Launch of the Regional Status Report 2020: Preventing and responding to violence against children in the Americas

Launch of the Regional Status Report 2020: Preventing and responding to violence against children in the Americas
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We are excited to invite you to the launch of the Regional Status Report 2020: Preventing and responding to violence against children in the Americas which offers an overview of efforts to prevent and respond to violence against children in the Region of the Americas.

The event will be held on Monday, 23 November 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (EST)

The Americas has the highest child homicide rate in the world, indicating the sheer scale of the challenge facing the Region.  In response, many countries and partners are taking action. This report is the first of its kind, charting progress against the framework of “INSPIRE”: a set of seven strategies based on the best available evidence with the highest potential for reducing violence against children. 


The session will be available in English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation.

 

How to participate

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the webinar.

 

Agenda

 

  • 11:00 am - Welcome and opening remarksMs. Mary Lou Valdez, Deputy Director, PAHO
  • 11:10 am - Voices of youth – part 1 (video)
  • 11:15 am - Moderated panel. 
    • H.E. Ms. Maria Juliana Ruiz Sandoval, First Lady, Colombia
    • Hon. Ms. Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn, State Minister in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Jamaica
    • Dr. Josefina Luna, Advisor, National Council for Children and Adolescents, Dominican Republic
    • Ms. Claudia Uribe, Director, Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, UNESCO
    • Dr. Howard Taylor, Executive Director Global Partnership to End Violence against Children
    • Mr. Youssouf Abdel-Jelil, Deputy Regional Director, Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, UNICEF
  • 12:20 pm - Voices of youth – part 2 (video)
  • 12:25 pm - Closing remarks. Dr. Anselm Hennis, Director of the Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, PAHO

 

Time correspondence 

 

  • 08:00 am.– Los Angeles
  • 10:00 am. – Belmopan, Guatemala City, Mexico City, Managua, San José (CR), San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
  • 11:00 am. – Bogota, Havana, Lima, Kingston, Panama City, Quito, Nassau, Washington DC
  • 12:00 pm. – Bridgetown, Caracas, Castries, Georgetown, Port of Spain, Santo Domingo, San Juan
  • 1:00 pm. – Brasilia, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Montevideo, Paramaribo
  • 05:00 pm. – Geneva

For other cities, check the time in the following link