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GLOBAL CONFERENCE MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNITED NATIONS CHILD RIGHTS CONVENTION

ADDIS ADABA, ETHIOPIA -- The United Nations Child Rights Convention’s 20th anniversary will be observed with the convening of a “Global Conference On Child’s Rights And Research” which will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Adaba, Ethiopia from 30 November 2009 through 2 December 2009. Organizers of the Global Conference include Childwatch International, African Child Policy Forum, UNICEF Innocenti Research Center, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty, and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

“Children’s Rights At A Cross-Roads” is the theme of the Global Conference which will explore and promote research promoting the rights of children, collaboration among policy makers, practitioners and academics which will lead to the creation of relevant child research and its implementation, and cooperation between adults and youth in connection with designing and dev…