UNICEF-UK research launched at the Scottish Parliament
On January 22 nd , the Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen's University Belfast recent research on the legal implementation of the UNCRC in twelve countries was launched in the Scottish Parliament in an event chaired by Neil Bibby MSP, shadow Minister for Children and Young People.
Professor Laura Lundy outlined the key findings of the report and in response, Aileen Campbell MSP, Minister for Children and Young People welcomed the research and said that it would inform their next steps in relation to the Children and Young People Bill and ongoing efforts to implement the UNCRC. Anita Tiessen, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF-UK addressed the implications for the UK government and Professor Kay Tisdall of the University of Edinburgh reflected on the implications of the research for Scotland.
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For more information about the The Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen's University Belfast: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreforChildrensRights/