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1927 - 80th Anniversary of the Inter-American Children's Institute - 2007

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In opportunity of the 82th.Meeting of the Directing Council, the IIN launched its new Web site. Go.

The 82nd Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of the IIN –its political organ composed of the government representatives of the 34 OAS Member States– will be held next 26 and 27 July in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. The Institute is the Specialized Organization responsible for the promotion and protection of children's rights in the region through a family and community-based approach.

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Dr.  José Miguel Insulza visited the Office of the Inter-American Children's Institute (IIN)  on 13 June, 2007

Coinciding with the celebration of the eighty years of the IIN creation on 9 June, 1927 the OAS Secretary General, Dr. José Miguel Insulza visited the headquarters of the Institute. .

Last 9 June the Inter-American Children's Institute celebrated its 80th Anniversary.  

During its 80-year life the Institute always tackled the issues related to children and their families in an integral manner and through a right-based approach. 

"World Day Against Child Labour", Debate on Child Labour in Uruguay: Actual Situation, Challenges, and Opportunities

On the occasion of celebrating the World Day Against Child Labour, the Director General of the IIN, Maria de los Dolores Aguilar Marmolejo, participated as lecturer during the Debate organized by the National Committee for the Eradication of Child Labour (CETI) of Uruguay. As a way of supporting the activities developed by CETI, at the opening of this debate the IIN launched its new video "Close/Far Away." This video was also distributed among all Ministers and High-level Authorities on Child Affairs who participated in the "IX Ibero American Conference" held last May in Pucon, Chile, for further dissemination.

IX Ibero American Conference of Ministers and High-Level Authorities on Child Affairs, 28-29 May, 2007, Pucon, Chile

During the Conference the Director General of the IIN, María de los Dolores Aguilar lectured on "Constructing the National Child System."

On 18 May, the Inter-American Children's Institute and The Hague Conference on Private International Law shared a working day within the cooperation framework established between both organizations, with the participation of Ignacio Goicoechea, HCCH Liaison Counsel for Latin America; María Dolores Aguilar, Director General of the IIN, and Jorge Valladares, IIN Legal Advisor, for the purpose of coordinating operational issues related to the next Meeting on International Child Abduction to be held on September 2007. 


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82nd Regular Meeting of the
 of the Directing Council
of the IIN

27 - 28 July, 2007
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

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