Every five years policy-makers and practitioners working in crime prevention and criminal justice gather for the United Nations Crime Congress to help shape the agenda and standards of the UN on crime prevention and criminal justice. The Doha Congress in 2015, which marks the 60th anniversary of the Crime Congress, will consider how best to integrate crime prevention and criminal justice into the wider UN agenda.
Quakers United Nations office -QUNO will hold an ancillary event on children of incarcerated parents,it will be a panel discussion . They will also will be screening the video on children of parents sentenced to death.
Feeding into the discussions under Agenda Item 3 and in Workshop 1 the panel discussion and screening will explore recent research and developments in international standards for the protection of children of prisoners, including children of parents sentenced to death.
Date: Tuesday 14 April 2015, 17:00-18:30
Room: Auditorium 1
Rachel Brett, Quaker United Nations Office
Laurel Townhead, Quaker United Nations Office
Screening: Children of Parents Sentenced to Death
Laurel and Rachel will also distribute FOPVOICES fliers and the White paper on creating an international network of organisations and individuals working on issues related to children of prisoners globally!