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Joint Statement: Condemning Israel’s Targeted Smear Campaign Against Respected UN Special Rapporteur, Francesca Albanese

116 Human Rights and Civil Society Organisations, Academic Institutions, and groups Condemn Israel’s Targeted Smear Campaign Against Respected UN Special Rapporteur, Francesca Albanese:    On 14 December 2022, Israel’s mission to the United Nations in Geneva smeared the respected and eminent UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territory Occupied …

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DCI’s HRC51 Round-up is now available!

DCI’s HRC51 Round-up is now available!   During this session, Defence for Children International (DCI) spoke on behalf of the NGO Panel on Children Deprived of Liberty during the dialogue on arbitrary detention. The statement focused on the detention of children for their association or alleged association with armed forces or terrorists’ organisations, even if …

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IGA 2022

Defence for Children International elects Khaled Quzmar as new President and adopts new Strategic Framework for 2022-2026

Defence for Children International elects Khaled Quzmar as new President and adopts new Strategic Framework for 2022-2026.   The International General Assembly (IGA) of Defence for Children International (DCI), which is composed by 30 National Sections and Associated Members, gathered at the Thirteenth Session of the IGA in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on 10-11 November 2022.   …

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World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, and awareness among children worldwide, and to improve children’s welfare.    On November 20th we celebrate the most important milestones in the history of child rights:   Adoption of the Declaration of the …

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Resolution adopted on Yemen at DCI’s XIII International General Assembly

While the XIIIth International General Assembly of Defence for Children International (DCI), is meeting in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on 10 and 11 November 2022, Yemen remains the world’s largest state of emergency. The overall situation in Yemen is catastrophic due to the widening conflict between parties in northern and southern Yemen, which has directly led to …

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Resolution adopted on Palestine, at DCI’s XIII International General Assembly in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

In view of the facts that Israeli authorities and armed forces have been regularly implicated in widespread and systematic human rights violations, against Palestinian children –including the killing of Palestinian children -living in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), and Israel is the only state in the world to arrest and prosecute children in military courts …

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Organisations ask the Spanish State to comply with the demand of the European Committee of Social Rights to immediately reinstate the energy supply to Cañada Real

The organisations ask the Spanish State to comply with the demand of the European Committee of Social Rights to immediately reinstate the energy supply to Cañada Real.   The Civic Platform Light for Cañada Real and the five organisations who have signed the petition celebrate the adoption of the precautionary measures and the granting of …

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