International Year of the Child +40: 1979-2019

International Year of the Child +40: 1979-2019

Categories: Panel Discussions | Intended for

Thursday, May 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Atrium Richcraft Building

1125 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON

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Virginia Caputo, Director, ext. 1453,


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About this Event

Host Organization: Landon Pearson Centre
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This event commemorates 40 years since Canada celebrated the International Year of the Child in 1979. The IYC Canadian Commission released a report titled "For Canada's Children/Pour Les Enfants du Canada." Special guests include the Hon. Monique B├ęgin as well as representatives from government, health, advocacy, non-governmental and education sectors. They will discuss developments and remaining challenges for children's rights in Canada over this 40 year period. A networking fair following the discussion welcomes National Capital region child and youth serving agencies. Reception to follow.

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