Comments on the CRC’s Draft General Comment 24

Defence for Children International, along with other civil society partners and independent experts convened a meeting in London, England on December 19, 2018, in order to collectively discuss and propose improvements to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of … Continued

Revision of CRC General Comment 10

Download the official document here. Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Human Rights Treaties Division (HRTD) Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Palais Wilson - 52, rue des Pâquis CH-1201 Geneva (Switzerland) January … Continued

VACANCY – COMMUNICATIONS & FUNDRAISING OFFICER (100%)

Job title:                       Communications and Fundraising Officer Location:                     International Secretariat of DCI, Geneva, Switzerland Working conditions:    40 hours/week, to start as soon as possible, full-time – some travel involved. … Continued

VACANCY – PROJECT & CAPACITY BUILDING OFFICER (80%-100%)

Job title:                       Project and Capacity Building Officer Location:                     International Secretariat of DCI, Geneva, Switzerland Working conditions:    40 hours/week for full-time/100% (80% may be proposed for this role), preferred start date by the end of January 2019, – … Continued

DCI urges MRU States to amplify actions

PRESS RELEASE Defence for Children International urges MRU States to amplify actions towards policy implementation to address children`s rights issues in the Mano River Region   (Freetown/Makeni, 11, December 2018) – On their 5th Convening on children’s rights, CSOs, including … Continued

Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts

The Global Compact on Migration adopted by 180+ countries in Marrakech in December 2018 with a significant focus on children. DCI looks forward to working with partners to see full implementation. Full text here : https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/sites/default/files/180713_agreed_outcome_global_compact_for_migration.pdf Read full initiative statement … Continued