Program Schedule (8 September 2018)

  • 08:30

    REGISTRATION

  • 09:00

    WELCOMING AND INTRODUCTION by CCPL, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong and Plan International Hong Kong

  • 09:15

    OPENING VIDEO: Confronting Lived Realities: Child Right Violations in Hong Kong and Its Impact

  • 09:25

    KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Implementing Global Standards in Local Contexts Today 

  • 10:05

    PLENARY PRESENTATION (1): Protecting Children and Punishing Offenders: Strengthening the Criminal Law

  • 10:25

    PLENARY PRESENTATION (2): Applying Article 3 of the UNCRC in Practice: Child Rights Impact Assessment (CRIA) and Lessons from International Best Practice 

  • 10:40

    OPEN DISCUSSION

  • 10:55

    BREAK

  • 11:10

    PANEL A: Making Children Visible in Policy Development: Ensuring Children’s Effective Protection Against All Forms of Violence

  • 12:00

    OPEN DISCUSSION 

  • 12:15

    PANEL B: Adopting Child Rights Impact Assessment as a Guiding Framework in Hong Kong: Gaps, Opportunities and Challenges – Voices of Frontline Practitioners

  • 13:15

    LUNCH

  • 14:15

    PLENARY PRESENTATION (3): Involving Children in Their Own Protection: Emerging Trend – Future Reality

  • 14:55

    PANEL C: Visibility and Voice: Listening to Our Children in Hong Kong

  • 16:00

    PANEL D: Community Initiatives Protecting Children’s Rights in Hong Kong: Some Leading Lights and Local Best Practice

  • 17:15

    CONCLUDING ADDRESS by Mr Matthew CHEUNG Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration for the HKSAR

  • 17:25

    CONCLUSION AND CLOSING REMARKS

About

The Conference, co-organised by  CCPL, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong and Plan International Hong Kong, serves as a vehicle for…

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Organisers

    Established in 1937, Plan International is one of the world’s leading development organisations specifically focusing on children. We…

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Contact

For any enquiries, please contact: Ms Puja Kapai, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong: puja@hku.hk Ms…

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Mikiko Otani

Member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

Keynote Address: 30 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Global Standard in the Local Context Today

Prof. Ian Grenville Cross, SBS, QC, SC

Honorary Consultant to the Child Protection Institute

Plenary Presentation (1): Protecting Children and Punishing Offenders: Strengthening the Criminal Law

Puja Kapai

Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong

Plenary Presentation (2): Applying Article 3 of the UNCRC in Practice: Child Rights Impact Assessment (CRIA) and Lessons from International Best Practice

Raša Sekulović

Head of Child Protection and Partnerships, Plan International Asia Regional Office

Plenary Presentation (3): Involving Children in Their Own Protection: Emerging Trend – Future Reality