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  • The Role of Law and Legal Knowledge for a transformative human rights education: addressing violations of children’s right in formal education.

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Access to appropriate information, Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation, Incorporation, General principles

    The Human Rights Education Review Report has published a report identifying a number of violations of the human rights of children in school settings.  

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  • Together celebrates Human Rights Day 2018, marking 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Date: 18th December 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, General measures of implementation

    Together took part in the Scottish Parliament’s Human Rights Day Takeover, a one-day conference to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Throughout the day, there was a strong focus on the rights of children and young people and the role children and young people play in defending human rights across Scotland and internationally.  

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  • New Report - The Irish Children’s Rights Referendum

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: General measures of implementation

    Together is pleased to share this report produced by Camilla Bonifai, Together’s work-based placement student from the University of Edinburgh, which explores the Irish Children’s Rights Referendum.

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  • Together joins members at Eurochild's 2018 Conference in Croatia

    Date: 6th November 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation, Respect for the views of the child

    Together joined two of its members, Children's Parliament and the Scottish Youth Parliament, at Eurochild's 2018 Conference in Croatia. The conference took place from 29th-31st October 2018 and brought together practitioners, researchers, charities, children and young people from across Europe to discuss positive examples of children and young people being involved in decision-making.

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  • Rights of the Child UK (ROCK) Annual Conference 2018

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: General measures of implementation

    The Rights of the Child UK (ROCK) Annual Conference will be held in Cardiff on Wednesday 12th December 2018. The conference will explore how domestic law can be used to progress the UNCRC.

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  • Scotland’s Human Rights Defenders at the UNCRC Day of General Discussion 2018

    Date: 9th October 2018
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms

    On the 28th September 2018, 17 children and young people from Scotland took part in the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion (DGD) on Children as Human Rights Defenders. The DGD brought children and young people together from all over the world and created a space for them to share their experiences and recommendations as Human Rights Defenders to key international decisions makers.

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  • Advisory Group on Human Rights Leadership launches website

    Date: 25th July 2018
    Category: General measures of implementation, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Scotland-specific monitoring and reporting

    The First Minister's Advisory Group on Human Rights leadership, established to make recommendations on how Scotland can further promote human rights, has launched a website containing latest news from the group and details on how to get involved.

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  • Progressing Children’s Rights in Scotland: An Action Plan 2018-2021

    Date: 25th July 2018
    Category: General measures of implementation, Scotland-specific monitoring and reporting

    Scottish Government is seeking views on their children's rights Action Plan, which will set out how they plan to take forward children's rights over the next three years.

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  • Sweden to incorporate the UNCRC into law

    Date: 14th June 2018
    Category: Incorporation, General measures of implementation, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Policies & procedures

    The Swedish Parliament has adopted a bill that will incorporate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Swedish law.

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  • Children's Parliament National Sitting 2017

    Date: 27th November 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles

    The Children's Parliament recently celebrated its 21st birthday at its 2017 National Sitting, an event at which adults were able to engage in meaningful conversations with children about their concerns and opinions.

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  • Leave no child behind - Joint Statement on Universal Children's Day

    Date: 27th November 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation

    Ahead of Universal Children's Day held on 20 November, the European Commission issued a statement addressing the rights of those children who are particularly vulnerable in conflict and crisis situations.

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  • European Parliament marks World Children’s Day by launching dialogue with children

    Date: 27th November 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles

    On 20th November, Universal Children's Day, children and young people from across Europe joined members of the European Parliament for a debate on the theme of 'The Europe We Want'.

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  • Minimum age: Balancing child protection and participation

    Date: 27th November 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles, Age of criminal responsibility

    On Universal Children's Day, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published findings on differences in legal minimum ages to help the EU and its Member States eliminate inconsistencies, protection gaps and seemingly arbitrary restrictions resulting from different age thresholds.

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  • New General Comments on human rights of children migrants

    Date: 27th November 2017
    Category: Refugee and asylum seeking children, Children in situations of exploitation, General measures of implementation

    New 'General Comments' are available on the human rights of children in the context of international migration.

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  • New Together briefings on Brexit

    Date: 17th November 2017
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, General measures of implementation

    Together has been continuing its work on Brexit and its implications for children's rights protection.

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  • New Minister for Childcare and Early Years appointed

    Date: 17th November 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation

    Maree Todd MSP has been appointed the new Minister for Childcare and Early Years by the First Minister.

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  • Education and Skills Committee hold final evidence session on Information Sharing Bill

    Date: 17th November 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation

    Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee have held their final evidence session on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill, with Deputy First Minister John Swinney giving evidence.

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  • Scotland’s rights institutions publish annual reports

    Date: 30th October 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation

    The Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland (CYPCS) and the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) have published its annual reports, highlighting some of the ways they helped to protect and promote human and children's rights in Scotland during 2016-2017.

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  • NGOs call for UK incorporation of EU Fundamental Rights Charter

    Date: 2nd October 2017
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, General measures of implementation

    Children's rights NGOs, including Together, have called for the Fundamental Rights Charter to be a part of the EU Withdrawal Bill, to ensure children's rights are included and considered in any Brexit deals.

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  • Focus on children to improve the State of the European Union

    Date: 2nd October 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation

    The annual State of the European Union address by President Jucker of the European Commission is an opportune moment to reflect and consider what the EU has done for children. Eurochild have put together the following briefing.

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