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Programme on International Rights of the
Child, United Kingdom

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Programme on International Rights of the Child

Faculty of Law
Queen Mary and Westfield College
University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 171 775 32 80
Fax: +44 171 981 8733
E-mail: [email protected]

Web site:

Geraldine Van Bueren

The Programme on International Rights of the child was established as
the first university-based research centre focusing on all the aspects of
the international rights of the child.

The programme offers courses at masters and PhD level, organizes conferences
and symposia and offers advisory, technical and and consultancy services
in international law on the rights of the child.

On-going projects:
– Innocence and autonomy: children, sex and human rights
– Children’s right to a clean environment
– Children’s identity rights
– Abused childhood
– Protecting children against torture
– Child criminal justice

Geraldine Van Bueren

Eric Heinz
Lawyer and project coordinator

Malgosia Fitzmaurice
Lawyer and project coordinator

Katherine O’Donovan
Lawyer and project coordinator

Penny Stockwell
E-mail: [email protected]

Jaqueline Dufaur

Defence for Children International, Geneva


Last updated: 16 March 1999