The convention on the Rights of the Child

date: 19.02.2019

category: Obvestila za študente

This year we are celebrating 30th anniversary of the World's most ratified human rights treay, the Convention on the right of the Child Moreover, in April we mark 5 years since the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure entered into force.

Therefore, the Embassy of the ltalian Republic in Slovenia and the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, are organizing a short essay competition for university students in Slovenia.

The short essay, written in English, shall contain no more than 400 words (maximum 5 minutes speech) and shall present ideas on means and methods to ensure full respect for the rights guaranteed by the Convention, including through the communications procedure under the Optional Protocol.

Please send your entries before the deadline of Friday, 5 April, 20l9 to

The winner will be invited to present his or her essay - in English - before the public roundtable at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana on Wednesday 17 April, 2019 at 16:00. The winner and runner-up will be invited to join the dinner in the residency of the ltalian Ambassador that same evening.

We wish you the best of luck in writing your essay.

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