Implementing Child Rights in Norway

Time: 12:30 – 13:20

Results from book project edited by Malcolm Langford, Marit Skivenes and Karl Harald Søvig on implementation of the rights of the child in Norway. A special focus is on the rights of migrant children. On paper, the rights of migrant children seem well protected in Norway and elsewhere but in practice their rights are often compromised as migration and asylum policies are tightened. This session will discuss some of the main challenges faced by child migrants and asylum seekers, but in relation to the asylum process – including in relation to age assessments – and in relation to the integration process.

Participants include: Malcolm Langford (LawTransform/University of Oslo),

Marit Skivenes (University of Bergen), Karl H Søvig (University of Bergen)