“Follow up to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the elaboration of Reports to the Committee on the Rights of the Child”

Santo Domingo, July 7 and 8, 2004

 

 

Objectives of the Workshop

 

 

 

 

Place and Date

 

July 7th  and 8th , Hotel Delta, Ave. Sarasota No. 53. Apartado Postal 1818

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  Tel: (809) 535-0800 Fax: (809) 535-6448

 

Profile of Participants

 

Persons with knowledge of the process of follow-up of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean will be in attendance at the workshop.

 

Participants must have knowledge and experience of preparing reports to the Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva or must have been designated for this role on their correspondent institutions .

 

 

Agenda

 

July 7

 

 

Time

Activity

8:30

Registration and distribution of materials

 

9:00

Presentation of the Workshop’s Agenda

 

Opening of the Workshop by the Inter-American Children’s Institute and Save the Children Sweden

 

Introduction to the Workshop: participant’s presentation, workshop objectives

 

9:45

 

 

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child and its monitoring system

 

Remarks by the Members of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

10:45

Coffee Break

11:00

Participants appreciations about their personal experience on the preparation and elaboration of the Reports to the Committee – Obstacles and facilities found during the process

 

12:00

 

 

 

 

Presentation of the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Guide for the Preparation of Reports to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

 

13:00

Lunch

14:30

Presentation of the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Guide (Second Part)

 

Working Groups 1 -   First impressions of the Regional Guide

15:45

Coffee Break

16:00

Presentation of conclusions by the working groups - First impressions of the Regional Guide

16:30

Final conclusions and future agenda

 

 

 

 

8 of July

 

Time

Activity

9:00

Presentation and dialogue with Regional Members from the Committee on the Rights of the Child, opinions about the process to the elaboration of the reports

 

Presentation of Regional Members from the Committee on the Rights of the Child

11:00

Coffee Break

11:15

Working Groups 2 – Application of the tool for gathering information and preparing reports

 

13:00

Lunch

 

14:30

 

 

 

16:00

Presentation of conclusions by the working groups - Application of the tool for gathering information and preparing reports

 

 

Final Conclusions

 

 

 

 

Moderation in charge of Dr. Jorge Freyre

 

Participants from Save The Children Sweden – Julia Ekstedt

Participants from the Inter-American Children’s Institute  -    Lic. Alejandro Bonasso

-          Ing. Julio Rosenblatt

-         Soc. Mariana Marturet

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


11:00 a.m.    Continuation of Working Groups – b.  Application of the tool for gathering information and preparing reports (see Working Guide)

 

1:00 p.m.      Lunch

 

3:00 p.m.      Presentation of conclusions by the working groups

 

4:30 p.m.      Final conclusions and future agenda