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Saturday 18th of November 2017

Agenda

Conference 'Immigration Detention of Children: Coming to a Close?'

Conference

Date

Monday 25th of September 2017 - Tuesday 26th of September 2017

Description

The Czech Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will host an international expert conference entitled “Immigration Detention of Children: Coming to a Close?”. The conference will be held in Prague from 25 to 26 September 2017.

The two-day conference will serve as a unique opportunity to exchange know-how in a number of key areas including existing international human rights standards, views and approaches of regional and universal monitoring, judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, current actions promoting an end to the immigration detention of children, efforts in implementing effective alternatives to immigration detention, and other relevant experiences from the field in safeguarding the best interests of the child. The international expert conference will bring together high-level stakeholders, policymakers, representatives of international organisations, government experts, academics, and civil society.

Scope

Europe

Organization

Czech Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (International and Intergovernmental Agency)

Keywords

Immigration, Maladjustment, Minors, Prisons

Location

Czech Republic

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