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International Year of the Child +40: 1979-2019

May 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Location:Atrium Richcraft Hall
Audience:Anyone, Carleton Community, Current Students, Staff and Faculty
Key Contact:Virginia Caputo
Contact Phone:613-520-2600 x. 1453

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 Bégin 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.