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Making Child Rights Real Webinar 

Making Child Rights Real Webinar
To celebrate World Childrens Day on 20th November, Derry City and Strabane District Council and the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People delivered a webinar to raise awareness of Child Rights with a special focus on the recommendations from the UN Committee to help make Child Rights a living reality for every child. 

Webinar Agenda
Chair:                      Mairead Mc Cafferty, Chief Executive, NICCY 
Welcome:               Deputy Mayor of Derry and Strabane, Cllr Jason Barr 
Setting the Scene: NI Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY), Chris Quinn
•    How to deliver for Children and Young People

Presentation:         NICCY Staff Teams 
•    What do the Concluding Observations say – highlights.
•    What can we do? 

Case Study:          Child Rights in Practice
•    UNICEF UK Child Friendly Cities and Communities Example from Derry and Strabane 

Q&A:                      Hosted by Mairead McCafferty, NICCY CEO 
Close                     NI Commissioner for Children and Young People (NICCY)Chris Quinn) 

View the presentation slides from the webinar

Find out more about the Concluding Observations and Lundy Model of Participation

  • Concluding Observations and Recommendations of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child - Learn more about the concluding observations by reading the full document
  • The Children’s Law Centre have launched a children and young people’s summary and learning resource for teachers and youth workers on the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s

Concluding Observations and Recommendations

The Participation Framework for the Gov. of Ireland sets out the good practice standards/ ideas for using the Lundy Model of participation to improve Child Rights. This includes guidance/ child friendly evaluation resources – find out more here


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