First Global Ministerial Conference On Ending Violence Against Children

First Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Violence Against Children

 FIRST GLOBAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDRENConvened by the Government of Colombia, with the support of the Government of SwedenUNICEF, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, and the World Health Organization, this Ministerial Conference will drive policy change, marshal resources and demonstrate that violence prevention is possible. Ministerial delegations – along with children, young people, survivor and civil society allies – will unite behind a shared and bold vision to deliver an end to all forms of violence against children. The conference will take place November 7 - 8, 2024.

The Ministerial Conference is invitation based. For Governments, Agencies and Individuals that have received an invitation further information regarding registration will be made available here shortly. In the meanwhile, for urgent questions please reach out to

Together, We Seek To Achieve:

  • scaling from existing efforts, including those linked to INSPIRE
  • Re-imagined Member State-led initiative on child protection (“Pathfinders 2.0”)
  • First-ever global child/youth-led movement dedicated to child violence prevention
  • An internationally consulted Political Declaration
  • A platform for public survivors to share their expertise and experience