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The Child Justice Network conducts various activities to support its members, children, and the child justice sector. Some of these activities are identified below.

Child Justice Network Activities
(July 2021 - December 2022)

This document provides a summary of the activities conducted by the Child Justice Network in the first year and a half since its establishment in July 2021.

As a part of the follow-up to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's Concluding Observations for Cambodia, the Child Justice Network (CJN) with the Child Rights Coalition Cambodia (CRC-Cambodia) organized a debrief meeting for Cambodian civil society organizations with the members of the Committee, so that CSOs can better understand the follow-up process and seek clarifications on the Concluding Observations. The meeting was attended by representatives of 27 organizations.

Speakers included:

  • Mikiko Otani, Chair, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

  • Fanny Chappuis, CRC Reporting and Programme Support, Child Rights Connect

  • Roueida El Hage, Country Representative, OHCHR Cambodia

  • Foroogh Foyouzat, Representative, UNICEF Cambodia

  • Yan Lay, Executive Director, CRC-Cambodia

  • Ha Ryong Jung (Michael), Technical Advisor, CRC-Cambodia and Co-coordinator, CJN

The summary record provides a synthesis of the insights provided at the meeting by the speakers.

Debrief Meeting for Cambodian CSOs with CRC Committee Members

To the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

This submission was made to comment on the first draft of General Comment No. 26 on children’s rights and the environment with a special focus on climate change, providing suggestions to build in additional safeguards for children, especially in their access to justice.

To the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This submission was made to comment on the Draft Recommendation of the Council on Access to Justice and People-centred Justice Systems, so that it is more inclusive of the rights of children and other groups in its approach to people-centered justice..

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