Conferenza Internazionale contro la violenza sulle donne, Roma 29-30 novembre 2012

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DRAFT PROGRAMME

 

Working languages: English and French

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

 

IN TACKLING SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

 

Rome, 29 – 30 November 2012

International Conference Hall

P.le della Farnesina, 1

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome, Italy

 

Thursday, 29 November 2012

 

08.00 – 09.00 Registration

 

09.00 Opening Session – Welcome addresses

 

Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata

 

, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs

 

Philippe Boillat

 

, Director General, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, Council of Europe

 

Elsa Fornero

 

, Italian Minister of Labour, Social Policies and Equal Opportunities

 

Paola Severino Di Benedetto

 

, Italian Minister of Justice

 

Song “Stop the silence”, live performance by Ms Aleksandra

 

 

Kovač

 

10.00 Plenary Session – The Lanzarote Convention and the role of International Cooperation in

 

tackling sexual violence against children

 

Chairperson: Elisabetta Belloni,

 

Director General for Development Cooperation, Italian Ministry of Foreign

Affairs

 

Eric Ruelle,

 

Chairperson of the Lanzarote Committee

 

Patrizia De Rose

 

, Head of Equal Opportunities Department, Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers

 

Marina Marchetti

 

, Head of sector – Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination, DG Development Co-operation –

DEVCO D1, European Commission (to be confirmed)

 

Caterina Chinnici,

 

Head of Juvenile Justice Department, Italian Ministry of Justice

 

Eugenio Selvaggi,

 

Head of Justice Affairs Department, Italian Ministry of Justice

 

11.00 Coffee break

 

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11.30 – Plenary Session – Good practices showcase

 

Video by Italian Development Cooperation

 

Chairperson: Elisabetta Belloni

 

Panel 1 – Projects in Europe

 

Michele Palma

 

, Director General of the International Affairs and Social Intervention Office – Equal

Opportunities Department, Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers

 

Marco Scarpati

 

, President ECPAT Italia

 

Raffaele Salinari

 

President Terre des Hommes Italia and Carmen Di Marino – Studio PAUL HASTINGS

 

Cristiana de Paoli

 

, Save the Children

 

Panel 2 – Regional Programmes

 

Karla Varela,

 

Former Child Protection Programme Officer – UNICEF Regional Office for Latin America and the

Caribbean (

TACRO)

 

Silvia Isabel Rosales Bolaños

 

, Magistrada de la Corte Centroaméricana de Justicia, Nicaragua

 

Giorgio Stefano Manzi,

 

Scientific Investigations Division of the Carabinieri, Criminal Analysis Unit, Italy

 

Bruno Maltoni

 

, Project Coordinator, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Phnom Penh

 

Chou Bun Eng

 

, Chair National Committee against Human Trafficking, Sexual Exploitation in Women and

Children, Cambodia

 

Panel 3 – Mediterranean Projects

 

Luca Portacolone

 

, Coordinator, MoSAIC – MoSA Initiative Child Centered, Lebanon, Italian Cooperation

 

Fernande Abou Haidar

 

, Chief Bureau of Non Governmental Organizations, Ministry of Social Affairs, Lebanon

 

Teresa Albano

 

, Counter-Trafficking Focal Point, Coordinator of the SALEM Project, Coordinating Office for the

Mediterranean and Liaison Mission in Italy and Malta, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Rome

 

Azza El Ashmawey

 

, General Director NCCM Technical Office, Head of the NCCM Anti Human Trafficking Unit,

Egypt

 

Panel 4 – African Projects

 

Vittoria Luda di Cortemiglia

 

, Programme Coordinator, Emerging Crimes Unit, United Nations Interregional

Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)

 

Josiah Emerole

 

, National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP), Nigeria

 

Malamine Tamba

 

, Human Rights Officer, United Nations Office for West Africa – UNOWA, Dakar

 

Niokhobaye Diouf

 

, Directeur, Ministère de la Femme, de l’Enfance et de l’Entreprenariat féminin, Senegal

 

Sandro De Luca

 

, CISP – Area Manager – Africa

 

Ahmed Hussein

 

, Director of Department for Children Services, Ministry of Gender and Youth Affairs, Kenya

 

13.30 – 14.45 – Buffet

 

15.00 Plenary Session

 

 

Introduction to the Working Groups by Mrs Raffaella Pregliasco, Istituto degli

 

Innocenti (Florence)

 

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15.30 – 17.30 Working Groups (with availability of coffee)

 

Working Group 1 (Bilingual) – Justice and human dignity: international agreements to enhance

 

protection of children victims of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse and to effectively prosecute

 

offenders

 

Speaker: Anna Pagotto

 

, Legislation and International Affairs Office, Criminal Justice Department, Italian

Ministry of Justice

 

Facilitator: Carmen Di Marino

 

, Studio PAUL HASTINGS

 

Working Group 2 (English only) – Human Rights: strategic approaches in preventing and combating

 

sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children through development cooperation programmes

 

Speaker : Malamine Tamba

 

, Human Rights Officer, United Nations Office for West Africa- UNOWA

 

Facilitator: Bruno Maltoni

 

, Project Coordinator, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Phnom Penh

 

Working Group 3 (Bilingual) – Promoting Communication and Education Policies and Strategies

 

through international cooperation to raise awareness on the right of children to be protected

 

against sexual violence

 

Speaker: Cristina de Paoli

 

, Save the Children

 

Facilitator: Stefano Scialotti

 

, international video-maker and communication expert

 

Friday, 30 November 2012

 

09.00 – 10.30 Working Groups (

 

 

continued)

 

10.30 Coffee break

 

10.45 – 13.30 Plenary Session: Working Groups results, discussion and conclusions

 

Chairperson: Gioia Scappucci

 

, Secretary to the Lanzarote Committee, Children’s Rights Division, Council of

Europe

 

Presentation of the Working Group results by a Rapporteur for each Working Group

 

Presentation of the Conference Conclusions by Mrs Donata Bianchi, Istituto degli Innocenti (Florence)

 

Closing remarks

 

Regína Jensdóttir

 

, Head of the Children’s Rights Division and Coordinator of the Programme “Building a

Europe for and with Children”, Council of Europe

 

Elisabetta Belloni

 

, Director General for Development Cooperation, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

13.30 Buffet and departure of participants