UN Special Rapporteur Holds Expert Consultation on Prevention of the Sale & Sexual Exploitation of Children


The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, including child prostitution, child pornography and other child sexual abuse material, Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, in partnership with the UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti, will hold a two-day expert meeting in Florence, according to this post from UNICEF. The aim of the meeting, to be held 24-25 September 2019, is to "reflect on the current state of play of this problem, its root causes and new manifestations, as well as the relevance and the impact of interventions to eliminate the sale and sexual exploitation of children." The post continues, "this expert meeting is part of a series of consultations, including with Member States and a call for input seeking information from all interested stakeholders to inform the Special Rapporteur’s final report to the Human Rights Council in March 2020."