Expert consultation, World Congress III, 21-23 April 2008, Florence, Italy
Expert Consultation on Child Trafficking
Left - Right: Lena Karlsson, UNICEF IRC; Nevena Vuckovic Sahovic, Committee on the Rights of the Child; Marta Santos Pais, UNICEF IRC; Athanassia Sykiotou, Democretus University of Thrace
On the 21st of April key findings and recommendations from IRC research on child trafficking were presented, with an introduction to a broader approach to the theme and to the implementation and monitoring of international standards at regional and international levels.
On the 22nd of April the discussion will focus on preventing sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism, with good practices and lessons learned on the role of private sector and community-based action for the implementation of international standards.
On April 23rd, a discussion will be held specifically on the preparation of the World Congress III.
Government officials, UNICEF staff members, National Committees, International NGOs and experts in this area participate in the meeting, which will be followed by a two-day meeting of the Organizational Committee of the World Congress on 24-25 April.
The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the papers presented below are entirely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the policies or the views of UNICEF.