Member Updates - Covid-19 and Children
Following regular meetings with our members, we have compiled a short update to keep you informed on the issues being discussed and any signficant actions or changes that the Alliance and our members are progressing.
We conveneved a member's meeting specifically looking at keeping schools open safely during the Level 5 lockdown in November/December. A summary of the list of issues discussed can be found here.
Children's Rights in the Aftermath of Covid-19
On June 29, the Alliance held a webinar on Children's Rights in Europe in the Aftermath of Covid-19. You can watch the panel discussion here. Each presentation is available below:
On September 2, the Alliance held a webinar on Educational Disadvanatge and the impact of Covid-19 on children and young people. You can access a video recoridng of the webinar here. Each presentation is available below:
Children's Rights Alliance Correspondence
The Children's Rights Alliance wrote to Government on the issues raised by members on the impact Covid-19 and restrictions were having on children across the country. You can read the letter here.
Joint letter on Children and Supermarkets can be read here.
Joint letter on retaining a Single Tier Healthcare System can be read here.
The Children's Rights Alliance wrote to the National Public Health Emergency Team to highlight the impact of Covid 19 on children and young people. You can read the letter here.
Member Updates and Resources
One Family have a dedciated section on their website with helpful tips for parents, social welfare information and a list of local supports. This is available here.
National Youth Council of Ireland have developed an interactive map that links young people to youth groups and activities around the country. For more information click here.