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Join the screening and discussion of ‘I am Chance’

Join the screening and discussion of ‘I am Chance’

 

 ‘I am Chance’ is a multi-award winning documentary on the realities of street children in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

 

Its screening, co-organized by  the Geneva Human Rights Platform, the Permament Mission of Belgium to the UN in Geneva, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Centre for Children’s Rights Studies at the University of Geneva, Dynamo International, the Consortium of Street Children and ourselves, Defence for Children International, will be followed by a discussion on how the documentary portrays the many challenges faced by children in street situations and the ways in which UN human rights mechanisms, civil society and academia act to uphold their rights. 

 

The event will take place on 17th May, 18:20, Auditorium A2, Maison de la Paix, Geneva.

 

Moderator:

  • Edwin de Boeve, Director, Dynamo International

Panelists:

  • March-Henri Wajenberg, Director of the documentary and founder of ‘Horizon centre’, a project for girls living in the streets in Kinshasa
  • Dafna Hacker, Member of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Suzanne Aho, Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Christtelle Molima Bameka, PhD at the Centre for Children’s Rights Studies from the University of Geneva

 

To attend the event register here: bit.ly/40UxWk

Get the full flyer here: bit.ly/42c6Vda