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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Inter-American Meeting on Corporal Punishment against Children

Inter-American Meeting on Corporal Punishment against Children   With the purpose of generating a space for the analysis of challenges and exchange of good practices to end corporal punishment against children in the region, the Government of Mexico, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations on Violence against Children, the Rapporteurship on the Rights of Children of the IACHR, the Latin American and Caribbean Network for the defense of the rights of chil...
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Regional Consultation on the Protection of Children from School Harassment

Regional Consultation on the Protection of Children from School Harassment   On April 27, an Expert Consultation on the Protection of Children of School Harassment will be held in Mexico City.   The purpose of this consultation is to enrich the knowledge and enhance the experiences and national actions of the countries of the Americas to promote a culture of peace, prevent and end violence, in particular harassment and cyberbullying.   The IIN, the Government of Mexico, the ...
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Seminar “Children in the News”

Seminar "Children in the News"   On December 2, 2015 the IIN participated in the seminar "Children in the News", organized by the National Service for Minors (SENAME), in the city of Santiago, Chile. The activity was developed at the University Alberto Hurtado and was attended by students and different actors of the public and private Media. The Representation of the Institute was in charge of Daniel Claverie, coordinator of the communication area, who spoke about Children and the Media f...
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VII Latin American Congress of Children and family

VII Latin American Congress of Children and Family   The Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN) participated in the VII Latinoamerican Congress of Children and family - November 2015 developed from 18th to 20th November 2015 in the city of Mendoza, Argentine. The consultation was organized by the Latin American Association of Magistrates, Officials, Professionals and Operators of Children, Youth and Family (ALAMFPyONAF). The activity was Attended by different actors in the judiciary sy...
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Acuerdo de Cooperación IIN y Red Hemisférica de Parlamentarios y Ex-Parlamentarios por la Primera Infancia

Acuerdo de Cooperación IIN y Red Hemisférica de Parlamentarios y Ex-Parlamentarios por la Primera Infancia   El pasado 15 de octubre de 2015, en Monterrey, Nuevo León, México se desarrolló la reunión y firma del presente acuerdo de cooperación entre el Instituto Interamericano del Niño, la Niña y Adolescentes y la Red Hemisférica de Parlamentarios y ex-parlamentarios por la Primera Infancia. Entre los acuerdos alcanzados se destaca el ofrecimiento del IIN a destinar en la página web inst...
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Signing of Cooperation Agreement IIN and Hemispheric Network of Parliamentarians and Ex-Parliamentarians for Early Childhood

Signing of Cooperation Agreement IIN and Hemispheric Network of Parliamentarians and Ex-Parliamentarians for Early Childhood   On October 15, 2015, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico took place the meeting and signing of this cooperation agreement between the Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN) and the Hemispheric Network of Parliamentarians and Ex-Parliamentarians for Early Childhood. Among the agreements reached the IIN offers to allocate in the institutional website a virtual spac...
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IIN participates in the Workshop on Juvenile Justice System, Guatemala

IIN participates in the Workshop on Juvenile Justice System, Guatemala   On August 27, 28 and the 29 The IIN participates of the workshop Approach to building and strengthening community support network to serve the juvenile justice system organized by the Ministry of Social Welfare (SBS) of the Presidency of Guatemala. Since 2013 the Institute has been working with SBS on the topic Adolescent Criminal Responsibility and especially in promoting non-custodial measures of freedom. The activ...
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Magistrates from the State of Ecuador visit the IIN

Magistrates from the State of Ecuador visit the IIN   On August 24, we received with enthusiasm at the Inter-American Children's Institute, magistrates of the State of Ecuador, Angelina Veloz Bonilla and Tatiana Ordeñas Sierra.   It was an interesting meeting, in which technicians from the Institute could exchange about the current IIN and lines of work, as well as the reality of Ecuador regarding different childhood topics. Some of them were the importance of deepening the Gender ...
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IIN Mission in Paraguay

IIN Mission in Paraguay   From 11 to 14 of august 2015 the IIN participates in different activities in the State of Paraguay. The mission integrates activities of the General Director of the institute, Ps. Victor Giorgi, with authorities from the Children and Adolescents Ministry (SNNA) and the Working Group on Communication and Human Rights under the "niño sur" initiative. Also, the activities weekly schedule culminates with the participation of the IIN in the Accountability Act for Chil...
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Rapporteurs from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child visited the IIN

Rapporteurs from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child visited the IIN   This week we were pleased to receive at the IIN headquarters a visit by members of the Committee on the Rights of the Child of the United Nations. Our team had the opportunity to exchange views with Sara Oviedo, Vice President and Jorge Cardona Llorens; both representations expressed their willingness to form a partnership with the IIN and to conduct joint activities in favor of child rights.  ...
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89th Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN)

89th Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN)   On December 9, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil, the 89th Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN), was performed. Before the inauguration of the XXI Pan American Child Congress and Adolescents; with the participation of 26 representatives of delegations Member States of the OAS*.   At the head table were the Assistant Secretary General of the OAS, His E...
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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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Regional Seminar on “Public Policy for the Comprehensive Protection of Early Childhood from the Perspective of Rights”

Regional Seminar on “Public Policy for the Comprehensive Protection of Early Childhood from the Perspective of Rights”   The Regional Seminar on Public Policy for the Comprehensive Protection of Early Childhood from the Perspective of Rights will be held on 15 and 16 November in Panama City, as part of the project for the “Promotion and Protection of Children Rights in the Inter-American System”, which is implemented by the IIN and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). &n...
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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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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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