International Detention Coalition launches the Global Campaign to End Child Detention alongside the UN Human Rights Council at the Palais de Nations Building in Geneva, Switzerland.
With the help of our supporter Asylum Access, the campaign launches in Tanzania.
The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) helps launch the campaign in Malaysia.
Six Youth Advocates share their stories of detention at the United Nations. Their powerful performance is titled Hear Our Voices.
The CRC Committee clarifies the rights of children in the context of migration in a non-binding day of general discussion. They confirm that child detention is always a child rights violation.
The International Detention Coalition launches the campaign in Mexico.
The International Detention Coalition launched the Captured Children report, which features 70 interviews with detained children from 11 countries.
We produce an animated documentary, featuring the voices of children in detention, and present it at a United Nations migration and human rights event.
The Refugee Consortium of Kenya and the International Organization for Migration help launch the campaign in Kenya.
With support from the UNHCR, we produce a short animation that tells the story of a young boy and girl forced to flee their homes, and how detention can be avoided in order to complete their migration status
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s launches the campaign
With special help from CultureStrike, the campaign produces an exhibition of artworks based on letters from women and children in immigration detention.
At the UN Summit, all 193 UN Member State adopted a set of commitments, including ending the practice of child immigration detention. These commitments will pave the way to the Global Compacts of Refugees and Migrants, to be released at the end of 2018.
We contributed to the Talk Migrant Rights campaign by holding a series of social media days of action and taking part in a webinar featuring some of the world’s leading experts on migrant rights.
The campaign commemorates its first five years by releasing a virtual gallery of artworks that tell the powerful stories of children on the move.
The OHCHR officially launches the Joint General Comments on Children in Migration during the 28th session of the Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW). Youth Ambassador, Pinar Aksu, speaks at the event.
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