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Combating child labour: Conversation with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education

Cambridge, 17 June 2005 -- On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour, 15 June, HREA organised an on-line conversation about child labour and the right to education with Vernor Muñoz Villalobos, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education. 

Vernor Muñoz answering questions in the chat sessionMr. Muñoz Villalobos was appointed UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education in 2004. Mr. Muñoz works at the Costa Rican Ombudsman's Office in San José, Costa Rica. He is also an advisor on human rights education and teaches at the University of Costa Rica.

An estimated 246 million children are engaged in child labour. Ensuring access to quality basic education is critical to eliminate the worst forms of child labour. Governments have an obligation to provide compulsory and quality elementary education for each child. Read the full text of the on-line conversation about about child labour and the right to education with the UN Special Rapporteur.

 

 

 

 

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