Perspectives on the rights of the child

To mark the 20th anniversary of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, Life Stories Montreal and Citizenshift(NFB) invite you to the bilingual and participatory event:

Join us to reflect on what these rights mean, in the company of specialists and survivors of conflict situations. The discussion will revolve around the children who are victims of social and political upheavals. Two touching short films will be screened prior to the discussion. A night of real life experiences, questions and pathways to solutions!

Screening of:
Lost Children, by Dalhya Newashish (Wapikoni mobile)
Survivors’ Testimonies, by Life Stories Montreal

Speakers will include:
‐ Genocide survivors
‐ Child rights analysts
‐ Humanitarian intervention experts

Perspectives on the rights of the child: screening & discussion
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 6:30pm
Autochrome Space of the UQÀM Chaufferie
175 President‐Kennedy Avenue, Montreal