Global Study launch in Ethiopia

On November 18th the Global Campus of Human Rights in collaboration with the University of Addis Ababa Center for Human Rights hosted the Global Study launch in Ethiopia. This event brought together relevant stakeholders, including High-level representatives of the Federal Government of Ethiopia, representatives from the African Union, UN agencies such as UNODC, non-government organizations such as Young Lives Ethiopia and academia. The opening keynote speeches by high level experts and the presentation of the Global Study by Manfred Nowak was followed by a panel discussion, in which further children rights experts discussed the implementation of the Global Study in Ethiopia. This half day conference provided participants also with the opportunity to share best practices, identify emerging trends and the main areas in need of implementation. Further topics that were discussed are a strategy for a National Action Plan and priorities, such as accelerating the release of children in places of detention due to the COVID situation.


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