Rapporteur: Maras, youth gangs and other forms of organized violence

The first International Forum on Preventing Violence against Children, which addressed the issue of “Maras, youth gangs and other forms of organized violence” was held on 26 and 27 July, in the city of San Salvador, El Salvador. The event was organized by the National Council for Children (CONNA) and the Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN-OAS), and was attended by representatives from the States of Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico, as well as by national and international civil society ...
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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 system: Judges , professionals, operators, social technicians,...
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IIN participates in United Nations Cross -Regional Meeting-

The IIN was represented at the 5th Cross Regional Meeting on the Elimination of Sexual Violence against Children. Attending by designation of IIN Director General Victor Giorgi was Senior Specialist Anne-Marie Blackman. Convened by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children (SRSG), this high level meeting was hosted by the Council of Europe at its headquarters in Strasbourg, France on June 18 and 19, 2015. The SRSG´s annual Cross Regional Meeting serves ...
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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. In her intervention, Sara Oviedo highlighted the importance of strengthening our ties and working togeth...
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88th Anniversary of the Inter American Children´s Institute

We kindly ask for your dissemination of this event, reason why we are sending the present communication. INFORMATIVE NOTE Last June 9, the 88th anniversary of the foundation of the Inter American Children´s Institute was commemorated. In the offices of the Institute a public event was carried out, it counted with the participation of Ambassadors and representatives of the States of the Inter American System; National authorities; representatives from international organizations and civil society...
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The IIN presents its annual report to the Permanent Council of the OAS

The President of the Inter-American Children's Institute, Lic. Zaira Navas presented last April 23 Annual Report to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States met in Washington, D.C. Accompanied by the Director of the IIN-OEA, Lic. Victor Giorgi, the work stood out of the IIN-OAS whit the member states, development of the Action Plan 2011-2015 and the results of the XXI Pan American Child and Adolescent Congress, held last 10 to 12 December in Brasilia, Brazil. Likewise the exp...
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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, Communication and Information. All in an excellent working environment, where we will work to strengthen, protect and promote the rights of children, girls and adolescents in the region. En...
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Lic. Victor Giorgi assumed as General Director of IIN-OAS

According to the provisions of the Secretary General of the OAS, Dr. José Miguel Insulsa, from the application determined by the Directing Council - OAS during the 89th Ordinary Meeting to be held in Brasilia, Brazil. On April 17. Lic. Víctor Giorgi assumed the General Directorate of the Inter- American Children's Institute (IIN) for the period 2015-2019. Giorgi , of uruguayan nationality, has a long and distinguished career in the field of childhood and adolescence and integrates the IIN techni...
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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 (Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, United States, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nica...
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