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Presentation of Jaap Doek Children's Rights Thesis Prize

Tuesday 6 December 2022
Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden

Defence for Children and Leiden University will present the Jaap Doek Children's Rights Thesis Prize for the 10th time on 6 December 2022. This prize is awarded to the best thesis in the field of children's rights. 

Read more about this year's nominees here.


14.30    Doors open

15.00    Opening by Mirjam Blaak, Managing Director Defence for Children, and Professor Ton Liefaard, Vice-Dean of Leiden Law School and Professor of Children's Rights at Leiden University.

15.10     Lecture ‘Child rights jurisprudence without borders’ by Professor Ann Skelton, member of the UN Children's Rights Committee, Professor at the University of Pretoria and Professor at Leiden University (chair Children’s Rights in a Sustainable World)

15.40    Discussion with public

16.00    Presentations of the nominees

16.30    Announcement of the winner Children's Rights Prize by Professor Jaap Doek

16.50    End

16.55    Drinks in the restaurant of Leiden Law School

Location and questions

The presentation of the Jaap Doek Thesis Prize will be held on  6 December 2022 in room A0.51 of the Kamerlingh Onnes Building, Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES Leiden. Registration for this event is not necessary.

For any questions, please contact jeugdrecht@law.leidenuniv.nl or call 071- 527 60 56.

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