20 Years - The Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRC Experts

Bernt Aasen

Bernt Aasen, UNICEF Regional Director for Latin America and Caribbean, talks about how cultural change around human rights has come to the region.

Dr. Abulkalam Abdul Momen

Dr. Abulkalam Abdul Momen, Vice-President of the UNICEF Executive Board and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, talks about changes that have happened in Bangladesh due to the CRC.

Steven Allen

Steven Allen, Director of UNICEF’s Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, talks about how political upheaval helped the CRC make real changes in the region.

Shanelle Hall

Shanelle Hall, Director of UNICEF’s Supply Division, talks about how her division helps children achieve their rights.

Sigrid Kaag

Sigrid Kaag, Director of UNICEF’s Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa, talks about the ways in which UNICEF has helped countries live up to their CRC obligations.

Philip O’Brien

Philip O’Brien, UNICEF’s Director of Private Fundraising and Partnerships, talks about the CRC in action in industrialized countries.

Gianfranco Rotigliano

Gianfranco Rotigliano, Director of UNICEF’s Regional Office for West and Central Africa, talks about the ways in which the CRC has taken root in the region.

Anupama Rao Singh

Anupama Rao Singh, UNICEF’s Director of East Asia and the Pacific Region, talks about how the CRC helped in addressing sensitive child protection issues.

Elhadj As Sy

Elhadj As Sy, the Director of UNICEF’s Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa, talks about the difficulties of changing entrenched ideas and practices in society.

Dan Toole

Dan Toole, UNICEF’s Regional Director for South Asia, talks about how the CRC has helped to level disparities in the region.



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