on Intervention Model for Noncustodial Penalties for Adolescents– – Uruguay

Workshop on Intervention Model for Noncustodial Penalties for Adolescents - Uruguay   As part of the activities that are being developed for the implementation of the Model for Noncustodial Penalties for Adolescents in Uruguay, from September 17 to 20 a workshop will be conducted for legal and social operators in contact with the subject of infringement teen.   This formative instance will be led by the specialist in criminal and criminological sciences, and UNICEF consultant María...
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Stage 2 of RIAMUSI course begins – Dominican Republic

Stage 2 of RIAMUSI course begins - Dominican Republic   On September 3 begins, the second stage of the virtual course of the Intergenerational Network of Multipliers of Safe Internet Use (RIAMUSI) in the Dominican Republic.   This stage consists in the implementation of campaigns and workshops proposed by the same Multiplication Agents of the Safe Use of Internet -certified in the month of May-, in the educational centers: Minerva Mirabal, La Paz, Santiago Hirujo and Emma Balaguer....
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Launch of the publication «On line with the region … Towards a Culture of Rights»

Launch of the publication "On line with the region ... Towards a Culture of Rights"   On the occasion of the International Day of the HelpLine for Children, May 17th, the Inter-American Children´s Institute and Child Helpline International launches the publication "On line with the region ... Towards a Culture of Rights".   The joint work carried out with CHI and the helplines of the region was carried out within the framework of the agreement signed between the two institutions, w...
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Eighth High-Level Cross Regional Round Table on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Children

Eighth High-Level Cross Regional Round Table on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Children   The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Violence Against Children, Marta Santos Pais, and the South Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children (SAIEVAC) develop the Eighth High-Level Cross Regional Round Table on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Children, which will take place from May 9 to 11, 2018.   The IIN wil...
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Columbus Memorial Library presents inaugurates the photographic exhibition «An Album of Rights»

Columbus Memorial Library presents inaugurates the photographic exhibition "An Album of Rights"   In commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of the Inter-American Children's Institute, and in the framework of the presentation of the IIN Management Report to the Permanent Council of the OAS, the Columbus Library* presents the photographic exhibition "The Album of the Rights".   This sample is the result of the call that was made in 2017 and that attracted the attention of more than 60...
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IIN-OAS against the sexual and labor exploitation of children

IIN-OAS against the sexual and labor exploitation of children   Through its Inter-American Cooperation Program for the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Exploitation, Trafficking and Trafficking of Children, the IIN-OAS will participate as an observer and adviser* at the X Meeting of the Regional Action Group of the Americas (GARA).   This meeting which will be from Novembre 21-24 in the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico**, has as topics of discussion: Sexual and labor exploitation ...
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onectad@s Project Workshops in Central America States and the Dominican Republic

Conectad@s Project Workshops in Central America States and the Dominican Republic   With the objective of strengthening the capacities of the authorities responsible for protecting children’s in Central America and the Dominican Republic by providing them with tools for the digital inclusion of childrens, the Organization of American States (OAS), begins a series of workshops in the framework of the project "Guidelines for the empowerment and protection of the rights of children and adolescent...
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Inter-American Training Program starts courses in the first semester

Inter-American Training Program starts courses in the first semester   With more than 1000 applicants from 24 Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Training Program (PIC) ended successfully the call for the first semester courses of the IIN.   The courses offer a free academic opportunity that allows the training in specific themes related to the rights of children and adolescents, with the aim of moving “towards a culture of rights".  ...
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The IIN participates in the Workshop Seminar «Growing in Healthy Environments»

The IIN participates in the Workshop Seminar "Growing in Healthy Environments"   On March 28, 2016 the IIN held a workshop seminar "Growing in Healthy Environments" and later participated in the Technical Dialogue with the Local Reception Committee (CRL in spanish) of the Integral Protection System for Children and Adolescents Against Violence (SIPIAV in spanish).   Both activities were organized by SIPIAV organization, and were developed in the city of Bella Union, department of A...
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The IIN participated in the National Meeting ¨10 years of the 10 years Law on Protection of Rights of Children and Adolescents¨

The IIN participated in the National Meeting ¨10 years of the 10 years Law on Protection of Rights of Children and Adolescents¨   The Inter-American Children's Institute, IIN, participated in the National Meeting "10 years of the Law on Protection of Rights of Children and Adolescents, developed on September 29th in the city of Bs. As., Argentina. The meeting was organized by the Ministry of Social Development of the Presidency of the Nation and it took place in the Cultural Center Nestor...
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Call for Internships of the Office IIN-OEA

Call for Internships of the Office IIN-OEA   The Inter-American Children's Institute and the Organization of American States OAS, gives you the opportunity to make your internship in your different areas: Early Childhood, Criminal Responsibility, International Abduction of Children and Adolescents, Participation, Sexual Exploitation, Caribbean Region and Communication and Information, all in an excellent working environment, where we will work to strengthen, protect and promote the rights...
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Caribbean Virtual Forum on Child Participation

Caribbean Virtual Forum on Child Participation   The Inter-American Children´s Institute, in collaboration the Open Campus of the University of the West Indie, and in coordination with the Government of Brazil, organized a Caribbean Virtual Forum on Child Participation.   The Caribbean Virtual Forum took place simultaneously on various sites of the Open University, on November 18, 2014. These activities were intended to focus the attention of stakeholders across the Caribbean on ke...
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Updated Version of the ANNAObserva Website

Updated Version of the ANNAObserva Website   We invite you to visit the updated version of ANNAObserva, the website for the Inter-American Programme for the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Commercial Exploitation, Illegal Trafficking and Trade in Children and Adolescents. In addition to the existing CSEC Observatory, the site includes a section on publications, in which you will find the principal papers produced by the programme, as well as technical assessment-related information o...
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IIN – OAS Newsletter Nº 8: Child Rights in Disaster Risk Management

IIN - OAS Newsletter Nº 8: Child Rights in Disaster Risk Management   The Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN) presents a special newsletter on child rights in disaster risk management, one of the priorities of the Action Plan for the period 2011- 2015.   The issues of managing the risk of disaster and how States act in the face of emergencies and during their recovery processes have attracted increasing interest in the region in recent years. Evidence shows that disasters hav...
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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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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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Monitoring and Follow-Up Workshop for the Situation of Child Rights in Guatemala

Monitoring and Follow-Up Workshop for the Situation of s 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, in Spanish)...
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